LITTLE BLACK BOOK

My go-to list of stores, restaurants, coffee shops and more – updated regularly.
{Last update 19 October 2017}
Anything listed has been tried by, or used by me personally, or I have used the services of the businesses listed myself.
None of these listings have been paid for.

Durban Markets:
Every Saturday:
Shongweni Market in Shongweni – 6am – 10:30am
Every Sunday:
The Morning Trade at 5 Station Drive – 8am – 1pm

Last Friday of each month:
Litchi Orchard Night Market in Salt Rock – 5pm – 10pm

First Saturday of each month:

I Heart Market at Moses Mabhida Stadium on the Imbizo Lawns – 9am – 2pm

Last Sunday of each month:
Wonder Market in Chris Saunders Park in Umhlanga – 9am – 2pm

Quarterly:

Bellevue Market in Kloof – 4pm – 8pm

Click on any of the market names for more info or updates – this info was correct as at 19 Oct 2017.

Small stores to support in Durban
Shoppe
Located inside Con Amore on Station Drive, curated by Sonia Vosloo (gifts, decor, jewellery, collectables sourced from designers all over SA)
Kathrin Kidger
At Gateway (South African clothing designer)
Adele Catherine
In Kloof in the same building as Bellevue Cafe (gifts, decor, jewellery, collectables)
Catalyst Gift Store
Located inside the Umhlanga Medisport Pharmacy in Umhlanga Village (South African designed & made gifts, homewares & collectables)
Anthology
A store curated by Terry Angelos located inside Windermere centre (gifts, decor, jewellery, clothing, collectables & furniture)
Muse
At Fields Centre in Kloof (decor, gifts, collectables and soft furnishings)
The Vintager
At The Loading Bay next door to Con Amore on Station Drive (second-hand treasures scouted by Amanda Jaffar)
Scout
At The Loading Bay next door to Con Amore on Station Drive (menswear store, including clothing, jewellery, decor and secondhand treasures scouted by Naeem Jaffar)
The Commune
Inside the Design Factory on Station Drive (Michelle Robyn Jewellery, Christy-Anne Jewellery, Jane Sews and Kraft Eyewear)

These are the spots around Durban which I absolutely love and would always recommend to visitors and friends:

Durban Breakfast/Lunch

Parc Cafe
Bellevue Cafe
Glenwood Bakery
Circus Circus Cafe Marine Parade
The Press Club Umhlanga
Fego Cafe Gateway
Old Town Italy
Afro’s
Sprigs
Prep Room
Bel Punto
The Ocean Terrace at The Oyster Box
Surfriders Cafe
Durban Dinner

Unity
Cafe 1999
S43
9th Avenue Bistro
Butcher Boys 
Spiga
Jack Salmon
Distillery 031
Mali’s Indian Restaurant
The Glenwood Restaurant
Mo-zam-bik Florida Road
Durban coffee shops

Glenwood Bakery
Love Coffee
Parc Cafe
The Coffee Tree
Savior
Antique Cafe
Fortune Coffee
So Whipped
Noble Coffee