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Circus Circus Beach Cafe

Shop 1, Snell Parade | Bay of Plenty, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 337 7700
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“smoothie” (3 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 1, Snell Parade | Bay of Plenty, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to relax and chat with an icy cold beverage and gaze over the indian ocean. Greacraft beers on offer and full bar available. Food is good and well presented, service is better during the week than on crowded weekends when you quite possibly...More

Thank 252dobby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to Circus Circus on Durban's breachfront for ages and it remains my favourite place for either coffee, breakfast or lunch. Very nice food, great coffee and the venue can't be beaten. Get the loyalty card for money back on your spend and a...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to people watch and enjoy a great cappuccino, if visiting for breakfast, beware of the Lorraine omelette unless your preference is opposite to It could be my personal preference, but both my wife’s and my omelette arrived lacking in lightness of egg mixture;...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat waiting at the table for seven minutes until we called the manager to ask what was going on. (We timed the wait on the phone timer so we knew exactly how long) He was a bit offish but then managed to keep us...More

Thank micfranmf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is perfect if you are a beach lover.You can basically step out the ocean, dry yourself off and place an order for whatever you fancy on the menu.

Thank Siqa
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place to relax in the afternoon with magnificent views. The staff and food were delightful. Very busy place however once seated, the staff take care of your needs timeously. Great experience and perfect spot to chill after a good dip in the...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

A great place to relax and unwind right on the sea front ,popular with both locals and tourists, good place for breakfast, and to just sit with a coffee/beer and watch the world go by , along the Golden mile .

Thank mickknap
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Great spot to catch up with friends as you watch the world go by. Easily accessible from ample parking nearby. Excellent menu and service. Family friendly. Excellent breakfast and Sundowner spot. Firm favorite on the Golden Mile.

Thank Thubendran N
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Good - location, service, food, vibe. Not so good - thinking! Worth a visit - don’t forget to hire a cycle on a promenade that is 2.5 km long.

Thank NGExplorer
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We ate here for breakfast twice during our short stay in Durban! The location can't be beat, right along the beach promenade. We loved the different options for coffee and the food was delicious. Highly recommend the Lorraine Omelette and the French Toast. Service was...More

Thank Erin H
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Sue L
2 February 2018|
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Response from mickknap | Reviewed this property |
hi. yeah no problems parking ,unless its at holiday time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1, Snell Parade | Bay of Plenty, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 337 7700
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Set on the beautiful beachfront promenade, you will certainly enjoy this family restaurant with great food, value for money and an amazing view of the ocean.
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