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520 Umbilo Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 205 5363
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bunny chow” (22 reviews)
“mutton” (6 reviews)
“curries” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Fast food, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
520 Umbilo Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

I used to be based in my previous years in Johannesburg and whenever coming down to Durban either on business or holidays I always visited Goundens. At that time the place was a small,they became the best place so the moved to bigger premises both...More

Thank Roop N
Reviewed 3 October 2018

They definitely make the best bunny in Durban for decades. Still made the same way, tastes the same, same amount and quality of meat.

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is the place to go if visiting Durban and you want to eat the tradition Durban Indian bunny chow. Goundens specializes in chiken, beef, mutton, vegetable or beans bunny chows, although the place becomes crowded sometime during lunch time but service is good and...More

Thank Sandanezwe
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Always fresh and tasty. You can never go wrong with a meal from Gounden’s! Best bunny chow ever🌠🌠🌠🌠. Roti and curries are delicious too. My daughter never returns to Pretoria without a stop at Gounden’s. Definitely a must go to restaurant in Durban. Nothing fancy......More

Thank stelectrical
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

The "restaurant" is in a dingy part of town and the building looks really shoddy. Parking is a nightmare and when I was there, the police was ticketing some customers for illegal parking.. Guy behind the counter was friendly and service was good. There was...More

Thank Raptor0O1
Reviewed 7 May 2018

my wife and I bought quarter mutton curry bunny chows. They were the best ever, absolutely tasty. Do be prepared to wait as they are busy.

1  Thank DevanMoodly
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Great Bunny chows, could be one of the best in Durban, good quality always fresh and full of flavour

1  Thank Mike L
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.

1  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.

3  Thank Siqa
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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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