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Leopard Rock Coffee Shop & Lookout Cafe

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Oribi Gorge, Port Shepstone, South Africa
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Leopard rock for the second time and decided to take a few friends with as our previous visit was delightful. We were not disappointed and our friends had a great time, food is tasty, service Good and the view is amazing. Thanks for your consistency - this is not always the case down the coast. We will return... More 

Thank Bigf00t13
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141 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How can a place olny open at 09:00. This is extremely disappointing. By 11:00 most successful simular establishments have made their money for the day. Not so sure about this sleepy place.

Thank Danie T
Nkhotakota, Malawi
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start with the awesome views and birdlife from the restaurant, looking down into the Gorge and the mighty Umzimkulu river. The food was very good, homemade and affordable. Service is immaculate and waitresses very friendly and helpful. Very tranquil gardens, well kept. Ablutions very clean and what a joy and homely atmosphere. Leopard rock is awesome. No children are welcome... More 

Thank Lyn691
Ko Samui, Thailand
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52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel a lot and we love our coffee. This coffee shop features the best view that we have ever seen in a coffee shop. Great photo opportunity on a rock that extends almost over the gorge. Gooood Food and drinks.

Thank herman972
Port Shepstone, South Africa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views. The menu is simple but there are some good things on it like the tastiest, moist, homemade chocolate cake. The kids enjoyed their milkshakes. We have to make another trip there soon.

Thank Shamila70
Westville, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

If you are in the area you need to pop in and see the amazing view of the river which was flowing quite fast - and have the friendly Hornbills sitting close by in the trees or even come to sit on the balustrade of the restaurant deck - most of all going to see the "over hanging rock" what... More 

Thank LupaWestville
Western Cape, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by locals to visit Leopard Rock and we had a fantastic lunch there. Unfortunately the day we went was drizzling and very foggy so we didn't get to sit on the overhanging rock but our view for lunch was unbeatable!

Thank NellFamily
Margate, South Africa
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176 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a wonderful place to relax, have a bite to eat, enjoy the great view and watch the many birds while you are at it.

Thank GDTravelsMargateRSA
Maputo Province, Mozambique
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Well as look outs go it doesn't get much better than this. Absolutely stunning view of the gorge and a very unique rock ledge with a very unique story. The little restaurant has tasty meals and nice cold beers and other beverage options so what more could you ask for? Service was good and the waiter was quite knowledgeable about... More 

Thank Carlsaroundtheglobe
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Well hidden gem, high in KZN, a ride by Umzimkulu River Gorge, was completed by us with a stop in Leopard Rock Coffee Shop... we enjoyed a traditional curry, and the kids had the best burgers ever.Definitely recommended .. take a photo at the "Rock leopards platform"

Thank 259marcvogels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oribi Gorge, Port Shepstone, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Port Shepstone
  • Phone Number: 0832655261

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?