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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“Small and intimate where you need not have to dodge the crowds but has everything you need”
  • 38 locals recommend
Zoo
“Umgeni River Bird Park features more than 200 species of birds, and some are the only representatives of their kind in Africa. On a network of paths running through lush landscaping and waterfalls, visitors can observe a variety of indigenous species as well as birds from Southeast Asia and Australia, including lories, cockatoos, and aras. One of the highlights of the park is the bird show where visitors can learn about more about the exotic species as they perform”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“Great Irish Pub with good current TV sports programs and pretty good food and great beers and wines ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian food at its best, they also offer some amazing specials. Enjoy a 180 degree sea view while you eat. You will not be disappointed. Located a mere 5min safe pleasant walk from out accommodation.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Cafe
“Delicious milkshakes, and waffles. Healthy breakfasts, with a vibey atmosphere.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Voted one of Durban's top Sushi and Seafood restaurants. The food is fresh and delicious. Service is outstanding and they have one of the most stunning views. Jacks also offers half price sushi from 12-6pm Mondays - Saturdays. Definitely one of our favourite local spots.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Transportation
“If you don't have a vehicle don't stress various options are available for your stay. We are also situated on the bus and taxi route which makes it very convenient.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favourite place to unwind with a glass of wine and and delicious foccacia, after the busy week.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“Yes! We have a mangrove forest right in Durban. You have your own guide and can wander along the boardwalk and watch all the little mangrove crabs collecting their mangrove leaves..”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Wonderful views of the ocean, a great place for bite to eat, good specials on during the week, or just a place to have a drink with friends.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Go for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The views are great with wonderful, smiley service and delicious food! We recommend their pizza, pasta and burgers!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another favourite of ours. Tom Yum Soup, Garden Beach Salad and other delicious treats....”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Liquor Store
“Best Spar in town. Do great take out meals. All your basic needs are available here.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Quick one stop shopping for all those things you may need at the last minute.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Italian food at its best, they also offer some amazing specials. Enjoy a 180 degree sea view while you eat. You will not be disappointed. Located a mere 5min safe pleasant walk from out accommodation.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Voted one of Durban's top Sushi and Seafood restaurants. The food is fresh and delicious. Service is outstanding and they have one of the most stunning views. Jacks also offers half price sushi from 12-6pm Mondays - Saturdays. Definitely one of our favourite local spots.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Our favourite place to unwind with a glass of wine and and delicious foccacia, after the busy week.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Wonderful views of the ocean, a great place for bite to eat, good specials on during the week, or just a place to have a drink with friends.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Go for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The views are great with wonderful, smiley service and delicious food! We recommend their pizza, pasta and burgers!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Another favourite of ours. Tom Yum Soup, Garden Beach Salad and other delicious treats....”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
“Our mission is to cultivate a healthier, happier world by spreading goodness through nourishing foods, honest words and conduct that is considerate and forever kind to the environment. We have focused on building a successful and growing business in pursuit of our mission. Our corporate motto is “For the People” and our aim is to encourage everyone around us to Eat Responsibly & Act Responsibly by going back to our roots through means of handcrafted, great tasting, high-quality, natural and free-range produce, while striving to act in a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable manner. We are committed to growing our business, while staying true to our mission and core value”
  • 6 locals recommend

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