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The Ocean Terrace

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“curries” (72 reviews)
“oysters” (155 reviews)
“beef vindaloo” (8 reviews)
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Indian, African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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51 - 60 of 597 reviews

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Kevin Joseph is a renowned chef of excellence. And his curries are outstanding! We have enjoyed his fare over many years and he has a fantastic team in his kitchen at OB.

Thank iainschouten
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Having been eating here as a favourite when holidaying in the area for a few years now. This time Sunday lunch in Feb all changed. The service was poor (part of the dish not brought until main plate already eaten; wine not topped up), and...More

Thank H11
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Hotel guests are served breakfast here and is also open to visitors. An extensive buffet is on order as well as cooked to order meals. For lunch there is the famous curry buffet, which should be enjoyed once. The views are unbeatable and the service...More

Thank paintedcolours
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited The Ocean Terrace Restaurant for their curry buffet last Saturday evening - and it was exceptional! From the booking process right through to exploring the public areas of the hotel - the service was excellent. When we called to make the booking we...More

Thank Minaali
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I had dinner with my Father and Brother in the Terrace restaurant. The prawns were delicious and the curry was super tasty. The wine list is varied with some great local wines to taste. Service was excellent, attentive but not too fussy. The whole hotel...More

Thank Maria R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The perfect setting for that cocktail, or even one of their amazing pizzas!! What a view, takes your breath away Service is wonderful, you can even take your dog!

Thank Tammydurban
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The food is absolutely amazing. They have a doggie menu for your dog to choose from. What more do you want. Most professional and friendly personnel.

Thank ZelnaSwart
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The oyster box is a must if you visit Umhlanga champagne breakfast on a Sunday also The ocean terrace for drinks before dinner . The views are awesome.

Thank 74pat2015
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The best curry buffet that i have been to. Good veg and non veg options. The price is steep though. If you can do justice to the food and have a massive appetite then i guess the price is warranted. I just could not eat...More

Thank peerr2017
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Our dining friends thoroughly enjoyed the subtle ambience, the view of the lighthouse & ocean and the overall attention to detail. Most opted for fish & chips which arrived with an innovative presentation. Although the wine was poured in a single serving the waiter did...More

Thank DineFrequently
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 514 5000
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