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The Grill Room

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my birthday. We had a really lovely time and the food and service was wonderful, as always. We love the ambience of this restaurant and the staff are great. They might want to consider updating the menu a bit as some diners...More

Thank Christelle W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a special evening. Fine dining, incredible food, AMAZING atmosphere and..... got engaged. Thank you to Rozanne, our hostess and to Byrone, our waiter, for an unforgettable evening and for going out of your way to make the evening run smoothly and according to plan....More

Thank Louis-John
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My husband and I decided to dine here just to try it out. We had excellent service throughout our dining experience. Our waitress Zama was very professional and very well versed with the menus and how to recommend meals. The food was absolutely divine. I...More

Thank lifesaver90
Reviewed 2 September 2017

What a lovely restaurant! Excellent service, beautiful interior and superb cuisine. It is not a big restaurant - I think there is a maximum of 20 tables - which ensures an intimate ambience. You are surrounded by beauty: the plush carpet, navy and white interior,...More

Thank _EmmaAmber07_
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The ambience, the service, the presentation and the incredible cuisine made this an unforgettable experience.

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is old school with a starters selection that is on a rotating tray which is interesting. We decided to go straight for main course which was chateaux briane which they prepare at your table with flames. The dish was grilled to perfection

Thank claire w
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The stylish decor is matched by a trendy menu with all the classic French favorites. An extensive wine list contributes to a delightful evening with friendly and efficient service. The Risotto with mushrooms and an Umami sauce was exceptional. The Chateaubriand was well presented and...More

Thank Johann S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

As you should expect from the location at the Oyster Box hotel this was a 5* fine dining experience. Service, Ambience and food all very good. Will look forward to returning.

Thank davidfisher9799
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Oyster box Hotel is the epitome of grand colonial style and elegance. We has the most wonderful time at the grill room celebrating our 15th wedding anniversary. From the moment you step into this tastefully decorated room you are treated like so many of there...More

Thank ursula L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

the restaurant is a classic! everything from outstanding cuisine,faultless professional service!! very good for a special evening out. The Wine prices were ,however, excessive(pity)

Thank David L
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28 March 2015|
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Response from Joy M | Reviewed this property |
HI I doubt very much that dogs would be allowed as it definitely is not a please that has the ability to accommodate them. I do think they would be welcome on the terrace though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 514 5000
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Oyster Box
Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel.
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