If you’re looking for a laid-back spot for Sunday afternoon tea and cake, Huckleberry’s should be your first choice. The student prices for a slice of cake and pot of tea make Huckleberry’s appealing for those who want to treat themselves after a long week of classes. Located on the corner of Florence Ribeiro and Nicolson Street, this cosy and quaint café is surrounded by a park and even has a playground for those wanting to indulge their inner child.


Belle’s Patisserie

Situated in Hazelwood, this modern patisserie offers not only cake but also a large assortment of delicate pastries and baked goods. From tarts to macaroons, there’s a wide variety to satisfy any sweet tooth.


Isabella’s Cake and Food Shop

For a girlier atmosphere of decorated tearooms, Isabella’s definitely caters for a classy experience. With various branches in Pretoria and a selection of classic and interesting varieties of cake and a two-for-one cake special on Wednesdays, you and your friends can enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake to celebrate your first semester test.



Located on Eastwood Street a few minutes away from the Hatfield campus, Eastwoods is the perfect spot to grab a cold draught and a steak while watching the game. With many specials throughout the week and a big screen setup for match days, Eastwoods has great food and a great atmosphere for any sport fan.


Moo Moo wine bar & grill

Located in the Brooklyn Design Square, Moo Moo offers a relaxed dining experience and a lighthearted atmosphere that makes it the perfect place to unwind with friends. With the slogan “Meet and Whine”, it’s no surprise that meat and wine lovers flock here after a hard week at varsity.


Papa’s Real Food

This restaurant with a newly added pub area is situated at Duncan Yard, a ten-minute walk from the Hatfield campus. The welcoming atmosphere and great food gives anyone a good reason to go for a delicious steak on any day of the week. For those looking for a relaxed feel during their dinner, Papa’s offers blues music on Thursdays and Saturdays. 


Photo: Ciske van den Heever

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