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9th Avenue Bistro

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$$$
Seafood, Fusion
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Ninth Avenue, Durban, South Africa
(+27+31) 312 9134
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12:00 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: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Description: twitter: http://twitter.com/9thavenuebistro

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  • 234
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine dining, award winning Chef's cuisine and great service

My husband and I went for our anniversary as for us, this is a special occasion restaurant . As usual the meal was superb as was our waitrons knowledge of wine . The resturant can get a little noisy sometimes as it was very full on the night we went. Notwithstanding I highly recommend this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
michfish_10
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I went for our anniversary as for us, this is a special occasion restaurant . As usual the meal was superb as was our waitrons knowledge of wine . The resturant can get a little noisy sometimes as it was very full on the night we went. Notwithstanding I highly recommend this establishment .

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Blackburn
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent menu loved the food and also the egg nog would love the recipe, food cooked to perfection and the waitresses were superb

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Thank Bickersblackburn
Kloof, South Africa
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant looks dodgy from the outside and the atmosphere is not great. The food was brilliant (tasty and interesting ) the service was efficient and friendly

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Thank BarryHgo
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have recently become vegan (about 7 months ago) and we have been finding it rather taxing to eat out. Most of the time people get the order wrong, don't really know the menu, and generally struggle to accommodate. However this is not the case for 9th Avenue Bistro. We phoned in advance and advised that we will be part... More 

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Thank 224mayaz
Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service very good,manager very attentive,kitchen a little noisy with the chefs instructions.Generally the meals were very well presented and the portion sizes fair and tasty.The meals were served timeously and our waitperson on the ball.As the title suggests the meals were very expensive by South African standards but for foreigners/tourists they will be excellent value for money.

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Thank alandesireed
Durban, South Africa
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a romantic dinner, this is durban's finest. Great food, wonderful selection of wines and excellent desserts. Mood and atmosphere is perfect and service is good. Parking can be a challenge so make a booking and get there early.

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Thank Navszn
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to Bistro on a Monday night for our anniversary. What an experience. Gina, the owner was so friendly and welcoming. She made us feel right at home. The staff were all lovely and on point. There were sweet heart sprinkles on the table. We had such a fabulous evening, the ambience was awesome and the... More 

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Thank Calista P
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

9th Avenue Bistro certainly IS Durban's finest place to eat. Booking was easy and hassle free, we were greeted by name at the door, the service was excellent and the food sublime. We ordered the tasting menu which was a culinary adventure - expertly crafted and uniquely South African flavours, innovative combinations and beautiful presentation. Graham and Charlie are true... More 

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Thank Deborah T
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with a group of 10. Food was average, and service was great for starters and mains and then very slow for dessert

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Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a pleasure to book and communicate our preferences as vegetarians for a tasting menu. The food was excellent and the wine pairings amazing. It is without a doubt the finest restaurant in Durban.

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Thank Hemzzy

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic

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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?