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Alba Easy Lounge Durban

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Bar, Fast food, Grill, Pub
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La Mercy | Opposite Gate A12,Domestic Departures, King Shaka International Airport, Pretoria 4405, South Africa (Formerly Rhapsody's)
032 436 00 44
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I like Alba. The food is good. The service is good. The servings aren't particularly huge. There is a big mark up on wine. But the wifi is free. The chairs are comfortable and they don't chase you off after ...hours. If you have a long airport wait, this is the place to go.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was my first visit to this easy lounge and I was impressed by the cleanliness and friendly service. I ordered a health breakfast and a coffee, charged my cellphone at the plug point provided and settled down reading the paper from the nearby magazine rack. My order was delivered in good time by a friendly waitress, it tasted fantastic... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Atrocious service. SLOW!!!! I specifically asked how long it would take before I ordered. I burnt my fingers once before this, but never again. Please jack it up or close shop. (And no, I don't want my meal as a takeaway due to your slack service!!)

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Thank 730rolfl
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

You have a choice of three restaurants once checked through security for domestic departures at Durban airport. Alba lounge being one. Decided to have a drink and something to eat before a flight. The Alba lounge waiter was friendly and invited us to a table while we contemplated going to the Wimpy next door. So we accepted and sat down... More 

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Banff, United Kingdom
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1,131 reviews
494 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We called for a drink whilst waiting our flieght the staff was very prompt and friendly castle lite was just what the doctor ordered and if ever in area will visit

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Lancashire
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

There was 5 unoccupied dirty tables, we had no choice but to sit at one of these, no one came to assist us. I had to clear the disgusting table and wipe it with a wet wipe. No one came to take our order, the so-called manager with a beard was just standing around...gave him my order. After 45 minutes... More 

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Thank Sharon W
CapeTownMichelle, Guest Relations Manager at Alba Easy Lounge Durban, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, we apologise for your negative experience. Please can you send us your contact details so that the general manager can be in touch? Please be assured that we take customer feedback very seriously. Looking forward to hearing from you. The Alba Easy Lounge Team. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Have been around most lounges at South African and international airports. Thistles a horrid experience, fontvthink the owner of this establishment has been to his lounge. The food is atrocious, miniscule portions, poor quality and as far as the prices go terrible. I ordered a slice of toast with 4 scrambled eggs and was charged R41.00 for a dry piece... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

What the hell... This never gets any better... Is Management even aware of TripAdvisor. Waiting takes forever.... Obtuse hip hop music over the speakers so loud you can't think. Smoking lounge ventilation is non existent.... And Yes smokers are people too. Service slow and inefficient. Place can do with a wipe down. Food prices are severe for mediciocre fare.... But... More 

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Thank Theuns B
Western Cape, South Africa
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

I have visited Alba on all my Durban travels with no problem till today. The beef sausage in my breakfast is really not quality meat! Cheap and nasty, not a sausage I would expect from a fine restaurant like Alba.

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Thank Moeggepraat
Johannesburg, South Africa
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134 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Alba Easy Lounge – King Shaka Airport My husband and I do not normally use the eateries in Airports but were pleasantly surprised with this one. Service was good, we went for the Cajun chicken wraps, which wee great! We did have to wait around 10-minutes, but the wraps were obviously prepared freshly just for us. The fillings were very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Fast food, Grill, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Mercy | Opposite Gate A12,Domestic Departures, King Shaka International Airport, Pretoria 4405, South Africa (Formerly Rhapsody's)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: 032 436 00 44
Description
Easy access, close proximity to various boarding gates and Wi-Fi Hot spots are just a few reasons why playing the “waiting game” is so much more convenient at Alba Easy Lounge, King Shaka International Airport. Alba's Airport Lounge is the ideal location for both holiday and business travellers. A quick bite to eat or a glass of wine, Alba Easy Lounge brings you an experience away from home.

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