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9th Avenue Bistro

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Seafood, Fusion, Bistro
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Ninth Avenue, Durban, South Africa
(+27+31) 312 9134
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: twitter: http://twitter.com/9thavenuebistro

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  • 184
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  • 53
    Very good
  • 20
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  • 4
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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
BUSINESS DINNER

This is an excellent restaurant in Durban. South Africa. The food is cosmopolitan with excellent choices and the service is really "slick". You do not wait for more than a few seconds before someone attends to you. I strongly recommend this restaurant for a very pleasant meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
ajptaylor2015
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Durban, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent restaurant in Durban. South Africa. The food is cosmopolitan with excellent choices and the service is really "slick". You do not wait for more than a few seconds before someone attends to you. I strongly recommend this restaurant for a very pleasant meal.

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durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I went with my friends. The food menu was not a lot but they pride themselves in giving the best meal for what is one the menu. We order the duck, lamb, chicken etc

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Durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small restaurant offering top food. Lovely atmosphere. I enjoy the butternut ravioli and crème brule'. A restaurant to visit for a special occasion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My family and I visited this restaurant on evening of 12th June. We received a warm welcome from our host the minute we walked through the door. Great ambience and professional service, reminded me of some great eateries in Europe, where attention to detail is of utmost importance. Food was excellent, especially the pork belly. My son had it as... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a reservation for 9 people, when the first 4 showed up they had our table ready and were very nice and got us drinks before the next group arrived. Ordered a salad, the salmon, and for dessert, chocolate mousse. All were fantastic and would go back again.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is the 2nd time we have been hugely disappointed with the food @ 9th Ave Bistro. Effectively one is sitting in a car park and yes the decor is fine and cosy but one would expect outstanding food to compensate for the setting. A sirloin and chips is just that - nothing else!!! I can get that at Spur!... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We selected this restaurant based both on great reviews and proximity to out hotel, and absolutely loved it. We arrived on a Friday night without a booking and were given the option of a table in an hour, so we had to pay a visit to a neighbouring bar which was no real hardship! When we did get seated there... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We have the most amazing food. The food preparation and service was of the highest quality. Will definitely eat there again.

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Jnb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Durban has never been my idea of a food mecca . Apart from for the legendary hotels, it often felt barren. Especially the few times I have been there in the last year. Today I have to eat humble pie in the form of a ten course tasting menu at 9th Street Bistro. The British born chef Charles Larkin arrived... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Appropriately for a bistro this is a small restaurant with some inside and outside tables, this is a great restaurant that serves excellent reliable flavours with a short menu - no need to be worrying about paging through options. The menu is not consistently the same and on this visit I opted for a pork dish that was recommended to... More 

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Additional Information about 9th Avenue Bistro

Address: Ninth Avenue, Durban, South Africa
Phone Number: (+27+31) 312 9134
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: Seafood, Fusion, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ninth Avenue, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: (+27+31) 312 9134

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Fusion, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Families with children

Description

twitter: http://twitter.com/9thavenuebistro
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?