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Ocean Terrace, Oyster Box

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Durban 4319, South Africa
+27 (0) 31 514 5000
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Ranked #5 of 383 Restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Lightwater Uk
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212 reviews 212 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Dining here should feel like a special occasion where just about everything is perfect, however I am well travelled enough to accept we don't live in a perfect world and that mistakes happen. It's how a company responds afterwards that is key, and here the response was wholly inadequate. Being based in a 5 star hotel, one's expectations are high,... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely to sit outside with magnificent ocean views Food very good The menu choice is wide and should cater to all The staff very good and helpful The buffet breakfast on the Terrace is excellent Can be romantic

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Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The attention to your personal detail was not ever to much trouble for the staff, they where top draw.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My husband and I were visiting from New York, and booked at the Ocean Terrace for a buffet breakfast. Our experience was awesome from the time we entered right till the end. The staff were phenomenal and gave a literal meaning to 5 star service! Food was great, the view of the ocean was priceless, we even took a walk... More 

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100 reviews 100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wow this place is amazing and the best curry I have had in South Africa! The sea front view is a extra added touch and if was an amazing place. Miss it already

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Don't miss this restaurant if you are in umhlanga or Durban. the curry buffet is phenomenal, there is nothing better anywhere and. I have searched, Service is what you would expect in a glorious 5 star Hotel, it's amazing! Just Go!

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London, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Sitting at Ocean Terrace is like going back in time. It is relaxing, and has a stunning view. Staff are extremely pleasant and helpful and the food is always top quality.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

On my birthday last year, my wife decided to treat me for dinner at the Ocean Terrace, Oyster Box. I had previously heard about their curry buffet and was eager to sample it. We were treated to the most beautiful views from the restaurant which made everything more romantic. We had been received by friendly staff and it felt very... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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114 reviews 114 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

They offer the best curry buffet in Durban. Lamb vindaloo, chicken and prawn curry, fish curry and even chicken tandoori. Excellent accompaniments. Naan breads, papadums etc. This place is seriously good.

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Gaillac, France
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11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had a lovely evening enjoying the ambiance of the bar for pre dinner drinks followed by an impressive curry buffet in the Ocean Terrace restaurant. The staff gave a friendly and attentive service without being too fussy. Loved the variety of dishes available from the buffet and we enjoyed all that we tried. Great setting for a very enjoyable... More 

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Additional Information about Ocean Terrace, Oyster Box

Address: 2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Durban 4319, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0) 31 514 5000
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Cuisine: Indian

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