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Market

40 Gladys Mazibuko (Marriott) Road | Essenwood, Durban 4001, South Africa
31 309 8581
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Ranked #26 of 343 restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
South Coast
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

What a pleasant surprise to be invited for lunch at Market near Greyville Racecourse and still find that the food was absolutely superb. I ordered a roasted chicken and pesto pasta and it was delicious. The service was efficient but more importantly for a Tuesday lunchtime the vibe was buzzing, trendy and amiable. Good to know that not all Durban's... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Market is great if you want something out of the ordinary for breakfast in Durban. Food is delicious and setting inviting.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

On a week long solo trip to Durbs, 'market' . took care of me for my evening meals! Great vibe, good choice menu, delicious food and attentive service. So refreshing to be in an owner run venue! Highly recommend popping in, breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Underberg, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Arrived here for a quick bite to eat for lunch and left 3 hours later! Great ambiance, greater food and even greater fresh smoothies! Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, and will most definitely be back! PS: don't go there rushed...you will there for a while!

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Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We came for lunch..The ambience was nice with live music and rustic feel. The food is average though.. and the service was not so good as it took long for someone to attend to us even though the place was not busy.. not impressed.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Market is one of our favourite places to visit when we go to Durban. The courtyard dining is wonderful - no matter the time of the year. The food was excellent on this visit and even though the restaurant was packed both inside and out the service was friendly, unhurried and fun.

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Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Completely hidden from the busy road is a place you have to find. The friendly service and atmosphere on a wet winter evening was just so welcoming. The circle of trees and a water fountain plus the oversized 'worshond' benches make the quirky into charm. Food was simple, well presented and exceptionally tasty. Don't tell anyone!

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

From the time of walking in to leaving after a culinary treat, that was superb, you felt special. The comradie amongst the the staff was special. A Grace Jones type godess chanted the many mouth watering specials for the night and set the expectation of the brilliant meal that followed. The wine list was lenghty and a bit pricey, but... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I had dinner at the market in December 2013 and my boyfriend and I had the worst eating out experience. We were seated and the waiter then proceeded to ignore us for 30 mins whilst other tables around us were attended to. He didnt even take our drink orders. The restaurant was not busy and the other waiter blatently ignored... More

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Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We had our wine club at Market in Mariott Road last night. My parents had gone there for dinner the previous Friday, and discussed the concept with the manager, who confirmed that everything would be all right. They even discussed the number of bottles of wine he'd bring, as well as the corkage Dad would pay. We were all seated... More

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