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Milk Plum Cafe

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2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
+27 12 804 5840
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful location under trees in the Pretoria Botanical Garden. Excellent service and delicious food. If you want to dine in nature, this is the ideal location.

Thank Gundi d
Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped by there for dessert after our Sunday lunch yesterday. Took forever for someone to come and take our order. Waitress, Ms Raath, could then not get our order correct. There were only three of us, two coffees and one tea, one slice of cheesecake and one slice of chocolate cake. We were served two teas and one coffee and... More 

Thank 748michele
1 review
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Just spent a beautiful afternoon in the botanical gardens; rounded the day off with a visit to The Milk Plum Cafe. What a bitter end to an otherwise sweet day: ordered a cold non-dairy smoothie and received a smoothie containing white hot chocolate from a waiter William, who proceeded to rudely insist that it is made as per instruction. William... More 

Thank Feroza S
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

If you'd like to sit outside in the cool shade and lazily munch a lunch in amongst lush gardens and birds a-singing, then this is the place for you! Their service is commendable too.

Thank Happyludo
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104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely to sit out and eat under the trees. Despite writing our order down, some of the order was incorrect and we had to wait for the correct items. Large portions, fresh food. Large milkshakes - coffee milkshake was very good.

Thank rozp283
Pretoria, South Africa
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

On visiting this restaurant for the first time in many years my wife decided to entertain our close friends there for her birthday. She decided on a brunch in the smaller undercover entertainment areas due to possible bad weather. As it turns out the morning was perfect but the doors opens on both sides inviting nature inside. The setting in... More 

1 Thank iLouis
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Good location, not so good good. Was part of a large group and expected not much, yet could have been better.

Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Everytime I go to the Botanical Gardens, I have something to eat or drink at Milk Plum Cafe. I have also attended several birthday lunches here and have always been very satisfied with the food, cakes, etc.

Thank Elizabeth v
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had a friendly waiter and the food quality and presentation was acceptable, BUT the menu items are over-priced and although the restaurant was not full, we waited unusually long for orders to arrive and ended up with a R24 phantom charge for "extra mushrooms" that we never ordered, but was fortunate to realise before paying.

Thank JoeDavid78
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Their food was excellent and the staff are very friendly and help full. The whole setup was user friendly and clean.

Thank 184shirleyd

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, International
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 804 5840

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?