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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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Reviewed 16 April 2014

As someone with food allergies, eating out can be difficult. The waitress we had here was the most knowledgeable and helpful I have ever had on the menu and the ingredients used. The food itself was tasty and unusual.

Thank ALISON W
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Interesting menu and tapas style eating. One can order the tasting menus or like us, made up our own. We had the dim sum, potstickers and steamed buns-these I found too stodgy. The Kung Pow chicken was delicious as was the pork belly. The prawn...More

Thank gdmm75
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Excellent food and quite unique to anything else we have had in Durban.....my 8 year old is a big fan of Sui Mai so he was well catered for here....the tasting menu is an excellent way to spend a couple of hours in a relaxed...More

Thank Rosste1
Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

Extremely good service. . Which is incredible for Durban... not many waiters are trained well enough to really recommend food at this level. Great small wine selection to add to this. Flavours specific and unique, only a tad on small portion side. Had youngsters next...More

Thank SassySista
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Having walked through The Greedy Buddha on a few occasions to get to Kung Thai restaurant some of the servings caught our eye and we made a mental note to visit sometime soon. Well last week we did just that and can't wait to go...More

Thank russell a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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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