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2 Lighthouse Road, | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tallahassee, Florida
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't say enough about how good the food was for my sister's birthday lunch at The Ocean Terrace. The spa staff made reservations for us and everything was seamless. One small snafu was that I ordered the buffet then someone rushed up to the table and told me the buffet was closing in 10 minutes. They apologetically allowed me... More 

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Thank AuntieAnne22
Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just arriving at the Oyster Box hotel makes one feel special. Staff are warm and friendly and very welcoming. We started off with cocktails at the Oyster bar which is so beautifully setup. Cocktails were great. We finished the lse off at the pool area which was such a delight! Our waiter was Vasie Chetty and he did an outstanding... More 

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Thank AlwarP
Westville, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a friend to enjoy some dessert. The Cheesecake was sublime. The Chocolate Brownie - each heavenly bite filled with chocolate heaven. Enjoy with a glass of Moët or a cappuccino. Watch out for the monkeys who'd love you to share. Please remember that we are in the monkeys territory and not the other way around.

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Thank BliebsKZN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the best champagne breakfast ever. Such wonderful service from Sthembile, such a fun and happy energy. She is the best! Amazing value for money. Such a great morning out with the girls! Recommended to everyone!

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Thank Poogy11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I went to The Terrace restaurant for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were seated promptly and served by Mfundo who was very friendly and offered great service throughout the meal. The Carciofo pizzas we ordered tasted sublime. The base of the pizza was thin and crispy and the toppings were fresh and plentiful. A really great... More 

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Thank Eve P
Durban, South Africa
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast on the terrace where the view is only part of the experience. Great good, menu to suit all tastes. Be warned go hungry and don't hurry .

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Thank Suzanne L
seattle
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a scenic, covered outdoor restaurant with a retractable awning covering it during inclement weather. The view of the lighthouse and ocean are spectacular, and the inadvertent entertainment is delightful. You see, there are these little monkeys who watch for any chance to scamper onto the patio, hop up on a chair and steal the sugar packs or food... More 

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Thank susafoxSeattle
South Africa
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing Great setting Great view of the ocean ,light house,pool area The breakfast cater for everyone and there is enough to choose from Service is great

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Thank PieterM88
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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280 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant during lunchtime. We were a group of 14 and had an outside table. Great view of the lighthouse and the ocean. Food was also good. Best is to park in the hotel parking lot. Would go there again. Prices are on the expensive side for South Africa. Good atmosphere.

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Thank TravelH007
Sussex
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a clear summers evening it would be absolutely perfect but even on the evening I dined at the restaurant it was a bit "breezy" outside but didn't detract from the ambience. Buzzy and a wide range of food options.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, African, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road, | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 514 5000

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