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The Grill Room

2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 31 514 5000
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crepe suzette” (24 reviews)
“steak diane” (5 reviews)
“oysters” (19 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:30All hours
Seafood, International, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 378 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the restaurant is a classic! everything from outstanding cuisine,faultless professional service!! very good for a special evening out. The Wine prices were ,however, excessive(pity)

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a treat of a restaurant. We did however find the food a little costly although very tasty. Staff were very friendly which made the experience that much nicer.

Thank flightguru2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They know how to do it and they do it well! Excellent Services, Outstanding Cuisine, it really caters to all your needs.

Thank AnonTravelGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Grill Room was the perfect choice at which to celebrate a birthday. We took our 14 n 10 year olds along as it was a birthday celebration. The staff were excellent. The beautiful ambience created by the well selected music selection together with the...More

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Although I really enjoyed my meal - I found the environment a little pretentious and extremely over-priced for the food. Excellent food and service - but I don't think I would ever visit again.

1  Thank JodySimpson
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A great dinner is to be had by all that this restaurant. The service is attentive yet unobtrusive, the food is of a high standard and the Sommelier is knowledgeable. I started with Rock Oysters, followed this with Crayfish Thermidor and finished with Crepes Suzette...More

Thank MCHands1972
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We Splurged on the Sea food Feast for two. (Not a skimpy platter) It was WILD! Skip lunch and bring your appetite!

Thank James T
Reviewed 28 March 2017

During our stay at the Oyster Box in January, we spent our Saturday evening at The Grill Room. Our wonderful Zama had moved shifts around to be our waitress for the evening, and Hendry was a delight as always and made us the best Crêpe...More

Thank Kirsten_Gerber
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My sister bought us a voucher as an anniversary gift for dinner at the Oyster Box Grillroom- a restaurant i have wanted to try for a special occassion. The waitresses were very friendly-we had a lovely table in the centre of the restaurant- which fillled...More

Thank Anasuyah
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal, excellent 5 star service. Nothing is too much trouble. Beautiful restaurant in the Oyster Box hotel.

Thank Maylanes
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Have dined at the Oyster Box on a number of occasions so cannot imagine that dogs are allowed, if so I would think that sadly we will not be dining there again.
28 March 2015|
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Response from Joy M | Reviewed this property |
HI I doubt very much that dogs would be allowed as it definitely is not a please that has the ability to accommodate them. I do think they would be welcome on the terrace though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Valet Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Lighthouse Road | The Oyster Box Hotel, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umhlanga Rocks
  • Phone Number: +27 31 514 5000
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Oyster Box
Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel.
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