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9th Avenue Bistro

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Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
(+27+31) 312 9134
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a special dinner for 6 people on a Thursday night , only to discover that two very large tables of diners were also celebrating special occasions. This seemed to cause a backup in the kitchen and a long wait between starter and main courses ensued. Eventually we left the premises after 10pm feeling a little jaded. This was... More 

Thank Canhappen
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is always exceptional. The wait staff is attentive but not intrusive. I have never had a meal there that I did not thoroughly enjoy. It remains my favourite place to eat in Durban. Perfect for a special occasion - it has a great private, personal feel. But you can just as well pop round for a lunch and... More 

Thank Keith C
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant has been on my wishlist for ages, so I was thrilled when friends suggested a meal there. We hadn't booked so were delighted when we could be accommodated at short notice. Everything was divine, we were warmly greeted on arrival and our waiter was a star! Phil made our evening that more enjoyable by his relaxed banter, and... More 

Thank mags592014
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and tasty food. Perfectly cooked nd seasoned. Easy parking in front of the restaurant . Friendly service. Prices reasonable (not cheap but worth the expense). Good choice of wines

Thank PaulPauwen
Johannesburg, South Africa
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great intimate restaurant. Celebrated our anniversary dinner and made a last minute reservation that was probably not the best idea as they seem to be always fully booked. Great wine selection and waiters is friendly and knowledgeable. Had HOME CURED BEEF BRESAOLA and the Soup of the day that was tamato and fennel. Something different. Mains was PORK... More 

Thank Boyqie1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great evening, staff was friendly and service amazing. Food is good. Restaurant is neat and clean with a lovely atmosphere for a date night or family dinner.

Thank Benita P
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, warm & friendly service. Couldn't ask for more! 9th Avenue Bistro is the place to be if you are looking for an incredible meal.

Thank SophiaInce
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm ambience,good service,excellent food-well prepared and presented with artistic flare.Taste of sublime explosion in each bite.

Thank Lucille H
Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a beautiful memorable evening at this unassuming lil spot. It was just lovely - great attention to detail, service and ambience.

Thank Zama G
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually a lot better than our most recent visit for a birthday where we had a set menu rather than ala cart. The duck was excellent but the steaks were not great- tough!

Thank philiphV4331XV

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings
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?