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The Grove | Riverside Park, Nelspruit, South Africa
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Lydenburg, South Africa
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Disappointed for not having read reviews before going to Europa. Breakfast as a whole was not well prepared. My wife's meal lacked basic ingredients (which were listed on the menu) and her meal failed all together. Presentation was not appetizing at all! My recommendation - skip

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Thank Henniekuit
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Recently had a family brunch here. The service started slow and small mistakes in the orders but the portions are good, the prices are above average but in exchange you get good quality food well prepared. Definitely recommended. Tip: The mozart cake and bacon and brie burger is excellent!

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Thank Martin H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

I recently had a business meeting at Europa Coffee shop in Nelspruit and was pleasantly surprised with the light meal I ordered. Maybe I didn't expect this kind of excellence from a coffee shop, but it was really nice. Nicely presented, good price and just the thing for a light "tappas"

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Thank Whydoyouneedascreenn
Durban
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

Had breakfast there this morning. As usual the staff are very friendly and go out of their way their way to give good service. The chef must be taken to task: I asked for soft egg (and specified that the white must be set!!!). What did I get? Soft, raw egg. As stated by the Michelin chef on Masterchef -... More 

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Thank kuzak
Durban
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Had early dinner there tonight. Disappointed that the wine we ordered was not available but was offered an alternative. The chef forgot some of the main meal's significant bits and had to rectify this. Ordered rump steak medium rare - it was rare and tough and difficult to eat, but the sauce was tasty. Should probably have ordered fillet. Found... More 

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Thank kuzak
Mondeor
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Wonderful friendly service. I had the fillet steak with bearnaise...perfectly prepared (medium rare), tender and tasty. My colleague had the baby spatchcock chicken, and he was raving about how tatsty and tender it was. We will be back!

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Thank Theo F
Johannesburg
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

This was my second visit to Europa and the food goes from bad to worse. On the last visit I ordered a sweet chilli chicken salad. It was more like a bowl of sweet chilli sauce with some lettuce and chicken on the side. Everything was so smothered in sauce you couldn't taste anything but sweet chilli. Completely defeats the... More 

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Thank Lindivr
Nelspruit, South Africa
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167 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Sadly this Europa lacks in everything the original Europa's that used to be in Hillbrow stood for there is food in vast quantities but lacking the taste of an individual restaurant more resembling food of a fast food joint, SORRY

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Thank Zahraa M
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

We have been sitting here for 20 minutes and nobody has even asked us if we would like something to drink. Obviously over staffed, but we are just being ignored. managers are sitting on the floor chatting, oblivious to the terrible service.

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Thank Natiavheerden
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014 via mobile

Europa is great for a lunch time break. Grest coffee and crushers. I love the tre genea tremazinne. Pasta good. Would even love it more if they can add a smoking section

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Thank Koen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Greek
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove | Riverside Park, Nelspruit, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?