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Umhlanga Bistro restaurant
Experience the warmth of a traditional Bistro with a modern, upmarket twist at 3 Chefs Bistro.Delectable dishes and impeccable hospitality await you at this popular first floor venue. The large curved glass windows allow for views over the hustle and bustle of lively Gateway and Umhlanga Ridge.Modern furnishings and designs contrast perfectly with classical music and create a unique ambience, putting diners completely at ease. This is further enhanced by the flawless service from a dedicated team on the restaurant floor and behind the scenes.The food is exquisite, with many options that come in a trio to pay homage to the three chefs of its namesake.Superb cuisine, warm service and an all round great time await you at 3 Chefs Bistro.
Glenwood Portuguese restaurant
Situated in the Glenwood shopping centre with an interior dressed in orange and pink shaded in soft palates on the wall, A Cabana serves authentic Portuguese cuisine.
Some of the favourite starters include the traditional grilled portuguese sardines with coarse salt, served with a touch of olive oil and vinegar or chickenl with garlic, wine and peri-peri sauce.
For mains, try the prawns a cabana - 12 succulent prawns with garlic and lemon butter or the cabana steak, served with garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and green pepper sauce.
For more exotic dishes try the bacalhau or the prawn rissoles rounded off by Portuguese pasteis de nata for a popular dessert with a twist - Portuguese kisses.
With warm hospitality and traditional fare, diners can sit back and enjoy the authentic ambience alongside fresh grills and seafood served the Portuguese way.
Durban North Buffet restaurant
This vibrant Afro setting invites a welcoming African hospitality infused with tastes from around the globe enrobed in ethic murals and plush seating.
With over 100 dishes from Africa, Middle East and Asia to choose from including a large selection of starters and salads, diners can immerse the palate in global cuisine with tantalising creations of oxtail, samp and beans, stir-fries, Moroccan pitas and traditional Durban curries.
Boasting over 12 different ice creams and array of cold deserts, A2A is a culinary dream garnished with seven island buffet stations including a complimentary bottomless soda fountain to cool off the palate.
This delicious buffet feast embraces a fresh and quality approach to dining with exceptional value for money for the whole family.
Durban Seafood restaurant
Exuding a tropical ambience, African Peninsula Restaurant refreshes the senses with exotic décor and well-presented dishes served over banana leaf dressed tables and crisp white linens.
For starters try plump mussels in cream white wine sauce followed by 220g grilled lamb chops, cooked to perfection in spiced garlic, herbs and chillies or the grilled line fish of the day, succulently cooked in warming spices served on a bed of fragrant rice in lemon garlic butter.
Round off a perfectly satisfying meal with a decadent tipsy malva pudding desert and silky coffee or cooling don pedro.
African Peninsula is located perfectly along the shores of the Indian Ocean for a relaxing languid lunch or romantic shore break dinner under the star lit sky.
Durban South African restaurant
This culinary journey onboard Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant offers a different and exciting fine dining experience.
Sailing all year round and within the scenic and tranquil waters of Durban Harbour, diners experience a spacious and elegant dining saloon, flanked by scenic ocean vistas and marine wildlife.
Serving freshly prepared fine foods for breakfast, lunch, dinner and champagne sunset; the menu extends varied choices and dining styles.
Choose from the American-style brunch – This 2 1/5 hour 3-course American style brunch cruise welcomes aboard with a glass of fresh orange juice, and 3-course brunch complete with a full English breakfast, hash brown potatoes, hot muffins, apple pie and cream.
The a la carte lunch and candlelit dinner cruises from 12noon to 3.00pm. The Dinner cruise is from 7pm to 10pm. The fork lunch and dinner is a three hour cruise, during which a two course meal is served, with choices from the a la carte menu suitable for eating with just a fork.
Finally the champagne sunset welcomes aboard with a glass of champagne, and a fully-stocked bar. Throughout the course of the cruise the galley crew serve trays of hot and cold canapés.
The Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant offers diners the chance to explore the scenic surrounds of Durban harbour while tantalising the taste buds with decadent fare.
Glenashley Grills restaurant
Blockmans Grill and Bar, situated in Glenashley, offers a casual yet elegant dining experience. Our restaurant and bar menus offer a fine range of meat, chicken and seafood dishes. With our bar menu ranging up to R65 and our restaurant menu up to R120, we are competitively priced with quality and excellent service to match.
Our modern bar fitted with three big screen TVs and outer veranda offers 180-degree sea and city vistas that are unrivalled anywhere in Durban.
Menu items such as Portuguese Peri-Peri Chicken, Prawn and Chicken Combos and Matured T-Bone Steak are proving to be extremely popular with our fast expanding customer base. Our rump, sirloin, rib-eye and fillet steaks are cut in-house ensuring premium, matured quality.
Visit us for a refreshingly new gastronomical outing and tell us what you think.
Berea International restaurant
Awarded 2010 Platinum Diners Club Wine List Award, Café 1999 captures palates on a journey of taste sensations for a unique experience at a vibrant and buzzing cafe-style restaurant.
A simple but trendy interior complements the energetic ambience in this popular venue, frequented by everyone from the young and carefree to business people.
With portions of delectable dishes specifically designed to be shared and passed around the table, diners can explore and tantalise the taste buds with small tasty portions and handpicked wines purposefully chosen to compliment each meal.
