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The Grind Cafe

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Shop 20, Trout Walk Centre | 12 Sani Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
+27 33 701 1571
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

the place is huge, which is why it looks empty all the time even when there's others inside. food was okay and the guys working there are very friendly

Thank MiesLelle
Northcliff, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Easy dining for a quick pizza. Family oriented for kids and space for kids to entertain themselves. Pizza quality was good and pricing was fair.

Thank Jozi_Family
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Was up in Underberg for a Wedding. so early Saturday morning went to Grind for Breakfast. Wonderful service friendly staff. the coffee was out of this world. if anyone is in the area and wants a meal you must pop in to The Grind Café. the prices are very reasonable so value for money its awesome.

Thank Gregory L
Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Nice choices on the menu, generous portions, friendly service. Will always stop there for a meal or the great coffee when passing through

Thank TerryDrum
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Drakensburg for the holiday and popped into Grind Cafe for late lunch , the atmosphere , the cleanliness , pricing , staff were all above average , with highly recommend anyone visiting the region to definitely visit the restaurant .

Thank Dr_Naidoo
Johannesburg, South Africa
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

having spare time on a roadtrip, we popped in here for Coffee. It is a strange place, that almost does not know what it wants to be. It rents DVD's - has a lounge area, a seating area, big screen projector and a bar. That said - the coffee was good and no expensive, the service was "Self Service" from... More 

Thank Tony M
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

just had two pizzas that cost R175 and I cannot tell you how bad they were, thin thin crust, crummy cheese, mean amount of topping and NO TOMATO BASE, who makes pizza without a tomatao base, sorry guys but we will not be returning to the Grind EVER AGAIN. 5 TINY PIECES OF STEAK ON A STEAK PIZZA, wow super... More 

Thank awesomecoats
Wade279, Owner at The Grind Cafe, responded to this review

My apologies for taking so long to respond to your comments. I have spoken to all the staff members who were working that evening and nobody seems to know anything about the problem you had, which means you did not complain at the time which would have given us the opportunity to resolve the problem immediately. With regards to the... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

On our way back from Sani Pass we decided to pop into The Grind! We were greated with warmth and overwhelming friendliness. He food was excellent and the service even better. A place worthwhile visiting. Faan

Thank umfana
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

After you've popped in and out the cafe three times in one day for a cuppacino you should at least try their pizza, as convinced by the friendly staff. Wood oven, wafer-thin bases, fresh toppings (not skimpy at all) and great flavours. Definitely the best pizza in town and worth a visit! Mr. Phelelani was a saviour.

Thank Jacques N
Shanghai, China
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126 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Have been here a number of times and they serve great pizza from their fire oven. The venue is large, but the food is always good and the service friendly. Always worth a visit

Thank Chris P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 20, Trout Walk Centre | 12 Sani Road, Underberg 3257, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Underberg
  • Phone Number: +27 33 701 1571
The Grind Cafe is a spacious, family restaurant, serving Illy coffee (for the greatest cappuccino), wood burning oven baked pizzas, home-made pastas & burgers, steaks, salads & light meals. With free Wifi for customers and an in-store DVD rental shop.

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