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“Great place to have a cup of coffee”
Review of Cafe Riche

Cafe Riche
Ranked #172 of 693 Restaurants in Pretoria
Cuisines: International
Restaurant details
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great place to have a cup of coffee”
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Situated on historic church square this little restaurant was established in 1904, 107 years ago!! Good place to relax after a stroll around the squre

Visited October 2013
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Hull
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Authentic Cafe”
Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

This is an old fashioned (all original) cafe that has a pleasant and amiable feel. I popped in for a drink and stayed for two hours, enjoying the coffee and snacks. The cafe is on a corner of the main square in Pretoria and if you have the right seat then it's an interesting view. I didn't have wi-fi in my hotel, so the cafe proved to be useful for catching up with e-mails etc. The owner and staff were a pleasure to talk to and the clientele during my visit were predominantly locals and clearly repeat customers that know a good thing.

Visited September 2013
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Thank DM212
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Lodz, Poland
Level 6 Contributor
392 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
“one & only in Pretoria”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

this is the one & only proper cafe in whole Pretoria. Set in a old and historic building facing the main squere. Reminds old paris cafes and serves great caffe,healthy breakfast and international meals (I only had breakfast).
The place is big but divided to smaller rooms - all of them are cosy and enjoyable. Bar area is the most lively and gives you a chance to watch street life of Pretoria.
Lovely owner has lots of stories to tell and makes your visit more pleasant.
This short breakfast visit in Cafe Riche made my day and reaffirmed faith that fastfood and takeaway restaurants have not take over this city yet!
That is the place you can not miss.

  • Visited September 2013
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3 Thank very-sunny
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
179 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Proper traditional cafe”
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Fantastic coffee. Friendly hosts. Great service and location. Well worth the visit in Church Square.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Dogberry1258
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Pretoria
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Do something for the sake of PTA CBD tourism”
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Overall poor management. Many times they can't offer what's on the menu. Cuppucino/coffee expensive in comparison with other places and small cups. Place needs attention! Upgrade this place - it is on the tourist route and has potential!

Visited September 2012
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3 Thank MIMSPretoria
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