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News Cafe OR Tambo International

Shop 34, JHB International Departures, Johannesburg 1618, South Africa
+27 11 390 2084
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
$$ - $$$
Shop 34, JHB International Departures, Johannesburg 1618, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

some family and friends went to this very lively place... we enjoyed the music and food very much... there was a good music playing and that attracted a lot of locals to jive on the dance floor... the food was very good and the chai...More

Thank beena s
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a good place to drink coffee. It has good service for a good price. Don't miss out when you are in Johannesburg.

Thank WillemHWindhoek
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff...The Service a bit poor . stunning views especially when you're waiting for Your flight

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The restaurant is located at the runway-facing side of the airport, international departures area. You can see the Airplanes .The view is amazing The food is quick and taste. I recommended it to be a filling meal before a flight . Recommended. Best place to...More

Thank deborahwE3772QD
Reviewed 29 July 2016

the cafe had very good food even veg which was not expected. The staff was serving better than expectations.

Thank Shanker P
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted with the lack of service, no managers in sight. 45 minutes wait for a meal And they forgot to order and had to wait 20 Minutes for a beer. No wifi and the airport wifi is the worst I've ever experienced in any...More

Thank Cara B
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Have been there three times in the last two weeks. Very good food with friendly staff. The menu has a good choice of different foods and the prices are competitive.

Thank Dave4350
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Best place to hang around when leaving or meetimg someone at the airport, the environment is great and the food the best

Thank Ruele E
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

A good restaurant located at the runway-facing side of the airport, international departures area. The food is quick, a cosmopolitan type of cuisine with good taste to it, recommended to be a filling meal before a flight to help mitigate against the dreary aircraft food....More

Thank Doc-Dee-Zee
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I get a coffee and the avocados on toast whenever I am in OR Tambo and it always hits the spot. Grab a newspaper and relax before heading through customs.

Thank Paul G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 34, JHB International Departures, Johannesburg 1618, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 390 2084
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News Cafe is a high street cafe, award-winning cocktail bar and entertainment venue that offer's a unique, relaxed and entertaining dining experience. The premium menu choices and overall experience has been created by a professional team, who are dedicated to giving our guests a little more than they expect. News Cafe - it's relevant, it's aspirational, it's exciting and it's about the vibe.