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520 Umbilo Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 205 5363
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bunny chow” (19 reviews)
“mutton” (5 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
520 Umbilo Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We always have good service, friendly staff. Always help us when we need them. Serve us the Best curries that you could ever have.

Thank magdakinnear
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Goundens for me sets the benchmark for a really good authentic Durban Curry. I've been visiting this place for the past 15 years and cannot remember having a bad experience. This is certainly not a one hit wonder place like so many other indian restaurants...More

Thank dhevanmoodley66
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Quick service at the busiest time of the day. The curries, bunny chows and roti rolls are second to none in the area.

2  Thank Siqa
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I really enjoyed the food but still prefer Hollywood food. The only difference is Goundens uses a more flavoured meat but harder. Hollywood uses a softer meat with a more flavoured gravy - weird. I eat alot of bunny chows... They do have other options...More

Thank nishal p
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this establishment with hubby and ordered the famous mutton bunny I had heard so much about. Portions are huge and love the bowl of extra gravy that accompanied the serving. Spicy I must say...if u have the flu highly recommend the side gravy dish...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Goudans is not a "fine restaurant "but delivers the best of "Durban curries in sadly poor venue . This restaurant is well known by the Indian community .

Thank Julian T
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Our group visited this establishment for our monthly "Bunny chow"gathering. No serious gripes from any in the party. Personally I think that for a "mass produced curry"experience this place must rate in the top 5 in Durban. To consistently - and there is no drop...More

Thank irishmike60
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Food is very good and servings are good. We eat here often and often order food for the staff from here. My only gripe is that Fridays are very busy and service is a bit slow. They should emploly extra staff on Fridays

Thank Sandragov
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Great Food and Athmosphere Delicious curries Also have a Bar facility The Dinning lounge is spacious.

Thank prabashnig2017
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have been having Goudens for 20 plus years. Its almost become a Saturday afternoon ritual! Hands down the tastiest Durban curry! Kudus to them!

Thank Carol V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Umbilo Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 205 5363
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