The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the restaurant industry particularly hard and many have made the decision to branch out by selling their own merchandise. Below are a few Durban spots that not only offering tasty treats but a few other goodies as well.
The Daily Bagel is one of the few restaurants in Durban that specialises in bringing you a mouth-watering range of bagels, croissants and gourmet sarmies that are sure to hit the spot time and time again. They’re now offering grab-and-go bakery items such as bagel packs for your freezer, cinnamon buns, crunchie bags, selections of doughnuts, fudge, and a variety of themed and decorated biscuits.
Situated opposite the Umhlanga promenade with a view of the ocean, Daily Dose has fast become the cool new spot to grab a coffee, a crunchie and a catch-up with friends (while social distancing, of course). Here you’ll find friendly staff, a positive vibe and branded buffs with a design created by one of their own customers! The design is uniquely Durban-like and is sure to make you feel on-trend as you head out for your afternoon runs.
Fabrica is an all-around crowd pleaser, serving the perfect cuppa along with an extensive menu of delicious food to choose from. They also have a bar stocked with all your favourite sundowners and have started selling some cool branded merchandise for their customers to purchase and show extra support. These include caps, takeaway coffee cups and various other accessories.
Selections Café is a quirky new coffee shop in Umdloti selling a variety of vegetarian-friendly food options, coffee brewed to perfection and an entire range of cool branded merchandise including buffs, caps, t-shirts and travel mugs. The shop is situated directly opposite the beach, so you can sip on a coffee in your eco-friendly travel mug while watching the waves roll on by.