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Coffeeberry Cafe

23 McCarthy Drive | Cascades Centre, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
+27 33 347 0708
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (20 reviews)
“smoothie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
23 McCarthy Drive | Cascades Centre, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I popped in again this week between meetings. The venue was full but I managed to get a seat inside. Best cappuccino I've had in weeks.

Thank deons810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best pancakes in town. Very busy little restaurant. Service sometimes a bit slow due to being so full

Thank 637madelynj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Coffeeberry to kill time while waiting for our daughter. Service was slow (we had to ask for service and chase the manager twice). Food arrived not to order. Food was tasty to be fair, but given the time pressure we faced it...More

Thank robing813
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Robin. Thank you for your review. Every bit of feedback that we receive is so important and useful in terms of us reviewing our service and constantly working on improvements. We're so sorry that you experienced these issues. Thanks for letting us know. We'll...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

No problem with the coffee cafe itself looks good, food smells nice however could not sit there and enjoy my coffee while my teenager drinks water due to that they do not cater for people with diabetes. Waiter was not prepared to accommodate us and...More

Thank Adolf V
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi, Adolf. Thank you for your review - and our apologies for your experience. We're always looking to improve our service where we can and we'd love to chat to you further about your visit to Coffeeberry. If you'd like to let us have your...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Have often walked past since the new restaurant opened and thought it looked great so decided to take my mom there for a birthday lunch. What a disappointment! Saying the food was average would be a compliment. It seems they are more interested in style...More

Thank SJPSouthAfrica
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi there. We understand your frustration and thank you for taking the time to send through this review. We’re constantly working with our chef and staff to ensure that these types of incidents are addressed.

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

After an afternoon of shopping we decided to grab a quick dinner. Despite being quite full and without a prior booking, we were accommodated and got our meals really quickly. The vegetarian curry was delicious!

Thank Stephanie R
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi, Stephanie. Thanks so much for your review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your vegetarian curry. We hope to see you again sometime. :)

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had a lovely relaxed lunch with friends and the service was good. Chocolate cake was very nice and moist.

Thank 14mollyd
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

So glad that you enjoyed your visit to Coffeeberry. Thanks for the lovely review.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The new Coffeeberry is a beautifully designed restaurant but unfortunately the public seems to be paying for the restaurants upgrade. Pricey.

1  Thank Gemminades
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks for your review. :)

Reviewed 1 October 2017

The food is always good, I have eaten there a number of times and have never been disappointed. And their hours of service is very accommodating too.

Thank Michelle H
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi, Michelle. So pleased to hear that you've enjoyed your times spent with us at Coffeeberry. We look forward to seeing you again. :)

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The new expanded Coffeeberry is a 1st choice cafe'/diner in Pmb. I've been for a couple of meals over the past months and the food & staff are good.

Thank DrW100
Con M, Owner at Coffeeberry Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks so much for the lovely review. We're so glad that you've enjoyed your time spent at Coffeeberry.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 McCarthy Drive | Cascades Centre, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Pietermaritzburg
  • Phone Number: +27 33 347 0708
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Description
Coffeeberry Cafe is obsessed with great coffee and good food. The cafe is located at the Cascades Centre in Pietermaritzburg and serves a variety of dishes, including breakfast (served all day), light meals (freshly prepared salads, sandwiches, burgers and pasta) and a tempting array of more substantial signature dishes. Favourites at Coffeeberry are the award-winning cappuccinos, giant gourmet pancakes and gorgeous, freshly-baked cakes and pastries. Coffeeberry Cafe only serves fair-trade certified coffee; farm-fresh, hormone-free chicken, free-range beef and eggs and certified sustainable seafood. Wherever possible, the cafe sources locally grown, organic produce. The cafe is open 7 days a week; Mon-Sat: 07h00 to 21h00; Sun: 08h00 to 20h00.
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