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Lupa Osteria

6-12 Swapo Road | Durban North, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 941 1181
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (20 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
“fish” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
6-12 Swapo Road | Durban North, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Serves hand made pasta. Good quality. Very friendly and efficient staff. Moderate priced. Menu with all the tipical italian dishes.

Thank swissgolftraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the other Lupa in Durban North on our last visit to Umhlanga. Unfortunately both sites proved disappointing. All 3 different pizzas were dry, hard and tasteless. Maybe the pastas are good, not sure I'll be back to find out though.

Thank GezaB23
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The lunch menu offered by Lupa is very good value. The portion sizes are generous and quite hard to finish! Loved the wood oven fish and parmesan chips.

Thank sharone714
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, amazing company and a hostess Sizo who added a simple touch to end our meal. The balsamic Avo steak was melt in your mouth. No need to chew. Thank you Lupa for making our ladies lunch so enjoyable. Highly recommended venue in a...More

Thank ViakshaH1
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Picked this lovely local neighborhood Italian style resturant randomly and was glad with my choice. Lovely pizza & pasta. Great service. I’d like to call back in the evening as the full menu looks fab.

Thank Eddie K
Reviewed 10 July 2018 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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