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The Green Mango

9th Avenue, Durban, South Africa
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Ranked #61 of 354 Restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Japanese, Thai
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English first
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

One of the few great sushi places in Durban! Sushi really is amazing here. While you can find better deals elsewhere, food is truly spectacular. Service and location aren't the best.

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Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This little restaurant still remains one of our favourites - the food, service and atmoshphere excellent. The management and staff do make you feel at home even though we are not regular "weekly" visitors - they remember what you drink and what your favourites are - keep up the good standards

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Durban, South Africa
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142 reviews 142 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I came here with another Asian because it was recommended and we were disappointed. Perhaps because we are Asians. Thai green curry is definitely below average.. noodle is average. The Thai owner is very friendly but the staff, not so much.

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21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

The review is probably based on the fact that we sat (no choice!) outside the building and it was really cold with a biting wind. We tried I a few occasions to re-seat inside as tables became available but this seemed to be far too much effort for one of the 2 servers. Our request to turn on the gas... More

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A good spot to know about - serving up a slightly different spin on Thai and Japanese cuisine. Starter options like the deep fried eggplant with miso glaze and steak tataki with a miso and peanut sauce are unusual and delicious. Sushi was tasty. Service from our waiter Ashley was friendly and helpful. Prices a little on the steep side,... More

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Durban, South Africa
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Casual come-as-you-are suburban restaurant that serves splendid Thai and Japanese food and Sushi. It has an open verandah facing the car park and a small seating area inside with aircon, which is great in summertime. Tables have dark green tablecloths and napkins which gives a sumptuous feel to this little place. This is our go-to restaurant whenever our group has... More

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Ive been to Green Mango so many times but was lucky to be taken out this week for my birthday to Green Mango. I love the sushi and the Japanese fusion udon noodle soup with tempura prawns. Its my absolute favourite meal in Durban. The staff are friendly and get the job done. Yum!

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Durban, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

This restaurant never fails to deliver excellent service and food. We have been here on a number of occasions and still rate it the best for Sushi - we say Sushi because this is what we eat when we go there so not discounting their other food. Service is excellent and the atmosphere is really great too. Well done -... More

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Durban South Africa
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Three of us had dinner there a few days ago. All our food was first class. A very pleasant and efficient waiter attended to all our requirements and presented top class service.The food arrived timeously and was all VERY tasty.I have generally always had good food and this was no exception. Keep up the good work, we'll be back sooner... More

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Namibia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This little restaurant has some really good thai food and the sushi is also good. It can get crowded and noisy, but the atmosphere is nice. Its not pretending to be something fancy or elegant and has its own atmosphere. Its good food in a fun atmosphere. I liked it.

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