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Thandi Restaurant and Fountain Court

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge, Ballito 4420, South Africa
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good10%
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  • Poor10%
  • Terrible50%
Apr 30, 2016
“Not a great experience”
Apr 28, 2016
“Disastrous Dinner”
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Fairmont Zimbali Lodge, Ballito 4420, South Africa
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

After coming to Zimbali Lodge for breakfast before, I thought it would be great to bring friends over to enjoy the experience. Sadly we where extremely disappointed. The restaurant was extremely under staffed for a Saturday morning. Tables where not cleared and prepared as other...More

Thank CraigLong101
Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I booked into Zimbali Forest Lodge for a few days. The local restaurant Thandis serving breakfasts had opened up for dinners and we decided to try it out. Arriving we were shown to a table near the buffet. There is no a...More

Thank Rhona A
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant the first day we arrived at the resort. We arrived late and the restaurant had already packed up the buffet. They set back up the buffet for us as it was initially, including putting name tags on the food. Nothing...More

Thank Shubs O
Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

Dirty table cloths, insects in the food, stained cutlery and bad waitressing to mention a few of the disappointments. We were supposed to be spoiling our guests with a 5 star breakfast but unfortunately it turned into a fiasco. As home owners on Zimbali this...More

Thank Kevinoost
Reviewed January 18, 2015

Recently had a special family lunch in the Thandi restaurant at the Lodge, and we were so disappointed. It was so far from 5* that it was a joke, a very expensive joke! Restaurant was dirty, with food on the floor, table linen was stained...More

1  Thank CarlaS1234
Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Beautifully presented food, fresh and very tasty. Very nice surrounding s and would highly recommend this restaurant for a great selection of curry. It is expensive but it's not your average curry house in the mall. There are non curry/Indian items on the menu aswell...More

Thank Julie l
Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

There is nothing positive to say about the resultant. The service was extremely horrible,never going to go Back there again.

Thank kamogelo N
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Please avoid this place. Food is overpriced and poor quality. Service is shocking. R115 for a burger and R185 for a curry. Food took over an hour to come and was cold and tasteless. This place depends on ripping off a captive audience at Zimbali....More

Thank rwjames1uk
Reviewed June 29, 2013

After drinks at the Trophy bar, a classy, beautifully decorated space somewhat marred by the incongruous loud TV coverage of a sports match nobody (with the possible exception of the barman) wanted to see, we moved to the attractive Thandi dining room. Here we found...More

1  Thank dalearch
Reviewed May 6, 2013

When one is paying upwards of R160 for curry you tend to expect good service, sadly however the staff at this establishment have not been well trained at all. We had to go and find a waiter order drinks, had to go fetch our own...More

1  Thank Nic M
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  • Address: Fairmont Zimbali Lodge, Ballito 4420, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
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