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Marco Paulo World Food Bistro

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2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa
270315022221
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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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
Perfect for a casual meal.

We found this place on a recommendation from our hosts at Essenwood House. The location is in the ground level of a business complex in Mount Edgecombe. When we arrived the first time, we were not sure what to expect as it appeared very laid-back and casual. However – these are sometimes the best... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Zollikon, Switzerland
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Zollikon, Switzerland
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We found this place on a recommendation from our hosts at Essenwood House. The location is in the ground level of a business complex in Mount Edgecombe. When we arrived the first time, we were not sure what to expect as it appeared very laid-back and casual. However – these are sometimes the best finds. Overall – the quality of... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was here for a meeting and had lunch while there. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming. The coffee they are using is delicious. I had a very nice chicken salad; the presentation was unique and smart!

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Whether you there for lunch or dinner you in for a treat. Food is fabulous. Great selection of dishes to choose from. We have dined at Marco Paulo on a number of occasions and never been disappointed. You simply cant go wrong.

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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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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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 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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 270315022221

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?