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Bembom Cafe

Cnr Van Buuren and Nicol Drive | Bedford Village, Bedfordview, Germiston, South Africa
+27 11 455 0329
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good48%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“custard tart” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Cnr Van Buuren and Nicol Drive | Bedford Village, Bedfordview, Germiston, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great "european" atmosphere in sunny South Africa. Have had breakfasts and lunches at this cafe and it didn't disappoint. Very good food, at very good prices. Staff super friendly and helpful. Can't leave the cafe without a dozen freshly baked "pasteis de natas" (portuguese...More

Thank charmainesa2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited here a few times during my stay for breakfast, coffee and pastries. All were good and the service was great.

Thank TheMarksFam
Reviewed 20 October 2018

The atmosphere is so at home and comfortable < and Bembom always smells so good. the bakery section has all delicious portuguese cakes and pastries and during december one can individually order your platters , cakes , portuguese yummy custard tarts and many many more...More

Thank kimkK2571SC
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Well situated and well frequented Portuguese Cafe. We had our fill of empanadas, natas, prego rolls and various other sweet and savoury delights. The staff was always friendly and attentive and their prices reasonable. Having popped in for a visit from Brisbane, it was a...More

Thank Zorro5991
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We popped in here on a recommendation for lunch. As it was in a strip mall type location we didn’t have great expectations, but we were wrong! The front area sells a variety of Portuguese specialty desserts and snacks, whilst the remainder was devoted to...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Being on holiday from Maputo this brought fond memories. Ambiance is great and customer service excellent. We enjoyed the breakfast and the pastel de nata was exceptional. You will be seeing me again

Thank Voltron2025
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Great variety on their menu. You can basically have what your desire. Food well prepared and presented. Priced reasonably. Very nice for a breakfast with family and friends. Staff friendly. Manager will come around and have a chat. Great experience.

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

What a lovely coffee shop and bakery. Clearly the local favourite! Authentic well prepared and tasty dishes. Relaxed atmosphere with a family feel. Well priced and wort a re-visit.

Thank Chantelle B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great variety of food and in general is of good quality. Unfortunately like most Portuguese places the food takes for ever (every time I go there I have to call management) l stopped going there due to the long waiting periods. Great coffee and pastries....More

Thank R8409KSvictors
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Each time we have been the food as always met our expectations, the staff and management are very friendly and helpful

Thank barycat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Van Buuren and Nicol Drive | Bedford Village, Bedfordview, Germiston, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Germiston
  • Phone Number: +27 11 455 0329
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