Not only is KwaZulu-Natal filled with adventure, culture, heritage and amazing wildlife, but we are also a province that has pure luxury to offer! If you’re looking to visit the best of the best and really get a taste of the finest dining establishments, you will definitely be spoilt for choice!
In the city of Durban is where you will find most fine dining experiences, simply because this area is the hub of the province. From Italian to Chinese, from Indian to gourmet cuisine, KwaZulu-Natal really does have it all. We’ve put together a few fine dining restaurants and experiences for you to try out.
9th Avenue Waterside is situated at the Durban Waterfront, and showcases some of the best harbour views. You definitely want to pay them a visit at night, just to be impressed by the harbour lights by night. A sleek restaurant or white-accented bistro offering creatively crafted modern meals and dishes with a Mediterranean influence. Open for lunch and dinner, this venue is relatively new on the block but is definitely one to watch!
One of the finest hotels to stay at in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal is the Oyster Box Hotel, positioned beautifully on Umhlanga Beach, overlooking the iconic red and white lighthouse. It is here where The Grill Room resides, a ‘beacon of gracious service and elegant cuisine, a destination for celebrations and occasions’. Delivering the most sophisticated and finest dining experience, here you are treated to an experience which blends continental cuisine with amazing KwaZulu-Natal hospitality! Some meals are prepared and plated tableside, which makes the experience even more fun.
Since opening in 2016, The Chefs Table has earned its name as one of the most sophisticated fine dining restaurants, but one with a great atmosphere! Situated in the hustle and bustle of the upmarket town of Umhlanga, Durban. Presenting a modern and seasonal menu, this venue places the open plan kitchen at the heart of it, allowing customers to watch and enjoy the chefs doing what they do best. It is through this experience that one can connect with the food and the stunningly plated dishes that are served. Not to mention, one can enjoy their world class wine cellar, stocking vintage and unique South African and International wines.
For more fine dining experiences, search through our restaurant listings on this website! There is something to tickle everyone’s fancy.