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Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant in Durban

Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant

Durban South African restaurant in Durban

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.

Aubergine and Andreotti’s in Hillcrest

Aubergine and Andreotti’s

Hillcrest European restaurant in Hillcrest

This fine bistro restaurant boasts rare classic dishes reflecting various influences from around the globe. Gracing an elegant ambience bursting with a fusion of flavours, Aubergine and Andreotti’s offer bistro dining at its best. The décor embraces a contemporary setting perfect for languid lunches and decadently elegant dinners.

Ayoba in Port Zimbali

Ayoba

Port Zimbali Grills restaurant in Port Zimbali

Enjoy seductive cocktails a selection of delicious tapas, grills and gourmet pizza at Ayoba Restaurant in Zimbali. Dine amidst a stunning beach setting warmed by the lingering aroma of wood fired pizza and the salty Indian Ocean. Ayoba Restaurant caters for a relaxed and informal meal, flanked by expansive views and is open Thursday to Sunday.

Blockmans Grill and Bar in Glenashley

Blockmans Grill and Bar

Glenashley Grills restaurant in Glenashley

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.

Broomers Restaurant in Southbroom

Broomers Restaurant

Southbroom Fusion restaurant in Southbroom

Securing a notarised chef and decadent cuisine, Broomers Restaurant wraps the palate in fusion dining with a hint of modern British, classical French and South African twist. Headed by resident chef Michiel Van Beda, diners are transported on a culinary journey through classic fare paired with excellent selections of home-grown South African wines. Serving lunch and dinner, Broomers Restaurant seduces with hearty portions of sirloin steak served with fried egg and chips or a roast lamb salad layered with olives, feta and green pepper. Vegetarians can opt for the crispy spinach-gnocchi tossed with salad and butternut cubes on butternut purée with a creamy tomato sauce. The line fish dressed in balsamic garlic green beans, potato rösti and a creamy sundried tomato sauce is a must for fish lovers followed by the decadent baked camembert or brie with poached fruit and spiced white wine sauces. Broomers Restaurant invites patrons to enjoy a fusion dining experience over lunch or dinner for an out of this world dining experience.

Café Jiran in Durban Beachfront

Café Jiran

Durban Beachfront Bistro restaurant in Durban Beachfront

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.

Cafe Vacca Matta in Durban Beachfront

Cafe Vacca Matta

Durban Beachfront South African restaurant in Durban Beachfront

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.

Casa Toscana Ristorante in Palm Beach

Casa Toscana Ristorante

Palm Beach Italian restaurant in Palm Beach

A gem of an Italian restaurant with beautiful views over the Mpenjati lagoon. Make sure to book well in advance.

Cinnamon and Silk Trading in Ballito

Cinnamon and Silk Trading

Ballito Coffee Shop restaurant in Ballito

A treasure trove of delectable goods and gifts, Cinnamon and Silk Trading invites leisurely coffee breaks filled with a delicious assortment of freshly baked cakes, muffins and quiches all made right there in their micro bakery. Browse the exquisite selection of décor and gifts before settling down with a hot cinnamon roll covered in custard or do yourself a favour and taste one of their famous chocolate brownies. If the palate calls for something cooler, try the iced tea, fruit juice or old fashioned lemonade and cinnamon cola. The serve a wide range of herbal teas – all presented in the most beautiful old fashioned way. This coffee and décor shop provides the perfect balance of shopping and indulging in Ballito’s Lifestyle Centre. Cinnamon and Silk is a managed hot spot – Wi-Fi available to all platforms.

Col'Cacchio Gateway Durban in Umhlanga

Col'Cacchio Gateway Durban

Umhlanga Italian restaurant in Umhlanga

Col’Cacchio pizzeria offers the finest Italian-inspired pizzas, salads, and pastas in town. The menu boasts more than thirty legendary gourmet pizza options to suit every palette, including those with food allergies or a restricted diet. A variety of top-notch wines are also available. Col’Cacchio prides itself in offering high quality food in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Every meal is made with the freshest ingredients and a strong commitment to a healthy dining experience. The kids can also be entertained by creating their own shapes out of dough and designing pizza ‘bases’ on brown paper.

Dodo Bistro in Scottburgh

Dodo Bistro

Scottburgh French restaurant in Scottburgh

Dodo Bistro is one of the oldest restaurants in Scottburgh and still a favourite with locals and tourists alike. The romantic and traditional atmosphere creates the perfect place to spoil your significant other. Children are welcome. The menu offers authentic French cuisine with options including prawn and octopus curry and traditional fish and steak dishes. Desserts are a must at Dodo and the crème brulee and homemade ice cream are untouchable. Dodo Bistro is set within a historic colonial house which enhances the romance of the restaurant. Fine dining and professional service are to be expected at this establishment. They have great family specials and also cater for functions by prior arrangement. They are open for dinner and lunch from Monday to Saturday. Please call for more information and bookings.

Elements Cafe Bar at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Durban North

Elements Cafe Bar at The Beverly Hills Hotel

Durban North Light Meals restaurant in Durban North

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.

Gigi's Brasserie in Ballito

Gigi's Brasserie

Ballito Fusion restaurant in Ballito

The décor inspires with bold palates of sophisticated silver, black and white, exuding elegance and timeless air, softened by delicate words of inspiration, embossed on ‘Oscar Wilde’ wallpaper. This classic décor embraces fun heightened by splashes of hot pink and focal chandeliers that give off an air of sophisticated elegance. The cuisine creatively begins with the best ingredients, grown, chosen and handpicked from the home-grown garden. Every aspect of this brasserie reduces the carbon eco footprint. Dining at Gigi’s Brasserie calls for a serenade of the senses as the palate explores delicious starters of garlic grilled prawns, plump and juicy and served with a tangy Asian noodle salad. Mains sets the stage with a succulent beef fillet, pork belly or extensive choices of rocket, walnut and gorgonzola salad, seared scallops, mushroom and parma ham ravioli, assiette of fish, Norwegian salmon and seafood platter from the new signature dishes to mention a few. Conclude the meal with a delicate lavender panna cotta or the bold liquorice ice-cream served with flambé pineapples. Gigi’s Brasserie is an oasis of heavenly dining set amidst the timeless elegance of Hotel iZulu in the North Coast, Ballito.

Giorgio's at The View in Amanzimtoti

Giorgio's at The View

Amanzimtoti Fusion restaurant in Amanzimtoti

Exuding glamorous décor warmed by wooden floors, chic chandeliers and a cosy winter fire place, Giorgio’s at The View pampers the palate with a tasty and unique dining experience. Enjoy breathtaking sea views infused with refined classical dishes that embrace innovation. Giorgio’s offers breakfast and dinner with a relaxed smart/causal ambiance and a memorable dining experience in a unique setting.

Harvey's Restaurant in Morningside

Harvey's Restaurant

Morningside European restaurant in Morningside

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.

 

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