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The Whippet

34 7th Street | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
+27 11 782 7310
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 7th Street | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Tried to come one morning and found it closed (maybe a Sunday) but came back during the week for lunch. The waitress was great, and the drinks were delicious and the food was amazing.

Thank Wonderbra_Star
Management response:Responded 22 May 2017

Hey. So so much for the awesome review - we really do appreciate it - I will communicate this to my team. Divan Botha - Owner

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived for lunch on Easter Monday and service was chaotic. My pulled chicken sandwich was disappointing because the bread roll was stale.My wife had a burger and the burger patty was cold because it was standing in the kitchen while the chicken sandwich was made....More

Thank mpbaden
Management response:Responded 20 April 2017

Hi - I am terribly sorry about the service you experienced - this is by no means The Whippet way - all I ca say is we will take every comment into account and fix what needs to be fixed in order for you to...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The whippet is a popular stop for coffee and other refreshments in Linden. Its a great place to visit with friends - open and inviting. Coffee was good too.

Thank Andrew J
Management response:Responded 20 April 2017

Thx for an amazing review - we really do hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a great place in the centre of Linden and has a great vibe however, the tables are a bit cramped as they are trying to get maximum people in a small space and when it rains it is very noisy and no space...More

Thank southafricajane
Management response:Responded 20 April 2017

Thx for a great review - hope to see you again soon?

Reviewed 6 April 2017

I had brunch/lunch on a Saturday. Not sure if they take reservations but we didn't make any and had to wait for half an hour... it was really busy. Because it was really busy, service wasn't very attentive. We order a mixture of breakfast and...More

Thank kimchixo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$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
Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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