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Mamma Luciana's

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Glenore Centre | Glenashley, Durban, South Africa
27 31 562 1405
08:00 - 23:00
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Mon 09:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely amazing!! Food and service was fantastic. Gets very busy so make sure to make a booking. Great vibe and very pleasant. Food is cooked in wood fire oven and done to perfection. Will make a point of going there every time I am in Durban.

Thank Bandit314
Buenos Aires
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

No dudes en ir a este restaurant, pide LAMB SHANK es un plato irresistible de cordero !!!! super super super genial ! NO hay otro restaurant italiano que haga este plato a la perfección ! Do not hesitate to go to this restaurant, ask LAMB SHANK is an irresistible lamb dish !!!! Super super super great! There is NO other... More 

Thank 7799REBBE
Ballito, South Africa
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Have you ever had risotto so good that you wished the meal will never end? The porcini mushroom risotto is exactly that. I can also highly recommended the tiramisu for desert. You have never had tiramisu so good before

Thank Erika M
KZN South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Recently had lunch & everything was top notch. Service, chilled wine, fresh pasta & prawns. Gilato was amazing! Prices are a bit high but well worth it.

Thank SouthAfricaReview
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived Un announced and was Seated and Greated with Aplomb!!! Best PART was that I got to Chit CHAT with the BUSY MAN HIMSELF "MARCO CONTE" and Boy was the MAN BUSY!!! (Thank GOODNESS MAMMA, Gracie Millae, was safely tucked up in bed, Gracie singlehandledly fashioned and Created this legendary brand and Itilian Restaurant Experience, and hell is the food... More 

Thank NigelHenry
Johannesburg, South Africa
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150 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We went there on recommendation from friends . Good choice . The service a bit slow but who cares when you on holiday . Knowledgeable friendly staff . There were many unusual dishes on the menu. My son had a pot pizza that was recommended to him . Certainly very different and tasty . Worth a visit when in Durban

Thank AlanMendy
Durban, South Africa
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107 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

A pre Christmas lunch for 3 couples, the host brought along crackers & festive serviettes to set the scene. Each couple contributed wine, 2 of the men ordered beer & whiskey respectively. The Manageress stopped by to say hello & we had a nice chirpy chat. We ordered focaccias to nibble on whilst everyone decided on their mains. 2 of... More 

Thank TnTdurbs
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Although somewhat out of the way from Gateway, it is a must to venture out to this restaurant. Food is excellent and well priced, probably my favourite restaurant in South Africa. Note kitchen closes relatively early at 10 and you must book in advance to avoid disappointment

Thank Marcus H
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Wonderful selection of authentic Italian dishes at a very affordable price. Great place for intimate dinners or business lunches.

Thank Natalie D
Ballitoville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Last night I visited this restaurant, along with my wife and stepdaughter. What a bitter disappointment it turned out to be. Based on frequent enjoyable visits in the past, we made the booking, and we were looking forward to some decent wine and a tasty meal. The first problem to rear its ugly head was the wine. I have grave... More 

Thank Stephen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glenore Centre | Glenashley, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: 27 31 562 1405

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