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“Breakfast became lunch”
Review of Caffe Java

Caffe Java
Ranked #6 of 9 Restaurants in Umdloti
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Richards Bay, South Africa
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Breakfast became lunch”
Reviewed 21 March 2013 via mobile

Went to uShaka branch for breakfast. Menu and service was really good but our meals, drinks, desserts took ages to arrive. The manager was however kind enough to keep us updated, appeared to be problem in kitchen which was not elaborated on.

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Best option for breakfast or brunch in Umdloti Beach”
Reviewed 10 March 2013

About the only place in Umdloti Beach open on Sunday morning for breakfast/brunch.

Very good variety of food on menu to suit all palets. Some unusual and tastey items on the menu.

Clean, open-feel to restaurant area.

We ate in a group of 6 persons... not one of us was dissapointed with the brunch (including the speed-of-service/taste/presentation/etc.)

The venue is not open at night.

  • Visited March 2013
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Midrand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Don't come hungry”
Reviewed 14 February 2013

We were looking forward to a great breakfast. Excellent menu, friendly waitress. But an hour after we've ordered, we still didn't get any food and they could still not tell us how much longer to wait. And the managers response was 'it happens', no apologies. We left without eating, very hungry and disappointed. I won't be back.

  • Visited February 2013
    • Service
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London, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Average food, slow service”
Reviewed 17 December 2012

This cafe has a really good location overlooking the Indian Ocean but seems to rely on this. It is especially busy weekend mornings for breakfast so you would expect management to be able to cope with this. However our experience today was far from ideal. We waited an hour and ten minutes for our food to come. Admittedly the manager told us, after twenty minutes, that there was a slight delay in the kitchen, but the length of time was totally unacceptable and the cafe was not even full. There were many unhappy customers. The food is good but not so good as to make the wait worthwhile.

  • Visited December 2012
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Umdloti, South Africa
1 review
“great view”
Reviewed 30 August 2012

lovely little coffee shop with great views of the ocean from their deck. Excellent coffee and decent enough food.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Rory B
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