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Arts Cafe

166 Bulwer Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 201 9969
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good54%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (2 reviews)
“easy meals” (2 reviews)
“relaxed vibe” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
166 Bulwer Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Consistent quality, great food and a wonderful ambience...this is our "go to" place for no reason at all but because we love it here. No pressure to leave, good unobtrusive service, friendly staff, this is what keeps us coming back. And oh...the best scones in...More

Thank ushanaidu
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Quiche was perfect. Atmosphere and staff were great. Loved being surrounded by the art. Hope to go back soon.

Thank Koo S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great crew running coffee shop. Always amazing exhibitions curated by Angela Shaw. Watch our for their monthly events.

Thank Athos1974
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

How refreshing to get a kids menu with a milkshake for R16! Good value for money with lots of options and a lovely play area outside for the little ones, and a stunning gallery and shop attached.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Venue nice. Don't order quiche. I ordered gets and spinach. And got something with butternut. Not recommended. Salad just leaves with 2 tiny tomatoes cut in half with garlic dressing. Chips were not tasty. Salad served with bacon and avo looked nice but more leaves...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great light easy meals combined with fabulous coffee make this a must visit in Durban. The outside seating is chilled and definitely much more sought after than the inside seating.

Thank Sheeda K
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great space to chill on a Saturday morning. Light easy meals on offer and great drinks too. I somehow seem to be hooked onto their Mezze platter with added halloumi. The service is awesome with happy smiling faces and people on the ball. There is...More

Thank delaine c
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

There is a very relaxed vibe at this venue. The service is friendly and chilled. There's a play area if you have children and a lady was doing sand art for the kiddies outside. The breakfast was good, prices are reasonable and loved the coffee!...More

Thank Michelle_Guy_100
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a basic café with a fast food menu including health options – seating is rustic and mostly outdoors on a shaded patio good for a casual breakfast or lunch or just a coffee break – great coffee by the way – the premises...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the service and the quality of the food. Most of all was the area ambience being in the old neighbourhood of Glenwood or Bulwar. Lovely old housing architecture. There is often very good art on display and a 2 level art gift shop.

Thank Linton R
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Bulwer Road | Glenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 201 9969
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