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Neo Cafe

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Sol Harris Crescent, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 332 2299
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, they said the Peri Peri chicken was great, and they were right! The Chorizo starter sautéed was also great. The hospitality of the staff is also worth a mention. From the call to book, if it was needed Gillian was friendly and polite. Seems like a popular local secret for Mozambican Portuguese cuisine! Thanks

Thank QuentinDaff
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Go for the food nothing else, delicious prawns, delicious Chicken, delicious price, delicious service, funny location in run down Durban, but worth a visit for Prawns!

Thank OBumhlangaRocks
Pretoria, South Africa
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104 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is an unassuming restaurant that delivers Mozambican style food that is unsurpassed. The peri peri chicken and seafood dishes are unbelievably good. Most nights you need to book, because it is a great favourite with locals. It has a casual, friendly atmosphere. My favourite restaurant in Durban.

Thank Greg W
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Yum diddley yummy. Chicken peri peri to die for. Real potato chips, not frozen fries. Real food from a real restaurant ,not a fast food joint. From restauranteurs who can cook. Super

Thank Juanitacoo
Level Contributor
75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Took all the swimmers from the swim team for a dinner. At first was worried about the environment but once inside we were welcomed by the staff of the restaurant.

Thank Grant T
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141 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Don't be put off by the location of the restaurant. It's in an ugly looking centre, but the food is superb! I highly recommend the half prawns half chicken combo. My guests had the chorico to start and they loved it!

Thank Dazzagordi
Durban, South Africa
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165 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Neo Café, a short walk from the Durban beach front, is a simply decorated, down to earth establishment serving very tasty, authentic Portuguese food with excellent service. Our food (grilled calamari and chicken curry) was outstanding and all the food being served to the tables around us looked worth a try for next time. Definitely will be making this a... More 

Thank AngelaBax
Durban, South Africa
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Always friendly staff, had gizzards and crispy squid heads with a mayo dip for starters with piping hot roll, excellent, their fresh kingklip is to die for and cooked to perfection. The french-fries cooked in clean oil and scrumptious. This Restaurant in Durban North is always busy and booking essential.

1 Thank 763Anneli
Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The squid heads and peri peri chicken are consistently excellent. Can never go wrong with a tasty reasonably priced meal.

Thank markballadon
Durban, South Africa
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197 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely peri peri chicken with chips today. We asked for and got extra gravy. A large salad and chilled white wine complemented this splendid meal.

Thank Andrew_Durban460

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sol Harris Crescent, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 332 2299

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?