Cafe 1999 offers a dining experience to excite the senses: a vibrant ambiance, gracious service and a delectable menu in the heart of Durban’s trendy Berea. Chef Marcelle Roberts' award-winning contemporary Mediterranean cuisine is designed around sharing.

bon appetit

The menu is informed by the seasons using only the finest local and imported ingredients, hand-picked by Marcelle and her team, culminating in fresh and innovative seasonal dishes. Cafe 1999 has been in operation since 1999 and has remained a firm favourite for locals and visitors alike.


Marcelle Roberts
Chef Patron


Join us for the occasional and delicious food and wine pairing event, offering carefully crafted menus faithful to the renowned Café 1999 style. See our Events & Functions page or watch our Facebook page to for more details.



Found in the heart of Durban's trendy Berea, the restaurant is imbued with a light and vibrant ambiance, with intimate dining outdoors and a convivial atmosphere inside.

award winning

The menu at Cafe 1999 has often received recognition and awarded various accolades for excellence in casual dining over the past 17 years. View the Press page for further details.

visit us


Shop 2, Silvervause Centre
117 Vause Road, Berea

T: +27 31 202 3406

opening hours

Sunday Closed
Monday 12:30-14:30 and 18:30-22:30
Tuesday 12:30-14:30 and 18:30-22:30
Wednesday 12:30-14:30 and 18:30-22:30
Thursday 12:30-14:30 and 18:30-22:30
Friday 12:30-14:30 and 18:30-22:30
Saturday 18:30-22:30