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Cafe Jiran

151 Snell Parade | 151 Snell Parade, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 332 4485
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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151 Snell Parade | 151 Snell Parade, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Cafe Jiran for breakfast for many years whenever we visited Durban on holiday and never had a days fault with it. However our last visit since being renovated was disappointing...poor menu choice and very small portions. Nope, no more for...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The chocolate mouse is the best I have ever tasted. Good food and good setting. Nice relaxing atmosphere for a quiet lunch.

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Located in the same building as Belair suites hotel. Perfect if you want to find a place to eat close to the hotel. Not so many restaurants close by otherwise. In evening time the area is very empty so you should be careful to walk...More

Thank Mid_aged_couple
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Nicely situated but food served raw. Calamari was raw and so was were the meatballs. You would think that with listeriosis etc more care would be taken with serving food. The food was hardly touched and yet there was no manager and an expensive bill.

Thank JackieShane123
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We found this place near our hotel, The Blue Waters, and it was nice to share a bottle of wine there. We sat on the pavement and, given the area, weren't hassled by anyone. Probably best in good weather (lots of that in Durban), otherwise...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Through the years we visited Belaire Suite Hotel and Cafe Jiran multiple times. It used to be our preferred overnight destination. Our last two visits to Cafe Jiran have been very disappointing. We have seen the Cafe spiraling downwards. From the best small restaurant with...More

1  Thank Mumwith2girls
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We had a snack and some drinks whilst the fire department dealt with a fire at our hotel - Blue Waters.

1  Thank Brewersfriend
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Great ,quite place . Peaceful and bar man friendly Would have loved to stay longer but they closed at 22:00 on a Friday

Thank Tnovember93
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The location is currently under renovation and relocated to another part of the Hotel. Ou waiter tried his very best but the Food is absolutely not recommendable.

1  Thank Dieter S
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I only ever had coffee there in the mornings but my friends did have breakfast and seem to enjoy it as they went there every day. My coffee was really good and the service was generally quite good.

Thank Walter C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Snell Parade | 151 Snell Parade, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 332 4485
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Trendy cafe with fresh food and great coffee by day and Fine Dinning bistro with current and delicious food by night
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