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The Greenside Cafe

44 Gleneagles Road | Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 646 3444
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“smoothie” (3 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
44 Gleneagles Road | Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We popped by for a quick lunch on a Tuesday. Beautiful day to sit on the covered terrace. We both had the FreshRed juice rooibos/apple juice/mint which was great! My husband had the BLT wrap, which he said was terrific (didn't even know it was...More

Thank africanaddict
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I live in China and I found Greenside Cafe whilst planning my Jo'burg holiday for this January. My mom, brother and I sampled this restaurant yesterday for brunch and we were excited to give it a bash after seeing the great reviews. The service was...More

Thank Kendall M
Reviewed 11 December 2017

It is fantastic to be able to eat anything on the menu. The options are creative and the meals are really tasty. However portion sizes are small for the price you pay. Although we really enjoyed the food and dessert - found that it wasn't...More

Thank Desh951
Reviewed 6 November 2017

What is different about this restaurant is there is an ethos of the owner about the environment and things like not having straws, soap dispensers play a role. It's refreshing to see that. The afternoon Saturday slot was rather quiet, the food was good and...More

Thank Globaltrotter74
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This Vegan restaurant consistently has fantastic food, and a great variety of all-vegan options. Lovely outside seating available, sometimes in the sun, and a very peaceful space inside the restaurant. Beautiful trees part of the view.

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Good food - the Shooting Star is heavenly. BUT the service is slow and the level of disinterest does not match the character / essence of the restaurant. The open kitchen is loud (we were there on a cold evening so did not have the...More

Thank maythambailey
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

First the hostess just stared at us as we came in. Does she not say "hello" to incoming guests? We had to ask if the place was open even though there were people eating and staff present. Perusing the desert part of the menu I...More

Thank RiverLJB
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Went on a quiet Saturday lunchtime and had a great Filling and wholesome meal. We had the fresh squeezed pineapple with pineapple and the Tumeric Chai was refreshing. For mains we had the Bolognaise pizza and the Buddha. Portions are large and filling. Food takes...More

Thank williamjwillis
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Visited yesterday with my family. My son's dream to visit restaurant was a nightmare for me.The restaurant was full but the choice was poor and the food was really not tastefull.In Joburg are much better option if you want to eat vegetables only.

Thank Kvolkova
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I'm from Australia and have been struggling to find many decent healthy options in JBurg. I'm so glad I tried Greenside we have been here at least twice a week since we found it a month ago. The burgers patties are made from wholefoods (not...More

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Samuel S
11 June 2016|
Response from LindaThompson | Reviewed this property |
The Greenside Cafe is open on Friday and Saturday nights until 9:30 and until 5 pm on Sundays. It is closed on Mondays and open Tuesday to Sunday. Closes at 5 pm on Tuesday - Thursday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Gleneagles Road | Greenside, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 646 3444
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