The Halfway Mark

The Halfway Mark

Esmé’s Take Away, Café, Bakery & Convenience Store

Situated near The Comrades Marathon Wall of Honour in Drummond, the Halfway Point, overlooking the Valley of a Thousand Hills you will find Esmé’s Take Away, Café, Bakery & Convenience Store.

Under New Ownership

The previously named HALFWAY TRADING POST is under new ownership and is now proudly owned by Esme Nathanson.

This special corner store has undergone a full makeover with some incredible new changes and additions; such as longer trading hours, a bakery & takeaway,  as well as a dining bench and picnic tables marking the start of exciting new beginnings.

Esme Nathanson with her husband, Brad.

Something delicious awaits you

The Halfway Mark has fast become a popular stop not only for the locals of Drummond but also for travellers commuting between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. From burgers to wraps to bunny chow, there is something for every taste on the Take-Away Menu. For those with a sweet tooth, the bakery & confectionary will simply delight any crave with fresh baked goods coming out the oven daily!

All the basics and more

This unique convenience shop is a small retail business that stocks a wide range of everyday items such as groceries, locally made jams, snack foods, breakfasts, lunches,  baked goods, confectionery, soft drinks, tobacco products, over-the-counter drugs, toiletries, pet food, newspapers, and so much more.

Locally Recommended

Whether you need washing powder, cat food, cool drinks or just something delicious to eat then this is the spot to stop. The locals all rave about the delicious food available from the Cafe and of-course are relieved to have this convenience store so perfectly situated, avoiding the trip down the hill to town for bread and milk!

Frozen Meats, Baked Goods, Breakfast, Lunches – Halfway Mark Cafe

Delicious Goods Baked Fresh Daily, be sure to try these home-made treats!

Sticky Chicken Wings, Onions & Chips are just one of the favourites

Fresh Home-Made Bread Baked Daily


If you don’t have time to shop or sit for lunch and enjoy the surroundings then be sure to call your order in
so you can collect it hot and fresh without compromising your travel time.

Call to order a Take-Away

Esme 078 421 9167
Sonia 071 898 5643

Shop 4, 10 Old Main Road

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