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Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort

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211 O.R. Tambo Parade | The Palace Resort, North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 332 8351
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Durban, South Africa
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

It doesn't matter what you eat here, its all good.Best chicken livers are the best in Durban. And the service makes you feel special and is absolutely fantastic. One of my favorite places to eat.

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Thank wendyb4146
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Wendy Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at Pesto. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and will most definitely pass your comments onto the Pesto team. We look forward to always welcoming you back and thank you for your loyalty. Kind regards, Shamini Pather More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My third visit and likely to be the last. The food isn't bad - if you love the Spur dining experience, you'll enjoy Pesto. The appeal of Pesto was its fish and seafood, and especially the seafood platter. Since menu changes, the delicious seafood platter is no longer available, and the fish offering is underwhelming. Durban has so many great... More 

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Thank Lisa_T-G
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Lisa Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. Your comments are well received and we will most definitely look into the menu changes made. Kind regards, Shamini Pather More 

Key West, FL
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Convenient, as it is located off the lobby of the hotel. Great breakfast offerings, and plenty of food/value for money, about $6 including coffee for bacaon, sausage, mushrooms, eggs and toast. For just 5 rand more you can add beans or fries. Service was a bit slow, but had the same waitress 3 days in a row and the 2nd... More 

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Thank brake4bears
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Pesto. I am so glad that you enjoyed your breakfast with us. We appreciate you bringing the lack of attention of the staff and I assure you it will most definitely be addressed to ensure that the standard of service is improved. We look forward to always welcoming you back. Kind regards... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

i loved the place and i wish i could go back. its right below a very comfortable hotel with a beautiful view and welcoming service. anybody willing to spend a reasonably sane amount will love this place.

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Thank Daniel K
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Daniel Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at Pesto. We are so glad that you had an enjoyable time and we look forward to always welcoming you back to enjoy the view and service . Kind regards, Shamini Pather More 

Gistel, Belgium
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

First we thought we could not have dinner in here, since it is actually a hotel, but asked at the waiter, very friendly!, and it was no problem at all. We enjoyed the delicious food! Exellent kitchen!

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Thank Ruben D
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ruben Thank you for your wonderful comment about Pesto. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience and we look forward to always welcoming you back. I will pass your comments on to the rest of the team as well. “ Kind regards, Shamini Pather General Manager More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Not a particularly large menu but has all the usual Italian fare - pizza, pasta with well-grilled fresh seafood. Quality was above average and service was good throughout our meal, with efficient and friendly waiters. Restaurant is conveniently just across from Marine Parade.

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Thank Kriskross18
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your dining experience. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meal at Pesto and we look forward to always welcoming you back. I have passed your comments about good service onto our staff too, as that always proves motivational for them. Thanks again Kind regards Shamini Pather More 

Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Reasonable prices with friendly happy staff. Reasonable sized meals. No smoking areas. Street front with beach views but no hawkers. Sun umbrellas.

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Thank 56KnowledgeHunter56
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful comments on Pesto and we are so glad that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to always welcoming you back Kind regards, Shamini Pather General Manager More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

I can speak only of their grilled fish, which I had on two occasions (dorado and hake). It's a good little restaurant for a generous tasty grilled fish and salad (or other sides, nice veggies too). Great value for money and a pleasant place to sit and watch the promenade go by.

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Thank Lisa_T-G
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Good Day, A sincere thanks for your positive comments on both food and the ambiance of the Restaurant. You have positioned us where we are trying to go, a different cosy place to enjoy good food and good company. May we look forward to having you back to sample other menu items as well as our specials! Thank you once... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Friendly staff, clean environment close to the sea. Excellent food, specifically the fillet. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Prianne
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest We do acknowledge the receipt of your Great review! We also like to thank you for such encouraging comments about Pesto Restaurant. We are grateful that your experience at our restaurant was not just an experience but the one with exceptional memories! Our Team always strive to ensure service excellence and we pride ourselves that we are... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

brilliant, the store is clean, the staff was forever professional, and food is delicious.place is at a convinient place at the beach front , the sound of waves made me to relax

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Thank sasaliscious
First_Resorts, General Manager at Pesto Restaurant At The Palace Resort, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest The Team would like to thank you for such encouraging comments about Pesto Restaurant. We are grateful that you had an enjoyable experience with us, and looking forward to welcoming you back. Once again we thank you! Pesto Restaurant Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 O.R. Tambo Parade | The Palace Resort, North Beach, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 332 8351
Description
Looking for a quick bite to eat, a creamy cappuccino or in the mood for room service? Pesto is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving an array of delicious treats. Don't miss out on fine Mediterranean dining at Pesto Restaurant, situated on the ground floor overlooking the promenade.

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