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Surf Riders Food Shack

17 Erskine Terrace | South-beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 62 747 7037
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“poke bowl” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 17:00 Hours
Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Erskine Terrace | South-beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in with my wife and friends for breakfast. On the beachfront all the other places were empty but Surf Riders was full. This is usually a good sign. Service was a little slow but the the breakfasts were really good even though a little...More

Thank J0hnC918
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Greeted with a smile from Cosmo who eagerly introduced himself as we were seated, as he handed us a plethora of menu options. Undecided on drinks we were offered tasters of the Craft beer on tap. Availability of wood fire pizzas, we ordered the Vegetarian...More

Thank Francko-Pie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had breakfasts and light lunches spread over more than 2 years. Service usually god but delayed on very busy sundays and holidays. Home made burgers are very tasty and thin Pizzas good for a quick pit-stop. Great views of surfing, life-saving competitions and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are really freindly and helpful. The menu had a great variety with healthy options and thigs like smoothies. the location is really good for beach access and is quiet, yet engaging with the buzz of the beach and promenade. The food was very...More

Thank Anton N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner JB and I went to Surf Riders Food Shack for breakfast whilst visiting Durban, his home town. This place already has a good reputation and the breakfast did not disappoint. We both had one of the eggs benedict options and a juice and...More

Thank thejunglebush
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go to South Beach without stopping in at Surfriders. They serve great Gin and Tonic, gourmet Milkshakes and the best Cafe food in Durban. Bring the pooches along to sample the doggy menus too. Everything they offer us fresh and brilliantly prepared and the...More

Thank Eltond240
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easily the best place to go in Durban for a meal. Excellent food, full of flavour, wonderful staff. We visit several times each holiday and it's always very good.

Thank GezaB23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic lunch of hotdogs and milk shakes, which were sumptuous. good service as well. all set in a great location,

Thank Scottkjs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pleasant experience. Little overpriced on some items. Waiters friendly. Clean inside and outside. However the restrooms was a little walk away

Thank himher2016
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Visited for a lunch, had fabulous food. Certainly well above average for a place that is on the promenade. Hot dogs, burgers with gourmet twist, well presented. Poke bowl was also sensational. Service is excellent as well. And then you are on the promenade so...More

Thank Billbobbird
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2017|
Response from Wga23 | Reviewed this property |
closes at 6pm
17 October 2016|
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Response from Bianca R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Usually egg related breakfasts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 18:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Erskine Terrace | South-beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 62 747 7037
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