We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Yellowwood Cafe

Karkloof Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
+27 33 330 2461
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (4 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
“farm animals” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Karkloof Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (88)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 5 October 2018

A really beautiful venue, it was lovely to sit outside and great for kiddies. They love the farm animals and the cats. I just found it a little bit expensive. A small slice of cake for R48. Otherwise lovely.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Roach W
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

As a family tradition we always stop at Yellowood Cafe on the way home from the Drakensberg, good service, food and views! Heading back to Durban after the long weekend we stopped in and although they told us they were closing soon they welcomed us...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Explore818542
Reviewed 17 September 2018

After Terbodore refused to accommodate us we drove here. We wanted breakfast and it was past their closing time for breakfast but the manageress greeted us with open arms and said it was not too much trouble to accommodate us. What a great attitude. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Warwick W
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It's not as nice as it used to be. Not a lot of animals as before. Food was mediocre and service was lousy.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NJC112
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately management/ownership made us feel very unwelcome and uncomfortable. We popped in for coffee and cake but despite the lovely view and cute animals, were quite eager to leave. This may be due to management loudly encouraging staff to push us to get the bill...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank mwSA93
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The Cafe offers standard, run of the mill type options. The service was bad and no one really bothers to attend to you or to follow up. Servers are generally confused about who ordered what! Double Espresso was average, kiddies milkshake was better, scone etc....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mrkavithh
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Cafe is easy to find off the highway, through Howick and on the Karkloof road. The entrance is on dirt but parking is plentiful and it is fairly easy to find shade. The venue is ideal for families as there are some animals to see...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank brianm723
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely spot in a beautiful old home with magnificent view of the falls. Had a delicious, thick and creamy milkshake - the setting made it extra special.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

A booking was made and we were seated on the verandah. We asked if we could move into the garden as it was such a lovely day - no trouble at all. Food was ordered with some orders from the set menu and done from...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Scrappywalker
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We stopped at Yellowwood Cafe after swimming the Midmar Mile and enjoyed a delicious lunch. Awesome selection (even vegan options), beautiful setting under the trees, petting zoo and chilled vibe

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SueMcAlpine
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Fern Hill Hotel
136 reviews
4.68 km away
Protea Hotel by Marriott Hilton
270 reviews
9.59 km away
Town/Bush Backpackers
13 reviews
15.19 km away
Redlands Hotel and Lodge
151 reviews
17.65 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Farmer's Daughter
151 reviews
.52 km away
Black Olive
92 reviews
.77 km away
68 on Main
46 reviews
.91 km away
The Treatery
20 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Karkloof Farmer's Market
61 reviews
.26 km away
Howick Falls
334 reviews
1.15 km away
Umgeni Valley Enviromental Education Center
28 reviews
.58 km away
Karkloof Conservation Centre
22 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Yellowwood Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karkloof Road, Howick 3290, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +27 33 330 2461
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing