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Veranda Cafe

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Rectory Lane, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
+27 35 550 1719
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Nelspruit, South Africa
1 review
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Veranda Cafe for lunch on our way back from Ballito as we have heard it is great! The cappucino was one of a kind perfectly made the way we ordered, then we ordered the "Gourmet sandwich" a must must with chicken mayo, cheese and bacon! Was so tasty and we will definitely suggest it for anyone in... More 

1 Thank ingevandyK1990
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I was a little surprised when my friend that I was staying with in St Lucia suggested we stop for a coffee in Mtubatuba after visiting parcel service shop. Having driven through the dusty town on my way to St Lucia I could not think of anywhere more unlikely for a 'nice coffee'. But she was right tucked away near... More 

Thank Jenny B
Graz, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

For mtubatuba this is the ideal place to come for coffee and a snack however it's far from a restaurant. It's a garden centre let's say with a coffee shop. That being said it's a beautiful little place to drink coffee and spend an hour. There is complementary wifi which isn't common in South Africa especially in such an area.... More 

2 Thank Sarsonuk
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015

On the strength of previous reviews, I'd picked out the Verandah Café as a lunchtime stop on the long drive from the Coastal Forest Reserve to Umhlanga. It's not much of a detour from the highway making it an ideal stopping off point; the location in the garden centre creates a lovely atmosphere. We were the only guests when we... More 

Thank Sandsy40
349Suek, Owner at Veranda Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review.Im so happy my staff welcomed you .Im so proud of my ladies who have been with me many years .Kind Regards Sue More 

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Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Nice food.... Very relaxing environment, loved coffee ☕ and chicken salad, always go there when am in mtubatuba. I know what to expect........The Best

Thank Zinhle T
349Suek, Owner at Veranda Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review.It is much appreciated .Kind Regards Sue More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

I love this little hideaway!!!!! It's so relaxing, great food! The savory muffins are delish!!! Gift shop has fabulous stuff! Highly recommend it!!!

1 Thank MoniqueCruden
Durban, South Africa
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Excellent apple and cinnamon muffin. Enjoyed it. Will be back at St Lucia. Staff were friendly :) Very satisfied.

1 Thank Nisha M
Paarl, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014

A little haven in the middle of the busy town, tucked away in a corner. The cafe latte is excellent. I will visit again. It closes at 16h00.

3 Thank Emarie B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2013

The food was more affordable that breakfast and supper despite having to wait ages for our food. 4/5 meals were great. Hot dog was more like a tired dog!

Thank Kevin C
San Francisco, California
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Veranda Cafe is my little slice of heaven. All the stress and strain of daily life is left at the door as you enter a beautiful nursery filled with seedlings, a variety of plants and flowers and lots of fresh clean air. At the end of the outdoor nursery is the entrance into a gift shop with very unique items... More 

1 Thank Maya R

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  • Address: Rectory Lane, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Mtubatuba
  • Phone Number: +27 35 550 1719
A small café in lush Zululand offering coffee, tea, cakes, scones and smaller meals on our covered or outdoor veranda in a relaxed setting. Browse around our nursery with a vast selection of plants,seedlings and pots etc while your food and drinks are being prepared or take a look in our gift shop for curios, gifts and homeware.

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