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Zest Cafe

The Courtyard 48 Van Der Riet Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
+27 46 624 5783
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
6 May 2018
“Personal Service”
14 Feb 2018
“Hidden gem...”
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, Vegan Options
The Courtyard 48 Van Der Riet Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

One of our all-time favourite places for snacks and a drink! Liefie goee above and beyond and if you want something not on the current menu, no problem! Great ambience! Lovetbis place!

Thank jeanca2016
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Tucked away in a small courtyard this is a casual dining experience, almost feels Mediterranean..... attentive service from the friendly owner. A nice little chill out place with plenty of shade.

Thank Celtic-Wanderer
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely, chilled place that serves an awesome rosti! Service is rather slow but the owner is so friendly it makes up for it. The food is freshly prepared too so that is also a bonus

Thank Pawpaw2000
Reviewed 27 November 2017

i love vising this place over and over again as the atmosphere is very bright and relaxing. love their cheesecake and other bakes. the staff is very friendly and service is quick.

Thank garycootzee
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Zest has amazing, real food with a lovely welcoming atmosphere. This became one of our favourite spots to relax and be surprised with something seasonal, fresh and delicious

Thank Discover697554
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were looking for a coffee and a light lunch.and spotted this secluded little courtyard with a table under the shade of a gorgeous bouganvillia. (can't spell it!) Service was first class and very friendly. Couldn't rave about the food - but it was tasty...More

Thank Barrie T
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We just loved our breakfast at Zest. It was plated in such a creative way and the ingredients were fresh and so appetizing. The chef is very helpful in suggesting and creating and perfect individual meal just for you!

Thank delta4x4
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We received a warm and friendly welcome as soon as we entered through the narrow passage to this hidden gem. Quite the contrast to the wet and cold day out in Port Alfred. Not really sure what we wanted for lunch, we went with Liandré's...More

Thank JL Hospitality C
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Love this place the pizzas are to die for them with craft beer is the best way to spend a lazy day with friends in town

Thank jong656
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Nice terrace with friendly but slow staff. Food is nice though portions of pizzas are small. Milktart was the highlight of the meal.

Thank Guide559022
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Courtyard 48 Van Der Riet Street, Port Alfred 6170, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Alfred
  • Phone Number: +27 46 624 5783
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