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$$ - $$$, , South American
40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 309 8581
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“lamb burger” (6 reviews)
“fish cake” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Colombian, Contemporary, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marriott Rd | Greyville, Durban 4001, South Africa
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51 - 60 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Food is excellent and service as well Situated in a fresh yard a bit hidden Serve a variety of fusion cuisine, with fresh ingredients and good sauces

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

The burgers here are pretty good, but other than that, the food here is rather average. Not exactly a budget meal either.

Thank Kashmica S
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We have visited this restaurant on a number of occasions but this last time we noticed that the prices have become outrageous and the service is definitely lacking - we had 4 waitrons serving us for dinner which became very confusing! The menu was also...More

Thank Jenny-Lee H
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Liked it very much, you can feel, see and taste that they love what they are doing. interesting menu, craft beer, good choice of wines. Everything fresh and tasty.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

We first visited this establishment in Feb 2015. Service was poor and the wait for the meals to be served is very long... so be prepared to wait for your meal... so 8 thought that maybe it was due to the busy day when we...More

Thank Krishendbn
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Hi there. Visited today and despite the slow service I enjoyed the food and venue. What I'd like to recommend is a change of menu it has not changed in years and it would be nice to find some additional options to try?

Thank Sam F
Reviewed 25 December 2015

We literally got off the plane from CT and drove into Durban with time to spare before meeting family. I read about this place in Lonely Planet and the review was spot on. The restaurant was buzzing with Christmas lunches but they found us a...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Love the restaurant. Had such a wonderful meal. The setting and vibe is perfect. Service is top quality. More pricey but we'll worth it. Waiters are very professional and honest and well trained. Best idea to open at night as well as day time. Well...More

Thank comptonisa
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Went here for dinner on recent visit to Durban - could be better signposted. We hadn't booked and all inside tables and tables on the top balcony outside were all reserved. We were seated in the courtyard area which was OK by us, but were...More

Thank Jongleurgirl
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Tucked in behind a linen store by the same name, this garden restaurant is an oasis in a busy and chaotic city. Stop by for a freshly made juice or espresso. The spicy quinoa salad was very tasty. Very friendly and helpful staff. I could...More

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 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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