A trendy, vibrant and buzzing dining experience awaits you at the unique Cafe 1999.
Durban Beachfront Bistro restaurant
Delight the senses with hearty aromatic spices and subtle 100% Arabica coffee beans complimented by a healthy breakfast for a perfect start to the morning.
Housed along the best spot on Durban’s Golden Mile, Café Jiran offers silky high quality coffees and fruity smoothies alongside a 4pm to closing Bistro menu.
Voted one of the best cafes in Durban, Café Jiran can be found in the foyer of the Bellaire Suites Hotel. Follow the aromatic aromas of high quality, delicious rich espresso drinks and tantalise the palate with well-presented food with contradictory tastes.
Using fresh, local and organic where possible, meals are low in fat and sugar and juices come straight from the pulp, fresh and seasonal. Enjoy a variety of world-selected coffees that are 100% Arabica beans.
Café Jiran indulges the senses with languid lunches and elegant dinners in a stylish a chic boutique setting coupled with excellent service and superb coffee.
Durban Beachfront South African restaurant
Situated on the sea-facing wing of the Suncoast Casino, hugging the golden shoreline of the Indian Ocean, Café Vacca Matta boasts stylish ambience and fine dining wrapped in delicious Mediterranean flavours.
Dine within the indoor stylish ambience or alfresco, enjoying breathtaking views on the terrace sipping cocktails. Boasting mouth-watering signature dishes and extensive range of both local and imported wines, Café Vacca Matta will capture the palate with a distinctive setting and cuisine for a delightful cosmopolitan dining experience.
Glenwood Organic restaurant
Banished plastics, water served in distinctive glass bottles, linen serviettes, worm farms and the best local organic ingredients farmed locally, organically.
The menu is short, seasonal and simple yet layered with taste and presentation. Unforgettable sumptuous organic breakfasts, fresh hearty soups, crispy sexy salads and decadent sandwiches spill off the menu.
There are plenty vegetarian options and homemade deserts that seduce your palate. Dine al fresco in the enclosed courtyard after browsing the funky clothing store nearby.
With a fresh menu prepared every few week according to seasonal produce and the feel good factor of reduced carbon footprint, Corner Café embraces the new eco dining trend with style and taste.
Glenwood Burgers restaurant
Deluxe Burger Bar in Glenwood peruses an industrial look softened by opulent Nguni skin ottomans in this trendy Glenwood restaurant.
Noted as some of the best burgers in Durban, these designer burgers come with innovative toppings such as mango salsa, beetroot and red bean to mention a few.
Deluxe Burger Bar serves well-groomed, voluptuous designer burgers for those who like their fast food hip and trendy with an added bit of zing.
Durban North Light Meals restaurant
Perched on the rocky shores of the Indian Ocean situated over the pool terrace, Elements Café Bar oozes and eclectic mix of aluminium, marble mosaic and eye-catching chandeliers dressed with comfy couches and stylish chairs.
With large sliding doors that open out on the panoramic views of the Indian Ocean boasting an array of gourmet sandwiches, sumptuous salads such as smoked marlin & artichokes, potted goats cheese and crusty breads alongside an extensive wine list.
The Elements Café Bar is an ideal setting for any occasion and a great place to connect with friends enjoying a glass of wine or frothy cappuccino while idling the day away watching dolphins frolicking at play.
Berea Moroccan restaurant
Immerse the taste buds in delicate infusions and spices enhanced by lingering aromas and beautiful draped fabrics dimly lit by Moroccan lanterns.
Bold luxurious colours wrapped around bare metals and golden hues of orange and red enrobed in a tapestry of colours awaits you, pampered by floral and rose petals strewn on floors to welcome your arrival.
Sumptuous authentic Moroccan cuisine spills off the menu enticed by layers of traditional pleasures and aromatic Hookah pipes.
Discover exotic and indulging pleasures at this Fabulous Moroccan Restaurant for a truly unforgettable dining experience.
Morningside European restaurant
Nestled between two elegant parks complimented by two dining rooms, terrace and open-air cigar/cocktail lounge, Harvey’s soothes the senses with padded velvet walls, gold ceilings and unique oil paintings.
This award-winning restaurant is housed inside a landmark building with reputation as a nationally known institution. The menu changes every six weeks allowing for a fun and vibrant dining experience.
Peruse the menu while relaxing in the plush dining area or open-air cigar/cocktail lounge. Harvey’s Restaurant will immerse the palate on a culinary journey seduced by every mouthful.
Glenwood South African restaurant
This buzzing upmarket restaurant is housed in an old Glenwood home worn with intimate ambience and wrapped in exposed bricks, chic chandeliers and themed art deco paintings brushed onto an ivory palate.
With contrasting wooden floors and crisp white linen, Hemmingway’s Bistro and Café exudes a unique Afro-Latino ambience. Whether dining in one of the themed dining rooms or taking in the balmy summer sun alfresco, this upbeat and friendly restaurant will delight the senses.
Choose from the extensive menu the likes of simple prawn and pesto pasta with roast cherry tomatoes or for formal dining there is crispy duck after a starter of fresh fish cakes with oyster dishes and tapas perfect for light snacks.
All meals paired well with a solid wine list.
Hemmingway’s Bistro and Café renews the palate with modern South African cuisine. Voted one of top three outdoor dining restaurants in Durban
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