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Cafe Riche

Church square, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 328 3173
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
30 Jul 2016
“A bit of old world charm in the middle of Pretoria”
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Cafe, International
$$ - $$$
Church square, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the fringe of Church Square, this historical café is worth a visit. It is well maintained and contains some interesting old photographs. Friendly staff.

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us, but when we got there it had few customers and passive service. The food was good and it was nice to sit and relax after a morning of touring.

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I love places like this. Great institutions (the oldest restaurant and bar in Pretoria I am told), a little faded perhaps, but still serving good, tasty food (in this case, Mitteleuropa, bockwurst on rye bread and the like) in a charming and cosy atmosphere. Long...More

Thank david S
Reviewed 15 May 2016

on Church square this is a small hangout for lawyers, tourists and locals alike. friendly staff and lovely atmosphere, you always feel at home here

Thank Brenden N
Reviewed 13 May 2016

The place is old, which might be great. But my food wasn't much better either! I will definitely not go back.

Thank Lizette B
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Beautiful - the oldest, friendliest coffee shop in Pretoria. Perfect for a coffee or cold beer before or after a visit to Church Square. And right next door to the Tourist Information Centre.

Thank TBCTraveller
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Your food is so amazing would realy recommend my family and friernds am so pleased guy you real rocked ma soul take up dat great standard to a greater level

Thank leezel523
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Nice spot in downtown to stop for a quick bite of lunch and a beer. Nothing to write home about; service was pretty slow and food was pretty average, but everything was decent enough. The atmosphere inside was nice and "old-timey" and you could also...More

Thank dc_babs
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Well worth a visit if you are near Church Square. Original Art Nouveau decor, feeling of an old style, but authentic pub. A little run down, but still a good place to chill and drink a beer.

Thank David L
Reviewed 5 June 2015

When visiting Church Square in Pretoria, leave some time to have a light lunch at this corner cafe / restaurant. This place takes you back in time of the early Pretoria life and with the history all around you concerning Paul Kruger statue, The old...More

1  Thank YV28072015
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Restaurant Details

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06:00 - 18:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church square, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 328 3173
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