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Impulse By The Sea

167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
+27 32 554 4626
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lamb curry” (15 reviews)
“samosas” (14 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
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All hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had dinner tonight at Impulse. After reading the reviews, we expected so-so service but terrific food. Instead, we got the opposite. Place was lovely. Service was lovely. Food was at best mediocre. Samosas were NOT especially good. Calamari appetizer was tender but bland. Both...More

Thank KayakDC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A regular visit for us when we are in the area . Great food and consistent quality . Knowledgeable waiter and a wide ranging menu . Curries are tasty and well cooked . Family owned restuarant . Prawn Curry alwats good . try a Bunny...More

Thank adamschris
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The service was Proffessional, Polite and efficient. Waiter was capable of advising and recommending menu choices. The lamb curry helping was large, and beautifully cooked. Tender, spicy and well presented. Sea Views from the verandah are average, and the interior is "old", but clean. Only...More

Thank Ianitak
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to your restaurant. your currys are truly spectacular and hospitality was outstanding. i will definitely recommend this curry spot.

Thank veronicanaidoo711
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

First time at this family owned restaurant. Excellent service and fantabulous curries. Will definitely eat there again.

1  Thank Maree M
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

service slow. food was average in taste, but gave 50% of us violent food poisoning. kids menu very poor and chips spicy

Thank multiman1
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I love Durban curry and heat of food,impulse food was delicious and spicy too.Highly recommended to all durban curry lovers

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We really enjoyed the evening and the food at Impulse. We had the prawn curry for which the restaurant is famous and it was delicious although my partner, who is of Indian descent, was rather sorry that he had bravely asked for the hot version...More

1  Thank Anna B
Reviewed 3 January 2017

wow, so glad we found this restaurant hidden away in a little beach town outside Ballito. the curry was amazing and our waiter was very pleasant. one of the best we have had during our stay in ballito. Try this spot, you will not be...More

1  Thank kateylyle
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

If you find yourself on the north coast a stop in Tinley Manor for some curry will not disappoint! Resturant is somewhat rustic - but the food is out of this world!!

1  Thank Liam C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:30
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00:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Salt Rock
  • Phone Number: +27 32 554 4626
  • E-mail
Nestled in the scenic surrounds of Tinley Manor Beach, boasting simplicity at its best, Impulse by the Sea exudes a causal ambiance flanked by beautiful sea views and the tranquilly of Tinley Manor Beach.

This restaurant comes highly recommended for delicious meals of the highest standard and a unique and hospitable dining experience.

Renowned for legendary curries and hands-on approach, Impulse by the Sea is a must stop for visitors passing through this scenic part of The Dolphin Coast.
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