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Thyme Square Coffee & Gift Shop

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McKenzie St | John Dory Building, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
+27 35 590 1692
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Durban, South Africa
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195 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have been coming to ST Lucia for 22 years on holiday. Today I found a hidden gem tucked away under the retail log cabins in town. I could not believe I've never been there before. It's a coffee shop with concrete tables and chairs or comfy chairs to lounge in. I was blown away by the entire family experience.... More 

Thank beverley m
Chilliwack, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an absolutely excellent little gem.Everything is a specially picked to make your time special.......the teapot....cutlery....menu...seating.......atmosphere etc.A Real treat.

Thank Kobieshalom
Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will find something for everyone whether you want cake or something sweet or a substantial meal, everything prepared with care. Staff are friendly and helpful and décor suits the name. Lovey place to stop and stay a while in St Lucia.

Thank NSey78
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little gem. Coffee and cake was so good. A definite stop while u are in the area. It's a bit hidden from the road it is right under the surf shop. Friendly service and reasonable pricing. Ideal for the local sa tourist!

Thank 922staceyc
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We nipped in for a quick cup of coffee and were pleasantly surprised at the comfortable and unusual surroundings. An excellent cup of coffee and then we were off on a boat trip.

Thank Antony B
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A pleasant cafe in St Lucia with a courtyard for outdoor sitting, the best we found in town. We visited both for lunch and an afternoon coffee. Food was all freshly prepared and tasty. Coffee is good, as are the milkshakes. They have a small selection of freshly baked cakes. The only negative was the scones which really are very... More 

Thank GoLiveYoung
Whalley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Had a quick snack in here one lunch time, which made a nice change from bigger places. Down side is they do not sell beer, but do a nice cup of tea.

Thank Mike B
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We went for a coffee and snack and left very underwhelmed. They try very hard to be quaint but the waffle was very thin and a single small scone was overwhelmed by the jam and cream supplied. On the plus side my toated sandwich was very good.

Thank Phil_UK57
St Lucia, South Africa
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

If you looking for that extra touch...Thyme Square is a Coffee or light meal stop you don't want to miss. Relaxing atmosphere with great service. A place many locals' love visiting. As a keen traveler, I love to look for places locals frequent...it just says something about the place too

Thank 425Shaz
Nuth, The Netherlands
1 review
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Cosy lunch room with great food, nice atmosphere and friendly staff! Very affordable. I recommend the delicious cakes and cupcakes. Especially the red velvet cake!!

Thank MillievNillie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $10
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: McKenzie St | John Dory Building, St Lucia 3936, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  St Lucia
  • Phone Number: +27 35 590 1692

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