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The Food Fundi Restaurant

RR - RRRCafe, , Healthy
5-7 Sitrus Crescent | Shop 16 Pick n Pay Centre, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
+27 13 755 1091
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoothie” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
5-7 Sitrus Crescent | Shop 16 Pick n Pay Centre, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped by again during our clinic visit to grab a cup of coffee and a muffin while waiting for our appointment. I am glad Food Fundi decided to open this place because it is really practical to have this little cafe. Young people who...More

Thank SunnyW358
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day SunnyW358 We are delighted to hear that our vibrant team at The Food Fundi Express looked after you so well and yes they are a great bunch! Thank you for popping in for the quick coffee and muffin and also for taking the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say that the Coffee has always been great, and I'll be sad to cut this out of my "have to visit" spots. However I have now been here on three desperate occasions and I have left thinking "maybe next time they will get...More

Thank goastguests
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day goastguests. We apologize for your bad experience. We will speak to the relevant parties involved and rectify this. We agree with you that it's totally unacceptable to send back food from the kitchen that a customer is not happy with, without correcting the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about the good coffee served at Food Fundi and popped by for a take-away. Great coffee and friendly staff. Nice-looking, modern restaurant too and will be back for a proper meal soon!More

Thank ErnstGouws
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there ErnstGouws! Thanks for popping by and for taking the time to write the review, much appreciated. You got off to a good start with the take away and we are looking forward to hosting you for that sit down meal! Have a chat...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the menu and ordered a lamb pot pie and an old-style burger. The pot pie was such a let-down - the contents under the sheet of pastry were watery and not really seasoned. The pastry on top arrived almost black, and it looked...More

Thank Tinisa
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Tinisa. Thank you for the rating. We appreciate your feedback. Thanks for pointing out some issues that need our attention, and also what you enjoyed. We will look into this. Thank you for choosing to have a meal with us and we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Food fundi and come often for breakfast. My absolute fav is the Eggs benedict, and unfortunately this one was below average. The hollandaise was stiff (not creamy) and there were literally three rocket leaves that were yellow...it really was sub par and...More

Thank Nix_Mpt
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there Nix_Mpt. Thank you for the feedback. We would love for you to come back and try some of the other options, but we would also want to rectify what went wrong with your order. Sub par is not good enough we agree. We...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Food is absolutely delicious and there is a huge variety which should please anyone but it is a little over priced.More

Thank nicolaalexandras
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us nicolaalexandras. Glad you enjoyed your meal(s). The balance between value for money and delicious, fresh food is something we are continuously aware off. It's sometimes a difficult juggle... We hope to see you again though. We...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

A combination of chill and thrill, exciting ingredients and flavors, I highly recommend The Food Fundi... the Staff @ Food Fundi Express at the day Hospital are great, Thank you Abenigo for always making me feel like the only customer at food fundi. great food,...More

Thank baumgart126za
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

So thrilled that you were (are) looked after baumgart126za! We will pass on the message to Abenigo, thanks so much! See you again.

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Had to come and try this little cafe. Have been reading raving reviews about this establishment. Did not start to well when table next to me was complaining about dry chicken, but wanted to see for myself. Glad I did So ordered a trio of...More

Thank swazijumbo
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

We are also glad that you pressed through and that you enjoyed our sliders, swazijumbo :-) Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Hands down, the best coffee shop/restaurant in Mpumalanga. Not top 500 in SA for nothing. Highly recommended! Atmosphere, coffee and everything on the menu is perfect!

Thank Matthew U
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Good day Matthew U, some nice pics you shared! Thank you so much for the great review. Food is our passion and happy customers just fuel that passion. Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Consistently delicious, healthy and fresh food. I love their option that allows you to choose a topping that you have served with either a salad, open sandwich, bowl salad or wrap. Everyone can find something to eat that they will love.

Thank Sarah K
Juan_VH16, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you so much for your review Sarah K. We are glad that you "constantly" enjoy our food and also for confirming that healthy, fresh and delicious can be mentioned in the same sentence. Hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Sitrus Crescent | Shop 16 Pick n Pay Centre, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 13 755 1091
  • E-mail
Description
Conveniently found just off the N4 en route to the Kruger National Park and all of Mpumalanga's major tourist centres, The Food Fundi Coffee Cafe is a welcome haven in the heart of Nelspruit's bustling CBD. With the sound of fresh espresso beans being ground, the comforting scent of baking bread, and fragrant home made preserves and chutneys bubbling away in the kitchen, it's the perfect venue for your lunchtime business meeting (with free wireless Internet), or for breakfast smoothies and fluffy omelettes with friends after gym. At The Food Fundi, it's all about mouth-watering flavour, value for money, gourmet daytime meals, and all-day breakfasts.
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