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9th Avenue Bistro

Ninth Avenue, Durban, South Africa
(+27+31) 312 9134
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Ranked #2 of 352 Restaurants in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood, Bistro, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
Description: twitter: http://twitter.com/9thavenuebistro
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English first
Durban, South Africa
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I've been here perhaps three times in years gone by. It's my spot for fine dining and really good food. Precise and to the point menu with interesting wine list. Visit this spot to spoil yourself and your loved one. Expect high prices but a high quality experience.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Amazing place to be in Durban, excellent ambience. The quality of food and service is really commendable. The staffs are very friendly and passionate about their job. Excellent time spent.

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Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Amazing, splendid, great service in a local neighborhood in Durban. However, international tourist beware! I'm not a local so the local shrimp (which was grilled) left me and my stomach incapacitated for the next 2 days after the meal. Stick to the chicken and meat dishes and you'll be fine! Otherwise a must if you're in Durban. Great wine list... More

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Greenville, Delaware
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great service, careful food preparation, wonderful wine list. Definitely one of my favorites in Durban.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were a large table of 20 and all were treated well.The wine was excellent and the food really tasty .Diffrent menues were made up for the international guests who wanted something special.Thanks for being flexible.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

After days of getting boma-buffets and other simple food we were graving for a place that puts the art back into cooking. Thank heavens for 9th Avenue. From the outside it doesn't look like much but inside the warmth and service is perfect. The dishes are interesting and with a small hint of adventure. Sort of level 2 Masterchef. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Restaurants in KZN are generally the worst in SA. I have no idea why. Concepts, execution, service-- all crap. 9th Avenue Bistro thankfully is the exception to this rule. Everything here works. The menu is ambitious, without trying to be clever. The kitchen delivers. The service is educated, generous and attentive. I've been here 3 times, but still haven't reached... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Somewhat hidden, has a covered outside as well as inside restaraunt. Very genuine warm welcome from owner. Menu range excellant, wine list excellant. And then the food came............fantastic ! extremely well presented, good portion sizes and excellant quality ! African / Euro / Fusion mix - well mastered. A very enjoyable 3 course meal. 2 small negatives - our waitress... More

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Durban, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Celebrated a few birthdays and my engagement at this very special place. Food is outstandingly delicious and well-presented, service is top-notch, vibe is fantastic etc etc! Definitely recommended. LOVE 9th Avenue!

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Durban, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I would just like to thank Gina and our great waiter for an unforgettable experience. The food was great and the service was awesome. Fine dining at its best :)

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