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Cafe Jiran

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151 Snell Parade | 151 Snell Parade, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 332 4485
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06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 22:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dismal Service, average food, outstanding milkshakes though. We arrived on a Sunday night, very slow service, and then food took forever to arrive. I had a lamb curry sandwich which was very tasty, but consisted of a blob on each slice of bread. The hamburgers looked good and guest enoyed and the milkshakes were outstanding. Sadly the service and time... More 

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Margate, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Empty but we were told where to sit!!! Food was excellent mostly, but the Portuguese Chicken is flavoured nothing like Portuguese, more like tomato bredie!. Most staff friendly but there are 2 very rude gents who rather chat to each other than ask if everything with the food was alright, and then make it known thhat they require tips. Good... More 

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Modimolle (Nylstroom), South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee is simply amazing, awesome vibe! Thank you Roz and Prince for making us feel at home. Food was excellent!! You need to visit Cafe Jiran if you are in Durban.. you will go back again and again.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here as the place looked nice and was conveniently located to our hotel. Actually I think it is the restaurant of another hotel at Battery Beach. The service was rather slow and the waitress confused some beverages. The food did not arrive simultaneously for all of us. Some of the dishes were not really good and my... More 

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Chattanooga, TN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely semi-open-air restaurant near the beach. We had the oatmeal, the vegetarian halloumi, the crumpets, and the (savory) French toast. Everything was very good.

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Thank Time2Leave
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The food is superb. We all opted for curries, the Durban curry and butter chicken. Well presented, complete with poppadom and nan together with a side salad. Delicious and well portioned. Service was excellent, Phindile looked after us exceptionally well being attentive and non-intrusive. The relaxed ambience was welcome after a long day. All round, this was a good find... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A family member was staying at Belaire Suites so we came for breakfast. A really great breakfast which we all declared amazing. So we came back the next day for brunch which was equally good. The staff are all friendly and nothing is too much effort. Service is a little slow but the food is worth it!!

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Thank Lesmarie W
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was really amazing and the service was awesome. I recommend this to anyone. Also, a great place to take clients for lunch and have a meeting. I really enjoyed the vibe. You do need to book as they get full

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Thank Jackie S
Nuremberg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Only went for breakfast before but this time one late afternoon and it was absolutely worth it. Had a sundowner platter which is certainly very mediterranean and middle east like food, very tasty ! Service was outstanding and the cafe still appears "cult".

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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We ate here when we stayed at Belaire Suites and were never disappointed with the food. The staff are friendly and helpfull.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Snell Parade | 151 Snell Parade, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 332 4485
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?