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Caffe Java

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Shop 54-56, South Beach Road | Kensington Boulevard, Umdloti, South Africa
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6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lunch Time Meeting

I go to Java for meetings quite regularly and popped in for a lunch the other day with a client and we shared the best pizza I have had in a long time. It was full of flavour and plenty of topping. I can't tell you how tasty it was. One of my better all time pizza's...Thank you Java..

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Nev2015
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Durban, South Africa
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I go to Java for meetings quite regularly and popped in for a lunch the other day with a client and we shared the best pizza I have had in a long time. It was full of flavour and plenty of topping. I can't tell you how tasty it was. One of my better all time pizza's...Thank you Java..

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

During our latest 3 week visit to South Africa and staying in Umdloti we frequently ate breakfast at Java and realised quickly that on a Saturday you need to be there for 7am to get a good seat as it is so popular with locals but is also the only place in Umdloti that you can have breakfast/coffee as we... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Java is so popular with the locals that it can be difficult to get a table for breakfast on weekends.This says a lot about the place. The food is excellent and so is the service. You can go there and hang out with friends for coffee or sit and have breakfast or lunch. It is usually a buzz of activity.... More 

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Pretoria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

During our recent visit to Umdloti, my wife and I went for early morning strolls along the beach front. It is great to have a coffee shop open so early in the morning! And best of all - they allow dogs in the restaurant. Probably the reason why my wife wanted to have coffee there every other morning. Lot of... More 

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Neumunster, Germany
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106 reviews 106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We have been there twice now, once for breakfast and once for a quick lunch and on both occasions it was a very nice place to eat and see the ocean. The coffee is also excellent and it is worth a visit just for the scenery and coffee.

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Durban, South Africa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I met friends here for what I thought was going to be a quick meeting as we were all pressed for time, sadly Caffe Java's idea of time was very different to mine and service was very slow with a waiter appearing after dropping off menu's only after we had to go to the counter to request our order be... More 

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Kinallen.N.Ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We called in for lunch and ordered mushroom soup, yuck! just thick cream and sliced mushrooms, the salad wasn't any better. Nice staff but tired décor, I will give this place a miss next time I am in town

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Klerksdorp, North-West, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We often go to eat here whilst on holiday in the North Coast. The menu has a wide variety of drinks and food to choose from, and we have never ordered anything that was not delicious. The food is also priced very good and very good value for money.

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Hilton, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

great view but service is so slow and sometimes can be a hassle if in a hurry. decent coffee and quiet during the week. weekends are very busy

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Visited twice, once for coffee and once for lunch. All good. free Wifi service available - overlooking the sea.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 54-56, South Beach Road | Kensington Boulevard, Umdloti, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umdloti

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?