6 Local Coffee Shops To Experience

Whether you’re looking for a new city spot to check out for your morning coffee ritual or a hidden gem to add to your list of early Sunday morning retreats, there are many local coffee spots serving up hot and flavourful coffee brews. To help you out, we have compiled a list of 6 local coffee shops in Jo’burg, Cape Town and Durban that are worth a try.



Lineage Coffee

Home to Craig Charity, who won the 2017 All Africa Barista Challenge, Lineage Coffee is a café and roastery is located in Hillcrest, Durban. The award winning coffee shop is popular for their unique coffee brews and incredible barista service.


Noble Coffee

Located in Mt. Edgecombe, Durban, Noble Coffee is a hidden gem that offers much more than just cappuccinos and lattes. Their menu features sweet treats, savoury bites and an interesting range of apparel and coffee accessories.




 Motherland Coffee

With locations that include Rosebank, Dunkeld, Sandton and Parktown, Motherland Coffee serves up bold and rich African produced coffee. Their coffee blends are sourced from Ethiopia, Burundi and Congo, just to name a few. They also have a vastly impressive food menu to try out.


Father Coffee

This trendy coffee shop has two locations in Johannesburg, Braamfontein and Rosebank, where they serve, and wholesale, their fruity, rich and authentic coffee blends. In addition to the friendly culture and service, they also offer Father Coffee merchandise and tasty treats.


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Cape Town

 Bootlegger Coffee

One of Cape Town’s most iconic coffee brands and stores, Bootlegger Coffee serves rich hazelnut, caramel and dark chocolate infused coffee blends. Their locations include Green Point, Tokai and Muizenberg and they all serve these tasty brews and delicious meals from their incredible and local menu.


Truth Café

Serving ‘the world’s most luxurious coffee’, Truth Café is popular for their trendy steampunk vibe, the exclusive coffee range and an incredible food menu created and served in their establishment which has been built around a vintage Probat coffee roaster. Located in the Cape Town CBD, add this to your list of ‘unforgettable coffee and culinary experiences’.


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