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“snack on the run”

News Cafe OR Tambo International
Ranked #373 of 1,304 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, Healthy
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast
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.
Reviewed 20 August 2012

nice food , good service . ideal for the light snack before you fly or larger meal and coffe during a long layover

Thank Seahorse-JOburg
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Reviewed 10 August 2012

The service is excellent and they turn the food around relatively quickly, which is exactly what you need after you have been through all the security and customs checks. Filling, good quality meals with a great view over the airport.

Thank CaroBomb
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Reviewed 6 August 2012

We went as a party of 6 on a Saturday afternoon awaiting our flight back to the US. It took 2 hours to complete our dining experience. The service was slow. The guy behind the bar was more concerned with dancing to the drum music than making our drinks. None of our drinks or food were served at the same time and none of them were made the way we requested. None of the food I ordered was edible and most of us ended up sick from our meals. Skip this.

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Thank Iheartmonster
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Reviewed 26 July 2012

When you first see News Café, it looks like a pretty standard small café in the centre of the OR Tambo airport. There is a seating area off the corridor with a counter opposite. It is only when you walk around the back that you find the other side of the restaurant, which is more like a cool bar and even nicer seating overlooking the tarmac.
The food at the News Café was excellent and the service prompt and friendly. Whether it is just a short stop for a coffee or a proper meal over a few drinks, the News Café can cater for it, and the restaurant is a great place to wait for a flight, watching the planes pass by the airport.
For an airport café, News Café prices are excellent and represent good value for money. A recommended restaurant.

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Thank Fiver75
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Reviewed 22 July 2012

After leaving Jo' burg at the end of a recent holiday, we had about an hour to have lunch before our boarding time. We ordered a simple sandwich and a glass of wine. it took 50 minutes to arrive, and when i asked what was the delay, i was told "we are short staffed and due to a shift change your order was forgotten". The sandwich was actually great and the eventual staff member who plucked up the courage to tell us the problem couldn't have been more polite or appologetic. My only point is that, I suspect most travellers do not have a lot of time between check in and departure, therefore time is of the essence

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Thank Peter C
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