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Lupa Osteria

6-12 Swapo Road | Durban North, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 941 1181
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  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6-12 Swapo Road | Durban North, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We headed to Lupa for lunch and was pleasantly surprise by the lunch menu on offer for only R 75 each. I ordered the market pizza (included on the lunch menu and served with any two toppings of your choice - mozarella on pizza already...More

Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This restaurant is part of a lively eating scene in Umhlanga, Durban. The food was excellent--worthy of a repeat visit--and the relaxed atmosphere and outstanding service make it a great restaurant.

Thank Bp-in-MA-USA
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Lupa in Durban north is our go to place and it never ceases to impress! From the lemon cello, the breadsticks to the king clip the standards are high and we have not had a bad meal there. Worth a visit. I think the trick...More

Thank DurbanKimJ
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

we ordered the Chicken Parmasan from the lunch menu and expected to get the same dish as we have been used to in the Umhlanga Rocks an Hilcrest branch. what we received was a baby size dish with a tiny piece of chicken. we have...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Great light lunch fish and chicken on public holiday. Pizza, pasta and other meat options on the menu. Lots of available parking close to restaurant for easy access.

Thank Lauren_LW
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Been here twice and the food is amazing, flavourful. Veg selection was good. Staff friendly. Will definitely go back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Went to dinner at Durban North on Friday night. Took along our own bottle of good wine as we usually do. Husband ordered a beer and then shared the wine with me over dinner. When we received the bill we were shocked to see that...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Yesterday we had a great time at a 30th birthday party at Lupa, bar service was on point as were the starters and pizza's. Drinks can be on the pricey side so be sure to check before ordering. Pizzas have good thin bases and plenty...More

Thank Darryn M
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I'd heard people talk about Lupa - and I'd driven passed many times - but never tried it. Had a look at their menu and saw they did gluten free pizza - so thought I'd give it a try! Really good pizza! Really great atmosphere....More

Thank JodySimpson
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Sunday dinner. Ordered the special fettuccine dolce vita langostines with cream R180, In my book not cheap- actually I am being indulgent with my food and budget. 1st problem - no fettuccine, no close alternatives like tagliatele or my favourite linguine. Only spaghettli - not...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6-12 Swapo Road | Durban North, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 941 1181
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