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The Food Fundi

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Shop HG 13 ABSA square | Pick N Pay Centre, Shop 16, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
+27 13 755 1091
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife went there on a Saturday morning for breakfast after a long road trip. The cafe mocha was very good and creamy, the size of the cup was majestic, it was the best way to chase away the cold of our bodies. We chose the salmon dishes on the breakfast section of their menu. They looked and... More 

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Thank Aider T
MelPowell, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review! We love knowing when our food boosts a weary traveler! We hope you'll visit us again soon. More 

Bergville
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love meeting clients and friends there for a coffee and a slice of heavenly cheesecake! Staff is friendly and efficient. Ingredients are always fresh and food looks and tastes delicious. Love the décor. My daughters favourites are the chicken strips and brownies.

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Thank Ilse V
MelPowell, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us Ilse! We really appreciate your positive comments, and hope you'll continue to enjoy your Food Fundi experience. More 

Nelspruit, South Africa
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I love popping into The Food Fundi when I'm on the run.... the coffee is **amazing** (yes I am a coffeeholic), the food has a variety of healthy and cheat day options and the sweet treats are beyond decadent. My favorite stop, and there's always a friendly face to brighten up your day :)

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Thank Landi R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Always go to the one in the Nelmed centre. Excellent place if you are looking for something healthy and quick in nelspruit, the staff are great and you never wait long. A different menu to the usual food found in nelspruit. Try the peanut butter smoothie!

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Thank Jesse H
MelPowell, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review Jesse! Our staff at the Lowveld Hospital branch are very special. We hope you'll visit us again soon! More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Best cheesecake ever! Also excellent wraps. Perfect for lunch with friends. All good quality fresh ingredients. Owners obviously work hard and proud of their restaurant, as they should be, they can often be seen chatting to customers and clearing tables. Staff obviously treated well and happy to be there too

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Thank SAgirl1633
Nelspruit, South Africa
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This places continues to surprise me. Enjoyed a Valentine Day lunch. And we were very happy with what we got. Their combination of flavors is superb. I will come back soon.

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Thank tommyjav
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Service was quick, with some comfortable seating. The food was very tasty too. Close to all the shops, so you can pop in for a quick bite, after some "hard" shopping.

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Thank 402charmainem
MelPowell, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us Charmaine. We appreciate your feedback. Hope to see you again soon! Best wishes from The Food Fundi team More 

Nelspruit, South Africa
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Food Fundi has now moved to the Westpack Lifestyle Centre, opposite Crossings. Those familiar with Jason's fare will be sure to want to give the new store a visit, as it has all the culinary flair that made the old store so well known. Apart from being a great place to have a meeting and a cappuchino, it also... More 

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Thank Mark S
MelPowell, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us Mark, and we're really pleased you're a Fundi Fan! We hope to keep meeting your expectations. More 

Nottingham
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We were passing through on a drive up from JNB to Kruger. Powered through to here on basis of reviews and was pleasantly surprised - very high quality and some original food and drink ideas. It's so well branded and organised it feels a little bit like it could become a chain which is a bit of a shame for... More 

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Thank jezmhill
MelPowell, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review @jezmhill - we really appreciate your feedback. Our hope with The Food Fundi is to bring ethical, sustainable, and wholesome food to more people, so you're spot on with our brand goals! However, we are very conscious of losing our identity along the way. Safe travels, and enjoy our beautiful country! More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

A beautiful tranquil restaurant with amazing food! Hidden away gem in the Lowveld. Will definitely visit again.

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Thank Jaco B
MelPowell, Owner at The Food Fundi, responded to this review

Thank you so much Jaco! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Contemporary, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop HG 13 ABSA square | Pick N Pay Centre, Shop 16, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 13 755 1091
Description
Conveniently found just off the N4 en route to the Kruger National Park and all of Mpumalanga's major tourist centres, The Food Fundi Coffee Cafe is a welcome haven in the heart of Nelspruit's bustling CBD. With the sound of fresh espresso beans being ground, the comforting scent of baking bread, and fragrant home made preserves and chutneys bubbling away in the kitchen, it's the perfect venue for your lunchtime business meeting (with free wireless Internet), or for breakfast smoothies and fluffy omelettes with friends after gym.At The Food Fundi, it's all about mouth-watering flavour, value for money, gourmet daytime meals, and all-day breakfasts. The Food Fundi is owner-run and with qualified Prue Leith chefs at it's helm.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?