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“Fabulous Afternoon High Tea”
Review of The Grill Room

The Grill Room
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel.
Botswana
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72 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fabulous Afternoon High Tea”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

This review is not about The Grill Room - rather it is about The Garden Court where an elegant afternoon High Tea is served daily. I could not fault the afternoon. There was a lovely selection of savoury and sweet dishes (including bread and butter pudding!). We were offered a glass of champagne on arrival and a choice of teas. I took my 2 nieces for tea (one was celebrating her 290th birthday) and I mentioned this casually to the head waiter. Half an hour later, the piano started playing 'happy birthday", a small cake with sparkler emerged form the dining room and etched in liquid chocolate on the plate were birthday congratulations! We were very surprised! Overall, the service at The Oyster Box is sensational - someone even took the time to give us a tour to the Lighthouse Bar (I wanted to see the kilim sofa). Highly recommended - but you need to book in advance!

  • Visited July 2014
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Lavallette, New Jersey
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Curry Rules!”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

The curry buffet was absolutely wonderful. This was one of the best restaurants we ate at during our stay. The food was wonderful, the location perfect and the atmosphere showed refined elegance. One of the highlights of my visit to Durban.

Visited July 2014
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George, South Africa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Splendid Silver Service”
Reviewed July 14, 2014

Loved the food and the terrific wine selection. The service was excellent and very friendly and helpful too.

Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Barry William N
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Gauteng, South Africa
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love this place!”
Reviewed July 10, 2014

We got married at the oyster box, and it always a treat to go back!
The Oyster box is in a class of its own and can not be compared to any other place and should be a 7 star rating in my opinion. They always make you feel like royalty!

Visited July 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great curry”
Reviewed July 2, 2014

A little bit stuffy for me but would probably suit people who want a 5 star treatment. Terrific food but I like a more casual restaurant!

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Derek Wright J
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