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California Dreaming

150 O.R Tambo Parade | Dairy Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 332 0037
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“bunny chow” (10 reviews)
“prawns” (10 reviews)
“chops” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
150 O.R Tambo Parade | Dairy Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely worth a visit food great staff attentive & as it was our first place to eat (on impulse ) we were made welcome.

Thank Jacque B
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The portions are huge! Had the best volcano choc dessert! Iv been der before and i will continue going der again and again

Thank Joy N
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi Joy N, Thank you very much for your kind words! The chocolate fondant is a definite favorite!! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Just stopped over for a drink after a cycle on the golden mile. Place is super busy but the service was quick. Awsum strawberry daiquiri mocktail.... Much needed after a hot day. Food portions of the tables next to us looked massive and prices werent...More

Thank Sburgin
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi Sburgin, Thank you for taking the time to review. I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to having you here for a meal. Please be sure to call ahead as we tend to fill up quickly during this...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The service that we received from Slie was great. The place has a great ambiance by the beach, very relaxing and their food portions are reasonable and very filling. I'm surely gonna return again when I'm in Durban.

Thank Bonginkosi R
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi Bonginkosi R, Thank you for the kind words. We will make sure that Slie gets the message! Have a wonderful holiday. See you again when you are in Durban. Regards Russel

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Situated on Durban’s beachfront, one has a great view in a tranquil atmosphere. Food was great and service was efficient and prompt.

Thank terryshava
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi terryshava, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are very lucky to be working in such a beautiful location! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Regards Russel

Reviewed 7 November 2017

eat there during the day for a light meal, and returned with a group of friends for an evening meal, was very pleased on both visits, enjoyed the meals, which were well cooked and presented and very reasonable

Thank Vanman
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Hi Vanman, Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you and your friends enjoyed your meals. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Go by at this excellent location right on the seafront Relaxed lunch- my salad was generous and good Staff were friendly and efficient

Thank Netty1313
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Netty1313, Thank you for your kind words! It was a pleasure serving you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards CD

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect location over viewing the ocean for an outdoor dining in a nice weather! Beef Sausage and Chips, Cheddar Stuffed Black Mushrooms are must try appetizers. Fish and Chips would be a good choice of meal, especially with the delicious white sauce covering the fish...More

Thank IamWael
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This place is situated on the beach front and now I am finished with the good thing about the restaurant. The food is average and many drinks in their menu are not available. But the worst thing is that their service is very poor, they...More

Thank rmkarthik
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Good day rmkarthik. Thank you for your comments. It is deeply disappointing to us that you did not enjoy your experience. The issues you have raised here have been taken up with management and have since been addressed. Please would you provide us with your...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lovely environment. Had our family lunch....very friendly staff and delicious food....It's also kid-friendly. Excellent service from the waiters...loved the place

Thank Vuyelwa
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kylecameron
28 August 2015|
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Response from Jason B | Property representative |
Hi kylecameron Thank you for the question. Not necessarily but it's advisable as we tend to get busy at night over weekends or might be having a private function. If you coming for an intimate dinner, its best to make a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 O.R Tambo Parade | Dairy Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 332 0037
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