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Surf Riders Food Shack

17 Erskine Terrace, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 62 747 7037
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (23 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 17:00 Hours
Bar, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
17 Erskine Terrace, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Durban for the creative coffee week. Surf Riders looked like the best restaurant on the strip. We were right. Good food and attentive waiters.

Thank EsterB646
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just great vibe, great food, drinks. I was avoiding to come, but it’s acctually very worth a visit. Great detox juice too! I got the apple and ginger one, delicious! And the POKE simply wonderful. Want another one hahahha but just ordered a milkshake.

Thank Marina V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently I had some business colleagues from out of town in Durban to conduct some business. We had some time to kill and it was lunchtime so I suggested that we go to Surf Riders. Everyone was amazed by the wonderful food and service we...More

Thank HowardM1159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great breakfast, brunch, lunch place. Durban is a tropical paradise and as such it’s almost always great beach weather. We love the ambience, the vibe, the views and the menu is awesome. Our favorites? The milkshakes - salted caramel. The pizzas -...More

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of friends with children met for brunch - very casual dining experience but great food and good service, the restaurant is on the beach side in Durban and offers the best of outdoor and indoor dining.

Thank therowells
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a birthday breakfast here on Sunday. Oh wow, portions are tiny...and pricey for the amount you get. All four of us left hungrier and poorer. Really disappointing.

Thank wendyb4146
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service fr our waiter, but the food was not up tot he usual high standard we expect from this establishment. The calamari was thickly coated in panko crumbs and they completely drowned out and over powered the actual calamari. The shredded seaweed over the...More

Thank DaneSalmon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great burgers, atmosphere and service!! Staff was great with our kids and the ice cream made the visit even better!

Thank Edwin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat a great burgers and healthy granola. Located in front of the beach. The service is 5 stars. Quick and smooth. Very consistent from the two days we visit, good expresso. Dog friendly. Simple and good. Congrats to the staff.

Thank Artur C
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

With a view of the sea and Durbans magnificent promenade in front of you, you would think it could get not much better. But it does. Excellent food, coupled with energetic, friendly and attentive service, makes the start to your day, a whole lot better...More

Thank AntWillow
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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, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 62 747 7037
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