An exclusive taste of Italy this restaurant revolves slowly providing breathtaking views over the harbor and Durban central. Unashamedly romantic, this restaurant has a solid clientele who visit time and again, the best type of recommendation. Apart from the view, the restaurant serves classic Italian fare such as gnocchi and calamari, to exceptional standards. It is fully licensed and you can choose from a set, or a'la carte menu..
This stylish restaurant is situated in the yacht basin where you can relax and enjoy your meal in a tranquil setting. The restaurant is built over the water and has a decidedly cool and airy feel to it. There is inside and outside dining and also an upper deck where you can bask in the sunlight, sipping a cocktail or watching an approaching summer storm. The menu offers a wide selection of seafood, and a selection of salads and snack baskets. It is possible to watch sports on screens in the upstairs bar which is open much after the restaurant closes at 10pm.
This fashionable restaurant is located adjacent to the California Hotel in the leafy suburb of Morningside. Butcher Boys is described by the owner as being an upmarket steak restaurant. The decor is sleek and trendy with a bar and outside tables to enjoy those warm summer evenings. It is open for lunch and dinner with a comprehensive menu that includes a variety of fish, chicken, vegetarian and other meat dishes. The house specialty is steak, however, and the preparations have a South African influence.
A colonial atmosphere pervades this restaurant in the famous Royal Hotel located in the central business district. The waiters, dressed all in white with traditional turbans and eastern courtesy, usher you to your table set beneath palms. The curries are excellent and can be adapted for more European taste buds. One of the highlights of a meal here is the complimentary sambals-trolley from which you can select nearly a dozen condiments.
Situated at the Phezulu Safari Park, this unique restaurant is situated in the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Croctilians Restaurant is housed in a beautiful, old, Victorian building with a balcony and brooky-lace, shaded by large flowering trees. There are tables inside and outside, and the decor is decidedly African with leopard-skin print table-cloths. The menu includes breakfast pastries, salads, sandwiches and some South African-style hot meals. The children menu is also available.
If you are looking for something to sweeten up your day, pamper your sweet tooth with delicious macaroons from Sugarlicious. Their Bubble Gum, Peanut Butter, and Turkish delight macaroons are especially delicious along with the ice cream sandwiches available here. The shop is set in a beautiful and cozy atmosphere with classic wooden furnishings and a white themed decor.
This restaurant is situated right in the harbor. It offers a unique blend of ocean fresh fare, a great pub atmosphere and live entertainment. It has wonderful views over the harbor with tables outside on a large balcony for those hot summer evenings. Fully licensed. A free bottle of Graca wine is offered with every table of four diners.
What can I say, another McDonald's. This one holds the African, Asian and Middle Eastern record for the most cars served at the drive-thru counter; namely 207 in an hour. Put that in your pipe and smoke it! They specialize in birthday parties. Situated in Durban's CBD with accessible and free parking.
This location was opened in 1995 for the development of the arts. Sponsored by the Bartle Arts Trust, and it is a place that offers a palpable art vibe. Brightly decorated, it displays murals everywhere, and the "deck-nightclub" portion extends as a balcony over the harbor. Join the artsy crowd every weekend when the club offers techno-style DJ sets. Saturday and Sunday performances are a mix of pop and rock. An exciting location, its musical pulse is right on.
A medley of Indian tastes specializing in North and South Indian cuisine. This lovely restaurant rates very highly in Durban's large selection of Indian cuisine, where competition is fierce. The food is consistently good, made to traditional recipes and the service is fast and friendly. Take-aways are available, and functions are also catered for. Vehicle security is available too, but in the evenings only.