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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
European, Fusion
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, 有泊車位, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

Superb food and thoughtful service. Lovely ambiance situated on the mole looking back on Durban city.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 29 November 2020 via mobile

Disappointed with the food. Lacked flavour and definitely lacked value for money. The prawns where certainly large but had the same flavour as a cheap seafood outlet. The fish was poorly seasoned and the portion size was ridiculously small. Very different from my last dining...experience at this restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 25 November 2020 via mobile

Our company chose this normally good restaurant to celebrate a milestone with key management but sadly, this turned out to be a complete disappointment. The private room on the upper level is superb with a great view and a wonderful ambiance but that’s where it...ended. Service was very slow. Orders were taken after the specials were announced. However after about an hour we were informed that one of the specials was no longer available so a substitute was chosen. After another half hour we were told that the rack of lamb was sold out. In the meantime the steaks were cooked and left under the warmer so we’re over cooked and had to be sent back. All main courses were mediocre leading to much disappointment instead of a celebratory mood. Management response also inadequate.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 7 November 2020

Our first visit to this establishment was nothing less than unforgettable and absolutely incredible. The staff are friendly and professional, and went above and beyond to ensure a pleasant and memorable anniversary dinner. Our waiter, Clive, provided us with great service and occassional entertaining humour...throughout our dining experience. Our 3-course meals were equisitely prepared with loads of flavour and generous portions. 9th avenue offers a comfortable atmosphere and beautiful location on the harbour overlooking the docked boats and city lights. It is an amazing experience and highly recommended.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

We just had the most incredible experience, and got spoilt by 9th Avenue Bistro. We found that the restaurant went above and beyond to provide a spectacular culinary experience. Great location, beautiful setting, amazing views and incredible food. And great service! Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

The venue provides a unique experience, overlooking the city and the harbour. The venue is full of natural light, and is the perfect location for the perfect lunch or dinner. The menu has something for everyone's taste. The red pepper soup was divine, and so...was the dessert with balsamic ice cream! I can highly recommend 9th avenue for an unforgettable dining experience.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 10 October 2020 via mobile

We had the most beautiful meal in a very long time. The flavours were sublime. The views are superb. The friendly service of the staff is second to none especially Cornelius, our waiter who ran after us to give us our little parting gift of...salt and sumac jars. Lovely touch. We will definitely be back again soon and would highly recommend this restaurant. The cocktails on the deck bar is amazing too!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 9 September 2020

My boyfriend and I decided to give the famous 9th avenue a try last week and boy, we were not disappointed! A special and heartfelt thank you goes out to Shannon for being absolutely wonderful. Your knowledge and friendly personality really made our experience that...much better! What a fabulous team leader! Ensuring all your waitrons as well as customers were happy during our entire visit.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

A lovely cold winters afternoon with a delicious food experiences and special family catchup time. The tasting menu was the bomb nothing to disappoint...Love the new spot situated at the harbour on the waters edge...stunning.The ambiance and staff who have an incredible professional yet non...invasive way of serving and helping with laughing eyes behind masked faces. Everyone is so hands on and there to make you feel like you are the only people in the restuarant. After meal bill treat is delicious and is perfect to end off any meal. A lovely way to celebrate life, my beautiful family and the incredible land country we live in. Thank you to the brilliant team at 9th Avenue Waterside 👌#grateful #family #memories #onelifeMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 30 May 2020

I visited this restaurant a few times over the last year. I am not a vegetarian, but I do enjoy their menu.

Date of visit: September 2019
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