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Blue Dolphin

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Pizza, Bar, Sushi, Pub
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175 Snell Parade | Blue Waters Hotel, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 327 7000
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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53 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel and had breakfast and dinner in this restaurant which is situated at the first floor of hotel Blue Waters. The restaurant is quiet big, clean, tidy with friendly and smiling staff. Food quality are very good and there are varieties of options to choose from - African, Indian, Chinese and few western. Although a little... More 

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Thank Dr_Saiful_67
BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay. We are thrilled to hear that you had a lovely stay with us and the amazing service and treatment that you received during your stay with us. We look forward to your return stay with us. Yours in Hospitality, Jamie lea Walker, Assistant... More 

Durban, South Africa
Level Contributor
32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Different and possibly up there with the best Durban has to offer in the pitza stakes, awesome chilled vibe with nice clientele , sushi is soso but the pitza well worth the visit..

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Thank crunchie2016
BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your visit to Blue Dolphin Bar. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking for forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in Hospitality, Jamie Lea Walker, Assistant... More 

Level Contributor
92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great place on the beach to chill and have one of the best pizzas around in a chilled atmosphere. one of the best spots to chill at on the parade.

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Thank JonathanKing031
BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your visit to Blue Dolphin Bar. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking for forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in Hospitality, Jamie Lea Walker, Assistant... More 

Boxborough, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Nice daily breakfast buffet included with your stay. Beautiful view with large panoramic windows. Very pleasant restaurant management and wait staff.

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Thank soling_sailor
BlueW, assistant guest services manager at Blue Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your stay with us. We are delighted to hear that you recievged shuch amazing service and that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and our delicious Buffett breakfast. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest... More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I decided to take a short left and head over to Blue Dolphin Bar at Blue Waters Hotel and indulged in a heavenly and some how sinful Belgian Chocolate Milkshake and shared a tasty and equally delicious wood oven pizza

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BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your visit to Blue Dolphin Bar. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking for forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in Hospitality, Lindie Lotriet, Guest Services... More 

Durban, South Africa
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

After a day on the beach, this was a great way to unwind. The pizza was authentic and there was a great variety of options. It was great to sit outside on a hot day because the shade provided is more than adequate. Very kid friendly as well

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Thank MohamedFayaz
BlueW, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your visit to Blue Dolphin Bar. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking for forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in Hospitality, Lindie Lotriet, Guest Services... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great Pizzas, ideal location, good selection beer and wine...easily located in Blue Waters Hotel, but don;t seem to make it easy to charge back to room, so be mindful!

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Thank Lee W
BlueW, Assistant Guest Services Manager at Blue Dolphin, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback regarding your visit to Blue Dolphin Bar. As service professionals in the hospitality industry we continually strive to offer good service and meet our guest expectations. We are looking for forward to welcoming you back on your next visit. Yours in Hospitality, Jamie lea walker, Assistant... More 

Oyster Bay, New York
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had pizza at the Blue Dolphin while staying at the Blue Waters Hotel. We ordered 2 different pizzas for 4 of us to share, which was sufficient for a meal. They have a wide assortment of toppings for their wood-fired pizzas. Service was a bit slow, they give you a buzzer for when your order is ready for pick... More 

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Thank janedalice
Durban
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Its a disgrace that smoking is allowed in the entire outside area where people meet to have a beer or a pizza in a great pizza bar but covered in cigarette smoke

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Thank reid25
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Was there during a conference and as I was staying in the hotel and there were no where else to go, I was stuck. I had a few pf the cocktails here but during the weekends the music was a bit loud for a small place uness you sit at the terrace.

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Thank Nazarius

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Bar, Sushi, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Snell Parade | Blue Waters Hotel, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 327 7000
  • This restaurant is at Blue Waters Hotel
Description
This elegant cocktail bar serves artisan prepared thin based wood fired pizza, amazing!!! Sushi platter and superb award winning coffee. Located on the beachfront with a private garden. Child friendly with open lawn and jumping castle, and other child entertainment. Safe and secure. Ample parking. Open 7 days a week from 11 am until late.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?