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The Grind Cafe

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Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pasta
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Shop 20, Trout Walk Centre | 12 Sani Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
+27 33 701 1571
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Grind Cafe is a spacious, family restaurant, serving Illy coffee (for...
The Grind Cafe is a spacious, family restaurant, serving Illy coffee (for the greatest cappuccino), wood burning oven baked pizzas, home-made pastas & burgers, steaks, salads & light meals. With free Wifi for customers and an in-store DVD rental shop.
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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always good for an impromptu meal and very popular with children

The only place in Underberg with a genuine pizza oven and a menu that encourages you to build your own pizza. Occasionally there is a special, always Italian, paying tribute to the fact that the owners lived in Italy and that the lady of the house is of Italian ancestry. A good place to catch up on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Underberg, South Africa
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  • Families with children
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English first
Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stopped in here by chance and how lucky we were! Our waiter was really good and made the best coffee ever. The Pizzas were fantastic and my steak was cooked to perfection!!

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Underberg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The only place in Underberg with a genuine pizza oven and a menu that encourages you to build your own pizza. Occasionally there is a special, always Italian, paying tribute to the fact that the owners lived in Italy and that the lady of the house is of Italian ancestry. A good place to catch up on local news, rent... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The "Meat Lovers" pizza at Grind Café in Underberg is a must have when you are in this neck of the woods. It was well layered and super tasty at ZAR 110. The café has moved since I was last here into bigger spacious and more trendy premises. #southafrica #roadtrip #underberg #grindcafe

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Underberg, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

As a local, The Grind is our favourite restaurant to meet up with friends and have a delicious meal (often pizza) and just enjoy the fun atmosphere. Our office is a proud supporter of the coffees with the Chai Latte being our favourite :) Weldone Wade, you have certainly done a wonderful job. I think the locals would agree

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Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was our second time around, took foreign visitors for breakfast. Cold cappuccino cold breakfast atmosphere still non existing, waiter staff friendly and efficient. The place definitely needs a manager, will not return back rather give other places a chance.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Waited for 15min outside. Gad to go in to be noticed. Service was good, burgers ok. Just tge wait unbecessary.

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Pretoria
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The owners have conflicting ideas of what they want the restaurant to be. One sees it as a quaint pub with funny slogans and paraphernalia. The other sees it as a typical sixties diner with classy furniture and lights. The result is a mixture of clashing decor. In addition, the furniture and fixtures are not cleaned regularly. Given that the... More 

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Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

a lovely little coffee shop/cafe with a reasonably priced diverse menu and lovely food for those trips into town to shop or passers by checking the scene out n wanting something to eat/drink.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This restaurant is a great find in Underberg. We stopped in for dinner the night before sani2c for pizza and wine and it was a welcomed surprise. The staff are very accommodating and the food was great. Definitely made the Sani experience worthwhile 😉😊

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Richmond, South Africa
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

While holidaying in the area, we stopped for a bite to eat and were really surprised at the delicious pizza!! A nice spacious eatery with comfortable seating options.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 20, Trout Walk Centre | 12 Sani Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Underberg
  • Phone Number: +27 33 701 1571

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Grind Cafe is a spacious, family restaurant, serving Illy coffee (for the greatest cappuccino), wood burning oven baked pizzas, home-made pastas & burgers, steaks, salads & light meals. With free Wifi for customers and an in-store DVD rental shop.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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