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Taste Bud

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Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
08:00 - 16:00
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2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Extremely poor service. Staff not interested in doing their work. Dont expect to get your meal as ordered or at the same time at a table.

Thank Gerrit B
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We only had coffee here but it was really lovely sitting under the oak trees. The coffee is good and the menu looked very diverse with many options. It is also close to campus and Dorp Street so I'd recommend this place if you want to stop for coffee or a bite to eat.

Thank hazelnut641
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I eat here at least a couple of times a month (it is a 2 min walk from campus). Dish up the best dishes and think you are at home....

Thank RonnieStellenbosch
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Tastebud has of the best breakfasts in Stellenbosch, and their harvest table (where you dish up cooked food yourself) is absolutely to-die-for. I come here weekly!

Thank Maré C
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been looking for a coffee shop that can become our usual spot. We have found it! Taste bud is in a lovely location and the right amount of liveliness. They have an amazing harvest table everyday for lunch which is extremely popular. Give it a try!

Thank BonniVanJ
Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

I am a frequent client at Tastebud and I love to come here with my friends , but today was the most disrespectful I have EVER been treated as a client at ANY restaurant. I know it is Woordfees and there is a lot going on but damn, you can not treat clients like this. Since the moment me and... More 

Thank baz00ki
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

The best place to have lunch. As a very fussy eater-pescetarian, allergic to gluten, hippy healthy, etc.- it's very hard for me to find a place that caters to all my needs and student budget, but Taste Bud does. I always feel so welcome whenever I enter the eatery, the staff are so friendly and kind, it feels like a... More 

Thank Nimzat
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place offers a delicious lunch buffet from 12 on week days. A variety of good quality, fresh, delicious veggies, meats and salads are available. You dish up for yourself and they weigh your food. You can order something from the menu as well. You can sit inside or outside. The place is light and open and the daily newspaper... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

A very good spot for lunch or coffee with one of their delicious desserts. You can either order from the menu or grab a plate and head for the buffet: you take what you like and then they weigh your plate. Delicious food!

Thank karencruyt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Great coffee, great Benedict, and great service. Friendly staff welcomes you to a fresh and light environment, with filling food which suits everyone's pocket. Really worth coming back.

Thank Stephan D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch

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