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14 Old Main Road, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
+27 83 789 6050
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 20:30
Mon - Tue 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 14:30
Wed - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Kingsburgh
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were welcoming and took care of us as if we were the only,y one's in the restaurant. Our allocated waitor Siya gave us good recommendations for the the food we ate. He was able to clearly describe what going to be in my plate and it made me confident about the choice. We did not wait too long... More 

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Thank 405tonih
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good restaurant which caters for everyone's needs. Food is awesome and friendly hospital staff. The Restaurant has a good vibe.

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Thank bianca19881223
Hillcrest, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to catching a flight to Seattle ,at lunchtime in fact, I took my family to Lupa Hillcrest, for Lunch , being a farewell bon voyage I had the meatballs and Spaghetti, they were dry and luke warm ,must have been left overs , not nice , but the problem was the next day , my tummy was in such... More 

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Thank RedLionElstow
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't stress enough how much I love this restaurant. The attention to detail, the food, the bevs, the service is all sublime! Pizza and zucchini fries are amazing!

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Thank JohnH1ll
Durban, South Africa
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had a pleasant business dinner meeting with two other people recently. This restaurant came highly recommended. To be honest, not sure what the hype is about. Food was just plain ordinary. Presentation of the ribs was shocking. Quite off putting. Took them home for our fur babies. The rest was just ok. Quite pricey for what you get. Service a... More 

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Thank wendyb4146
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

the atmosphere is amazing, the staff so friendly, but the food is absolutely AMAZING! Try their Balsamic Avo Fillet Stack on a White Wine Risotto! Incredible!

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Thank Taryn S
Durban, South Africa
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107 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Popped in for lunch on what was obviously a quiet day until a group of rowdy men arrived. Luckily they sat far away from us so the noise level was tolerable. Had my usual yummy starter of chicken livers whilst my husband chose a salad which he declared to be fresh & delicious, it certainly looked great & was a... More 

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Thank TnTdurbs
Durban, South Africa
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Really lovely pizza and good wine menu with lovely decor. Poor acoustics unfortunately, so hard to hear eachother talk near the open kitchen. Enjoyed the service and tasty snails too!

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Thank annuityant
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Had a great evening with visiting colleagues from the Czech. Great food and awesome service from Chelsea. Plan on visiting again.

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Thank Raymond V
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great evening it was our first night out to Lupa and everything impressed us....the surprise shooter on the house was such a treat. I had the lambshank and my friend had the porkbelly, wow is all I can say. They charged us R50 for corkage fee and we took our own wine. Darryn was the best waiter... More 

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Thank Malindri E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Old Main Road, Hillcrest 3610, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Hillcrest
  • Phone Number: +27 83 789 6050

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?