best restaurants in Durban morningside

Best Restaurants in Durban-Morningside

South African cities are teeming with incredible food, and Morningside-Durban is no exception to that rule. With the restaurants in Durban catering to every type of taste and budget, whether you’re looking for an upscale meal or a cheap bite, there’s something that will satisfy your cravings! 

To help you make the most of your time in Durban, here are the top best  restaurants in Durban based on price, atmosphere, and taste.

There are restaurants all across Durban and its adjacent districts. All along Florida Road, in Musgrave and Windermere Road in Morningside are excellent dining destinations.

Best restaurants in florida road, morningside, durban

(01) Next Chapter Restaurant

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery

Address: Arup House, 167 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban, 4001

Hours : Monday to Sunday 8AM – 11PM

Phone : 031 312 1099

beautiful restaurant on Florida Road that is pet-friendly and serves delicious food. a little “expensive,” but well worth it!

Exceptionally welcoming, with an absolutely brilliant atmosphere ! From the fellow diners to the staff, it had an amazing ambiance. The food is tantalizingly delicious and well presented. Portion size is on point.

Next Chapter Restaurant is conveniently located and accessible by all forms of transportation. This location is suggested because of its hip staff. Good service is important to these restaurateurs. This restaurant offers meals at a fair price.

(02) Butcher Boys Morningside

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery 

Address: 170 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban, 4001 Morningside, Durban, 4001

Hours : Sunday, Monday, Tuesday- 11am–9pm

           : Wednesday, Thursday, Friday-  11am–10pm

Phone: 031 312 8248

Consider this restaurant if you’re in the mood for a delicious piece of steak and some fine wines and whiskeys. It offers a traditional, calm atmosphere. 

In Florida Road, Durban, the first Butcher Boys restaurant was established by Alan Lazarus and Derryck Myers, who also opened its doors and their hearts. They have been providing a relaxing eating experience for 20 years, all the while working hard to give their customers great steaks and great service.

If you ever find yourself in this beautiful area, I highly recommend checking out this eatery.

(03) Times Square Durban

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery 

Address: 295 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban, 4001

Hours : Sunday, Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday, 7:30am–10pm

           :  Friday, Saturday  7:30am–12pm

Phone: 076 262 8614

This location combines two of the most favorite things for almost everyone: piano music and a lack of crowds.

Times Square restaurants and bars greet you with a perfect combination of elegance inspired by the iconic New York landmark.
Enjoy our delectable American-style street cuisine, rich à la carte menu, local craft beers or gin on tap, and a selection of outstanding cocktails.
With dedicated spaces for exclusivity and large parties in mind, this venue is ideal for your private function.
They are always open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.

They provide an outstanding experience by meeting all of your demands, whether they are small private gatherings, conferences, or bigger groups.
They are strategically positioned in two popular destinations.
An Umhlanga restaurant and bar at The Pearls Mall in the heart of Umhlanga Village, and a Durban restaurant on Florida Road in Morningside Durban.

(04) Cubaña Durban-Morningside

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery 

Address: 128 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban, 4001

Hours :  Monday to Sunday  10 am–02 am

Phone : 031 303 4383

If you want a party atmosphere and some vibes while you dine, this is the place to go. Although the structure is beginning to show its age, the service and cuisine remain excellent throughout the week. It feels more like a club than a restaurant on weekends, especially at night. It’s a beautiful place to be. You will never be sorry that you went there.

Cubaña has your next dining excursion covered. The food and beverage menu is an enormous variety of classics and exhilarating specialties that continue to retain their essence, and with so many options, you’re sure to find something to your liking. enjoy it on any occasion.

It is noted that Cubaña is South Africa’s only authentic Latino Social Caffe and eatery which provides the service of a cocktail bar and cigar lounge with a unique and flavoursome cuisine.

(05) St. Clements Restaurant – Morningside

Service options: Dine-in · Kerbside pickup · No Delivery 

Address: 191 Musgrave Rd, Musgrave, Durban, 4001

Hours :  Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday , Thursday & Sunday 08 am–04-30 pm 

           :  Friday- 08 am- 09 pm

           :  saturday- 08 am-04:30 pm 

Phone : 031 202 2511

This little restaurant is situated in a nursery in the middle of Musgrave Road, 5 minutes’ walking distance from Musgrave Shopping Center. This establishment is wonderful, and I believe it caters to a more older demographic.

St. Clement offers a magic blend of indigenous tranquility in the garden seating area outside with an antique and a sense of historic richness inside. The décor is elegant, as is the furniture. Yes, it is in Musgrave, but the ambiance is relaxed and welcoming—even for children.

The food is extensive, and the service is exceptional.. A good coffee choice and a whopping slice of an awesome array of cakes are overly tempting.The Essence of Beauty, a massage and beauty center, makes for a relaxing visit.. unique in so many ways. You will definitely visit again and again, I am sure of that 

(06) Mozambik Morningside

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery 

Address: 362 Lilian Ngoyi Rd, Windermere, Berea, 4001

Hours :  Monday to Sunday  11 am–10 pm

Phone : 081 897 8115

The place has an amazing and welcoming atmosphere. The ambience is relaxing and inspires a sense of family and happiness. The music is apt and gives an authenticity that makes you feel like you are in heaven. 

