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The Most Instagrammable Cafés in Durban

There are some wonderful cafes in Durban to keep your feed fresh while satisfying your appetite. With the social media rush, it’s becoming almost impossible to order food without taking a picture of it and posting online. Whether you are looking for a brunch spot or a place to have your favourite snack, here’s our run-down of the aesthetic places and most Instagram-worthy cafés in the city. Get your cameras ready and explore the the most Instagrammable cafes in Durban, South Africa.


Khuluma Durban cute coffee shops in Durban
Khuluma Durban. © Zakiyya Henna Art

Looking for some good coffee and good vibes? That is exactly what you’ll find at Khuluma, coffee is great. A quirky coffee shop offering colourful edibles for you to enjoy. This spot is a creatively refurbished warehouse with indoor and outdoor courtyard seating. Get in the mix with the locals and stun Instagram feeds with stylish décor of pink and emerald hues. Shamelessly whip out the selfie stick and have a mini photo shoot with the lush backdrops.

Address: 6 Station Drive, Durban, KwaZulu-Nata, South Africa

Antique Café

Antique Café Instagrammable coffee shops in Durban
Charming vintage coffee shop in Durban, South Africa. © Hari swaminathan

You’ll feel the uniqueness of this café once you walk in. Decor is eclectic and tasteful with a sense of space with plenty of natural lightExposed beams and chandeliers, mismatched wooden tables and chairs and vintage objects set the vintage scene inside. Fashionable vintage café style with levels and areas to pick a table- courtyard or inside or downstairs. Grab your favourite pastries and find some good lighting to capture the best of the cafe’s designs and share with your Instagram audience. Antique Café is fully halaal and vegetarian friendly. Plenty options for everyone to find a meal to enjoy.

Address: 91 Churchill Road, Morningside, Durban, South Africa

Freedom Café

Freedom Café Instagram-worthy cafe in Durban
Courtesy of Freedom Café

Hip café and grill with garden and see-through glass walls. Their service is delightful and food is delicious, creative, organic and healthy. An intimate and relaxed atmosphere with décor by crack Egg Designs duo Roche and Greg Dry, unselfconsciously stylish. Great company and beautiful surroundingsHighly recommended for breakfast, lunch and afternoon coffee when in Durban. Both indoor and outdoor setting is an ideal profile picture location. Easily one of the most Instagrammable cafés around, so strike a pose and have a mini photo shoot with friendsDon’t miss this place when in Durban!

Address: 37 St Marys Ave, Windermere, Durban, South Africa

Savior Café

Savior Café offers unique food in a relaxed creative environment. It’s worth dropping by to get some top-notch baked bites. Bottomless coffee that you can pair with their brownies that are to die for. Easily one of Durban’s top destinations for a quick brunch or a business meeting.

Address: 203 Bulwer Rd & Ferguson Road, Glenwood, Durban, South Africa

Love Coffee

Most Instagrammable best Cafés in Durban
Love Coffee in Durban, South Africa. © Denis Ananiadis

Love Coffee is a coffee bar and a takeaway place. Serving breakfast, lunch and coffee with extra care for vegetarians and adherents of a healthy lifestyle and lovers of the earth. Main advantage of the café is their usage of local talent to create eco-friendly, low carbon foot print food and coffee. A fresh and relaxed café that exudes Durban’s personality. They’re open from super early in the morning serving you coffee just right to give you the power needed to start the day. One of Durban’s most Instagrammable cafés, so don’t forget to snap a few minimalistic and stylish shots of the lovely interior. A little gem of a coffee shop, definitely a must go!

Address: 484 Lilian Ngoyi Rd, Morningside, Durban, South Africa

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