BLACK BOOK

My go-to list of stores, restaurants, coffee shops and more – updated regularly.
{Last update 15 March 2017}
Anything listed has been tried by or used by me personally, or I have used the services of the companies listed myself.
None of these listings has 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
Night Market at Morningside Sports Club – 5pm – 9pm

First Friday of each month:
Roof Top Night Market at Musgrave Centre 
– 5pm – 9:30pm
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 15 March 2017.

Small stores to support in Durban
Anthology
A store curated by Terry Angelos located inside Windermere centre (gifts, decor, jewellery, clothing, collectibles & furniture)
Shoppe
Located inside Con Amore on Station Drive, curated by Sonia Vosloo (gifts, decor, jewellery, collectibles 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, collectibles)
Catalyst Gift Store
Located inside the Umhlanga Medisport Pharmacy in Umhlanga Village (South African designed & made gifts, homewares & collectibles)
Muse
At Fields Centre in Kloof (decor, gifts, collectibles 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 (men’s 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)

Breakfast/Lunch spots that I love in Durban

Parc Cafe

Bellevue Cafe Kloof
Glenwood Bakery
Circus Circus Cafe Marine Parade
The Press Club Umhlanga
Fego Cafe Gateway
Boiler Room Cafe

Surfriders Food Shack
Remo’s Villagio & Remo’s Fratelli
Old Town Italy
Ebb & Flo Cafe Gateway
Freedom Cafe
Afro’s
Sprigs
Prep Room
Bel Punto
The Ocean Terrace at The Oyster Box

Dinner spots that I love in Durban
Unity
Cafe 1999
S43

9th Avenue Bistro
Butcher Boys
 
Spiga

Marco Paulo & Franks

Jack Salmon

Distillery 031 
Mali’s Indian Restaurant
The Glenwood Restaurant
Mo-zam-bik Florida Road

My favourite coffee shops in Durban 
Glenwood Bakery
Love Coffee
Parc Cafe
The Coffee Tree
I Want My Coffee
Savior
Churchill House
Boiler Room Cafe
Fortune Coffee

Colombo Coffee
So Whipped
Noble Coffee

My favourite Durban takeaway spots
Burgers/Chicken – Afro’s Chicken
Italian – Spiga
Indian – Palki Musgrave Road or Mali’s Goble Road
Fresh Bread – Glenwood Bakery
Seafood/Sushi – Jack Salmon