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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 good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“bunny chow” (11 reviews)
“chicken curry” (2 reviews)
“chops” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Grill, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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150 O.R Tambo Parade | Dairy Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

California dreaming has an amazing atmosphere and great food. The portion size is very generous and the food is good quality. The drinks are great too! The place has a relaxed vibe and a beautiful view of Durban beach. Definitely a gem on the beach...More

Thank jerinese
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi jerinese, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you had such a great time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 2 May 2018

I was facing the reality of leaving Durban without having a bunny chow and to my suprise on the California Dreaming menu was the heading mutton bunny chow that just made me light up.The presentation was was flawless and a first for me with the...More

Thank giovannigE9257CI
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hi giovannigE9257CI, Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your Bunny Chow so much. It was a pleasure serving you, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Went there for the first time this year. And I was pleasantly surprised! I thought it was going to be one of those very expensive restaurants, but it wasn't. It really was affordable. And the view is just beautiful. Leaving you feeling so relaxed while...More

Thank Monique204
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Monique204 Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great service, ocean views, felt very safe, well priced. Excellent curry with accompanying chilli and chutney. One of the better places for a meal on The Golden Mile.

Thank armyduck
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi armyduck, Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure having you here, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 15 April 2018

We enjoyed a beautiful evening with light meals and drinks, while enjoying the view and sound of the ocean. Both the food and service were good. Our waitron was friendly and the prices were fair. #we.love2travel

Thank WeLove2Travel_ZS
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi WeLove2Travel_ZS, Thank you for your lovely comments. We look forward to seeing you here again soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a bar and restaurant on the South Beach promenade. It has very nice ocean views. The food is excellent with service to match. Highly recommended for the food and the ambiance.

Thank Chillman555
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi Chillman555, Thank you very much for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Russel

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Food excellent, service great. Just that you get harassed when you leave. So my fiance and her friends go out for a long awaited get together to one of the "premium" settings on Durban beach, Thursday just before Easter. All was great until they decide...More

Thank shaunsanaa
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Good day shaunsanaa, Thank you for your comments. We are truly thankful that you have brought this situation to our attention. We will investigate further and the necessary disciplinary procedures will be followed. Please can you send your contact details to manager@californiadreaming.co.za and I will...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018

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
Russel B, Guest Relations Manager at California Dreaming, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

Hi Jacque B, Thank you for kind words! It was an absolute pleasure serving you, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back. Regards Russel

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

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kylecameron
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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, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 22:30
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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