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Cafe Jiran

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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, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Was informed that only cakes and coffee/tea offerings in future. Nonetheless there is a very decent offering of cakes and few other sweet items. I was personally very disappointed as wished to have the previous menu items - a hearty breakfast- see other peoples photos....More

3  Thank nishal p
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Belaire suites so passed this establishment daily. Only had time to get coffee. There is a selection of blends and single origins to choose from. On recommendation of a waiter i chose the house blend of Jiran and a single origin from...More

Thank Ravi N
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We've visited this restaurant for years and always had the best food on offer along the beachfront. That makes the new policy where only drinks and cake are served in the morning ridiculous. I may sound biased but even the staff believe that it's an...More

3  Thank DavidC20122
Reviewed 13 December 2016

My friends and I chose to have lunch at Cafe Jiran on 5 Dec 2016. The waitress firstly, had poor knowledge of menu. When she was asked if the veg lasagne had a nice thick layer of sauce and cheese (like a typical lasagna), the...More

4  Thank lenorasamuel
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The coffee is always good. Service in the morning and evening is good hut a but slack during the day

Thank WayneT1502
Reviewed 24 November 2016

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...More

3  Thank shamj75
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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...More

Thank howzitg
Reviewed 12 November 2016 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.

Thank michellesky001
Reviewed 6 November 2016 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...More

2  Thank stdf62
Reviewed 4 November 2016 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.

Thank Time2Leave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
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, 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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