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LORD PRAWN

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Shop 9 Umhlanga Plaza | Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
+27(0)31 5611133
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Centurion, South Africa
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Neat little seafood restaurant tucked away. Prawn Creole is recommended. Staff are friendly and restaurant has an accommodating ambience.

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Thank Shailendra H
Durban, South Africa
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Following numerous visits over the years, we again were not disappointed with our meals. The prawns are cooked to absolute perfection and the Kingklip, prawn combo were just as tasty. Service is always good and the waiters were attentive. Will certainly be back!

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Thank EnglishAnne11
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

... But do NOT order the seafood basket. It is a major disappointment. Not worth it. The prawn special however is delicious and prepared well! Great accompanying sauces and the service was also good. The basket's fish was very oily and the two rings of calamari. Hence the disappointment.

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Thank Azeeza R
Western Cape, South Africa
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I asked the waiter whether the prawn special would be enough for the tea of us, the reply was refreshingly honest, try one helping and if insufficient order another. That set the tone for the evening, we had different waiters at various stages of the evening and they were all very friendly and professional. All in all... More 

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Thank Desm995
Durban South Africa
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211 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a top class restaurant with good ambiance , indoor and outdoor. The staff are attentive and very helpful. The service was prompt and the quality of the food excellent. Well done , keep it up!

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Thank Peter F
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the spot for prawns in umhlanga village. A wide selection on the menu, good service and tasty food. We enjoyed it so much, my husband kept suggesting we return!

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Thank ChantalCantin
Lone Tree, Colorado
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall, excellent! Service was terrific - friendly, efficient, and professional. Great wine selection, ambiance and fresh seafood. We started with the Bloody Mary oysters, which were amazing! Then, the seafood platter with baby lobster, langoustines, queen prawns, mussels, and calamari. The sides of garlic butter, drawn butter, and cocktail sauce were perfect. The portions are generous (we shared the seafood... More 

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Thank MPuzziferro
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood platters are absolutely delicious, the atmosphere is lovely and the staff are very helpful and friendly. Just a warning, the lobster thermidor is extremely rich and not for the faint of heart or health conscious.

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Thank Joni v
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Having eaten here on a number of occasions previously when visiting Umhlanga, we were looking forward to going there again. We ordered the one kilo of prawns 'special' but, although the prawns were tasty, it didn't look as though there was a kilo of prawns and we felt we had received better value at other restaurants. The kiddies meal was... More 

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Thank VivienKeller
Johannesburg, South Africa
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119 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Booked Lord Prawn for a friend's birthday. I asked them to do a little something special and was surprised to find a nice table decorated with birthday sparkles and roses. We ordered the 1 kg prawns and a rib and prawn combo. The food was delicious - prawns are fresh and sauces are divine. I would go back and eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 9 Umhlanga Plaza | Lagoon Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4320, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27(0)31 5611133

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