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7 Station Road, Mtunzini, South Africa
+27 35 340 2897
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Not Fancy Food, Just Good Food

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    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good wholesome home-style food

Always a nice place to pop into for a generous portion of home-style cooking. Good curries, calamari and pizzas but the breakfasts and cappuccinos are just as good. You can sit inside on windy days or on the outside deck when its warm and balmy. The staff are friendly and attentive and the prices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gilly-bean0779
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Zululand, South Africa
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Zululand, South Africa
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always a nice place to pop into for a generous portion of home-style cooking. Good curries, calamari and pizzas but the breakfasts and cappuccinos are just as good. You can sit inside on windy days or on the outside deck when its warm and balmy. The staff are friendly and attentive and the prices are very reasonable. Worth a visit... More 

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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good home made food. Best tender chicken I have ever ate. Very low key place where you feel at home immediately. And very well priced.

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Thank Annemieke v
Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Granted, we visited on a Sunday afternoon, but the service was so slow that we considered ordering from another restaurant and having food delivered. Normally, slow food is easy to deal with if you are regularly offered drinks but we weren't. The bar selection is poor. I like a venue that can put some white rum in my coke to... More 

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Thank GetDownAdam
Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

You've been away from home and you miss a well cooked plate of home made food. Stop at the Fat Cat in Mtunzini. Nothing beats it. My best was three succulent lamb chops with lots of delicious vegetables. None of that "try-to-be-grand-creamed-spinach-from-a-packet". Loved it. Friendly down to earth staff. Good value for money.

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Thank Elize V
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Local's favourite. Good food at reasonable price, huge portions, peaceful atmosphere. Love to come for lunch on Saturdays, recommended to all visitors.

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Thank Moxiflox
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch for the family. The menu has a wide variety, maybe too wide. The feeling around the table was mixed - curry average, ribs average, sole good, five cheese pizza very good, chicken good. Portions are generous, salads fresh, chips very good. The service was prompt and friendly.

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Thank Sean D
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

We love the Fat Cat! It is our favourite go-to local restaurant whenever we have family or friends visiting... The spare ribs or chicken & prawn curry is my personal favourites. The personnel are always very friendly.

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Thank BosveldBielie
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great choice of menu and very reasonably priced. Friendly helpful staff and jovial owner. We enjoyed the scampi prawn tails and pancakes. Go there you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Travelling G
Amersham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We stopped here as we were travelling back down the N2 from St Lucia to Durban. We had met a couple in the morning who live in Mtunizi and recommended we go to see it. My wife saw a recommendation for the Fat Cat in a guide book. We were given a nice welcome on arrival and offered a table... More 

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Thank Paul C
Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food was awesome. Good quality at very reasonable prices. Staff were very friendly and obliging. Inside and outside seating available. Might be a good idea to book we got the last table.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Station Road, Mtunzini, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Zululand  >  Mtunzini
  • Phone Number: +27 35 340 2897

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, African, Pizza, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Not Fancy Food, Just Good Food
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?