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9th Avenue Bistro

Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
(+27+31) 312 9134
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (28 reviews)
“duck” (48 reviews)
“orzo” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:30 Hours
French, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed today

innovative menus and quality food with that little extra to take the meal from good to great. Balanced flavors and enticing plating. Good romantic night out

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JaniceJ682
Reviewed 2 days ago

9th Avenue Bistro is probably one of the best, if not the best restaurant in Durban. The food is unbelievable, service impeccable and the wine list caters for all tastes and prices. The Mediterranean influence is found thorough out their menu but with a subtle...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Reaper1973
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant as it is one of the few “fine dining” choices in Durban. It was for a 70th birthday celebration. It was very quiet for this time of the year which I was very surprised by. The waiter we had was definitely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SanC65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a hidden gem. The friendliness and ambiance of the place is of first world statue. One of the most memorable nights of fine dining. Will highly recommend the place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pillayk105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It starts with the surrounding of this establishment. It's an ugly corner of this town. Inside it's loud and not specifically cosy. The meals were partly good and partly over cooked. If you mention this to the manager he rather blames the customer than solving...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank r-bier
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

WOW!! This is a hidden gem and a wonderful place to discover!! Highly recommend this place for foodies. We had the tasting menu which was outstanding. So excited to see SA chefs meeting Michellin standards . Added to my birthday treat and well worth it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Androsallan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has become an institution in Durban and offers fine dining with an impressive and interesting menu. I recommend you try a pairing option if available. There is also a great selection of wines.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank A L
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I was treated to a meal here on my birthday and we returned with my boyfriends mom for her birthday a few months later and both times we have enjoyed every single meal on the tasting menu. The staff are always friendly and knowledgeable on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank chelly B
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is the best restaurant I have eaten at in Durban. Service was excellent. Matt was on top of his game. Made excellent suggestions and was knowledgeable about everything on the menu. Definitely had a foodgasm with every bite. Yummy cocktails. Overall an excellent experience...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank shivanisaroop
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I visited the restaurant for a small conference, and although cosy and intimate, I wouldn't recommend for workshops or seminars. The space is too small, and can get noisy with the machines going on in the background. Visit for a cappa, and I'm sure the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ArthiGopi
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4 February 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ninth Avenue, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: (+27+31) 312 9134
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