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The Ocean Terrace

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“curries” (74 reviews)
“beef vindaloo” (8 reviews)
“oysters” (39 reviews)
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Indian, African, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful view of the Indian Ocean. Beautiful colors same as the light house. Absolutely romantic setting. Food is excellent. Fish and chips the best. Staff and management very professional and helpful. Especially great on a clear day.

Thank Bhejanespecialevents
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A delicious breakfast for a family 40th birthday on Tuesday 28th August 2018. Balloon tied to chair to add a special touch. Even after the bill was settled,no birthday cake was offered, as has been customary with many special family birthdays spent enjoying the Oyster...More

Thank anne m
WDC72, Manager at The Ocean Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am absolutely delighted you found the breakfast "delicious" and an "amazing spread on offer" The breakfast price obviosly is not costed on Oysters only ( which are picked daily along our coastline...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please note that this is a restaurant review of The Ocean Terrace at the Oyster Box. Service was quite average, perhaps a little doolally at times. The tables are set very close together. I could see the women half facing me at the tables on...More

Thank Poisonwells
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The setting is absolutely beautiful - service was great! We were not hungry enough to have the curry buffet but that looks spectacular. The meals are generous and really tasty and there seems to be something for everyone. Definitely quite pricey - but is is...More

Thank 890melinam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First thing's first, Brian, our waiter was exceptional. Such a charming, welcoming waiter who made us feel right at home. The food was excetional and the vibe was unpretentious and delightful as we celebrated our first wedding anniversary! We loved every second, and every bite...More

Thank Inge-Marne
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

What stunning service,everything is absolutely excellent,service brilliant,food,lots and lots of choices,waiters really appreciate there work,you can easily spend a day there.

1  Thank coen_12
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Our son has several allergies. And we must say. We never encountered a team putting so many efforts to prepare him the best meals! Great food, great view, great team! And a special thanks to Lisa!!

Thank F D
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Ocean Terrace for dinner for five. Service good, friendly and attentive. However the main courses were a bit hit and miss. I had the Kingklip which was a bit on the dry side and one of my colleagues had the fillet...More

Thank 197simon
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I visited the ocean terrace restaurant on Saturday with a friend and we were assisted by such an amazing waiter- Brian. His customer service skills are excellent and made sure we were satisfied. He showed passion and enthusiasm in his job, we really felt welcomed....More

Thank basetsanathomas
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

The terrace has a great view of the beach and lighthouse. The restaurant serves a buffet breakfast with not only the usual but also includes fresh osters and sparkling wine. Popular with locals for celbrating birthdays and other special occasions.

Thank Neville2907
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 514 5000
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