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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Restaurant
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“Beautiful located in a courtyard in the heart of Essenwood. Amazing and healthy breakfast and lunches.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The most delicious ribs and steak. The best baked potatoe in Durban. If you want a spoil this is the spot - i have never been disappointed. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“The best fine dining in Durban (perhaps a close second in KZN) makes 9th avenue amazing - the food is supreme and the vibe is relaxed ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Absolutely the best falafel I have ever found anywhere in the world. The food is delicious and the owners are such amazing people. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For the finest steak in all of SA - this is a must visit if you want to taste premium South African beef prepared in a special way by a very talented man. Booking essential”
  • 4 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Great dinner spot. Really tasty burgers and chips. A good vibe and on the heart of Florida Road.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another great restaurant just around the corner. You might have to look for it, as it is a little bit hidden, this is a perfect place to get a taste of Mozambique!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Little Gujarat is a legendary pure veg Indian​ food restaurant in the inner. Get the best of curries, bunny chows, samoosas, pakoras and bhajis, roti breads, rice and pickles daily. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
“Oh my goodness, the wonderful Indian food! A little known gem frequented by locals.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent for sipping on cocktails and sundowners while relaxing and watching all activities in the ocean and on the beach. Beautiful views of the stadium and beachfront. Very relaxed atmosphere.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“AFRO’S STARTED IN A TRAILER AT “DURBAN DAY”, PEOPLES PARK IN SEPTEMBER 2012. THAT WAS THE FIRST OF TWO TRAILERS THAT TRAVELLED DURBS FOR TWO YEARS, PULLING UP AT THE FINEST MARKETS, EVENTS, SHINDIGS & PRIVATE JOLS. IN 2014 WE MOVED INTO OUR FIRST SHOP ON SOUTH BEACH, SERVING SURFERS, CYCLISTS, POWER WALKERS & ANYONE WHO AGREES IT’S “LEKKER BY DIE SEE!” ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“If you want chicken done right, visit Afros! The prices are cheap, the chicken succulent and the views spectacular.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cuban Restaurant
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“South Africa's only authentic Latino Social Caffe & eatery. Cocktail bar & lounge with a unique flavoursome cuisine. best cocktails,best burgers ,best steaks. My favorite cocktail is MOJITO'S. Budget friendly”
  • 3 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Go treat yourself to South Africa's best food export: flame grilled peri peri chicken.”
  • 2 locals recommend