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Surf Riders Food Shack

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17 Erskine Terrace, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 71 376 8684
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“burgers” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Erskine Terrace, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must do if visiting the beach front area. Staff are friendly and the food is great. Specialties are their cocktails some of which are very different and the ice cream options are varied and the portions and taste is 100% value for money. Highly...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great vibe, amazing coffee and you can’t beat the view! Really great to see durban has a restaurant that shows off one of the city’s strengths our beach just seems to look even more incredible from a table at Surf riders, especially when you have...More

Thank travisb680
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dining experience at Surf Riders today. The service was great- warm and efficient waitress. Seated immediately, meals arrived soon after placing the order. The nachos are just delicious. Tender grilled chicken pieces with cheese sauce and melted cheese over proper nachos. Jalapeño...More

Thank LurveGoodFood
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

🌴With magnificent ocean views and lots of passer-by eye candy this on trend island style restaurant with its hip menu including delicious vegan options such as the sweet potato chips is not to be missed. The Teriyaki Pacific rim chicken was delicious, but it was...More

Thank Amanvari
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

It was the first time to Surf Riders, would definitely recommend it. The restaurant is situated by Addington Beach and you are right on the beach prommenade. Parking wasn't a problem. We had a table of 13 people and the waiter handled it with ease....More

Thank Paula H
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I have been told that I am hard to be pleased, I agree fully. I believe that if you are a service provider you must live up to a standard that will produce loyal customers. The only way to mould first time customer to regular...More

Thank MKritzinger
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Surf Riders is a great spot for breakfast after an exhausting but fun surf! We went there several times in 2016 after a surf whilst working at Addington Hospital. They are quick, the food is delicious - try the Bacon Benedict! - and the staff...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I have frequented this restaurant many times because of the varied food and great location. My last visit on Sunday 5th November with my wife was somewhat disappointing. Service to get a table was great and we were very quickly seated outside under an umbrella...More

Thank 297Philip
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Recently ordered a Margarita Pizza and Sweet Potato Fries to go. Its a rather chilly drizzly day in Durban and nothing better than something warm and comforting to eat. My first time to eat from here and the sweet potato fries were deliciously prepared especially...More

Thank TinkyB10
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for great, simple, real food; situated right on the beach. Loved it! Staff were awesome!

Thank Cathrine J
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Erskine Terrace, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 71 376 8684
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