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Greedy Buddha

12 on Palm Boulevard | Gateway, Umhlanga 4319, South Africa
+27 31 566 4383
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (22 reviews)
“tasting menu” (18 reviews)
“dim sum” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
12 on Palm Boulevard | Gateway, Umhlanga 4319, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 265 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Firstly, the service was excellent, we were served by a gentleman named Lionel. The sushi as a starter was amazing, as were the cocktails and the chilli chicken won tons. The noodles however were INEDIBLE!! The pork belly was undercooked and blackish / grey in...More

Thank Chloë N
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Been a while since I visited last time. Good to see that there are many new items on the menu. I was sad to see some of my favorites were no longer available, but the new additions I tried more than made up for it....More

Thank JohnK9021
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Having returned from Hong Kong I was feeling for some dim sum. I did not have unreasonable expectations however I was bitterly disappointed. I ordered a selection of different options (meat & veg). It would be obvious to anyone who has ever eaten fresh dim...More

Thank JustinWRA
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Visited here for my birthday with family and friends and was so glad I did. The atmosphere was just right for celebrating and the staff couldn't have been more attentive. Above all the food was truly delicious. Shall certainly return to try more from their...More

Thank PipiP47
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience and a pleasure to dine at such a wonderful restaurant! I had the pork and prawn steamed won tons to start which were delicious and cooked perfectly. I then moved onto the signature dishes and had the ducking fantastic platter and...More

Thank ellafitzpatrick
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Back again with friends recently after not been for a while.....the restaurant was very busy and we had not booked but they made a plan to accomodate....food and drinks came quickly, and as we have come to expect the usual high standard.....some new additions to...More

Thank Rosste1
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

They SERVE LEFT OVERS STALE FOOD .ON COMPLAINING THEY DO NOTHING ABOUT IT .some of thE senior staff is useless and complete waste of money .poor quality food and drinks

Thank dini4u
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was quite excited to try this Asian restaurant but it was such a let down. The place is quite nice however the food is not Asian. Ordered the Salmon Sashimi platter and I was served Cured Salmon not sashimi. Management were attentive and returned...More

1  Thank Franks2k
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I had spotted this venue on previous business trips and being a fan of asian cuisine could not wait to sample the menu. I was pleasantly surprised by the starter, Steamed Pork & Prawn wontons. Delicious. I was however let down by the Bang Bang...More

1  Thank Jace1982
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Just wanted to have a few cocktails then leave, however food coming out of the kitchen looked amazing so we decided to stay, and boy am I glad I did! Had the malay noodles with pork belly and it was honestly one of the best...More

1  Thank Twonn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 on Palm Boulevard | Gateway, Umhlanga 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga
  • Phone Number: +27 31 566 4383
  • E-mail
Description
At Greedy Buddha we aim to offer our guests a refreshing and unique approach to dining in SA. We are not an Asian restaurant but our menu and our food philosophy is inspired by the tastes and flavours of South East Asia. You can dine entirely on our Tapas style menu with over 40 different dishes to choose from....Or you can take the more traditional route and have a starter, main and dessert...The choice is yours. Our food philosophy is to take the freshest and most seasonal ingredients and create dishes that fuse the very best techniques and flavours of Eastern and Western cuisine. The results speak for themselves. Call it Asian inspired or call it fusion, we will charm your taste buds in a way that leaves you wanting more!
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