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Highland Coffee Roastery

Cnr Van Zyl and Market St East, Clarens 9707, South Africa
+27 58 256 1136
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“carrot cake” (7 reviews)
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Cnr Van Zyl and Market St East, Clarens 9707, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We cannot get enough of the yummy coffees served at Highland Coffee Roastery. Chris and his staff go out of their way to keep customers happy. We bought coffee to take home, it is not the same as drinking it there. The shop has a...More

Thank Photomary
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had coffee here a couple of times over three days - best in town. Nice location on the corner of the town square - sit inside or outside to peruse the passing parade ...

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish to register a complaint. Up until drinking your simply superb brew, I was perfectly content with my home ground Blue Mountain. But I’m afraid that I now find great dissatisfaction with the coffee I make at home. Now, every morning I find myself...More

Thank katykoo H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute little coffee shop with great coffee! The BonBon was very good, and the filter coffee was really great quality.

Thank Marlize V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something about home roasted coffee beans and a well brewed cup of coffee makes any place worthwhile in my opinion. Highland does this perfectly. Having had a very average coffee at a breakfast spot in town, I had to stop at Highland Coffee for a...More

Thank Kendall_Law
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a breakfast coffee and we were served great coffee. It is a funky small spot with lovely views.

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tried to get a seat in a mostly empty restaurant but after walking around with waiters just standing around, I asked to speak to the manager and he was not worried about customers walking out without being served.More

Thank Maverick6401
Chris P, Owner at Highland Coffee Roastery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Maverick. Looks like you reviewed the wrong place. We are not a restaurant, and seating is casual. It's not clear what actually happened to you, but you definitely would not have been ignored at Highland Coffee. The Baristas can see the whole shop from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy good coffee and you are in the Clarens area you must go to Highland coffee.Excellent coffee and friendly service

Thank MariPietermaritzburg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In search of some decent coffee early this morning, I stumbled upon Highland Coffee Roastery and could not have been more impressed with their options: Creme Brûlée, Tiramisu, Chocolate Cookie, Toffee Nut, Caramel, Amaretto/Almond, Hazelnut, Macadamia, Gingerbread, Cinnamon, Vanilla.. The list goes on. In the...More

Thank LaurasWorldza
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of getting what most say is the best coffee in South Africa. And surely I was not disappointed. Have never had a better latte and got offered a piece of carrot cake. Divine.

Thank Mariolyn D
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Van Zyl and Market St East, Clarens 9707, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Clarens
  • Phone Number: +27 58 256 1136
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Highland Coffee Roastery is in the beautiful mountain resort town of Clarens in the Eastern Free State, South Africa. We are a micro-roastery, and take great care and pride in roasting our 100% Arabica coffees to perfection in small batches.Our roastery, shop and espresso bar is in the Maluti Highlands Centre, where you can sit and relax with a cup of freshly roasted, freshly ground and perfectly prepared coffee and enjoy the beautiful view of Mount Horeb.
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