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Cafe 1999

Shop 2, Silvervause Centre | 117 Vause Road, Musgrave, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 202 3406
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“banana split” (5 reviews)
“polenta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop 2, Silvervause Centre | 117 Vause Road, Musgrave, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent menu and efficient service ...attractive presentation on plate and tasty food ...wine prices are excessive....

Thank abeckley747
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We needed dinner before a show. The staff went out their way to serve us quickly. The food was delicious!

Thank Moira A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful special restaurant. Very innovative dishes, the flavors were exceptional and stand-out. This is obviously a very talented chef who’s having fun creating taste compositions. Nice little patio for sitting outside. This restaurant is a special treat.

Thank Anne78_8
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review and we are so happy that you had a fantastic experience with us! Hope to be able to recreate for you sometime soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have fines at fine dining establishments before and this time I was disappointed. Based on TripAdvisor ratings we chose to dine here with friends while on a holiday. The service was friendly and prompt but food was very average. The lamb we ordered wasn’t...More

Thank ambar771rai
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a great restaurant with a very nice atmosphere. The food was very unique and tasted so good. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank WanderingJC
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Thanks for your kind words! We hope to see you again sometime soon!?!

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I went to Cafe 1999 for dinner one Saturday evening. Unprepossessing little shopping centre was a good sign (I'd just run away from all the swanky, overpopulated restaurants I'm umhlanga to come here specifically)... great service from Koko who easily accommodated my requested variations ....More

Thank Brian S
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Thank you Brian for your kind words! We hope that we shall see you on your next visit to Durban!!!

Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at this amazing restaurant and absolutely loved it. Don’t let the name mislead you- the food is all but 90s. The ambiance was sophisticated, without being pretentious. The wait staff, too, were brilliant. We sat in a little corner...More

Thank DrJvV
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words! We hope to see you guys again soon!

Reviewed January 22, 2018

I first came to this restaurant about 12 years ago, and I have subsequently left the country and came back for a nostalgic visit. What a fabulous treat to return!! An amazing dinner, came with friends and we all ate different things, but the deepfried...More

Thank Ashleigh A
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

I celebrated my birthday last night (17/01) and came to cafe 1999 for dinner. The food has always been amazing at this restaurant but what will keep me coming back is the service! It is exceptional! I can’t remember waitron who attended to us but...More

Thank Chwayita M
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Thank you so I have for your kind words and we hope to see you soon!!!

Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Our party of 3 sat outside. Matt our waitron was exceptional. When he realized we were from out of town and had never eaten with them took time to explain the restaurant concept. Our food was fabulous, I had the tuna, the girls porcini pasta...More

Thank Thuli Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $150
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2, Silvervause Centre | 117 Vause Road, Musgrave, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 202 3406
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