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The Ocean Terrace

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (74 reviews)
“beef vindaloo” (8 reviews)
“oysters” (38 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30 Hours
Indian, African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What stunning service,everything is absolutely excellent,service brilliant,food,lots and lots of choices,waiters really appreciate there work,you can easily spend a day there.

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our son has several allergies. And we must say. We never encountered a team putting so many efforts to prepare him the best meals! Great food, great view, great team! And a special thanks to Lisa!!

Thank F D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Ocean Terrace for dinner for five. Service good, friendly and attentive. However the main courses were a bit hit and miss. I had the Kingklip which was a bit on the dry side and one of my colleagues had the fillet...More

Thank 197simon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the ocean terrace restaurant on Saturday with a friend and we were assisted by such an amazing waiter- Brian. His customer service skills are excellent and made sure we were satisfied. He showed passion and enthusiasm in his job, we really felt welcomed....More

Thank basetsanathomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The terrace has a great view of the beach and lighthouse. The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast with not only the usual but also includes fresh osters and sparkling wine. Popular with locals for celbrating birthdays and other special occasions.

Thank Neville2907
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a family luncheon to indulge on their infamous curry bar; while the setting was and is awesome, sadly service and food were a great disappointment. Very busy with mostly foreigners and priced to suit. Not too sure i will be rushing back.

Thank Shifty324
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I came here after many recommendations and have to say I was slightly dissapointed. The venue is nice but seens so busy that nobody really has the time of day for you. I ordered prawns with my linguine and was told after the fact that...More

Thank jdpecholt
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We had the most amazing dinner for my sister's 21st birthday! There were 8 of us so I can't review each plate but the food was amazing! The portions were great, that most of us took take-aways. Jean was so great, He was visible and...More

Thank nontandocele
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Decadent curry buffet with every variant imaginable (including vegetarian). Elegant decor and the level of service you'd expect for the prices. Solid choice for a special occasion - ours was a birthday and we were surprised with a lovely complimentary wedge of cake to celebrate.

Thank ZA_world
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Beautiful ambiance with amazing views of the sea and lighthouse. Celebrated my birthday there and this restaurant did not disappoint. The food was amazing and the service prompt. What a beautiful romantic dinning experience.

Thank rekha_suknanun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
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12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 514 5000
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