A PART OF BALLITO’S HISTORY

FAITH, DEDICATION AND FAMILY CAN BUILD A LONG-LASTING BUSINESS You’d be amazed at how much history our town holds and how long most businesses have been operating. One popular business, in particular, has been a local legacy for the past few decades. Meet the Berkeley family. Peter and his lovely wife, Margie, are the proud owners of the famous The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe and Dolphin Holiday Resort situated along Dolphin Crescent. The business prides itself...

Fusion of Flavours – Fireroom Zimbali

“Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there’s nothing like a great big steak. It depends on where your taste buds are at the time.” – Francesca Annis Situated in the highly recognised, first-class Zimbali Coastal Estate is the famous Fireroom Zimbali on level 1 of the luxurious The Capital Hotel. Fireroom burns away the ordinary to unveil a mind-blowing experience with unique flavours and incredible presentation. The brand was actually the first in...

TIGER’S MILK OPENS IN STUNNING NEW LOCATION AT LIFESTYLE CENTRE, BALLITO

Life & Brand Portfolio’s latest instalment of the popular and burgeoning brand, Tiger’s Milk, opens its doors on Wednesday, 22 November, at Ballito Lifestyle Centre. Situated at the end of Eat Street, the stylish and trendy new Tiger’s Milk restaurant and bar is set in beautiful surroundings, making the most of the fabulous al-fresco environment. Tiger’s Milk is known around the country to be the best destination for ‘dude food, made real good’. Their menu...

Taso’s Bar & Grill Ballito

Living you the best of Ballito with a 180-degree ocean view and a delicious cocktail and food menu with a vibey yet relaxed atmosphere, Taso’s Bar & Grill Ballito truly has a perfect spot along our coast. We enjoyed a fabulous afternoon outside on their deck where you can sit and watch the waves crashing, while keeping an eye out for dolphins or whales.   To start, we had to soak up the sunny day...

Café da Família: Bringing Authentic Portuguese Cuisine to Our Town

We enjoyed a delicious lunch at Café Bica Pastelaria, situated at Ballito Steps. The restaurant is decorated in bright yellows and ocean blues, creating a lively atmosphere, and you can enjoy fresh air and sunshine by sitting outside on the deck.   Being the sweet tooth I am, I can never resist a milkshake, so I had to try their gourmet selection. I had a creamy pastel de nata milkshake! This was a flavour I...

Ciao, Italia!

In our little coastal town, we are truly blessed to be able to embrace international cuisines! La Piazza Continental Cafe, nestled in the buzz of The Well Centre, is everyone’s go-to spot. A colourful play area happily entertains the kids with easy access to the outside tables for family-friendly seating and a more cosy seating area inside. La Piazza exudes an Italian ambience. Its warm lighting and the friendly, yet very vibrant, atmosphere is the...

Words by: Kai Coates Sheffield’s hidden gems Across from Brettenwood Estate, you’ll find a gravel road that used to hold a market in the forest many years ago. Now the area has flourished and hides a few of Sheffield’s gems. I got to revisit this little dirt road and see what’s hip and happening. There is so much to offer, from food to plants to a forest getaway stay. I spoke to Monica from Breadologie,...

Iconic and Trending

A town like Ballito is made up of businesses that have been around forever and some newcomers. In this edition, we focus on food and are so proud to focus on two amazing businesses, one that has stood the test of time and the newbie in town. The Place of Memorable Food Back in the day, Ballito was no more than three hotels, the Boulevard centre, the bottom Spar and one fine dining restaurant. Trevor...