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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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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
6 Lagoon Drive | The Pearls, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

This a great find, the coffee is amazing, the staff are extremely friendly and customers are all happy. I found this treasure, and i cant keep it a secret anymore! Try it, you will not be disappointed!

Thank Mayur K
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

So good that we went for lunch and delicious coffee 2 days in a row. Love the butternut & avo wrap!!!

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We are coffee lovers and quite specific on how we like our coffee. We recently stumbled across this coffee shop when visiting Umhlanga, we are lovers of Ugandan coffee and they serve it just perfect. The breakfast was also great and not too much trouble...More

Thank dales-10
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Quaint coffee shop next to the ocean serving really delicious coffee . You can sit down or grab and go !

Thank shokara
Reviewed 2 August 2018 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 27 July 2018 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 21 July 2018

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 EricaK1069
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
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
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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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