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Cargo Hold Restaurant

Bell Street - Ushaka Marine World, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 328 8065
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (22 reviews)
“venison” (5 reviews)
“line fish” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Bell Street - Ushaka Marine World, Durban, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 363 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

After reading some of the reviews, its hard to believe whether people are trying to sabotage the place or they just didn't get what they wanted. This place blew my socks off. So often you go to restaurants with the same routine of service and...More

Thank jamiebaxor0001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Lovely Captains Platter. Fresh and tasty. Will be back. Location with the large tank as back ground was so cool and world class.

Thank Rudi L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent setting in an old ship with tables spread around an aquarium filled with sharks. The seafood was a hit and the gaff friendly.

Thank Sherlock-usa
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

A great setting that make you feel that you are in intimate contact with beautiful sharks. An amazing seafood platter. The service is friendly, but this restaurant is for a special celebration as it is quite pricy.

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this restaurant. Food and atmosphere was incredible!! Great service. Our waiter Ayanda, was exceptional. Will definitely be visiting you guys soon again.

Thank NadyBumz
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We are in this very moment having a dinner at Cargo Hold. We are in a group of more thana hundred brazilians who are running Comrades next sunday. This is the fourth or five consecutive year the brazilians pick Cargo Hold for the friday dinner....More

Thank Bruno_Curi
MissyScales, Manager at Cargo Hold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Dear guest, We were deeply concerned to read about your negative experience at the Cargo Hold and, as the uShaka management team, we will take this up with the restaurant team. We pride ourselves in putting our guests first and will do our utmost to...More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

Amazing buffet lunch at a reasonable price. Waiters are friendly and helpful. The interior of the restaurant in the ship is well thought through. Would visit this place again.

Thank louiselategan
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Brilliantly laid-out the setting is made to look like a old ship. The restaurant has big windows looking into the aquariums tanks. The food and service was both very good.

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Visited Cargo Hold on recommendation from friends. Final bill came to roughly R900 only to be told by the waiter that they charge an 10percent levy for groups of 6 people or more. When our host told him that nothing was mentioned on booking the...More

Thank Hipp02
MissyScales, Digital Officer at Cargo Hold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback with regards to your experience at Cargo Hold. We sincerely apologise for your experience as we at uShaka Marine World strive to provide all our guests with an world class experience and...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

The idea of eating your meal inside an aquarium with sharks swimming around was too enticing to say no. We arrived for a late lunch and requested a table - not having a reservation we were met with a disgruntled look by the lady on...More

Thank Scott G
MissyScales, Digital Officer at Cargo Hold Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback with regards to your experience at Cargo Hold. We sincerely apologise for your experience as we at uShaka Marine World strive to provide all our guests with an world class experience and...More

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Mel9303
6 March 2017|
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Response from MissyScales | Property representative |
Hello Mel9303 It is better during day due to more light but at night the tank is still very much visible. We look forward to your visit.
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ntwenhlez
23 May 2016|
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Response from Stephenp8211 |
Hello ntwenhlez The Cargo Hold Restaurant hours as follows Operating times: Open for lunch from 12h00 - 15h00 Open for Dinner from 18h00 - 21h00 Sundays we are open from 12h00 to 17h00. Regards Stephen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bell Street - Ushaka Marine World, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 328 8065
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