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The Whippet

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34 7th Street | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
+27 11 782 7310
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Thu 06:30 - 16:00
Fri 06:30 - 16:30
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met with a friend here for a massive catch-up after not seeing each other for 2 years. Goodness was our waitress who was absolutely delightful and engaging in her service and oh so accommodating. Really refreshing to experience someone enjoying what she does and her reccomendations were great. The breakfast menu was fantastic. I just had avo on bread with... More 

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1 Thank Sue4680
Centurion, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to drop in for a good coffee, fast and friendly service, I will try out the food menu also next time!

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1 Thank KerneelsW
Potchefstroom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for breakfast and after waiting a few minutes we got a table. Service was good and food was well prepared and fast even though it was so busy. Food was very tasty and good value. Unfortunately the coffee machine was broken but the filter coffee was good. A very highly recommended breakfast is the breakfast burrito.

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Thank 812armandb
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I came during the week for a quick lunch. The restaurant was full with a very good crowd with the doors and windows were open for the view and breeze. The menu has mostly sandwich / burger / bread options - so we ordered the BBQ pork burger and the mushroom melt with sweet potato and zucchini chips. The portions... More 

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Thank Duncan S
Cape Winelands
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

When ever I am in Johannesburg I make an effort to go to The Whippet. The service is good and the food is excellent. I hate soft, runny eggs and in my experience 7 out of 10 restaurants don't manage to get this right, despite my pleas. The chef at The Whippet consistently gets it right, thank you! Be sure... More 

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Thank NickyW23
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

First visit to The Whippet - well worth the visit. Excellent food- excellent service - excellent atmosphere. I had The Whippet Steak sandwich....finger licking great!

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Thank Lynne F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Been to The Whippet on a few occassions. Always buzzing. The pressed panninis are delicious! And the espresso & peanut butter shake is a must.

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Thank jphansen81
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Simply put - good coffee, delicious food, relaxed & trendy vibe, and prompt, friendly service. Even though Saturday mornings are always busy, we were greeted as soon as we arrived and offered seats & coffee while waiting for a table. Blushing Steak Rosti and Breakfast Flatbread are very tasty. As a first visit - quite impressive. Would need to try... More 

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Thank Dorian J
Gauteng
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196 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Great spot, always buzzing. Fits the bill for a neighbourhood local. Entire menu is most appealing. Very good coffee and well trained staff. Gets busy on weekends. Free wifi

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Thank GautengLad
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

First time at establishment and although it was very noisy inside because it was full, we were not disappointed overall. Service was great. Menu nice and varied. I felt like a salad and ordered the "Summer Salad". Although I was told by the waitress that it was small, I was a bit taken aback at how tiny it really was........ More 

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Thank Frances W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:00
Thursday
06:30 - 16:00
Friday
06:30 - 16:30
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 7th Street | Linden, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 782 7310

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?