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The Ocean Terrace

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Indian, African, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here, the food is great and they offer a curry Buffett. We also enjoyed the lovely views and managed to see the dolphins

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 844kayg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice restaurant with seating both inside or out. The restaurant looks out onto the ocean. There is a choice of an a la carte menu or a curry buffet. Durban is well known for having its Indian food restaurants and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Derek F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel so booked in for dinner as the reviews were good, but we were a bit disappointed. There wasn’t much atmosphere inside in the evening. The curry buffet wasn’t great either. Much nicer having breakfast in this venue.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 68amberleys
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Great food, great service, great view. What else do you want? Oysters were fresh, fish cooked to perfection. The only minor was that the beer could be colder

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carlos W
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This restaurant is a must try, even if you simply go for the view, it's absolutely stunning and makes a fabulous background for photos with the lighthouse behind you. This was our first time and really enjoyed ourselves! The only reason I'm giving this a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GMClooney
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

I arrived without a booking and wanted to be seated on the a Terrace however there was nothing available. While waiting for my friends I was approach by Bianca who gladly arranged a table for us outside. We didn't even tell it was my friends...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alyisuhana
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I have previously tried the curry buffet and was slightly disappointment. We decided to have dinner at the ocean terrace and were happy with our meals. The sushi we had for starters was excellent and the calamari and short rib for mains were outstanding. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank swalton2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Ocean box hotel so decided to eat here. What a fantastic restaurant with views over the Indian Ocean and the famous lighthouse. We ate here twice enjoying an amazing fish dinner and on the second occasion the famous curry buffet! The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank skiboywales
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful view of the Indian Ocean. Beautiful colors same as the light house. Absolutely romantic setting. Food is excellent. Fish and chips the best. Staff and management very professional and helpful. Especially great on a clear day.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bhejanespecialevents
Reviewed 1 September 2018

A delicious breakfast for a family 40th birthday on Tuesday 28th August 2018. Balloon tied to chair to add a special touch. Even after the bill was settled,no birthday cake was offered, as has been customary with many special family birthdays spent enjoying the Oyster...More

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WDC72, Manager at The Ocean Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am absolutely delighted you found the breakfast "delicious" and an "amazing spread on offer" The breakfast price obviosly is not costed on Oysters only ( which are picked daily along our coastline...More

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