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“Unhelpful and closed early”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Benedict - CLOSED

Cafe Benedict
Cuisines: Cafe, International
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Aberdeen
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Unhelpful and closed early”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

We recently had a wonderful stay in beautiful Franschhoek, only slightly marred by a negative experience at Cafe Benedict. Eggs Benedict is my favourite food in the world, so imagine my delight at finding a restaurant dedicated to this delicacy. We saved ourselves on the Sunday of our visit to have a late afternoon treat , since we were being served an excellent breakfast at our lovely B&B. We checked the opening timse on our way past on Sunday morning and turned up at 16.00 to enjoy the anticipated treat. Despite advertising being open until 18.00, the staff had decided to close 2 hours early since they hadn't been very busy. Sorry not good enough - in a major tourist attraction like Franschhoek? Because we hadn't booked anywhere else for an evening meal, we really struggled to find availability for our last evening. A big disappointment which does not deserve to do well - staff attitude when we questioned the closing time and asked them to just do us a couple of plates was dreadful - surly and unhelpful - the only time we encountered this in our 2 week trip. To be avoided.....

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank GillyJTarves
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English first
Johannesburg
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent place for breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013 via mobile

Wow. We drove down the road looking for a spot for breakfast and this place cought our eye. My wife and I had a great breakfast at a reasonable price. Posted this note using their free wifi.

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Thank TimLarkman
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GABORONE
Level Contributor
240 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Eggs Benedict of course”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

Great breakfast on the main street. Great service, friendly staff and good value all round.we met up with a friend from Botswana and had a very relaxing time. it was unfortunately just too hot to sit outside at the pavement tables. Better luck next time!!

Visited February 2013
Helpful?
Thank FAMLEE
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Pretoria, South Africa
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85 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Good breakfast!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

Visited Café Benedict during The Mystery Weekend arranged by Franschhoek Wine Valley in September 2012. We (4 adults) enjoyed the breakfasts and excellent coffee! We sat outside and enjoyed the spring weather! Will return to try other dishes when back in Franschhoek!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Gomyownway
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Aberdeen
Level Contributor
36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“One of the best for breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

Fresh and tasty breakfast. Quirky menu. Good staff and nice site in centre of time to sit and watch the world go by.

Helpful?
Thank Rob A
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