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63 OR O R Tambo Parade | Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 362 1300
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (45 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
63 OR O R Tambo Parade | Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere! We ordered the Japanese Pizza which was totally divine. For mains we had the vegetable teppanyaki, noodles and fried rice- delicious! The fried ice cream is a must try. All in all, a wonderful experience and extremely entertaining watching our food...More

Thank MaryH2090
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We got the seafood platter for 2 with a few sushis. Everything was Fabulous and price was very reasonable!

Thank Anna052793
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

An awesome evening! The service was professional and the food was exceptional. Every single detail was taken care of. Would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a great place to eat on a night out.

Thank JurgenK97
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Daruma is an exceptionally well run restaurant, with a delicious menu. The food is fresh, and no costs are spared to ensure your meal is made with the best and healthiest ingridients. Definitely the best restaurant in Durban.

Thank ShanH250
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I'm by no means an expert on Japanese food, but eating here was wonderful. The menu is incredibly varied and the food outstanding, but the best part was the experience: sitting at a shared table (it was a business dinner) watching the chefs prepare the...More

Thank Ben G
Reviewed June 24, 2018

What a nice evening! We loved the sushi, and our waiter was really in top of things. They were out of edamame when we arrived, but as soon as it came in he notified us and asked if we wanted some. We really wished we’d...More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I have been going to Daruma for at least the last ten years. With each visit, my expectations are lowered. My positives first. They seem to have a high turn over with waiters and chefs, on my last visit none of them where familiar, however...More

Thank Yugeshree
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and the prices were ok ! The service was great and the style of the restaurant was amazing! The chefs were really good and we really enjoyed it a lot !

Thank ManuelaH1036
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Dined at Daruma Restaurant on Valentine's Day. Sitting at the Tepinyaki table was an amazing experience, although it was my second time, it was amazing nonetheless. My fiance was completely in awe of the whole experience. Our chef was great prepared our meals perfectly. We...More

Thank Yashveer R
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

This place had nice food and it is made in front of you like a proper Japanese Teppanyaki. However, they forgot about one of my starters in my set menu. Not a biggie as I got plenty of food. My steak was more medium-well than...More

Thank RuneH62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 OR O R Tambo Parade | Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 362 1300
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