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Blue Zoo restaurant

Morningside, Durban, South Africa
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Ranked #243 of 381 Restaurants in Durban
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cuisines: African
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Lisbon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Although the view and outdoor area is great, the decor is a bit outdated as well as the chairs and tables. The tablecloths were very dirt and the service slow.

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Somerset Wset
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I think people still go here because maybe its quite child friendly since it's in the park. The service is terrible and the food is nothing to rave about. I will definitely not go back!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The setting of this outdoor restuarant is ideal - set in the gardens of Mitchell park with it's huge trees and well maintained colourful flower beds. Food is average and the service was lacking (waiter didn't come back to us once after bringing the food)

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Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Celebrated my 50th Birthday party at Blue Zoo restaurant. Great setting in park complemented by fairy lights , candles and pretty table settings in the restaurant. Everyone commented on the great food and service.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Being first time visitors to Durban, we made sure that the Blue Zoo Restaurant was on our itinerary as it is touted as being a family friendly restaurant. We wanted to seat inside but were informed that there was a meeting in progress. The service was good, the meal (breakfast) came fast, reasonable portions; we paid and got ready to... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

A group of 3 had lunch in this café set in a lovely park.We only had salads but they were very tasty and our service was ok but I got the impression some of waiters were better than others.

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Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We visit this restaurant with my parents who like the outdoor venue. We have only had light lunches and these are average and service is sometimes slow. However, we will continue to use this restaurant as it is a nice venue.

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We had a family party here and we loved the setting. The piano playing created a great ambiance and the beautiful park setting made it a special occasion. Overall the food was fair - Roast not great but the curries were excellent. Service was slow but then again we were in no rush. We enjoyed the family environment and the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The nature, the calm, and the food was quite OK for an out-door restaurant. Kind and professional service

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Kloof, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Food was okay but service very lacklustre staff chatting and standing around They are not a "cheap" restaurant and I expected better service so have not been back

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Additional Information about Blue Zoo restaurant

Address: Morningside, Durban, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cuisine: African

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