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216 Rolf Ave, Borrowdale, Opposite St Johns College, Harare, Zimbabwe
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33 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to this venue a few times when traveling to Harare, good tapas, very tasty, live music is very pleasant , I would like to say to management or owners, twice now I've seen customers complaining about the very harsh lighting in the restaurant or inside area, I have been somewhat appalled that a " tough luck ...... More 

Thank Travel Guru T
Harare, Zimbabwe
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317 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We meet a friend for lunch and as last time were impressed with the menu. It was over a year ago that we last visited and we're pleased that although it seems to have changed hands everything that we liked about it previously was still in evidence. The food was very good with a nice specials board and the service... More 

Thank CookRE
Harare, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe
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98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

We went to Willow Bean for breakfast as it is a good venue to sit in the sun and enjoy a good breakfast. The food was good and our waiter was attentive and pleasant. There was no issue with making a few changes to what was on the menu. We will certainly be back.

Thank Ant K
Harare, Zimbabwe
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317 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We took friends from the U K to lunch, three of us had the special of asparagus and quails eggs which was superb, as was the artichoke and avocado salad. The waiters are really friendly and helpful. You can buy your wine from the new wine merchant next door who have a superb selection or at Willowmead Junction just across... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Love their freshly squeezed fruit and veggie juices. Prawn and chips beautifully presented. Mushrooms on toast is creamy and full of mushrooms. Just wish everything wasn't so expensive.

Thank SharonVWilson
Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Great refreshments, ideal setting, and good overall service. Have always enjoyed stopping for a quick milkshake with the kids, or having a coffee, amidst picking up kids on the school run.

Thank paulinewelch
Harare, Zimbabwe
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Been here couple of times as it's close to my office, has lovely garden, lovely setting, nice atmosphere, quite simple menu, tasty food, the best french fried I've ever had, but it's getting pricey..

Thank widihadiati
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2013

They have a really good selection for breakfast. The garden is beautiful, and service good. There is something for everyone on their menu.

1 Thank Vimbai H
Leverett, Massachusetts
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164 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Just a stone's throw from where we are living in Harare, we often meet friends here for coffee, tea, breakfast or brunch... and my husband often gets his morning cup of coffee to go from here. Willow Bean sits amidst a wonderful nursery and is right next to Willowmead shop (best spot in the area for fresh produce, meats, dairy,... More 

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223 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2013

This would be hard to find if you didn't know the area, super place and excellent breakfast. The poached eggs were cooked to perfection, the coffee very good and we thought good value. Sadly the shop was closed because it was Sunday.

1 Thank Magglington

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Address: 216 Rolf Ave, Borrowdale, Opposite St Johns College, Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Harare Province  >  Harare
  • Phone Number: 850294

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