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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tempura” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (41 reviews)
“teppan yaki” (3 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pmAll 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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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We were 2 adults and 5 teenagers. The kids had the Miso Ramen and we had Tapenjaki - one with lamb and veg, other with calamari and vegetables and one with vegetables and shrimp. Everyone enjoyed their lively food and the atmosphere were great. One...More

Thank aleth2014
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Daruma is highly rated, and the only reason I can think of is that experience. All the food is prepared directly at your table. I ordered off the ala carte menu and had the salmon with stir fried veggies. The salmon was overcooked and was...More

Thank Sunshine0789
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had a group dinner here and the food was so tasty. Service was superb. watching the chefs at work making the food in front of you was so entertaining. Great for a eveing out with friends

Reviewed 29 May 2017

I have never tried Teppan - Yaki before , and so decided on one of the set menu's. The salad was great, and served with Yakitori , which I enjoyed very much. My main was the beef , and I felt that should have been...More

Thank RoyalStaGM1
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I visited Daruma for the first time during the Indaba and the manager/host was such a gentleman. We did not make any booking, but we were immediately assisted with excellent service. The food was delicious, the entire concept of preparing food in front of the...More

1  Thank Simngub
Reviewed 3 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 22
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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