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Elements Cafe Bar

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European, Contemporary
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54 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 561 2211
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon 07:00 - 17:00
Thu 07:00 - 17:00
Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 07:00 - 11:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Outstanding attentive service, excellent and varied menu for all tastes complimented with good bubblies and wine selection! What makes this most memorable was the extra mile that the staff went to make this a special birthday. Special thanks to Mbali, she deserves the waitron of the year award!! The ambience is superb, and the surrounds are beautiful, and truly exceptional... More 

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Thank ErnRam
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, Executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed the 21st birthday celebration in elements , particularly the beautiful setting and professional intuitive service. We will most certainly thank Mbali for her attentive service. We look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What ever you want just advice before hand if not on menu they will make just being with your fantastic husband and earthing is the greatest way on being on holiday

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Thank gailg816
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal in elements and look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards Tony Kocke Executive Chef More 

South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Entering the crisp white decor at the Elements cafe was such a treat. Leave alone entering the gorgeous lobby of the Beverley Hills Hotel with its beautiful breathtaking orchids on display was one of the highlights. The staff at the Elements cafe was so gracious and we sat at table overlooking the hotel's stunning blue pool and beyond was the... More 

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BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, execlutive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your lunch in elements, and glad your enjoyed our beautiful location and decor. We look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards Tony Kocke Executive Chef More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had decided on an impromptu dinner out and given the great weather decided on Elements Cafe at the Beverly Hills. The evening ambience is incomparable when Durban is showing-off its summer weather! There was a small hitch when we ordered the Anti-pasti as neither mozzarella nor parma ham was available. But these were substituted and reflected... More 

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Thank Greg A
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, Executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal, particularly the wonderful staff. The creme brulee is our favourite too! We look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards Tony Kocke Executive Chef More 

durban
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The kind of place you would expect on a greek island, the decor is light and airy very romantic and food is great

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Thank Tammydurban
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, Executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal, particularly the beautiful setting -so well described. We look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards Tony Kocke Executive Chef More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The weather was not the best this day (despite being December in Durban) but we still had a great time outside by the pool! The Durban curry was really good, could have been more spicy though, but they probably want to cater for sensitive pallets...

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Thank stian a
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal, and in particular the curry and the wonderful service. We look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards Tony Kocke Executive Chef More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great chefs speciality main wow! Wonderful thin crust pizzas! Balloons for my birthday wife, wonderful cocktails and service, it made the experience memorable, thanks!

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Thank Martin K
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal, particularly the wonderful service We look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards Tony Kocke Executive Chef More 

Hennenman
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Bad service: no salt and sugar and no salad dressing was served and the waiter never came back after food was served: so we could not ask and never got it.Waited very long for the Bill and the restaurant was not busy: many waiters standing around Food is over priced and cannot recommend the menu People at table next to... More 

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BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest , Thank you so much for choosing elements cafe bar for dining and for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. I was disappointed to learn of your experience. May I please trouble you to send me your contact details so that I can call you personally . Email contact details to lorna@platinumcc.co.za I look... More 

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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Sadly very shoddy service, waited half an hour for a waiter, 45 minutes for our food, then another half a hour for our bill.....really not what I expected from a five star hotel. Although the prices are definitely five stars, R150 for a salad....where the dressing was mustard mixed with some honey.....seriously, lift your game! If you are going to... More 

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Thank justingI1664UA
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, Executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest , Thank you so much for choosing elements cafe bar for dining and for taking the time to share your feedback on TripAdvisor. I was disappointed to learn of your experience. May Ip lease trouble you to send me your contact details so that I can call you personally . Email contact details to lorna@platinumcc.co.za I look... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for some food and drinks..... the cocktails BLEW me away..... how wonderful!!!! Just a special mention to our waitress Namhla: she was wonderful, wish I can take her home. 💝💝💝

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Thank Elle D
BEVHILLSUMHLANGA, Executive chef at Elements Cafe Bar, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal, particularly the cocktails, and wonderful service We look forward to welcoming you back to elements in the not too distant future warm regards Tony Kocke Executive Chef More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
European, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 2211
Description
Elements Cafe Bar, situated on the pool terrace of Beverly hills hotel is a chic and relaxed café style restaurant with an eclectic mix of aluminium, chandeliers, comfy couches and stylish ghost chairs. Large sliding doors open to panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The restaurant is known for its fresh pasta, salads and seafood and is a superb place to meet friends for a glass of champagne or cocktail .

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