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African Roots Coffee

6 Lagoon Drive | The Pearls, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 87 941 4591
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary, Fusion, African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
6 Lagoon Drive | The Pearls, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! Breakfast was divine and the blend of the day made my heart sing. 10/10 in my books

Thank W9896ZJkellyg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect place to chill and a have a cup of the finest. The croissants are amazing. A mudt for any traveller.

Thank Pooven C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places to grab a cup of coffee and a bite to eat in Umhlanga. I am pretty simple when it comes to coffee and normally have an Americano. I love the fact you can choose which single origin bean...More

Thank Afogleman
Reviewed 3 July 2018

African Roots Coffee has a variety of roosted coffees to choose from. Friendly staff explains the different varieties. You can choose from a variety of small snacks.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

When a business is run with heart & soul it shows in the experience. From great coffee, cool staff & passionate owner to modern decor, good food & convenient location - this is a charming little spot.

Thank Erica K
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Best kept secret on the Lagoon Drive side of The Pearls centre. Unbelievable coffee, great milkshakes (try the cocoa flavour for something different!) and wonderful fresh cakes. Friendly and efficient service. Can't wait to return to try their breakfasts!

Thank ZA_world
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Lovely coffee shop. It is always a reliable option if you want a good cup of coffee and a light meal or breakfast.

Thank Alcino P
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

There are only a handful of really establishments in the Durban Area that consistently produce great coffee. African Roots is one. After about my 10th visit the rating remains the best. Really great freshly baked Carrot Cake as well.

Thank 297Philip
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

What an awesome coffee shop - great vibe with the best coffee in town. True to African origin coffee. Recommend the Ethiopia coffee any day.

Thank George T
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Excellent place for a quick lunch or coffee. Quaint and comfortable! The service was terrific with the staff being very friendly. Would definitely visit again

Thank Yolaine d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lagoon Drive | The Pearls, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 87 941 4591
  • E-mail
Description
Speciality coffee shop serving fine African origin Arabica coffees and artisanal, light meals. Breakfast includes banting - friendly, health Granola, freshly baked, imported French croissants and eggs Benedict - style. Lunch includes Danish - style open sandwiches on locally baked artisanal bread, individual roasted vegetable, bacon or salmon quiches and salads. Locally baked cakes are available to have with our fine coffees and speciality teas.
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