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The Waterberry Tea Garden

Leonora Drive | Bottom of, Ballito 4420, South Africa
+27 32 946 2797
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (80 reviews)
“cakes” (62 reviews)
“preserves” (9 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Leonora Drive | Bottom of, Ballito 4420, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 342 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We met some friends for a mid-morning coffee, scones and jam in this nice airy place. Would have liked to have given it a go for lunch - maybe next time!

Thank Brewersfriend
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful peacefull restaurant in the middle of its own jungle. This is our second time for breakfast and it's amazing! This is a must visit and we will deffinately return.

Thank YolandiLG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the Waterberry Tea Garden after reading great reviews. I intended having cheesecake for breakfast dessert, but the tasty, flavorful and awesome value for money breakfast took us by surprise. We enjoyed the great surroundings and pond view. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Can’t...More

1  Thank Corita M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the setting, friendly staff, great cappucino and fantastic waffles! Cheesecake was out of this world

1  Thank Nets1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service slightly slow, but the cake was great! We always go here for the cheese cake. a must try... tip, sit outside.

1  Thank Kayley P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a joy this visit was! A must if you visit Ballito, and the forest walk was also very pleasant. If you love awesome bakes and great quality food, do not skip this gem of a place!

1  Thank LizelleWolhuter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a great "forest" setting which makes for a pleasant and tranquil atmosphere. The menu has great options and caters for varied tastes. Wait staff was friendly and ensured overall good service.

1  Thank jleone435
Reviewed 18 January 2018

I have been coming on holiday to this area for 12 years and I have never been to Waterberry until this past December....big mistake! What have I been missing all these years! We had breakfast which was delicious and a little bit different to the...More

1  Thank Joan A
Reviewed 16 January 2018

It was convenient to walk to The Waterberry Tea Garden from the neighbouring Caravan Park - Dolphin View. The coffee shop décor is upmarket, service friendly and prompt, menu varied and competitively priced, the food attractively served and delicious. I believe they are open for...More

1  Thank Rose K
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were in Ballito for a week over New Year and visited this popular venue twice. The second time the wait was over 45 minutes - which I believe is largely due to the slow service out of the kitchen. That aside - it is...More

1  Thank Gavin W
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Questions & Answers
13 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from JenBallito | Reviewed this property |
Definitely open for reservations on Sundays. You will find it quite different from the last one which burned down. Less woodsy and more clean and bright ambience, and everything energy-efficient.You will still love it!
19 April 2017|
Response from WTGManagement | Property representative |
Hello there, unfortunately we do not take reservations, but you are more than welcome to come through. Kind regards
Mandy P
1 April 2017|
Response from WTGManagement | Property representative |
Hello there, unfortunately we are not pet friendly. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leonora Drive | Bottom of, Ballito 4420, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 2797
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