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Surf Riders Food Shack Restaurant

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17 Erskine Terrace, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 71 376 8684
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Howick, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently drove dowm from Howick to meet friends in Durban and had lunch at Surf Riders on the beach front! The food was fantastic and the cocktails too! When we visit Durban again we will definitely meet here for lunch!!

Thank Lauren D
Durban, South Africa
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by Surf Riders for a breakfast. It was busy but was seated inside very quickly. We placed our order and the waiter warned that the food would take a while as the kitchen is very busy. When the food did arrive , it was now brunch. I was disappointed with the 3 strips of bacon on 2 very... More 

Thank Wga23
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arranged a team building lunch for our business at Surf Riders. First we hired some bicycles from Xpression and spent an hour riding along the promenade. That was great fun. Then we settled down for lunch. I ordered a cheese burger which seemed reasonably priced until I realised that I had to add chips for a further R28. The... More 

Thank Henry S
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place nice view of the Beach. Staff is friendly. We went there three times. We ate once and the burgers are very good. We also had a hot dog that was nowhere near the quality of the burger. We would happily return to this place.

Thank Khudo12
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Were there this weekend for the nippers KZN champs, needed some coffee and bites to take away for the kids, Friendly service in buzzing place, food going around was very appetizing, one can not look at the price of a portion of chips when they are as delicious and comes with a great mayo dip, couldn't resist ordering a... More 

Thank Julienlerendezvou
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

super good food so well prepared and tasty for that so called easy meal. punching way above your weight guys.in class of its own

Thank errol_durban
Austin, Texas
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food! We went there for breakfast this morning as it was very close to our AirBnb. Had the works breakfast, poached eggs w meat in a sesame bun that was a taste sensation. The granola muesli w berries in a jar, just amazing. As well as fresh oj & latte & a side of yummy bacon. Everything was excellent!... More 

Thank TheArmenianHobo
Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

One of us had the cheese burger, one had the vegan burger and both were great! Sweet potato fries are a must! Nice location right on beach front!

Thank stefania1018
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice burger and very good service. A lovely site near the beach. For having drinks or eat something.

Thank Ismael M
London, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Right on the beach , awesome views Eat their a few times a month, food always good. Waiters work hard , but sometimes struggle to keep up ( or maybe the kitchen does ?) Dress as casual as you like Music can be a bit over powering at times

Thank Mikel235

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Erskine Terrace, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 71 376 8684

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