Restaurant Guide

Here is a list of our top local restaurants. It is based on our own visits and our personal favourites.

La Piazza

Owned and run by veri Italiani (true Italians), Marco Bortolussi and Catia and Daniele Marinelli La Piazza, located at the The Well in Ballito, exudes that authentic European ambience serving scrumptious authentic Italian food from breakfast through lunch to dinner.

Dress: Casual

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Pappa G’s

Real Italian food ~ The freshest ingredients, tastiest recipes & their traditional wood-fired oven eal Italian food ~ The freshest ingredients, tastiest recipes & their traditional wood-fired oven. Takeaway available.

Dress: Casual

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BBM Café

Street scene café style, fresh aromas and flavours of the sea abound in the finest quality products and are perfected with magically subtle flavours and spices. Takeaway available.

Dress: Casual 

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Impulse by the Sea – Curry Restaurant

Renowned for legendary curries and hands-on approach, Impulse by the Sea is a must stop for visitors passing through this scenic part of The Dolphin Coast.

Dress: Casual

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  • 032 554 4626
  • 167 Seaview Drive, Tinley Manor Beach (17kms)

Mo-Zam-Bik

Imagine yourself sitting in an authentic Portuguese restaurant nestled on the white sandy beaches of Mozambique as you watch the crystal clear ocean lapping the shore…

Their extensive seafood menu offers a variety of fish and prawn dishes, all cooked to perfection in a secret fish spice or a range of sauces.

Dress: Casual

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Mundo Vida

.Mundo Vida is all about “flavour”. We are inspired by world food culture and tastes, great contemporary chefs and traditions that have been passed down through the generations. Their food celebrates the “world” of amazing ingredients, new food trends and tastes and boasts a magnificent view of the Indian ocean.

Dress: Smart/Casual

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Jack Salmon Fish & Grill

Jack Salmon Fish & Grill prides itself in sourcing only the freshest seafood available. Totally concentrating on ingredients from the ocean. Sushi bar. Free WiFi

Dress: Casual 

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Ray’s Kitchen

Home-cooked food for friends and families! Breakfasts, mid-morning coffees, lunch, afternoon cakes and evening dinners! Welcome to our kitchen!

Closed Monday all day & Tuesday evening.

Dress: Casual

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Nikos Coalgrill Greek

Nikos marries contemporary dining with traditional home style Greek cooking, coal grilled to perfection! Small wine list, beer on tap available. Great view of the Indian Ocean.

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Ocean Basket

Perfectly poised on the magnificent Dolphin Coast beach front, Ocean Basket offers a sea food experience that captivates and intrigues.  An Indian ocean backdrop.

Dress: Casual

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Katmandu

Johnny’s big city living developed him a love affair for cutting edge food and design; his bohemian ways took him to eclectic spaces with strong links to the great outdoors.

Dress: Smart/Casual

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  • katmandu.durban/
  • Eat Street, Ballito Lifestyle Centre, Ballito – 9.3kms
  • 087 460 0079

Perón Perón

Hugo’s restaurant has a bit of an Argentinian flavour to it, offering the best cuts of meat grills.  pasta and seafood. Bar area and outdoor seating available, beer on tap including some local craft beers and excellent wine.

Dress: Casual

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Sage

(Serves Lunch Only)

Offers an excellent, wholesome and healthy food and drinks menu as well as an exceptionally warm, relaxing atmosphere.

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Burnedale Centre @ The Pottery Gallery

(Serves Lunch Only)

A farm transformed into a beautiful venue where you can be inspired, get creative, shop for unique things & enjoy a meal. 

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  • Umhlali 
  • 032 947 1980

Zaras Cafe

(Serves Lunch Only)

Array of a fresh fusion of continental-style dishes with Greek, Italian and South African influences.

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