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The Whippet

34 7th Street | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
+27 11 782 7310
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“milk tart” (13 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 16:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 7th Street | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stopped at The Whippet for a quick coffee on a Saturday morning. It was bustling but we were seated promptly and our coffees arrived in good time. The coffee was strong and served neatly. I found the menus and interior to...More

Thank AmyCatherineDillon
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hey Amy - was lovely having you guys! Hope to see you again soon! Divan - owner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Costa our waiter attended to us well. Food was excellently prepared and delicious. The setting is casual and comfortable but you have to get there early as the service is on a first come first serve basis and no reserving of tables. All the meal...More

Thank YuviYuvi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for breakfast on a weekday morning and the place was buzzing! We all had the Avo Smash and declared it delicious and all our eggs were spot on i.e. one soft and two medium. Service was excellent too. This place deserves all the rave...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Viby, trendy, good service, good food resonates with this quaint place in Linden. My first visit there was for breakfast - I read all about the bad service, wait for tables etc but what I experienced was different. Ok my friend got there a bit...More

Thank MirindaK
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a Saturday lunch to find this trendy, casual spot buzzing with the young and beautiful. Being neither, I did not, however, feel out of place. Had the delicious whippet burger, nicely presented with greens, onions, cheese and good bbq sauce; double patty...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

It's always great to come back to a nice little restaurant. The food has always been good. Have before complain about service and over pricing, but the menu is great. Well done to Management for keeping a high standard.

Thank andries_steyn
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is an amazing find in Linden. Situated on a corner, it is frequently abuzz with numerous patrons jostling for a place in the calm and trendy interior - where barista coffees and delightful sweet eats await. I have not tried the savoury menu but...More

Thank CarolineBCapeTown
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A very clean, cozy, well-run environment. A treat with food that tickled the palate. The coffee was well brewed and the food was well presented. Carrot Cake was delish... All in all a worthwhile visit, which I will travel to get to again and again....More

Thank CountrysidePH
Management response:Responded 18 June 2017

Hey - Thx so much for an awesome review - we hope to see you again soon. Divan and The Whippet team

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Popped in for a quick breakfast between appointments on a Friday morning. Ordered a Cafe latte grande and the Haddock Breakfast Chowder. I am a fan of the smoked fish and also love a New England-style chowder. After waiting for 15 minutes, I inquired if...More

Thank 11Globetrotter11
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We came into your establishment for a travel meeting there where about 18 of us we sat on the outside next to the road ,We only had the cappuccino never ate so cant comment on this . Service was a average ,not really the best...More

Thank graham a
Management response:Responded 29 May 2017

Hey. So sorry that you did not have the best Whippet experience- I agree the store does get noisy. But there is good news - are store will be expanding in the next 2 months, giving bigger groups more space and a dedicated area for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:30
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 7th Street | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 782 7310
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