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Salvation Cafe

££ - £££Cafe, , American
44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 11 482 7795
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, Contemporary, American, International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Really had an excellent lunch here, with very helpful service. Highlight for me was the mint lemonade - so refreshing. Nice spot to people watch - recommended!

Thank roos1ter
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This stays one of my most favorite places in Jozi. Enjoyed a late breakfast to end the week, eggs benedict so scrumptious.

Thank TravellerCharlene
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely breakfasts under the giant tree. Good service, but come early as it fills up quickly. Several types of eggs Benedict, that seem to be the best sellers. Afterwards, stroll though all the interesting shops at 44 Stanley street.

Thank lynnmurg
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you are in the mood for a hearty al fresco brunch or lunch, then Salvation Cafe is the perfect spot. The restaurant has 2 outside sections: a balcony under roof, and then a small courtyard section with tables scattered under olive trees. The vibe...More

Thank Benjaminhero
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Salvation Cafe makes delicious food and the courtyard it's in is beautiful to sit at. This restaurant is always busy and reliably good.

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

On a good day, it is always nice to have lunch with spouse. She hasn't been to the neighbourhood. She vegetarian, so we needed something nice and pleasant. SalvationCafe it was, extremely delicious food. We totally enjoyed our time there. Their cocktails (non-alcoholic) were too...More

Thank Khayem150
mySalvationCafe, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

We are happy to hear that you found out about the hidden secret. Ps: don't tell everyone ;-) :-)

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We went for brunch at Salvation Cafe on a Saturday morning. The staff were smiling and friendly and the food was great. What more do you need?! Oh, the coffee is excellent, too.

Thank Markus8888
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely meal in a relaxed but festive environment. The food was faultless and the service equally so. Will be back soon!!

Thank ab2015189
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

44 Stanley is a bit off the beaten track. Ideal if you've had enough of the Shopping Mall set. Parking in the area can be a bit challenging, so it may be a good idea to go early. The menu is varied and offers great...More

Thank Leon V
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Friendly staff. A really good choice of food even for us veggies. Nicely presented and at a price we Europeans would hope for at home.

Thank Paul C
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2016|
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Response from mySalvationCafe | Property representative |
If the public holiday falls on a Tuesday to Sunday, then we will be open. Ordinarily we are closed on Mondays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa (Formerly Salvation Cafe)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 482 7795
  • E-mail
Salvation Cafe is a hidden gem in the middle of 44 Stanley; an oasis in the urban jungle of Joburg; a sanctuary amidst olive and leopard trees; a must-do for visitors and locals alike; a locals favorite with international allure. Come and enjoy an award-winning breakfast, a signature lunch and a homemade dessert like our cheesecake of which customers often say it is "the best I have ever had". We invite you to come and try for yourself and share your experience on Trip Advisor. Buon Appetito!
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