The owners are friendly and warm; they take time to come and welcome you to the restaurant and orient everyone. The floor staff are so friendly and are so attentive..

If you like spice and flavor, then this is definitely for you. wide selection of wines and drinks.They also have a kids menu, and the prices are reasonable for the servings.. Now, if you love the Latino vibe, then this is definitely the place to be. 

The building is quite spacious and is suitable for both large groups and intimate pairs with enough leg room. It’s a must-visit if you want to relax and have a good time.

(07) Cappello Florida & Costa Coffee

Service options: Dine-in · Kerbside pickup · Delivery 

Address: 206 Florida Rd,  Durban, 4001

Hours :  Monday to Thursday  10 am–1h:30 am

           : Friday & Saturday  10 am-2 am

           : Sunday 11 am – 2 am 

Phone : 031 312 9843

This is a standard restaurant with a chilled vibe and a nice setting. There is open space inside the setting with outdoor seating. A perfect outing for friends if you are in the mood to just relax and have a few drinks, as well as a family place to have a chilled supper night. 

House music with a street side vibe. really busy on a Saturday. Open till late on the weekends.

A cocktail bar with a focus on an “eating experience” from light meals, meat platters, and Costa Coffee. Try to visit this wonderful location if you are ever in the area. I am confident you will enjoy it. It is a very secure and tranquil location.

(08) Dropkick Murphy’s

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · No Delivery 

Address: 219 Florida Rd, Windermere, Durban, 4001

Hours :  Monday to Saturday  11 am–2h am

           : Friday & Saturday  10 am-2 am

           : Sunday 11 am – 12 am 

Phone : 031 303 2980

Nice vibes, friendly for all races. The place is a great place to meet up with friends for a drink, and the waiters are very nice, cool dudes. The best atmosphere along Florida Road, quick on service and the food is great . great attention to guests and professional service with respect. A location that is unquestionably enjoyable. 

Head to this buzzing, upbeat restaurant for hand-crafted cocktails and delicious meals .A modern take on the classic Irish bar, they also boast an attractive upstairs rooftop section for an amazing experience.

(09) Lupa Osteria Florida Road

Service options: Dine-in · Kerbside pickup · No-contact delivery 

Address: 257 Florida Rd, Windermere, Durban, 4000

Hours :  Monday to Sunday  11 am–10 pm

  Phone : 031 521 0525

Lupa is a destination for individuals looking for authentic and uncomplicated Italian flavors. Expect nutritious, seasonally inspired pizzas, pastas, seafood, and secondi seasoned with distinctively Italian flavors. 

This place offers an outstanding blend of cuisine and wine, old-school competent service, and gorgeous, modern-styled dining rooms.

There is outdoor and indoor seating with modern music in the background.

(10) Dukkah Restaurant & Bar

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery 

Address: 59 Florida Rd, Windermere, Durban, 4001

Hours :  Monday to Friday  11 am–02 am

           : Saturday & Sunday 08 am – 02 am

  Phone : 031 271 3531

Dukkah Restaurant & Bar, located on Durban’s Florida Road, is a modern and luxurious social hub featuring an expensive cocktail bar and lounge.

Dukkah is open for lunch and dinner and serves delicious cuisine that takes its influence from the eastern coastline of our continent. 

The sophisticated cuisine, designed by chef extraordinaire and TV star Peter Goffe-Wood, draws influence from the Maasai Market in Nairobi and Stone Town in Zanzibar in the north, all the way down the Spice Route to the gastronomic melting pot of Durban.

(11) House Of Curries

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway · Delivery 

Address: 275 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban, 4001

Hours :  Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday  10 am–11h 30 pm

           : Friday & Saturday 10 am – 01h30 am

           : Sunday – 10 am-12 am

  Phone : 082 233 0769

This is the spot to go for a few beers and a fantastic curry. In the summer, it appears that sitting outside on the deck is the most preferred option. 

There is an indoor area if there isn’t enough space. If service is important to you, this is more of a bistro with a bar than a restaurant. Nice location, not too busy, with fair meal and drink prices and prompt and polite service.

(12) Spiga Restaurant

Service options: Dine-in · Takeaway ·  delivery 

Address: 465 Innes Rd, Morningside, Durban, 4001

Hours :  Monday to  Saturday 11 am – 09 pm

           : Sunday – 11 am-08 pm

  Phone : 067 138 1115

Spiga is an authentic Italian restaurant, mid-rustic and cozy family atmosphere. It is a friendly environment that allows small pets and their owners to dine outdoors. Spiga is well situated opposite the Mitchel Gardens and boasts an atmosphere of “chilled” sophistication and fine dining.

Hot chicken pizza, meatball pizza, beef lasagna, chicken ravioli, all done to perfection. There’s a limited cocktail menu and a great atmosphere. There’s plenty of interesting outdoor seating so you can enjoy the fresh air. They even have heaters outside, so it’s not too cold. It is a very nice and pleasant little spot. very popular.

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