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63 OR O R Tambo Parade | Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 362 1300
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (42 reviews)
“yakitori” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
63 OR O R Tambo Parade | Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban 4001, South Africa
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21 - 30 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on the 30th of April for dinner. Though we did not have a reservation , the staff were very obliging and accommodated the two of us. The first impression of the restaurant was it was overcrowded. Probably trying to maximise revenue due...More

1  Thank Randolph P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Sushi was average, but it was good. Service could be better. The waitress didn't know how to serve red wine.

1  Thank SwissBirdie2014
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great evening here, unfortunately the tables with the people cooking infront of you were fully booked so we opted to sit at a normal table, waiter was very helpful and attentive, we told him to order us a platter for the table, a...More

Thank Lisha K
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Was my daughters birthday and was invited by a cousin for dinner. In total we were 4 adults and 4 children. Parking was a breezw and the restaurant has a very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere to it. Saki was a little too good. Food was...More

1  Thank Raptor0O1
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have been to this restaurant last year. When I asked my kids what they would like for dinner, they voted for Daruma! The second time around, it still lives up to our expectations. The set menu is excellent, the food fresh and tasty, the...More

2  Thank Kevin_Yeh
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A little pricey, but the service and atmosphere make up for it. And the food is excellent, best seared tuna I've ever had. Very good with little kids, lovely staff who made a plan to get us seated at the grill for an early dinner...More

Thank Jacie271
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Daruma is a very classy place, where is taken out by a friend jst to explore a different place. they menu is lovey

Thank sibumsomi37
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Daruma on a few functions and always enjoyed the experience especially in the private room (bookings must be made in advance and there is a charge of R100 which gets added to Your bill). Sushi is delicious and we usually enjoy...More

1  Thank daphne_sagathevan
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Don't bother trying this restaurant. After eating here a number of times over many years, and having a good experience, we were shocked at the current level of management and staff there now. From the managers to the waiters to the chefs......completely awful. We left...More

1  Thank Nick J
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Daruma a couple of times and always been happy. Tonight was not a good experience at all !!! The service was atrocious - after waiting over an hour we asked our waiter where the chef for the tepan yaki was. Eventually...More

Thank Bittyw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$22
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 OR O R Tambo Parade | Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 362 1300
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