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Hemingways - CLOSED

131 Helen Joseph Road | Davenport, Durban 4001, South Africa
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average40%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
27 Sep 2013
“Not so good any longer - disappointing”
27 Aug 2013
“Avoid the creme brulee”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
131 Helen Joseph Road | Davenport, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 February 2013

Charming atmosphere in this lovely old house - great verandah seating overlooking the busy and getting trendier Davenport Road in Glenwood. Never had a bad meal here yet - and it's been around for a while. lovely menu selection; service is attentive and food always...More

Thank Ziggidurbs
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Very good food but very slow and chaotic service. Not satisfying overall. Pleasant atmosphere. Little interest in our protestations of dissatisfaction during and at the end of the evening.

Thank Neal T
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Great food with a varied menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner serving light meals and tapas as well. Excellent calamari, steaks, pastas and interesting options on the cafe menu.

Thank GrSa_10
Reviewed 3 January 2013

Service is attentive and they have a good wine selection. Menu is varied and offers a number of vegetarian options.

Thank CVanmari
Reviewed 2 December 2012

The food was fantastic, had an excellent fillet on a bed of sliced potato with some spicy diced vegetables on top. What was extra special is that the chef came around and asked us what our thoughts were.

Thank Darryl F
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Tuesdays in November at Hemingways is Fillet Steak, with vegetables or chips and a sauce of your choice. Plus a free glass of wine. All for only R120. The steak was excellent, the service superb and we had a very, very pleasant evening. Would recommend...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 5 November 2012

A cozy converted colonial house that has a relaxed upmarket atmosphere. My friend and I shared a succulent beef fillet and rich paella, both very delicious!

Thank AJHB82
Reviewed 29 May 2012

When we went on a Saturday lunch-time it was very quiet, but locals assured me its noisy in the evenings. We saw another couple eat prawns with pasta, and they said it wasn't on the menu, but can be ordered. I had the small langoustine...More

Thank RogerP138
Reviewed 28 May 2012

Great outdoor eating venue whilst watching the world go by. If weather inclement can sit inside a warm, cosy interior of an old house. Food generally good - middle of the road restaurant fare. Not a fine dining venue nor a franchised chain restaurant. Food...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Helen Joseph Road | Davenport, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
telephone no. +27 31 202 4906
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