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Java Cafe

7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 6261
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A graduation lunch at Java capped a fantastic day! Our two graduands received complimentary champagne and the meal of "Smokey Jo" pizza, Moroccan skewers, Honey coated sesame seed wrap and chicken pie washed down with good beer was excellent! We had to squeeze dessert in...More

Thank BevyAbr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely spot to enjoy a delightful lunch. Very friendly staff. If we'd have had the time, we would have gone for an evening meal.

Thank Carole C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular place in Stellenbosch with a long meny and generally good quality but not for fine dining . You get a lot for your money and it is nice ..

Thank KalleBorgholm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hake and chips, Ribs (400g) and chips, a large bottle of sparkling water, and 3 glasses if very acceptable wine. Total cost about £20 (UK money). What's not to like? Friendly service and a youthful fun ambience too.

Thank davidh of england
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the expensive hake and prawn dish. Way too many bones in the hake and overall quality of the dish was poor.

Thank steve w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You are sitting very central in Kerk street which is the main street for shopping and eating out. In Java cafe you find locals, lots of students and tourists. This creates a nice atmosphere. The menu is very big from just small snacks to real...More

Thank XSExxl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had light brunch on a sunny day and therefore sat outside which is great for watching the busy life in the street. The place was packed in- and outside with tourists, students and business people who made use of the internet connectivity. I had...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What started as a really good time at Java quickly turned ridiculous upon being informed that you have to pay extra if you want your eggs scrambled. Upon asking Ryan the manager the reason for this I was promptly and rudely told it is because...More

Thank Marelize V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a reasonable meal - nice to sit outside. I had ribs but they were not very tasty. Service was good and freindly

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here today in the recommendation of our guide. Two of us had the half portion of the Vegie wrap. It was just the right size. The Vegies were crisp and sauce mild. I added a side of sweet potato fries. They were served...More

Thank susan a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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