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Java Cafe

) #30 of 199 Restaurants in Stellenbosch €€ - €€€ , Pizza, Cafe
7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 6261
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (57 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The butter chicken and carrot cake are delicious. We chose to sit outside for the lovely atmosphere, but there is ample heating. Unfortunately, service was not so friendly and quick. We had to wait a long time for our coffee and cake, although there were...More

Thank ChristineStrydom
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by for a quick cuppa and a slice of sweetness. Service was friendly and quite speedy, even though the place was packed. It gets very busy, so you'll have to hold thumbs that you'll get a place to sit.

Thank Christiaan_Boonzaier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a good lunch with family. Friendly service and good atmosphere - good music! I had the pan fried steak with mushroom sauce, baby tomatoes, corn and oven-baked potato wedges served in a pan. The steak was done to my request and the mushroom sauce...More

Thank Duane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the dinner we had here , we will not be back . My chicken was not cooked properly and the ribs my husband ordered looked Like it was soaked in marinade for days . Very disappointing .

Thank Samantha d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only wanted a light lunch so ended up ordering half a wrap each. Good job we did as a normal wrap was actually 2. It was jam packed with chicken and salad and was very tasty. Glass of house wine equally as good. Very reasonably...More

Thank trish f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I tried out Java for brunch one morning as they were showing the Stormers game on the televisions. We enjoyed a very relaxing meal and spent almost 2 hours there. I had the eggs Benedict which was good and a couple of...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to meet with two friends at the Java cafe for brunch. I was a bit late and when I arrived they told me that the staff ignored them for 10-15 minutes and gave seats to people who had arrived after them. Apparently my...More

Thank Malayiiika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place , a pavement cafe in the old French style. Good food , great food. Here you can watch the locals pass by on their way to university. The town is the university and the university is the town. The campus of this...More

Thank davesdrivesandtours
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Went here for a lunch recently after not visiting the place for a while due to a previous bad experience. The service remains very very average. The food is well priced, but when eating it really becomes apparent why. I can safely say this was...More

Thank OneBigAdventure2016
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We Americans are not supposed to eat burgers when out of USA! Ha ha but we ended up for fun wine time at Java one evening after a full day of sites desiring a simple meal in a fun setting. Whatever night we were there,...More

Thank FabInSanFran
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 887 6261
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Java Bistro offer full breakfasts with lunch, dinner and an open show kitchen with qualified chefs preparing your gourmet meal to perfection
Enjoy our side walk seating with a glass wine from our cellar with over a hundred to choose from
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