As pioneers in the social lifestyle venue category, News Cafe Umhlanga is delighted to celebrate its fifth birthday!

Proudly held by Fournews, News Cafe opened the first store in Hatfield in 1995. News Cafe has grown into a multi-national household name nearly three decades later and remains synonymous with innovative thinking within the food and social market space.

A proudly African brand, News Cafe has expanded to multiple African countries. In South Africa, ideally situated just north of the vibrant port city of Durban, in the ultimate fashion, entertainment, and tourist district lies News Cafe Umhlanga. Directly across one of the world’s largest shopping malls, the ultimate cocktail and dining experience was established to complement the lively lifestyle of the people.

Located at 12 on Palm Boulevard in Umhlanga Ridge, the eatery caters to the growing urban sophisticates by living the brand’s promise of consistently creating an optimal vibe for every occasion. They accommodate everything, from a quick breakfast and a great cup of coffee to a sophisticated spot for lunch or a trendy cocktail bar in the evening. Whatever you’re looking for, News Cafe Umhlanga curates entertainment experiences unlike any other.

As a proudly South African brand and pioneer in the social lifestyle venue category, News Cafe Umhlanga is delighted to celebrate its fifth birthday. The iconic South African franchise, a unique combination of a premium coffee bar, cocktail bar, restaurant, and entertainment venue, sets the benchmark for outstanding innovation in the food and beverage industry.

Portraying the trendy and stylish demeanour of the brand, News Cafe Umhlanga’s new upper-level extension embodies a distinctly urban aesthetic feel through décor. This new area boasts a view of Durban’s perfect sunsets, where every foodie can enjoy a hearty breakfast, business lunch or after work sundowners with award-winning cocktails with friends or family.

The sleek décor of the new restaurant will echo the aesthetic of its clientele, and the design focus plays on the restaurant’s appeal as a venue for every occasion with a distinctly urban aesthetic and intricate detailing that embraces a modern and elegant design.

This year, they celebrate five years of being open in the Umhlanga area, and what better way is there to celebrate this than with a new trendy store update. They are extremely proud of the new look and are very excited to show it off.

The secret to success lies in their dynamic team’s passion, dedication, and consistency, who are just as vibrant as the iconic atmosphere that encompasses the renowned News Cafe vibe. Their cocktails are prepared with flair, and the food offering is world-class.

They look forward to many other celebrations and milestones in 2022 and the years to come as they continue to thrive as leaders in the industry and the Umhlanga market.

Words: Varina Singh

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