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Milk Plum Cafe

2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
+27 12 804 5840
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good61%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“plum cake” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, International
$$ - $$$
2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The Cafe is a great escape to quick lunch or Breakfast, also to take a breather between meetings. I love the PASTA is to die for! the healthier food option is also incredible. Enjoy the ambiance under the African skies surrounded by the Botanical Garden...More

Thank idah m
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

We had a most pleasant lunch under the trees inspite of the heatwave. The service was efficient and friendly. The food was tasty and good value , pear/blue cheese and steak open sandwich , coconut chicken curry, chicken strips and Salmon and Avo salad .

Thank annettes873
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful setting under the trees and I was really looking forward to a relaxing late breakfast. Unfortunately it took 15 minutes to receive two coffees and then only after I had gone to find our waiter, then to top it all, milk...More

Thank crystalsH8039AN
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's so rare to find a restaurant where the food is so full of flavour! I had a bacon, mushroom, blue cheese burger and I could taste every aspect of it. I really enjoyed it so much. The prices are super reasonable, and you sit...More

Thank Katya-tjie
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is the restaurant found in the Botanical Gardens in Pretoria. We sat outside, but under a covered awning...there were lots of kids here...so it is a family friendly place to be. I had chicken and peppadew terrazinis...no that is not spelled correctly...but it was...More

Thank mokinator10
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Milkplum Café at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens: Nice café to sit outside and enjoy a light snack. Service was good, food good.

Thank SuzJim2014
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We go there regularly when visiting the Pretoria Botanical Gardens. The ambience is pleasant among the trees and shrubs... The service is always friendly and prompt. The food is ample and very tasty and some of the cakes are to die for!

Thank hedihildegardk
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Delightful surroundings inside the National Botanical Gardens in Pretoria. Good service and food. Just feels it's a little overpriced for the quality you get.

Thank 77LuluE
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Beautiful location under trees in the Pretoria Botanical Garden. Excellent service and delicious food. If you want to dine in nature, this is the ideal location.

Thank Gundi d
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Popped by there for dessert after our Sunday lunch yesterday. Took forever for someone to come and take our order. Waitress, Ms Raath, could then not get our order correct. There were only three of us, two coffees and one tea, one slice of cheesecake...More

Thank 748michele
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 804 5840
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