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Cafe Jiran

) #45 of 524 Restaurants in Durban ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
151 Snell Parade | 151 Snell Parade, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 332 4485
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pork neck” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (19 reviews)
“lasagna” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
151 Snell Parade | 151 Snell Parade, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviews (279)
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One Friday night we were looking for somewhere for a quick dinner when I said to my wife let us give Café Jiran another chance as we had been disappointed twice before. We went in and found ourselves a seat, received the menus which lacked...More

Thank russella985
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here a few times now, food & service is good, nice vibe and nice terrace. Good value all round.

Thank AfColl
Reviewed 16 May 2017

The streets nearby all blocked off for a cycle race - getting close to anywhere for a late breakfast was impossible until we remembered Jiran. Although sitting outside can be a bit busy with guests leaving the suites upstairs/cyclists popping in for coffee and the...More

Thank melodygordon
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Often visit here on business trip. Interesting menu and good location to watch the passing show or have a casual business meeting. Food is well prepared and priced and service good. Good place to visit on our own or with company. Enjoy siting on sidewalk...More

Thank CgStell
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Staff/Waiters should be better trained in such an internationally rated establishment with above average pricelists. good selection of coffee and very tasty chocolate cakes.

Thank Dezy49
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My first visit to Jiran will definitely not be my last. The service was excellent. Perfect ambiance and delicious coffee.

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

At the quiet end of the Durban beachfront, Food and coffee was great, could not fault it or the service, Look out for the occasional monkey, that comes along looking for treat, when the guard turns his back.

Thank Marcus H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

The quality of coffee served was superb! The waitress was very friendly and helpful. Only let down was that there was only a very small range of cakes to go with the coffee.

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were staying at hotel Blue Waters and this one is quite close and we often visit to have our lunch here. The restaurant is not that big but is clean, comfortable, with friendly and smiling girls. They serve A La Carte dishes and take...More

Thank Dr_Saiful_67
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My husband and I felt like a lovely curry sandwich which they offered and just got big pieces of fat went again and ordered the same but a week lately to received the same toasted sandwich with nothing but fat curry pieces all I can...More

1  Thank carol b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
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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