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Cafe Verde - CLOSED

Granada Square | 15 Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4418, South Africa
+27 13 561 7849
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good0%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
16 Jan 2012
“About as latin American as Botswana.”
8 Jan 2012
“Best for meat eaters”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Brazilian, European, Portuguese, South American
Granada Square | 15 Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4418, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 January 2012

probably the worst quesadilla I have ever had, service was long and slow, and the food was painful.

Thank Lakota75
Reviewed 8 January 2012

We liked the friendly, lively atmosphere. Due to the Christmas rush, cocktails were not being served. The Rose wine was tasty but not well chilled, an important detail for a very warm evening. My sister loved her fish stew served on rice- this was by...More

Thank SABirder123
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

we visited cafe verde this morning and what a dissapointment to say the least, from the owner to the staff!!!!!

Thank Yvette D
Reviewed 30 December 2011

My first impression of this restaurant is, "Why is this place so dead?" The food is good and the staff are friendly. The chairs weigh a ton! And the decor is very in theme with the food, Brazillian! The location and vibe put me off...More

Thank izikulu
Reviewed 11 December 2011

I am a culinary student from the US. I had the opportunity this summer to visit Durban, and one of the restaurants I chanced upon was Cafe Verde. This open, relaxed atmosphere welcomes anybody wearing shorts and sandals to suits and ties, with the same...More

Thank VagabondChef
Reviewed 10 November 2011

My wife and I enjoyed an evening at cafe verde. The service was somewhat laid back, but the food that came out of that kitchen was out of this world. From peri peri calamari & chicken liver starters to the most tender peppered steak! Would...More

Thank Microdt
Reviewed 15 February 2011

there's a lot of the same in Umhlanga and Durban, so this little Brazilian bombshell comes as an encouraged change... Enjoy their tasty cocktails, easy food and relaxed atmosphere. The owner/chef Luis is part Brazilian and he ensures as much authenticity as possible. I saw...More

Thank SassySista
Reviewed 23 December 2010

Having sampled the delights (and not so delights) that Durban/Umhlanga has to offer, Cafe Verde consistently comes out top and is fantastic value for money. The food is consistently good, the staff a real credit to the the owner/manager and his chef and the new...More

Thank London015
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  • Address: Granada Square | 15 Chartwell Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4418, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 13 561 7849
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An infusion of Latin-American flavours on African soil, results in a cosy carnival ambience. Luis Ferreira and his staff run with the ball, and are always onside.
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