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The Grill Room

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2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Started off well with our Initial welcome by Maitre'd Hendry. Commencing to our table and drinks order taken, we were excited at the prospects of a favorable fine dining experience, but alas this was not to be. After a substantial wait we were astonished at the lack of service, it felt rather embarrassing trying to woe our waiter for attention............ More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Lovely service, good menu and food was great but not outstanding. Quite small and mostly a subdued atmosphere. The room decor is lovely but views are of passing hotel guests. Although there is a dress code this didn't seem to be enforced- allowing some very casual and loud patrons to be seated.

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Port Louis
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6 reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My husband and I were made to feel very welcome despite not being hotel guests. Our waiter Lester took us under his wing, serving us cocktails on the Ocean Terrace and then a divine meal in the Grill Room. The decor is gorgeous and the staff not only super professional but also joyful. They appear genuinely happy to be working... More 

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Benoni, South Africa
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Every now and again you come across a restaurant that immediately becomes one of your "happy places"! The Grill Room is one such restaurant. The decor is tasteful, the lighting well balanced, the seats are very comfortable, the tables are nicely spaced giving an air of privacy and the staff are just excellent. All courses were beautifully prepared, including the... More 

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Thank martinuksa
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is a true fine dining experience, an excellent array of choices. Presentation is excellent and impeccable service. Is definitely a good choice for a special occasion.

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Thank dashnee
Fourways, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Food, venue and staff are A Cut Above. We were met with a small carefully chosen menu in a welcoming space with great quirky artwork and wait for it - a sorbet palate cleanser. Maybe this is what "heaven" feels like. Perfect, but not stiff upper lip.

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Thank 67RoslynM
Durban, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband took me to The Grill Room for my birthday on 21 January 2017. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left the service was exceptional. We had the Three-Course Dining Experience and would recommend this as the food was out of this world. Thank you to all the staff for making my birthday very special.

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Thank TamBotha
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had a family dinner on 23 December 2016 ,it was the best as we were treated like royalty from the moment we entered .The food was exquisite and interesting. The service was exceptionally good and professional .Thanks to the staff for making our dinner memorable, we wil definitely be going back.

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Thank Claude V
South Africa
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great service from Charity. Starter trolley was something different and allows for you to try a number of different starters/tastes. For mains we had Duck and Fillet, both were delicious. We will be back hopefully soon!

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Thank Lauren_LW
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience. From booking the dinner with special requests made the Oyster Box team did not hesitate to accommodate us. Thank you. To our waiter Byron, thank you for making the evening extra special for us.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
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
  • This restaurant is at The Oyster Box
Description
Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel.

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