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9th Avenue Bistro

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Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
(+27+31) 312 9134
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This delightful bistro is a dining experience of quality meals and presentation. From the welcome at the door you suspect dining at 9th will be different. The seating area is cheerful and nicely lit with the kitchen dominating the one end. All four of us chose different dishes and for once we had a short wait before tucking in. There... More 

Thank Tim H
Paarl, South Africa
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391 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group function and the set menu. The food was delicious. The wine list is good for Durban. Our waiter was excellent.

Thank Emarie B
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and son in law booked and visited this restaurant. The atmosphere was lovely, it was full on a Wednesday night. We thoroughly enjoyed the starters of Calamari, pecan and gorgonzola salad and the Salmon gravalax followed buy the Osterich, steak and chips (in beef dripping) and the Duck. Superbly cooked with excellent wine and craft beer. Matt our... More 

Thank Mooseychops
Waterford, Ireland
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228 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat this place is. I must admit when the taxi dropped us to the restaurant we thought we were in the wrong place - it's in an unattractive shopping area. But once we walked through the door we had no regrets! The maitre'd was extremely welcoming and so professional throughout the whole night - I don't know where... More 

Thank declanjhayes
Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant had a good rating and we were not disappointed. The owners made us feel welcome with offering to do some vegan / dairy free options for us. Really enjoyed the food, would definitely go back on our next visit. Best to ring in advance re special dietary needs.

Thank lorraine155
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I have been there several times. The food is always very good but on the more expensive side. There is a good selection of wines, the restaurant can either be a romantic venue but I have also had several business diners there over the years.

Thank Chris P
Durban South Africa
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239 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This venue is overpriced and very pretentious. Certainly not worth the money, however I am willing to pay whatever, but at least get value for money.Parking is difficult too.

1 Thank Peter F
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

One of our favourite fine dining restaurants. We always have had amazing food and the wine selection is excellent. Attentive wait staff.

Thank lithium5
Durban, South Africa
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed a lunch of superbly prepared langoustines on a bed of deliciously veg and a waldorf salad followed by crème brule' and tea to finish. Excellent food and great service with attentive but discreet waiters.

Thank pmoonsamy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Its was my first time at the bistro and the service was super and our waiter Bernine was super friendly and efficient.The food was good and whole ambience was pleasant, we thoroughly enjoyed our outing..

Thank Menzi M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, European, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: (+27+31) 312 9134
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?