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Block B 2 Derby Place | Derby Downs Office Park, Westville, Durban 3631, South Africa
031-266 0184
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

In Durban for business, a colleague and I elected to drive to a shopping centre for a quick and reasonably priced dinner. As a rule, I don't like 'fishy' places but as my colleague is vegetarian but eats fish, our choices were somewhat limited. I wasn't keen but we were hungry... On entering, the restaurant is a little barn-like and... More 

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Thank Q9152CFmichellec
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this review

Dear Q9152CFmichellec, Thank you for taking the time to review our family restaurant. We are thrilled to know you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to "sea"- ing you again soon. Kind regards John Dory's Crew More 

Durban
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Watercrest Mall John Dory's service has improved considerably since they first opened. Quality of the food good

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1 Thank DurbanHappyWanderer
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this review

Dear DurbanHappyWanderer, Thank you for the review of John Dory's Westville! We appreciate the feedback and we hope you sail over again soon. Kind Regards, John Dory's More 

Durban, South Africa
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196 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

john dorys is a reasonable priced seafood restaurant and is allways reasonable prized and has a good range of food items

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Thank kingsrest
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this review

Ahoy kingsrest, Thank you for the generous review of John Dory's Westville. We appreciate the feedback and we hope you sail over again soon. Kind Regards, John Dory's More 

Durban, South Africa
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We are a family of six and often eat at this restaurant on a Tuesday due to the specials. Great food with a fantastic family atmosphere.

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Thank kevinstone84
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this review

Ahoy kevinstone84, Thank you for the fantastic review of John Dory's Westville! We are so happy to hear that you and your family had a great time and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, John Dory's More 

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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

My family & I often eat out at John Dory's and there is something for everyone including the children's play park. The meal portions are good and but for the rare exception are usually well prepared and fresh. The service is good and waitrons friendly.

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Thank Bingorush
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's, responded to this review

Dear Bingorush , We love catering for the whole family at John Dorys! We hope to see you and your family again soon for some more fresh meals and friendly service. Kind Regards, John Dory's Crew More 

Durban, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I was invited for a business meeting over coffee at the John Dorys, we ended up having lunch. The restaurant is light & bright and accessible from the car park. Toilets were clean & accommodation was comfortable. I had sushi as a snack that was very well made and presented and the sole and prawn for lunch was very tasty,... More 

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Thank Swiper3006
John_Dorys_Fish, Digital Customer Relations at John Dory's, responded to this review

Dear Swiper3006, We appreciate the amazing review of John Dory's Westviille family resturant. We look forward to having you and family, back again soon! Kind Regards, John Dory's More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Best seafood absolutely Amazing food enjoyed it great looking restaurant! Was amazing! We ordered a seafood big platter between the two of us and it was more than enough was so delicious food was cooked to perfection.

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Thank Lauren M
John_Dorys_Fish, Digital Customer Relations at John Dory's, responded to this review

Dear Lauren M, Thank you for your generous rating and awesome feedback. Kind regards, John Dory's Crew More 

Durban, South Africa
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

i had a surprise visit from my 3 year old grandson from Cape town and not knowing where to go for lunch i tried this place. They having huge alteration to the Westville shopping center and wasn't sure of my choice! I was very pleasantly surprised! He ordered chicken strips, it wasn't dry and was a huge portion very tender... More 

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Thank wilnaventer
John_Dorys_Fish, Digital Customer Relations at John Dory's, responded to this review

Dear wilnaventer, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review John Dory’s Westville seafood restaurant. Nothing pleases us more than satisfying our customers. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with your grandson. Look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, John Dory's Fish, Grill & Sushi More 

SOUTH AFRICA
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238 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

On a Tuesday evening they have a special consists of hake and chips or two vegetables for just under R30. This proves very popular and it is advisable to try and get to this restaurant before 6 o clock in the evening otherwise you can expect to have to wait. . They also have a curry special on a Friday... More 

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Thank BARRYBE
John_Dorys_Fish, Digital Customer Relations at John Dory's, responded to this review

Dear BarryBE, Thank you for rating John Dory's Westville. We do apologise for the wait for food on a Tuesday. We will have our restaurant management team look into improving this. Kind regards, John Dory's More 

Durban, South Africa
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

Having decided on a Sushi night we visited our closest Jon Dory's. Their menu had changed and we did not find the range of sushi as exciting as usual - anyway - we ordered a platter of sushi each ( heavy on the salmon as it is our favourite), I had a Mussel pot for starters and my wife ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Japanese, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Block B 2 Derby Place | Derby Downs Office Park, Westville, Durban 3631, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban  >  Westville
  • Phone Number: 031-266 0184
Description
Ahoy Me Mateys! Join us at Westville John Dory's - the best seafood restaurant that the whole family can enjoy! Our menu has an ocean of choices for all our seafood lovers! From fresh hand-rolled sushi to tempura battered fish & chips. Shiver your timbers! Our catch of the day, prawns, calamari and fresh oysters are a reason to abandon ship and come ashore! Our kids' menu has a variety of yummy meals for our young mateys too and we also have a cool kids' play area with boatloads of fun activities for little sailors! What are you waiting for? Dock your boat at John Dory's in Westville for arrr-mazing food and service.

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