Food and Drink

The Secret Gin Bar Durban
Posted by | October 13, 2017
Durban’s Best Secret is Out!

A veritable tsunami of gins has drenched and quenched the thirsty shores of Durban, as the craft spirit rage has swept and sloshed its way throughout the nation's chilled glasses....

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Posted by | April 11, 2017
The Burgerfest is BACK!

Remember when the Plant (where the Morning Trade Market is) kicked off Durban's first ever burger festival (see our post about it here) ? It was a wall-to-wall celebration of...

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Posted by | April 6, 2017
The Village Table

Words: Robyn Nel Images: Shirley Berko & Robyn Nel I defy you not to let out an “oooh” when the sliding doors open to reveal The Village Table. The outside...

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Posted by | August 12, 2016
The Chefs’ Table

Umhlanga in Durban is heaving. It's packed, to the marbled and gilted brim, with restaurants. Most of them cater to an ever-expanding tourist and moneyed local trade (there are more...

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Wahoo fillet at Sagewood Cafe in PMb
Posted by | April 13, 2016
Blooming Good Food at Blackwood Nursery’s Sagewood Café

Something interesting has been happening in the food scene in KZN. It is a generally accepted and acknowledged fact that often the best restaurants in and around Durban, for instance,...

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Posted by | April 8, 2016
Distillery 031

Durban's got a few micro breweries and roasteries around, but in November 2015 in the Station Drive precinct, Durban's first craft distillery, Distillery 031, opened its doors. It's helmed by...

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The louching method of drinking absinthe
Posted by | April 5, 2016
A pleasure for the Absinthe Minded

I bet you've heard of the 'Green Fairy'. La Fée Verte. And I'm certain you've heard the stories. Banned in Europe. Banned in the US. Hallucinogenic. You're told you have...

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Posted by | March 22, 2016
2015’s Durban Restaurants Roundup

Over 40 (forty!) restaurants popped up and opened in the course of the last 12 months in Durban alone, with two thirds of them being in the North Durban area....

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Posted by | March 17, 2016
Parc Wine Pairing Evening

Shouldering sidewalks, on the corner of streets, facing onto parking lots, Durban is dotted with little pockets of hidden, chef-owned-and-run restaurant gems. One such corner is between Esther Roberts Road...

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Posted by | March 16, 2016
The Chef’s Table Dining at the Oyster Box

The hottest seat in the house, literally, figuratively, is always the Chef's Table. If you get a chance to dine at one, grab it. It means sitting in the restaurant...

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