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Riverside Caffe & Bistro

Riverside Shopping Centre, Bryanston Drive | Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 463 9346
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good62%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“calamari” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Riverside Shopping Centre, Bryanston Drive | Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is really good and the pizza was delicious! You gotta try the Worlds Famous Milkshake it’s the bomb and you’ll go back for more!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kogoshoko
Reviewed 10 November 2018

A great local place with awesome friendly service. The food is always good and I especially like the sweet potato gnocchi but all pasta dishes come highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jackieward01
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We were here for breakfast on Sunday. The table was big - 16 of us but this didn’t change the level of service- it was, as usual, fantastic. The food is always good, and we were not disappointed. The menu has such a good selection,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We popped in for lunch and were pleasantly surprised at how good it was. Service was great and the food was excellent. Highly recommend the grilled kingklip and the calamari rustica. Generous portions, so you are guaranteed not to go home hungry.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lynnmurg
Reviewed 12 September 2018

First time visit to this restaurant. The place is buzzing - we got a table next to the serving counter - so I was buffeted and bumped the whole evening which was not a good start. Why do restaurants need to cram their patrons in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PaulDJohannesburg
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

It’s winter and sometimes on a Friday evening we just want a good dinner, very early, at a restaurant where people don’t look at you funny when you walk in at 18:00. Riverside is an institution that has been around for many years in other...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have been to Riverside Caffe about 5 times over the past few months. We normally go after park run on a Saturday morning where we catch up with friends after the run. Service is always good and even bring little bowls of water for...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This restaurant has to be in my top 5. They serve the best salads and not shy with their fresh ingredients. The calamari is outstanding, chicken superb, pizzas excellent, in fact i have NEVER had a bad meal at Riverside. It's casual, pet friendly and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Leader L
Reviewed 15 January 2018

No reservations possible but have never had a problem with getting a table. Waitron was Innocent - great service and an asset to the restaurant. Food tasty and coffee great!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Felicity H
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Food was reasonable although not outstanding and by 8:15 the waiters started packing up and made us feel uncomfortable for lingering. Very disappointing to feel uncomfortable at a family dinner so early in the evening. I wouldn't rush back

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank O7861DLalexf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside Shopping Centre, Bryanston Drive | Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 463 9346
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