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Clearwater Cafe & Trails

595 Clearwater Farm, D, Port Edward 4295, South Africa
+27 83 549 6710
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast” (4 reviews)
“pecan pie” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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595 Clearwater Farm, D, Port Edward 4295, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the best pecan pie in the world and lovely service , the view is unbelievable, lovely trails, I will be back for the cappuccino and to try other stuff on the menu

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were warmly received by our hosts and were given a delicious tea. Great walk to the Umtunvuma Gorge look out point

2  Thank janebohler
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We went there yesterday for lunch and to view the gorge. I was very impressed with this little restaurant. We had salads and the apple crumble with ice cream. The food was delicious and well prepared,and the staff are ultra friendly and helpful. The view...More

Thank Munchkin8
natalie a, Manager at Clearwater Cafe & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi there! Thank you for the encouraging review! And you have read our minds. We plan to do an upgrade on our establishment through the months of May/June/July. it is about time :) We will keep our visitors posted on this matter. Happy travels, Natalie

Reviewed 20 March 2017

After mountain biking for a couple of hours on their wonderful trails, we had lunch at the restaurant! The whole experience was wonderful. The views are stunning. Got to see some wonderful bird life. Even saw Baboon and duiker. The vegetable curry was sublime! Really...More

Thank helenferrie2017
natalie a, Manager at Clearwater Cafe & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to rate our establishment. We are really glad you enjoyed the trails and sampled our fare too - the whole package. We are truly privileged to be situated in this unique natural area. Best regards Natalie

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The best place to have breakfast on sundays. They have banana and bacon toast which worth a try. After breakfast you can have a walk, the view from there is amazing!

Thank Dora L
natalie a, Manager at Clearwater Cafe & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi there! We really glad you enjoyed your visit! See you soon! Kind regards Natalie

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went late afternoon and service was wonderful and friendly. A lovely place to relax and enjoy nature. .

Thank jnarsai
natalie a, Owner at Clearwater Cafe & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Hi there! Thank you for coming to enjoy our space. We really enjoy meeting new faces and making friends. :)

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We have a place in Port Edward and we always go here first stop for breakfast and a walk to the lookout deck. The MTB trails are really well marked out and very well kept! Don't go to this area without going to this hidden...More

Thank Quintin D
natalie a, Owner at Clearwater Cafe & Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2017

Hi there Quintin D, thank you for the encouraging review! This is the year to continue to find service excellence. See you next time. Kind regards Natalie

Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

The trails are well maintained and the views of the gorge are breathtaking! We only went for a trail run, but just a heads up for the mountain bikers: the black trails seem to only be intermediate difficulty so don't be shy to give it...More

1  Thank LourensSteyl
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is out in the country with bike trails, the view from the restaurant is beautiful. The food are good with good coffee and play area for kids

Thank corrieelnal
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Wonderful experience having lunch while overlooking the breath taking umtumvuma gorge. Soup of the day was a "Tuscan Tomato Soup", served with a fresh roll, which I thoroughly enjoyed. Hubby had the beef burger and raved for days about the patty! Service was friendly and...More

Thank Helena5731969
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Clearwater Farm, D, Port Edward 4295, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Port Edward
  • Phone Number: +27 83 549 6710
  • E-mail
An opportunity to dine alfesco with a panoramic view of the Umtamvuna River Gorge. A family- friendly establishment that offers breakfasts, lunches and teas in a relaxed atmosphere. The cafe is an addition to the ever-popular mountain biking trail network. Inside the cafe boasts an array of local fine art and anitques available for purchase.
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