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“Disappointing” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Woodcutters Restaurant

Woodcutters Restaurant
48 Buckingham Terrace, Westville, Durban 4000, South Africa
+(27)031-2661843
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Ranked #12 of 16 Restaurants in Westville
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Description: Grilling steaks for 30 years
Restaurant details
Description: Grilling steaks for 30 years
Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Never consistent. OK as a pub but bright LED lighting creates a great supermarket mood. Badly in need of an overhaul.

Visited April 2014
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DeeDurbs, Owner at Woodcutters Restaurant, responded to this review, July 15, 2014
Thank you for your comments.We are fully aware of the lighting and have someone advising us on how to correct.
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English first
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72 reviews 72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Local Gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We went as afamily for the Rib Special on Sunday. We never expect fanciness but it is consistently good. Great food. Delicious ribs. Good service and good entertainment. They had live music on Sunday night when we were there and a great Rib special (R59 for 400g). It is great value for money and worth a visit.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Best steaks in town!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Nothing less than the best- the prawn starter in particular was divine, and we thoroughly enjoyed our meals- the steaks were cooked to perfection, and the ribs were tender and tasted amazing!! But nothing beat the lemon merigue....
The staff were polite and friendly, and the service was quick.
We will definitely be back!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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DeeDurbs, Owner at Woodcutters Restaurant, responded to this review, October 24, 2013
Thank you we are most pleased that you enjoyed your dining at Woodcutters.
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Downhill”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This used to be a nice enough little place but has really gone downhill. The redecoration has removed every ounce of atmosphere and the food has gone from not bad to really not great. Even my relatively easy dish of chicken tasted like it was a week old and my friends onion rings were utterly soggy and tasteless. The service is shocking as well with the usual neglect and wrong orders. Least the beer is still on draft !

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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DeeDurbs, Owner at Woodcutters Restaurant, responded to this review, October 24, 2013
We are very sorry to hear this.Generally we have been told that our staff are friendly and offer a fair standard of service and our recent renovations has been on the whole positive.

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