We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

9th Avenue Bistro

Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
(+27+31) 312 9134
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“duck” (47 reviews)
“orzo” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
French, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (563)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 535 reviews

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This is the best restaurant I have eaten at in Durban. Service was excellent. Matt was on top of his game. Made excellent suggestions and was knowledgeable about everything on the menu. Definitely had a foodgasm with every bite. Yummy cocktails. Overall an excellent experience...More

Thank shivanisaroop
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I visited the restaurant for a small conference, and although cosy and intimate, I wouldn't recommend for workshops or seminars. The space is too small, and can get noisy with the machines going on in the background. Visit for a cappa, and I'm sure the...More

Thank ArthiGopi
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Fortunate enough to be treated to a birthday lunch at 9th Ave Bistro by my wife. From the moment we entered, we were treated exceptionally well. The staff are knowledgeable and courteous. The food was amazing. The wife had a mushroom volute for a starter...More

Thank NazMat
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I've heard a lot about 9th Avenue Bistro before making a booking so expectations were reasonably high. it's an intimate space with a great group of staff who are knowledgeable and attentive. The food, all 3 courses, were impressive. What can I say, can't wait...More

Thank JustinWRA
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We had a group of about 40 old school friends in town for our 30 year school reunion and pretty much took over the entire restaurant. The Bistro handled us really well! They provided a set menu with a couple of choices for each course,...More

Thank marguerite c
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We were told that 9th Avenue Bistro was the best restaurant in Durban and we were not disappointed. The variety of the menu is amazing and each item on it that we and our friends ordered, were delicious. A special mention should me made of...More

Thank bernardtrapiche
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The starters were out of this world - I had the Salmon Fishcake and I'm definitely going back for more, our party of 4 all raved about their food - Thanks for a good time

Thank JohnyG87
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the food and wine, the staff were so friendly. My night was initially a disaster as my date stood me up but it was salvaged by the staff who brought me a magazine to read and they offered me lots of support....More

Thank Coco M
Reviewed July 22, 2018

the food is top end of the chart .The restaurant alone is awesome and well laid out. The food compliments the experience

Thank baldandbearded2016
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We had a business meeting at this place. It was midweek but it was very busy. It appeared that lots of business dinners were being had! Everybody looked very entertained. I liked the cozy ambiance,the music,the very interesting cuisine,the service was great and I felt...More

Thank Sibongele H
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 hotels in Durban
The Benjamin
254 reviews
.25 miles away
Quarters Hotel - Florida Road
131 reviews
.25 miles away
Florida Park Hotel
87 reviews
.30 miles away
The Concierge Boutique Bungalows
245 reviews
.34 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Next Chapter
16 reviews
.27 miles away
Butcher Block Steakhouse
70 reviews
.27 miles away
Butcher Boys Florida Road
854 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Durban Botanic Gardens
1,051 reviews
.76 miles away
Mitchell Park
224 reviews
.87 miles away
Greyville Racecourse
70 reviews
.32 miles away
The Campbell Collections
17 reviews
.60 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
February 4, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from pmoonsamy | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for a rather late response but Yes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing