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40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 309 8581
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“lamb burger” (6 reviews)
“fish cake” (2 reviews)
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Colombian, Contemporary, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful meal, great service and elegant setting. In my view possibly Durban’s best restaurant. I wholly recommend it to all.

Thank sdtconsult
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely hidden spot with excellent food and service. Charming ambience. The sage butternut pasta was fantastic and the chocolate brownie with ice cream was sublime. I don’t usually enjoy creamy pastas or dark chocolate but these ingredients were used with subtlety. Highly...More

Thank Glen K
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you want a quite lunch away from the hustle and bustle of Marriott road but close to everything... have lunch or a coffee or a freshly squeezed juice from this hidden gem. Amazing, friendly and helpful staff to make your experience a memorable one

Thank Bjørn M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant we were there with some friends sitting outside having G&T before we ordered lunch. The burgers are amazing full of flavor. I had the Porkchops which was great. The choc Mouse desert was the busy(maybe share next time) they closed at...More

1  Thank RudolphMW
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Unusual menu and great quality food. Ambience is quirky and relaxed for a casual breakfast, brunch or lunch. Highly recommended

Thank Vanessa K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We revisited this restuarant after a long break. I was taken aback by the quality of the cuisine. Warm french loaf & Virgin Oil & Balsamic to start & a Shredded Duck & Plum sauce Salad was a taste, texture & visual extravaganza. Great deserts...More

Thank Rory S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This has been a venue which locals have stayed loyal to for many years, and one that visitors enjoy seeking out. As we know the demographics of Durban have changed so many of the dining venues have moved from central Durban. Thankfully not 'Market' admittedly...More

Thank LewR
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

It's a great venue, in the courtyard under the trees, and I loved the fresh healthy component of their food

Thank FayeFreeman
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We heard about this place from friends so decided to try it out. The food was definitely very, very good, but it was mostly the atmosphere that's so attractive and the reason I would come back. Lights hung from the trees, little tables surrounding a...More

Thank stefania1018
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is a lovely garden type café tucked away in Marriot Road. Intimate, cozy and quaint, with friendly waiters. I had the fish cake and salad which was well served, two decent size delicious fish cakes on a bed of fresh salad. I will definitely...More

Thank pmoonsamy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 309 8581
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Market is a world-class garden café/restaurant, situated in a quiet courtyard behind a classic 1930’s colonial building at the foot of Durban’s Berea in Marriott Road. Market serves simple quality cuisine using locally and/or organic sourced ingredients in a professional, unique, and caring environment. Market is also known for its selection of award winning South African wines, freshly squeezed fruit juices and coffee. Our fine dining dinner food specials change regularly and provide the perfect catalyst for any occasion, whether it be your first date or a birthday celebration. The courtyard has a central fountain surrounded by a a ring of Leopard trees, which provide all year mottled shade and its peaceful atmosphere. The outdoor furniture and tables are modeled around 18th century French garden furniture, adding to Market’s allure. The restaurant’s indoor section is more a modern minimalist while still providing the feeling of dining somewhere in Europe. Market is always available for big parties, private functions or weddings.
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