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Cafe Gitano

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Durban, South Africa
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this restaurant. Good service. Very nice Eggs Benediction and very good Buffet breakfast. And very friendly staff.

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Thank Sean P
Empangeni, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has not disappointed us yet. And we've been there a few times now. The atmosphere is relaxing and the food is simply delicious. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Thank Yvonne S
Durban, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Well sized restaurant away from the madding shopping crowd at the pavilion will ample seating and a very good menu with lots of variety to suit all requirements. The service is very good and the food very tasty ,with well priced daily specials

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Thank Shane S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch for my moms birthday and had an amazing time. Loved every moment and felt very welcome from the moment we walked in the door. The food and the service is very good and I would love to go back as often as possible.

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Thank 66keeganm
Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

I visited Cafe Gitano on the 13th of January. The place is nice and airy. Ordered Chicken Alfredo pasta,it was excellent. Loved the service,it was quick and effecient.

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Thank Lindokuhle S
Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love this place! The food is amazing. From seafood, to cheesy tramezzinis, to grills and breakfasts. Wide selection. Yummy! And the portions are quite generous. Very reasonably priced aswell. Buffet breakfast, they fill your plates. Cosy seating. I go here quite often.

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Thank Celeste J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The revamped Cafe Gitano definitely gets the thumbs up from me. More spacious, seating more comfortable, home away from home. For the sports minded there are tv's. At times the restaurant does get too noisy, the staff is accommodating and friendly. They have good cocktails. The food is wholesome except I'm not too keen on ordering anything with rice, it... More 

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Thank Shamilla B
Durban, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My wife and I do many visits to Cafe Gitano and have found the service exceptionally good. The food is excellent and of good proportions, but more importantly is the friendly attidude of the staff, who are constantly at your service. Keep up the good work. Dave and Val.

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Thank daveB462YE
England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

The place is excellent for a Sunday breakfast (and any other occasion) the staff are really friendly and helpful, always happy and smiling.The food is also very good. And they have Wifi (not so sure is that's is free or not) Cafe Gitano is he best place to go for a meal or even a coffee.

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Thank Neil R
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My husband and myself have found Gitano to be a home from home experience. Love the attention to detail and couldn't imagine going anywhere else. We have introduced Gitano to many friends and colleagues and they have too now made this their 'home' :) Val and Dave Bolton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban

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