Eating out

Durban is renowned for its diverse cuisine from all over the world, but especially for its spicy Indian curries, fish dishes and exotic meat dishes like venison, crocodile and ostrich.The following areas are some of the city’s best eating and entertainment zones.

Wilson’s Wharf

Wilson’sWharf is one of Durban’s liveliest venues offering a fusion of food, live music and shopping overlooking the Durban Harbour.

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Florida Road, Morningside

For a trendy and cosmopolitan eating and social experience, visit Florida Road where cafés and restaurants line the sidewalks amidst buzzing art galleries and boutique shops.


This upmarket resort area north of Durban offers a range of fine dining options, from classic and elegant restaurants to contemporary and hip eateries.

Swapo Avenue

Sample the excitement of Swapo Avenue in Durban North. There are restaurants, pavement cafés and night spots aplenty.

Helen Joseph (Davenport) Road, Glenwood

Take a walk up this leafy suburban road and choose from a range of restaurants serving Moroccan or Portuguese cuisine, or gourmet pizza and burgers. The coffee is always fresh.

Sundowner Harbour Cruise

For a unique eating and entertainment experience, book a trip on one of the many charter boats that offer day, sunset, or night cruises around the harbour.