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Oscar's

Essenwood Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 208 5848
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good20%
  • Average28%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
16 Feb 2016
“friends coffee bar”
22 Jan 2016
“very,very average”
Open Now
06:45 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Indian, Cajun & Creole
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Essenwood Road, Durban, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 16 February 2016

this is just a nice friendly coffee bar with a nice menu lovely coffee and a real friendly atmosphere

Thank kingsrest
Reviewed 22 January 2016

With such a great location, I can see why this restaurant was so empty at lunchtime. The service really needs an upgrade! The coffee was slightly below average and the food average. Not a repeat visit restaurant for sure.

Thank Sheeda K
Reviewed 15 January 2016

nice relaxing place to meet friends and family . reasonable food good coffee and friendly staff what more do you need

Thank kingsrest
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Although very quiet for a month-end Wednesday, we were one of two groups of patrons at the restaurant...the meals were definitely good value considering we purchased a groupon voucher. Waiter was pleasant and food was tasty and quick and hot. We'll visit there again.

Thank Baveshree P
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Not the best.. considering the amazing location they have . they could be a continental spot with a good selection of food but they are doing curry buffet by weight and a very meagre standard of menu items. i ordered a halloumi wrap and my...More

Thank Varsha N
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Waitress who I believe is named Roxxy provided friendly and efficient service. Average breakfast, nothing wrong with it, nothing great. Place was empty at midday, but we had a pleasant time. Will return

Thank Sharnay N
Reviewed 6 March 2015

I purchased a groupon carvery special. Thinking it was Oscars chain of restaurants. I got the. Surprise of my life. Our 6 friends went tor Sunday buffet. It was suotisinhly pleasant good. I ese miffed though ss I was expecting the Real Oscars vibe and...More

Thank beverley m
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

I was advised that ownership of Oscar's at Essenwood Rd Durban was changed and decided to give it a try. I found out that Groupon is promoting them with a carvery mill on Sundays. We made reservation for lunch. We ordered our drinks and waited...More

Thank victorhermelin
Reviewed 24 January 2015

We order a bottle of Rose wine to share between the two of us. The waiter poured two glasses of wine filled to the top of each glass, without being ask to taste the wine to see if we were happy with the wine. Well...More

Thank BARRYBE
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend had previously been to oscars and recommended that we must go but due to the change of management the place is dreadful. We had a seafood platter for 2 everything was over fried old and horrid. We didn't even attempt to finish any...More

1  Thank karis1234
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:45 - 21:00
Monday
06:45 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:45 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:45 - 21:00
Thursday
06:45 - 21:00
Friday
06:45 - 21:00
Saturday
06:45 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Essenwood Road, Durban, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 208 5848
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