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The Lighthouse Bar

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5018
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a special place due to location (by the Indian Ocean, view, lighthouse in front) and due to its flair. Though part of a luxury hotel, affordable prices, easy public access. Bar manager Clive is an excellent source of information about the region and...More

Thank 133walter
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to be there for an hour and half just the 2 of us for drinks we didn't order food it is a lovely place

Thank portiarabatshidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since the moment we arrived the service couldn’t have been any better. This bar has an inside and outside area. The interior is done in the most awesome way. They offer live music from Wednesday to Friday and this is an ideal spot for a...More

1  Thank 777SouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We went to the Lighthouse bar just after 11pm on Saturday night. When we got there, the bar was still quite full, but the waiter did politely tell us they were calling last round. Two more groups of people came in after us and I...More

Thank Sewj_N
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Great range of gins, wine and cocktails for sundowners.. but if beer and rugby is more your style, that is still a great option! The staff were lovely. Don't let the pest birds disturb you, just let the staff know and they'll arm you with...More

Thank KBradley
Reviewed 8 June 2018

During our stay at the Oyster Box Hotel (2-6 May) my husband and I enjoyed cocktails in the Lighthouse bar. We were warmly welcomed by the friendly waiting staff. The inside seating area is beautifully decorated and luxurious. We chose a table outside on the...More

1  Thank zerwickrenatevictor
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views,💖 rejuvenating,🌻 peaceful,😇 walk on the Promenade. Perfect way to start your day!!!😎

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely experience, great service, stunning views with some very well mixed cocktails. Highly recommend for any occasion.

Thank Nikki T
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Tha bar has all the drinks you can imagine, very good service with a sea view. The veranda has very nice decor.

Thank tdk2018
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Lovely unique gin mixes (expensive, but interesting), delicious bar snacks, friendly staff and a great view.

Thank aexsb12
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Questions & Answers
Rochelle K
1 April 2018|
Response from WDC72 | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Unfortunately there is no play area for kids in The Lighthouse Bar which is a cocktail bar. We offer The Holiday Club for children for our in-house guests. Kind regards, Wayne Coetzer General Manager
Rochelle K
1 April 2018|
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Response from Veschini M | Reviewed this property |
No, it isn’t suitable for children.
19 January 2017|
Response from ChristiaanADV | Reviewed this property |
It is a hotel bar, so depending on your function. During the day anything from "beachwear" to formal... most people tend to look neat and cool! Probably a bit more formal towards the evening.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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 5018
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