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Bedford centre | Smith st, Germiston, South Africa
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Good standard food and service. When wanting a quick meal or even for a business meeting this venue is adequate. I have frequented the one at the Bedford centre in Bedfordview next to the "movies" and very satisfied.

Thank RuiFragoso
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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185 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Europa franchise generally is wonderful. The Hermanus Europa is fantastic, but this one is terrible. The waiters are useless and they all just stand around talking instead of assisting the patrons. The food overall is good when you get it and the coffee is wonderful. I just wish the owners would train their staff better.

Thank Dianne R
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

AVOID!!!!. Can't review anything because I am still waiting for my esspresso. Its a blight on the other Europa's. Kevin better close it down before it ruins the good name of Famous Brands.

Thank chutzpah44
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Unfortunately Europa is not one of the better establishments. Awful coffee. Mediocre food. Would be better to replace it with a Mugg & Bean.

Thank isobeld617
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

On Thursday arrived and advised waiter I'm here for quick coffee and desert. Had 2 friends meeting me. The waiters stand half brain dead. They cannot see that I'm waiving hand for their attention for service. Then had to wait what felt for ages for dessert I ordered to arrive. I then said ifb it's not ready just give me... More 

Thank anotherlash
Johannesburg, South Africa
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68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2013

We were frequent patrons of Europa Bedford Center. I stress , were, our last visit resulted in ice cold pizzas being served even though it was 11 am and not very busy. The manager was trying to find an excuse and was rather irratating in his approach. We eventually received hot pizzas also on a hot plate but the damage... More 

Thank Stuart f
Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2013

Good cup of coffee. Average fare. Staff and service somewhat below par. They do offer free wifi. Situated in the middle of noisy mall walking area.

Thank Debbie W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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66 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Perfect for a relaxed breakfast or light dining.Fast,helpful waiters. Next door to a movie theatre,high end shops and movies etc.

Thank JoziTMan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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129 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2013

Cafe Europa is one of the better places in Bedford Centre to get a quick meal. The Fish and Chips was very good and my wife's wrap was also very good. A bit noisey but very good food and service

Thank wearnek
Somerset West, South Africa
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94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2012

There are many Europa franchises in Johannesburg, and I have had good service at most of them, but the one in Village Walk was appaling. The service was atroscious, the food was raw chicken (I didn't eat it) and they got my order wrong twice! This is certainly the worst restaurant experience I have had in Johannesburg. I would not... More 

Thank Heidi L

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Cafe, Greek
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  • Address: Bedford centre | Smith st, Germiston, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Germiston
Found in Bedford Centre Mall Bedfordview East of Johannesburg

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?