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Veranda Cafe

Rectory Lane, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
+27 35 550 1719
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Jul 2017
“A nice light lunch”
3 Oct 2016
“Best lunch in town!”
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Rectory Lane, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

At a local plant nursery: staff was friendly and service was quick. Not a huge menu selection but enough to find something for most everyone.

Thank Melissa G
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,...More

1  Thank ingevandyK1990
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...More

Thank Jenny B
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....More

2  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 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...More

Thank Sandsy40
349Suek, Owner at Veranda Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2016

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

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 reviewResponded 19 February 2016

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

Reviewed 29 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
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
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
Reviewed 14 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
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  • Address: Rectory Lane, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Mtubatuba
  • Phone Number: +27 35 550 1719
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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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