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Falafel Fundi Restaurant

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161 Gordon Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tucked away, just off the busy Florida Road line-up of eating houses, this tiny venue, run by a happy and vociferous Israeli (?) man who certanily knows how to conjure up excellent falafel dishes, is the ideal place when you crave the best way to convert a chick pea into a delicious and lightly-spiced snack. There is limited seating in... More 

Thank drphil21
Durban, South Africa
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stopped in after a drink with friends on Florida Road and selected the Mediterranean platter to go. The falafel with sauce on them was super delicious! As were the roasted eggplant! Total bill for the platter was R60.00. Will I go back again?? Yes, definitely!

Thank punchbuggy_winnah
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely delish. A must try for vegetarian lovers. Wraps are fresh, vegetables are crunchy. Falafel is really delicious. My favorite food

Thank stelectrical
Durban, South Africa
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is rare to find a place that can combine great food with friendly service. Not only is the owner (Wendy) super friendly but her staff is superb....Friendly and helpful. I will always be going back for more!

Thank Talitasimone
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Not your average falafel takeaway! This little unassuming gem (hidden in the back of an Internet cafe) boasts a unique, relaxed atmosphere, walls decorated with colourful prints. As you walk in, expect a smile and a friendly chat with the Fundi himself (as he prepares your falafel from scratch, while you wait). If you find yourself in the Morningside/Florida Road... More 

Thank Pascale_SA
Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The most authentic and unique flavour ever tasted! Saar & Wendy are always a delight to support - their passion sure does come through in the taste of their food. LOVE the mediterranean platter and keep on going back for more.

Thank L_Rampersad
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great vibe and even better food. Their hmmus is awesome and can compare of the likes you would get served in Israel.

Thank JonathanKing031
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have loved this falafel fundi for years and am so glad that there is a shop now to visit! it is a great cool space and the best part is that the quality has not changed once.

Thank Varsha N
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Most places I go to cook their falafel with eggs. Or ruin the hummus and tahini with dairy but this place was offended I even asked . The man working is a one of a kind person. He really liked talking to you while you waited for your order. The falafel is crispy on the outside soft and warm on... More 

Thank Cirleoflife
Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We popped in for a light meal on a Saturday afternoon. We chose the Med platter for two and ordered Lemonade to drink. The platter is a full meal. The humus was smooth and delicious just like you will get it on the med. The veggies were very tasty. I particularly liked the cauliflower and the brinjall dishes, but all... More 

Thank Arthur P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Gordon Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 0837836172

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?