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Lupa Osteria

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124 Jan Hofmeyr Road, Westville, Durban 3629, South Africa
+27 31 266 8793
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (22 reviews)
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“porchetta” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
124 Jan Hofmeyr Road, Westville, Durban 3629, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My family surprised me for my birthday by taking me to dinner at Lupa. Walking to our table, there was a little chalkboard with "Happy Birthday" written on it. This was such a lovely personal touch to set the tone for the evening. Our meal...More

Thank AMANDA7484
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel arranged for us dinner at this restaurant and we had an amazing time enjoying pizza and pasta. Food portions were generous and well priced.

Thank bk4276
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this restaurant. You can visit this restaurant for so many different occasions. If you want an affordable meal and a chilled evening with their friends with their Sunday and Monday pizza special. Then for a romantic dinner it’s perfect. For larger birthday...More

Thank beverley m
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 1130 am and although the restaurant only opened again at 1200 we were still seated and received our drinks. Food is divine. The waiters were very well groomed, efficient and knowledgeable on all items on the menu including the wine. The owners...More

Thank Natasha S
dean269, Owner at Lupa Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for you feedback - we appreciate it.

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Lupa has always had good meals with some new and strange combinations that really work well! The menu is huge and caters for all tastes! The chicken liver pasta to coin a phrase "is to die for" :) :) From the start with the Lemon...More

Thank Big B
dean269, Owner at Lupa Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback - we truely appreciate it.

Reviewed 14 February 2018

The interior of the restaurant is cosy and tastefully decorated with a large verandah section which is where we sat on a warm balmy evening. The food was delicious, staff friendly and service very efficient. A great plus is that you can bring your own...More

Thank Lorj03
dean269, Owner at Lupa Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you for your feedback - we truely appreciate it.

Reviewed 30 January 2018

I booked for my wifes birthday. It feels like you are in Italy. You are made to feel very welcome. They are always checking on you and your comfort. They serve excellent meals and good size portions. The service is excellent. The quality and presentation...More

Thank Lionel P
dean269, Owner at Lupa Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much - we really appreciate your feedback

Reviewed 26 January 2018

We requested a quiet table and were given one right at the back which suited us fine. Then it was a case of out of sight, out of mind, and after a 20 minute wait one of us had to leave the table to find...More

Thank johnaitchy1943
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I had my husbands birthday here we had 20 guests and did the Sunday evening pizza and soft drink specials at 89 pp. we got our food together and all pizzas were hot. Excellent food. Calzone a hit. Lovely for quiet or larger number of...More

Thank beverley m
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Wonderful food and good service when we went for a family lunch. However, we are all pensioners and the waiter neglected to tell us that we qualified for a pensioner's discount. My husband saw the relative sign in the men's toilets, otherwise we wouldn't have...More

Thank MarilynDarne
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3 October 2017|
Response from niruDurbs | Reviewed this property |
I truly don't have an answer for this. However it is really sad to note that in this day and age a manager could behave like this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Jan Hofmeyr Road, Westville, Durban 3629, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban  >  Westville
  • Phone Number: +27 31 266 8793
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