• The idea of enjoying a delicious meal to the sound of waves creates the perfect beach experience for any foodie.

    In Durban, a number of beachside cafes, restaurants and coffee shops offer the breathtaking combination of scrumptious meals and stunning views of the ocean.

    The next time you are in Durban, consider visiting these beachside restaurants:

    Foam Coffee

    Foam is the place to be for beach bliss, awesome vibes, great coffee and good food. Whether you have chosen a smoothie, a simple sandwich or a decadent croissant, the café and coffee shop is a great place to enjoy your meal to the soundtrack of the ocean.

    Plus, 90% of their packaging is compostable. This means you will be helping to save the planet while enjoying some really great coffee.

    Address: Shop 1B, 30N Beach Rd, Umdloti, KwaZulu-Natal

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    Circus Circus Beach Café

    Circus Circus has been a part of the Durban eating culture since 1994. It offers a wide variety of meals including salads, steaks, pasta and seafood. You can also enjoy a cup of coffee freshly brewed by one of the café’s skilled and passionate baristas. Undoubtedly, Circus Circus is the establishment to consider for a quick bite in-between your blissful beach day.

    Address: Shop 1, Snell Parade, Bay of Plenty, Durban.

    scones and bacon at Circus Circus
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    9th Avenue Waterside

    Are you in search of elegant cuisine and scenic harbour views? Look no further than 9th Avenue Waterside. The bistro-style restaurant and cocktail lounge is the perfect place to enjoy scrumptious food, beach cocktails and spectacular views of the bay. From casual lunches to sophisticated dinners, the restaurant’s menu provides meals fit for any occasion.

    Address: 2 Maritime Place, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

    food from 9th Avenue Waterside
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    Surf Riders Café

    Enjoying a scrumptious breakfast at Surf Riders Café after walking your dog on Durban’s promenade is an excellent idea. The establishment boasts an oceanic atmosphere and a menu consisting of a variety of meals including pasta, seafood, burgers, smoothies and toasties. There is also a pet-friendly outdoor area where your furry best friends can enjoy a good treat. If you seek to enjoy gorgeous ocean views and great food alongside friends and family, this is the eatery to consider.

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    Article originally published by  Nomvelo Masango for Getaway Magazine