Eat and Drink in Durban

Durban boasts a wide variety of international restaurants as well as many that serve up seafood and speciality dishes typical of South Africa. As Durban continues to develop as a foodie hub we have updated Coastal Cuisine: Durban’s Best Cultural Restaurants to highlight a few more exceptional eateries.

From its famously fantastic curries to stellar seafood, Durban and the surrounding areas has always been a favourite holiday destination. After a burst of new openings and the rapid growth of the restaurant scene, the East Coast city pumps all year round with cool tapas spots, fresh seafood and casual café-style fare.

9th Avenue Bistro

9th Avenue Bistro in Durban

9th Avenue Bistro is a small, personal restaurant in Morningside, Durban, creating original & imaginative cuisine. We at 9th Avenue Bistro take our environmental responsibility seriously and are constantly striving to reduce, reuse and recycle.
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1904 Bistro Americain

1904 Bistro Americain in Durban

The American-themed menu is massive. There is everything from bagels and chowder to smoked meats and gourmet dogs. Initial excitement makes way for mixed emotions, however, as the food has some great hits and some sad misses.
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Butcher Boys Grill

Butcher Boys Grill in Durban

The place to go for high quality meat just how the South Africans love it, Butcher Boys Grill serves both wet and dry-aged succulent steaks that are ‘grilled to perfection’. Diners here can choose their cut and how bloody they like their meat and then relax in the knowledge that the chef is preparing their steak with the utmost love and care, basting it in Butcher Boys’ famous sauce to ensure that it is served to the table tasting sensational.
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Cargo Hold

Cargo Hold in Durban

A rare opportunity to dine with the sharks, a meal at Cargo Hold truly is a unique dining experience absolutely ideal for lovers of marine life. Situated within uShaka Marine World, guests of the restaurant are seated at a table in the stern of the phantom ship affording them unbeatable views of the ocean and the shark tank.
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Moyo in Durban

Moyo is the destination for a unique African dining experience. Inspired by the traditions and values of our ancestors, moyo is a celebration of, and commitment to, the beauty of Africa, and the industry of her people. Our famously warm hospitality and modern African ambiance make the moyo experience an unforgettable one.
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