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News Cafe Woodmead

Shop 78 Woodmead Retail Park | Corner Woodmead Drive & Waterval Crescent, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 656 9720
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good33%
  • Average47%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
16 Mar 2018
“Not that impressed”
5 Oct 2017
“Usual stuff”
Closed Now
Cafe, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
Shop 78 Woodmead Retail Park | Corner Woodmead Drive & Waterval Crescent, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I ordered a halloumi with avo on pita dish for breakfast and it wasn't great. I scraped off the mayonnaise and eventually tossed some of the garnish because it wasn't tasty. The service was friendly

Thank Anton N
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I enjoy need cafe offering but what is there to write about. Parking is often a problem at meal times. Food is news cage, service usually pretty slick unless you pick a watron who's got the hump. It's a useful meeting place for business and...More

Thank Richardbent
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here a few times one day recently. It is a very relaxed venue with great service for breakfast, brunch or just a coffee.

Thank Beahive
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

What a stunning venue first of all. Staff were friendly from start to finish. The large table was assisted so quickly with food- nothing was cold. I enjoyed the spicy chicken quesadilla, some of my colleagues had the crunch chicken burger which looked equally as...More

Thank Cherisse M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Wanted to have a quick bite after doing some much needed shopping. The beef sliders was great, the pulled pork sliders was under par. The mayo in the coleslaw was overpowering the smokiness of the BBQ sauce in the pulled pork. The jalapeño bites was...More

Thank swazijumbo
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a typical news cafe, but seems to lack some of the excitement that other News Cafe's have. The food is great as normal, and i found out that News Cafe now offer mac and cheese as a side instead of chips or salad....More

Thank Grennie47
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were served by Dorkes ,she was so attentive to us and provided excellent service the atmosphere was amazing so was the food and service it's a great gathering place

Thank Hospitality23
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Our Vespa friends had the pleasure of breaking fast at News Café. A really fine choice of venue. We were treated very special with a menu especially done for our visit. The food and coffee on point with safe ample parking.

Thank Vis1701
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Relaxed atmosphere, great variety on the menu to choose from, not too busy or noisy and the service was not too bad.

Thank Dsmiff
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had a farewell at News Cafe. Very pleasant surroundings but the food is incredibily expensive. No provision is made for people who dont want to eat a big plate of food. No ladies portions. Ribs and chips were delicious. Luckily i could share with...More

Thank pmjd2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 10
Cafe, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
7:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 78 Woodmead Retail Park | Corner Woodmead Drive & Waterval Crescent, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 656 9720
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News Cafe Woodmead is a high street cafe and cocktail bar specialising in premium cocktails, mixed drinks and spirits as well as a diverse food menu with a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner options to suit a range of tastes. Whether you need a place to grab a cappucino and send a quick email or conduct a business meeting or celebrate someone's birthday with cocktails, News Cafe has the right atmosphere to suit almost any occasion.
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