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Marco Paulo World Food Bistro

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2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa
Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 39
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Love The Steak

The steak was cooked to perfection and the presentation was excellent, the dish was however lacking a bit of salt, but that was not a problem as it could always be added at any stage. The overall experience of dining at Marco Paulo was an extremely enjoyable and relaxing one.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The steak was cooked to perfection and the presentation was excellent, the dish was however lacking a bit of salt, but that was not a problem as it could always be added at any stage. The overall experience of dining at Marco Paulo was an extremely enjoyable and relaxing one.

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Johannesburg
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Consistently great, service food ambience everything. I had been told repeatedly that the burger is world class, so I finally broke down and went for the burger over a few delicious looking steak options. I was not disappointed! (and the risotto ball starters were brilliant!)

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

In reality only 15 minutes from Umhlanga it was way out in the country and another of the relatively undiscovered gems of Durban. It is casual and laid back but the staff are friendly and helpful, the daily menu interesting and the a la carte mouth watering. The L M prawns were incredible. Done to perfection and a generous portion.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I have eaten at Marco Paulo more times over the last few years than the rest of the restaurants in Durban combined. You won't find a better place in Natal that ticks all of the boxes. It has amazing food, wonderful service and a lively atmosphere. Patrons are always welcomed with smiles and open arms, the staff are extremely attentive... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Had a great dinner celebrating with my hubby to be! We both took a special that was on for the evening and we were not disappointed. Super fresh ingredients and we even bought a pizza to take home for breakfast.

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Senior Contributor
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten at this venue several times previously, & always enjoyed the venue & food. The only reason we have not eaten there more often is that we usually have a fair amount of alcohol with our food, & the restaurant was a fair distance from our home, necessitating the use of Buddys! I booked the table, & received... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We are regular visitors to this restaurant. You'll enjoy casual drinks at their little bar next door and we've found every meal there delicious even though I'm always seduced by the stuffed chicken on risotto. Delicious. It's pretty noisy in here so smaller groups work better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

KZN friends of ours introduced us to the restaurant and we had an amazing time. They know the owners feel and we ate like kings! we sample many of the dishes that night and one that stood out was the langoustine pasta - delicious! The atmosphere was very vivey. Lots of chatting, social and happy vibe. service was excellent and... More 

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durban kwazulu natal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is our favourite restaurant in Durban with consistently good food and friendly efficient service.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Always a great time had here. Food is excellent, service is good and the overall atmosphere is warm and inviting. Definitely check it out if you're in the area.

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Additional Information about Marco Paulo World Food Bistro

Address: 2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: International

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?