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Zaras Cafe

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Lifestyle Shopping Center, Ballito Drive | Shop 89, Ballito, South Africa
+27 32 586 3204
06:00 - 18:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 07:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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St Lucia, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Zara's makes the best croissants in Ballito I went twice to Zara's in 1 week and had them both times I was there! They were super flakey and moist. Will definitely go back.

Thank Teaqueen101
Ballito, South Africa
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52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the heart of the Lifestyle Centre, Ballito. Awesome Cafe, with a wide variety of savour and sweet dishes. Well priced and value for money. The establishment was full and busy, but, you as the customer felt as if you were the only person in the place, usually in busy eateries you just a table but not at Zaras.... More 

1 Thank Jeffthehangman
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love stopping here for lunch. Always cheerful and vibey. Interesting food that's light and healthy with flavours of Greece.

Thank Yadah K
Edenglen South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this place by accident on a Friday - couldnt believe how popular it was but after tasting one of Zara's famous homemade pies I am not surprised - absolutely delicious - and the service is great to - all the staff make you feel very welcome and special - you must try some of their homebaked goodies if... More 

Thank Andreap800
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for lunch. Good selection of savoury and desert dishes. The service is quick and friendly. We all enjoyed our meals. Will go there agian on our next visit to Ballito.

Thank Erwin M
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy to have breakfast there everyday! Delicious food and the cakes are to die for. Friendly and attentive service add to this great location for a cafe. Thank you.

Thank Roman W
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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166 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We recently had a meal here which was excellent. We initially arrived for coffee before we were heading to a nearby restaurant for a farewell lunch. The other place was full so we ended up staying. The staff were very happy to extend our table (we were seated inside) as an when our group all arrived. I could tell that... More 

Thank Larvan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Always excellent food and service. Owners are always present and it is why this is a pleasant experience. Good selection of delicious foods.

Thank Rex G
Zululand, South Africa
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Seldom do I ever re-review a restaurant but after my last visit many months ago where I was terribly disappointed and said as much in my review, I felt it was only fair to acknowledge a great improvement. Service has always been excellent, but it was their deteriorating food quality that I had complained about. We found ourselves there again... More 

Thank Gilly-bean0779
Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast with Mom and my girl. Love the fresh juice combo's and good food with excellent service under the observant eye of the owner. Have visited a few times and have never left disappointed.

Thank Gabriel F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lifestyle Shopping Center, Ballito Drive | Shop 89, Ballito, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 586 3204

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