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Marco Paulo World Food Bistro

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2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Mount Edgecombe 4300, South Africa
270315022221
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely intimate restaurant serving good, tasty food. lovely safe setting on an estate. Service very friendly and Owner run. Really good , consistent food.

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Thank wayne020
Lijiang, China
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant, located next to the Mt Edgecombe Country Club provides good South African food. Although the noise level seems to be extremely high, there is a good atmosphere and the service is excellent. I love the pizza here. There is a nice pub right next door to the restaurant, belonging to the same operator and one can get the... More 

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Thank JimmyMayer
Durban, South Africa
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Visited Marco Paulo yesterday evening for dinner with my family. On our arrival we were warmly greeted by the staff and ushered to a seat of our choice. We had shared a a peri liver starter which was good but a bit mild for my liking. the wine list is a bit limited but those on the list are good.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Having read the reviews on tripadvisor we decided to give this restaurant a try. Service was pretty good and staff were attentive. Had the duck spring roll special for starter, was just okay. My wife had the prawn in phyllo pastry which she enjoyed. We both had the mozambiquean prawns for mains which was also a special of the day.... More 

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Thank Steven F
Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed beautifully cooked food. The fresh Rock Cod cooked Asian Style and Grilled was as good as it gets. Only problem is the nose level as always

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Thank Mike M
La Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Marcos is one of my favourite spots in Durban. I'm not a fan of the atmosphere (just not my thing) but the food makes anything worth it. Franks food comes from the same kitchen but in the more relaxed bar style setting of booths and a great bar, adjacent to Marcos. As usual, my dining parter tried the burger (Franks... More 

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Thank Nix H
Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I was surprised to see musselcracker on the specials menu given that this is a vulnerable fish species (Red-listed on the South African Seafood Institute consumer guide) and given that the restaurant claims to be conscious of what it offers on its menu and to adhere to Slow Food principles. Our server unconvincingly tried to explain commercial fishing practices but... More 

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Thank Clare D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

This is a lovely experience, food is beautiful and delicious, service is knowledgeable and attentive, lovely ambience.

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Thank Kishoree M
Zululand, South Africa
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Keep going back to this popular restaurant because of its consistency in all areas. Staff are all eager to please & knowledgeable and the food is really great. I return again and again for the deboned peri peri chicken which for me, is the best in Durban, but plenty else on the menu is equally fantastic.

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Thank Gilly-bean0779
Brisbane, Australia
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

We experienced great service on two occasions from the same waiter. He was friendly and attentive. The menu is long, with a wide variety of choices, with sandwiches and lunch dishes alongside the regular dining options. The complimentary focaccia on arrival is delicious! We are a special of chicken livers which were perfectly cooked. The kingklip was moist, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, Italian, International
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Mount Edgecombe 4300, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Mount Edgecombe
  • Phone Number: 270315022221

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?