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All 3 Underberg Restaurants

The Grind Cafe

Shop 20, Trout Walk Centre | 12 Sani Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
+27 33 701 1571
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Ranked #3 of 3 Restaurants in Underberg
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta, Family Fare, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Singapore
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Might be the first Singaporean around here. So this place deserves a mighty review. I stumbled onto the Thursday special - thin crusted pizza for like R30? That's way too epic. They do pretty good coffee too. And comes with free WiFi too. Highly recommend this place for any international foreigner enroute to the Sani Pass.

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south africa
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Had lunch there after the Sani Stagger. The food was good fare for what I expected; the equivalent of fast food chain. The seating area is very large and impersonal, definitely no ambiance, but then again I was not expecting it either. Although I initially associated it with a coffee shop, the machine was broken and none was available. Would... More 

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Wade279, Owner at The Grind Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We really appreciate it. I would like to apologise for the fact that you were unable to have a coffee, as our coffee really is the best (I think) in town. Unfortunately the water supply to Underberg had been interrupted for the day and only came back on after 2pm.... More 

Sandton, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food is delicious. I had the mushroom burger which was packed with flavour in every bite, including the bun which is toasted to perfection. Dessert was the home-made strawberry cheesecake which was sublime. Excellent service was just the cherry on top.

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Wade279, Owner at The Grind Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for you great review! We really appreciate it. Our home-made burger patties are a favourite and we are happy that you enjoyed yours. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Underberg. More 

Durban
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

If hungry and with lots of people or family , just go to the Grind. Excellent value for money. When in the berg, one of my places for a good pizza.

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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Food is priced higher than average, portions are small and tasteless, waiters also walked past us many times and didn't pay much attention to us, Pizza was watery and was stuck to the bottom of the take away box.

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Wade S, Owner at The Grind Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I must, however, object, with respect, to your comments. I'm not sure what average you are comparing us to, but compared to the other restaurants in the area we are very competitively priced and our portions are quite generous. If you are comparing us to KFC or Nando's, then, yes,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

The first and second time I visited The Grind Café 15 months ago, at the previous premises just down the road, I had a great experience with friendly, efficient staff and tasty food. I visited them today at the new premises and firstly I noticed a lacking atmosphere. The new floor space is huge and looks barren in a way,... More 

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Wade S, Owner at The Grind Cafe, responded to this review

My sincere apologies for your bad experience at The Grind Cafè. The waitron who served you had only been hired a few days previously and clearly had not learned the menu and perhaps has not had adequate training. I agree with you that the tramezzini did look terrible and unappetising and it, along with the breakfast, was certainly not anywhere... More 

Hermanus, South Africa
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We have been regulars at The Grind Cafe over the years and have always enjoyed their 'Duma' pizzas and home made Canneloni as well as Illy coffee - the best in town! However we were totally bowled over when Lucas, a waiter who has been with the Grind all through various owners and changes, insisted on paying for our last... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Fantastic food experience. Spanish Fiesta, Trout Fish (too bony though), Tramizini (brilliant) and open faced sandwich. Its a pity that they didnt offer pizzas at 11am. Hazelnut Latte is a must try. Space for kids to play.

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Durban, South Africa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I noticed that everybody who had visited Underberg had been for lunch at Grind Cafe' so we had to go. I enjoyed a lovely pizza and super-cold draught beer. Warm atmosphere inside or tables outside in the shade or sun. Well worth a visit.

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Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stopped for quick lunch on way to Drak Gardens. Was fine. Service good, food satisfactory. Coffee was amazing! Would return just for the coffee!

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Additional Information about The Grind Cafe

Address: Shop 20, Trout Walk Centre | 12 Sani Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 33 701 1571
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Underberg
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Monday 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Friday 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Saturday 5:15 am - 9:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Pizza & Pasta, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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