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“Great atmosphere”
Review of The Box Bar - CLOSED

The Box Bar
Description: http://durban.mydestinationinfo.com/en/box-bar
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Description: http://durban.mydestinationinfo.com/en/box-bar
South Africa
Level Contributor
72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Loved the fans and decor as well as the live entertainment! Great place to relax in style! They have great milo's. You can also look down into the wine cellar through a glass floor!!

Visited August 2012
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31 reviews from our community

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Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“The best service in Umhlanga”
Reviewed August 24, 2012

We were at this bar at the start of summer 2012. The view of the ocean is beautiful. The bar rocks with locals and visitors alike.

The prices were average for Umhlanga, but high for Durban I suppose.

What impressed us most was the service given by our waiter, Themba. We were there well after midnight and their kitchen was closed. We were desperate for a late night snack, so Themba went to ask the restaurant upstairs if they could make something for us. Unfortunately they were closed as well. He then offered to go around the block to the Kentucky to get us some nuggets. We were amazed at the easy manner he dealt with us. He could have easily fobbed us off. He deserves five stars and a raise for such wonderful initiative.

Well done and thank you!

By the way, we never took him up on the offer of nuggets…

  • Visited August 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
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Thank Budgie21
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Cairo
Level Contributor
52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Prententious”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

This whole hotel has a very pretentious vibe to it! went to the bar to have a snack, the venue is quite ordinary, and we were presented with an over-priced, not quite impressive menu...
the only upside is the view, but not worth it!

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
Thank DZohni
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Cape Town
Level Contributor
114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great setting”
Reviewed June 19, 2012

Lovely atmosphere, tropical, very inviting and with superb service.

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
Thank cachoc
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London
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“light house bar”
Reviewed June 5, 2012

very nice light house bar with friendly helpful staff.
The restaurant was good but we had just as good food elsewhere.

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
Thank pinkbaglady
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