My go-to list of stores, restaurants, coffee shops and more – updated regularly.
{Last update March 2020}

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 has been paid for.

Durban Markets:
Every Saturday:
Shongweni Market in Shongweni – 6am – 12:30pm

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

First Saturday of each month:

I Heart Market  – 9am – 2pm

Second Saturday of each month:
The Makers Market at The Litchi Orchard – 9am – 2pm

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

Click on any of the market names for more info or updates – this info was correct as at March 2020..

Small stores to support in Durban
Kathrin Kidger
At Gateway (South African clothing designer)
Adele Catherine
In Kloof in the same building as Bellevue Cafe (gifts, home decor, jewellery, collectables)
The Vintager
6 Station Drive (second-hand treasures scouted by Amanda Jaffar)
Inside Flanders Boutique Mall in Mount Edgecombe (Beautifully curated products from around SA, sourced by designer Shauna Neill)
KZNSA Gallery
Bulwer Road in Glenwood (local art gallery and gift shop featuring South African designers and makers)

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

Durban’s best Breakfast/Lunch spots:
Parc Cafe
Bellevue Cafe
Glenwood Bakery
The Press Club Umhlanga
The Ocean Terrace at The Oyster Box
Surf Rider’s Cafe
Humble Coffee

Durban’s best Dinner spots
Cafe 1999
Butcher Boys
Jack Salmon
Mali’s Indian Restaurant
The Chef’s Table
Nikos Coalgrill Greek
Little Havana

Durban’s best coffee shops
Glenwood Bakery
Love Coffee
Parc Cafe
The Coffee Tree
Skyline Coffee
Prodigy Coffee
The Barn Owl