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The Prawn Shack

30 Grunter Gully | North Coast, Gingindlovu 3801, South Africa
+27 84 737 6493
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (5 reviews)
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30 Grunter Gully | North Coast, Gingindlovu 3801, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a truly unique eating experience, this is the place for you. From the moment you go off the tarred road onto the dirt road en route to the Prawn Shack, you already know that something special is waiting for you....More

Thank Yachal_D
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I have been there so many times, I've lost count. Every time we have visitors from upcountry, we take them to this "Robinson Crusoe" experience restaurant. After traveling on dirt road into the "bundu's" for about 5km from the toll road, you arrive at this...More

Thank WillemLab
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The location is VERY rustic, lots of junk in and around the vicinity. The place could do with a clean up. The set menu is quiet different, not recommended for picky eaters.

Thank Mervyn1308
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We did not know what to expect, however, were pleasantly surprised. Its a large rustic (very rustic) place upon a deck that overlooks the sea. The seafood was delicious and I kept asking for more, which wasn't a problem. The atmosphere was fantastic especially for...More

Thank maanmeisie
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We have been twice before and while we were not disappointed this time around, it was a little less spectacular than previous occasions. Delicious prawns,especially the Prawn bunnies. And the Mexican enchiladas were delicious,can't fault them on flavour. I did feel they were a bit...More

Thank LaraJB
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Lunch was great, but I must mention that the staff does tend to skimp on the portions for no apparent reason. I saw them making steaks (Zulu sushi) and hiding it below the counter and did not set it out for the guests to...More

Thank MurielP1978
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My staff and I recently visited the Prawn Shack for the "Lazy Lunch" which is a seven course "meal". We informed the restaurant that we had time constrainst and would like to be served earlier and that we would like to leave at a certain...More

1  Thank Anesh S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Probably one of the best lunches I have ever had. The Prawn Shack was superb. The food was delicious, staff were friendly, the vibe is chilled and there's ocean and forest views. The price is a bargain for whats on offer. The road isn't paved...More

Thank Sofiah D
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very difficult to find. Poor directional signage. Please improve the signage. The food is good and thanks. The staff is disorganised but I think they are inadequately trained. The processes from ordering to eating is incomprehensible - you can miss a dish by just blinking...More

Thank godfrey m
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The area is situated in the bush away from civilisation, set in the rural area of the North coast.This is a rustic wooden establishment set on sand dunes close to the Amatikulu River. On arrival one is treated with an R & R welcome drink....More

Thank Earnie59
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Victoria P
10 July 2017|
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Response from WillemLab | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I cannot think of one Victoria closer to Durban. This is very much a rustic Zululand experience.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
11:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Grunter Gully | North Coast, Gingindlovu 3801, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Gingindlovu
  • Phone Number: +27 84 737 6493
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