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Circus Circus

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Shop 308 | Musgrave Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 201 9996
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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We dined here twice on two successive days. The food was uniformly very good with efficient helpful staff and prices were reasonable. A good range of foods was available. Service was somewhat slow once food was ordered, though.

Thank David L
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved my food....i enjoyed circus nachos with chicken as a starter which was a fairly large starter.main was spicy Portuguese penne which had a really creamy paprika hit and the dessert was truly unforgettable....a delicious choc molten volcano....absolute magic and the best i have ever tasted.

Thank Rash1275
Yzerfontein, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast. Both dishes of very high standard. Juices and coffee also the real McCoy. Diverse clientele, relaxed atmosphere. Walls need a lick of paint and air con leaks need to be resolved. Recommended.

Thank manueldevilliers
Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Wonderful family dinner here last night. Special shout out to Kim for her kindness to 'granny' who was celebrating her birthday, and for the amazing service we received. Delicious food especially the Alfredo.

Thank alison s
Durban, South Africa
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a monthly visit for hubby and I, we always sit in the smoking section even though we don't smoke, but its always quieter, and there is normally only 2 or 3 people in there and 90% of the time they don't smoke :) I can only rate the breakfasts, cause that's all we ever come here for...and its... More 

Thank Nazarene_M
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I visited this restaurant after a long time, but I was so surprised that they have kept the standard as it was before. Their menu is different with a bang. It is a quite restaurant with fresh food and exceptional customer care. The only thing I didn't like was that the Wi-Fi password is only known by the manager that... More 

Thank Boo-ngane
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255 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Well situated in the Musgrave Shopping Centre Durban close to the cinemas .Cappuccino I had was good Staff friendly and efficient Free wi for available Paid parking after 15 minutes Noticed they have a pensioners special on a Wednesday Worth another visit.Decor pleasant.

Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Good specials and a wed pensioners menu and friendly and quick service ( unless they are really crowded). Food comes out hot and in generous portions- not fine dining but good honest food.

Thank Canhappen
Gary T, Public Relations Manager at Circus Circus, responded to this review

Thanks for that great and honest review Canhappen, We really value your feedback! More 

Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Often visited this eating out place. It is always busy. Sometimes you have to wait a little while for a table. Food is excellent. Always enjoy it there. Sometimes spend special occasions there.

Thank cbnfamily
Gary T, Public Relations Manager at Circus Circus, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to make us on of your regular spots cbnfamily! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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238 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Well I like this place. Its a bit tired and not as clean as one would hope but you get good value and fair service.

Thank Stan K
Gary T, Public Relations Manager at Circus Circus, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Stan K, please let us know how things have improved on your next visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
Italian, Cafe, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 308 | Musgrave Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 201 9996
A part of the Durban eating culture since 1996, Circus Circus is a restaurant and cafe, offering customers a wide variety of meals: salads, steaks, seafood, pastas and curries to name a few of the choices on the menu. Or if you prefer to pop in for a cappuccino or the like, Circus Circus prides itself on catering for coffee lovers.

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