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$$ - $$$, , South American
40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 309 8581
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
“cannelloni” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Colombian, Contemporary, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

My husband and I visited Market on our Wedding Anniversary and it was perfectly romantic. The fairy lights around the fountain, the music and the excellent service reminded us of our honeymoon in Mauritius. The meals were cooked to perfection and well balanced. The techniques...More

Thank Travellers_za
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had a wedding at The Market this past weekend and it was a wonderful experience. The courtyard was transformed into what looked like fairyland. Generally weddings have buffets but here the dinner was served at the tables to guests:2-3 choices of starters, main and...More

Thank Dot M
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Market and were treated extremely well by everyone at the restaurant. They were all friendly and attentive, and provided useful insight on the dishes on and off the menu. The food was very good and they had a nice selection if...More

Thank crvcrv
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Oh wow! I adore Market. I have eaten lunch here a few times and always try to take visitors to see this special 'hole in the wall' so that we can impress them, not just with the sea, but with Durban's ability to impress on...More

Thank PhilippaRoseTite
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Very good menu, lots of specials of the day. Both fish and meat dishes are well prepared and presented. Service is excellent. Good wine list. Prices very reasonables (for Europeans at least)

Thank Francois D
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Didn't know what expect as it was my first visit. I will be sure to go again. The food was amazing and the service was superb. The vibe was so chilled, I really enjoyed being there and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Kea M
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a popular little eatery set in a quiet off road courtyard under shady trees. The menu is varied and quite extensive. I have only visited at lunch time, when it is always packed, the vibe is good and the service good and cheerful....More

Thank Jocelyn S
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

A lovely setting in the outdoors in the middle of town without a hint of that with trees overhead and the gurgle of water from the nearby fountain. Service was attentive and professional with a owner on site that makes one feel like he's your...More

Thank Shivani S
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I have been to Market restaurant twice now. I really love the food (I can highly recommend the duck) and the service is the best I ever experienced in Durban! Also the ambience is very nice. You should try to sit outside, in the evening...More

Thank DanaVioPe
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

A great place for a romantic dinner or supper with friends. High quality and tasty food. The only let down is the service can sometimes be a little slow.

Thank Vimbai T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 309 8581
  • E-mail
Market is a world-class garden café/restaurant, situated in a quiet courtyard behind a classic 1930’s colonial building at the foot of Durban’s Berea in Marriott Road. Market serves simple quality cuisine using locally and/or organic sourced ingredients in a professional, unique, and caring environment. Market is also known for its selection of award winning South African wines, freshly squeezed fruit juices and coffee. Our fine dining dinner food specials change regularly and provide the perfect catalyst for any occasion, whether it be your first date or a birthday celebration. The courtyard has a central fountain surrounded by a a ring of Leopard trees, which provide all year mottled shade and its peaceful atmosphere. The outdoor furniture and tables are modeled around 18th century French garden furniture, adding to Market’s allure. The restaurant’s indoor section is more a modern minimalist while still providing the feeling of dining somewhere in Europe. Market is always available for big parties, private functions or weddings.
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