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The Grill Room

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 30 min
18:00 - 22:30 Hours
Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed an upmarket end of holiday evening meal at this fine dining restaurant within the Oyster Box Hotel . Waiting staff all very good- we were looked after by Byron who is worth 5 stars. Starters and main courses all very good. Desserts a bit...More

Thank HTTcyclist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at the grill room for our 1 year wedding anniversary, and it was worth it! We were treated like royalty, doted on, and made to feel so at home and welcomed. Special thanks to Zama And...More

Thank Apostolos A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the wonderful Oyster box hotel in Umhlanga. Safe and secure parking. Pre booking essential. The staff and management absolutely professional. The food is definitely fine dining and absolutely great. The food is too good to explain and you must try it to be...More

Thank Bhejanespecialevents
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic end to our family holiday in South Africa. Thank you all at the Oyster Box. Hendry and his first class team served us as if we were king and queens. Nothing was a problem and food was outstanding. Recommend the prawn and...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will admit to a degree of favourable bias towards the grill room at the Oyster Box. One way and the other, we've been lunching and dinning under the eye of the same gentleman there since 1979. Latterly I am afraid, absences have been longer...More

Thank Poisonwells
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Very bad experience. Three tables sent the food back. Food was late, cold and tasteless. Very disappointing.

2  Thank Petrie W
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I recently had a birthday dinner at the Grill Room. What a wonderful dining experience! Our table attendant, Marcel, was articulate in his presentation, discreet in his constant attendance and just an absolute pleasure to have him take care of us. My choice of dessert,...More

Thank Dungbeetleb
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This place should be called The Royal Grill Room.from the very moment you receive confirmation of your booking,you are in for the Treatment of your life Everyone is highly Professional,very well trained,neat,respectful,Absolutely Amazing,Henry The Master is there for 54 years and you can tell,Henry and...More

1  Thank coen_12
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is most definitely a restaurant everyone should visit if they visit the area. From the moment we stepped into this restaurant we felt like royalty. The staff is unbelievably friendly, well trained and professional. This is a culinary experience out of heaven and the...More

2  Thank 777SouthAfrica
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely no complaints. Great service with a sense of humor. Steak cooked to perfection. As an Aussie this dining experience was great value for money!

Thank KBradley
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7 August 2018|
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Response from WDC72 | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thank you for your enquiry. Please contact our reservations department to enquire as to the menus available in our fine dining Grill Room Restaurant. We do not offer outside catering, however we do offer a... More
28 March 2015|
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Response from Joy M | Reviewed this property |
HI I doubt very much that dogs would be allowed as it definitely is not a please that has the ability to accommodate them. I do think they would be welcome on the terrace though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 514 5000
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  • This restaurant is at The Oyster Box
Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel.
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