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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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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 yesterday via mobile

A theatrical experience - amazing food, great setting, superb wine pairing, and first class service from Byron and the team. No hesitation in recommending this restaurant. A very special place.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing special occasion made perfect by this experience!! Wonderful friendly staff who were attentive and engaging. Lovely well presented food which was delicious. It’s not every day you get to ‘travel back in time’ with this lovely style of service which was topped off with...More

Thank Androsallan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is in the beautiful Oysterbox Hotel. It is definitely fine dining, with service to match. We had the very capable Stanley serving us, he's professional and outstanding. The menu is interesting and serves far more than meat, as the name may indicate. For...More

Thank Bernice B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The evening was very special as it was my wife's 60th birthday, every member of staff spent time wishing her happy birthday. The food was excellent from the hor d'oevres trolley to the fish to the extras that were provided all making the dinner such...More

Thank Mikeoptimum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Grill Room at The Oysterbox Hotel is one of my favorite restaurants (in one of my favorite hotels) in which I have ever been around the world (and I have been at lot of excellent place on 5 continents). Beautiful surroundings with excellent and...More

Thank Christian_Sperka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you stay at the Oyster Box, you have to have dinner at the Grill Room, it is a very special venue, great food and excellent service. Do not miss the Saturday dinner-dance!

Thank 74gerhardj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were invited by a friend visiting from overseas. It is a fancy old school restaurant. Very attentive service. The prices are high!! I know this includes great service and other little touches but I feel too high certainly for locals. We all had different...More

Thank SanC65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing experience once again at "The Grill Room". My husband spoilt me for a birthday dinner last week. From our arrival at the door, greeted by Neville to our waitress Angel (Who has served us on both occasions) to Hendry. My husband arranged...More

Thank Arista M
Reviewed 16 September 2018 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 16 September 2018 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
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Questions & Answers
3 October 2018|
Response from WDC72 | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thank you for your enquiry. We do not presently offer lobster on our menus, however I would like to suggest you contact our Restaurant Reservations on 031 514 5000 when they will gladly take your details and... More
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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