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Java Cafe

7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 6261
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (63 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
“wraps” (9 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed today via mobile

Stop for coffee and milkshake. Both ok. Looked round to ask for bill. Waitress chatting to waiter. Continued to do so as I tried to catch eye. Eventually manager saw me and told waitress to bring bill. Bill59 R I put down 100 and then...More

Thank james t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time here. Very relaxed and also had a great waitress, Savanna. I highly recommended it to everyone

Thank kplanten
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a student I enjoyed sitting on the sidewalk with a cup of coffee enjoying one of your student special meals. However rather pricey for the quality if not on a special. The furniture outside could be better. All in all, not a bad experience.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location in Stellenbosch. Food is ok but a bit too American for us. Biiiig portions but certainly ok!

Thank Ivo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Stellanbosch for one night and came across this gem of a place. We asked specifically for a table outside so we had a small wait which we didn't mind. The seats were really comfy and the atmosphere was just so relaxing and...More

Thank Loddy0
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had plenty of time for a relaxing snack lunch and fluked a table outside.The open chicken sandwich (R79) was colossal and the half litre of craft beer (R44) was perfect.Most of the surrounding shops were stuffed full of tat and watching the constant flow...More

Thank mncrbest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is busy cafe on the main street in a busy town. We were seated straight away at our recent visit. The service was fine. The pizzas were good, thin bases. The wine list has enough choices. A good place for a quick meal.

Thank susieQ321_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I went for lunch on a Wednesday. Although we waited for a waitress to take our order the pizza's we ordered were good. The table settings outside is a bit close to each other and one feel cramped in. Parking is also...More

Thank maryna451
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at Java recently, at the insistence of my companion. The food was okay, with enough prawns in the prawn and avo wrap. Taste was bland. Chips were oily and flavourless. They could serve the same style of chips with a balsamic reduction (like...More

Thank francoisl141
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Just horrible. Waiter taking the order forgot to place it before leaving. Waiting waiting waiting. Then arrived a bulge of green salad without sauce. There were 2 Avo slices and 3 smoked salmon. That was the Salmon/ Avo salad for 99 Rands. Asking the day...More

Thank Christian J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 887 6261
  • E-mail
Java Bistro offer full breakfasts with lunch, dinner and an open show kitchen with qualified chefs preparing your gourmet meal to perfection Enjoy our side walk seating with a glass wine from our cellar with over a hundred to choose from
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