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Java Cafe

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7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 6261
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Manager assisted us in getting a table as the restaurant was full. Waiter was friendly and checked in often if we were ok. Food is good and nice vibe sitting on sidewalk. Can recommend venue as a lunch pop in restaurant.

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Thank DevilliersO
Jakarta, Indonesia
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144 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the first week of January, and it seemed everyone else was there as well. It was very full and there was a wait to be seated so we thought this would be a good choice. We sat in the outside cafe and waited and waited. At the end, one of us had to go inside to get menus... More 

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Thank MayaguezanaPR
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really reasonable and extensive menu. Service a bit slow but the restaurant was at full capacity on both occasions. Great place to sit and watch the world go by.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rate Java a 5 because: 1 They offered the best quality and value for money of the restaurants we considered and visited in Stellenbosch during our 6 day stay; and 2 They should feature much higher on the top restaurants in Stellenbosch list; and 3 The service was really good (we were served by Pearson). For the chef: All... More 

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Thank Ernes S
Gordons Bay, South Africa
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time that I am eating here in the past 3 months, and once again not dissapointed. No matter what you eat, the food taste great. Everyone enjoyed their meals; from the healthy chicken salad to the pork ribs, homemade chicken pie, pulled pork and burgers. Waiters are friendly. Relaxed atmosphere. Loved it.

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Thank PriveeMarinda
greyton
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place was very busy on sunday evening,got a table on the pavememt,vibe was great,waitress was great,the only reason for not giving 5 stars was that my fillet steak was overcooked,the sauce was good,the wine list good and well priced,will go back

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Thank abbeyroseGreyton
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Java Cafe is in the centre of town, perfect for shopping. It has more than 25 outside tables which is a bonus on a busy summer day. During the University months it is popular with students, locals and tourists. The food is always on par and service good.

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Thank Francois l
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a sandwich , salad &urge moulder pudding. Brilliant taste , price mixed with a perfect happy vibe ! Recommended :)

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Thank Saakaar S
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with family enyoying gourmet burgers and pizza. Very relaxing in vibrant part of town with lots of special especially on Tuesday and Wednesday

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Thank Lourens B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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254 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

There is a lovely vibe at this restaurant. The sidewalk tables are lovely and great for people-watching. The menu is large and offers something for everyone. I had a pizza which was nice, but not fantastic. The service was friendly and efficient. Be sure to bring a sweater if you want to sit outside. Even on summer evenings it can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe
Meals
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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?