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News Cafe Rivonia

Cnr Rivonia Boulevard & 9th Ave, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
+27 11 234 0164
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good46%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
28 Feb 2017
“Not the same anymore”
15 Feb 2017
“To serve or not to serve that is the question ...”
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Pub, Healthy
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cnr Rivonia Boulevard & 9th Ave, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 30 January 2016

While in Rivonia, we were caught in a rainstorm and had to find a place to wait until it ended. News Café was the closest one so we made to it and decided to spend the time over their cocktails. It was pleasurable time –...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

News cafe has live music on Sunday evenings. There is a great atmosphere and the band were excellent. Service is fast and friendly with a good range of drinks and food. Well worth a visit.

Thank Glyn F
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Hi, Best place to chill out in the evenings . Open are and a Rest-Bar, serves variety of drinks & cock tails. Tasty side dishes. Fridays and Saturdays the happening place, with good dance numbers and nice DJ songs played. A must visit place if...More

Thank Simon475
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Food on point Drinks on point The wood mead counterpart is amazing Greatest night of my life! Great franchise either way

Thank Noki S
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We found this cafe while staying at the nearby Rivonia Lodge Hotel, and enjoyed drinks in the outdoor seating area.

Thank Hashingbaby
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Visited News Rivonia last Sunday and had an excellent time. Their Sunday music sessions are legendary. Good service with great drinks and food. The hamburgers are outstanding. The perfect way to end off the weekend.

Thank KatherineW1
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to meet up with friends before a fantastic night out, then News Cafe is the place Nothing out of the ordinary, basic music and drinks Start here and explore other places

Thank zika e
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

stopped by to use the wifi, but unfortunately wouldn't connect so a little disappointed at that. the food definitely made up for it though. the chicken bites were a real treat and the coffee is nice and strong. would recommend for a quick lunch

Thank winenddine
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Design is typically modern with a lack of ambience, hard surfaces create noise levels when reasonably full, a hard dining experience not sure if I would go back

Thank nicolasbrett1
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Poor service is all I can say the bands were excellent and the manager was aggrovated when we asked where our meal was! Total disappointment.

Thank Cheekydiva034 .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Pub, Healthy
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Rivonia Boulevard & 9th Ave, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 234 0164
  • E-mail
Description
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.
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