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Impulse By The Sea

167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
+27 32 554 4626
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“lamb curry” (17 reviews)
“samosas” (15 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In November 2017 we visited this restaurant after 6 years and I was very sad to learn that Neville (Original owner) had passed on :-( I was glad to know that the service was still as great as ever!! Food was beyond compare! The place...More

Thank Yusuf_H_786
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Food was good and authentic,decor is old and definitely needs an upgrade but can’t complain about the food Careful if you don’t enjoy spicy food Overall worth a visit for an authentic Durban Indian cuisine

Thank RAWZ1
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely service. Great looking restuarant and best of all the food is outstanding. Best crab carry I ever had ! (The mild is hot enough)

Thank Christiaan K
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

When I first heard of Tinley Manor, I expected to find a castle, but instead I found the King of Prawn Curry! Nestled in the North of Durban, overlooking Tinley Manor beach, is this gem of a restaurant with owners of 20 years’ experience specialising...More

Thank Maresa G
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Who needs a time machine. The KZN north coast is full of places that haven't moved since the 1960s. This place , only 25 years old or so , has a 1960s fibreglass dance floor . Genius. I'm definitely going back with my dancing shoes....More

Thank mikefrance1
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Hi I visited South Africa recently from Australia and had the opportunity of eating out at Impulse. Seven of us went out for dinner and the food was out of this world. We ordered crabs, fish, prawns and fish roe. I have eaten in Indian...More

3  Thank dayalang6
Reviewed November 3, 2017

The curry is definitely the best in KZN. I can recommend the Medium Chicken curry - If you are not use to HOT food, do not order the HOT lamb curry. It's not for the faint hearted lol

Thank 986madelynj
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Super Sunday lunch. Samoosas were the best. Will definitely be back. George is THE BEST waiter ever.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Good Staff, Good Food and really enjoy the background music at this little spot. Shame it is set back from the beach view but it does help when the wind picks up.

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The positives first. The chicken and prawn curry was great, as was the mutton curry. We received great service from Teddy (although management were apathetic). Thanks Teddy, you rock! The negatives. Upon arrival in the car-park we were confronted by a heap of smelly dustbin...More

Thank Gavin R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Salt Rock
  • Phone Number: +27 32 554 4626
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Nestled in the scenic surrounds of Tinley Manor Beach, boasting simplicity at its best, Impulse by the Sea exudes a causal ambiance flanked by beautiful sea views and the tranquilly of Tinley Manor Beach. This restaurant comes highly recommended for delicious meals of the highest standard and a unique and hospitable dining experience. Renowned for legendary curries and hands-on approach, Impulse by the Sea is a must stop for visitors passing through this scenic part of The Dolphin Coast.
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