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Havana Grill

Suncoast Casino | North Beach, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 337 1305
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Ranked #17 of 349 Restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, International, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Havana Grill offers an unforgettable dining experience with the combination of great food, an extensive wine selection, humidor for cigars and an environment that is relaxing, yet remains up-market. With views overlooking the ocean, excellent meals and attentive staff Havana Grill is a must when visiting Durban, Suncoast Casino. The restaurant specialises in steaks where they proudly offer grain and grass-fed cuts of meat; as well as seafood, lamb, poultry and game dishes. The wine list and cellar provide a variety of South African wines. Havana Grill is a popular choice for functions and events as the restaurant can be divided into distinct areas; as well as offers two private dining rooms. The restaurant is an ideal meeting place for corporates in the private dining room; or friends enjoying time together over a delicious meal. Havana Grill is open Monday through to Sunday. Lunch is from 12.00pm (kitchen closes at 2.30pm) and the restaurant closes at 5.00pm. Dinner service begins at 6.00pm (kitchen closes at 10.00pm).
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Durbanville, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A very relaxed atmosphere, we loved the food as well as the music. We went there for a very important meeting and the staff were very kind.

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

I was last here 5 years ago. This time I had a birthday celebration with family. The staff were excellent. It's been a while since seeing a waiter remember everyone's meals without taking down details. Nice job. The food was just excellent. The wine list expansive. And the relaxed ambiance of the place. The list could just go on.. Check... More

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Watford
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is by far the best steak I have ever eaten, and at good South African prices. Waiters are very friendly and helpful and will often advise you on which steak or how to have it cooked. All of us, including the kids, absolutely loved it. Wish there was one at home!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have made three visits to this restaurant in the past two years. I the past I have always enjoyed the seafood dishes, especially the fish. This visit was a real disappointment. We were allocated a table in an area that probably would not usually have a table. When we pointed out the lack of light, our server brought us... More

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Durban, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went to Havana after the wine tasting on Friday night. It was a pretty average experience when compared to the outstanding visits I've had there in years gone by. My T-bone was ordered med. rare and all I can say is it was a little tough. In all fairness they were very busy but for this type of money... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A group of twelve we managed to order a variety of different items from the menu. Three courses each and everyone loved it. Service was prompt and ambiance great. Our third visit and everyone of them has been great.

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Durban, South Africa
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Been there twice in 3months, probably only because I have a friend who smokes and they still have a smoking section. They seem to market themselves as a having high quality meat and steaks. We had steaks (different dishes) on both occasions and the quality of the meat was at best average. In fact after seeing their menu and their... More

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Liverpool,UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

The food at this branch has gone down over the years. Quite possibly resting on their laurels . Very sad . Ate the Mozambique chicken. Not as good as I remember. Doused ( and masked ) in sauce. Chicken livers and calamari a similar unfortunate encounter. Service is enthusiastic bit ineffective. Asked for wifi password only to be told that... More

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Cape town
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise to find an absolutely amazing steak in a Casino Mall. Really attentative service. Great that they had both grain fed and grass fed free range beef on option. Had the grain vs grass plate and it just prove to me once again cows are meant to roam the pastures. They were out of stock on Grappa... More

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Robertson
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great evening. An experience where the only Quich (whisky master) in Africa shared valuable knowledge.

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Additional Information about Havana Grill

Address: Suncoast Casino | North Beach, Durban, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 31 337 1305
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, International, Grill

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