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Bush Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
+27 31 568 1266
11:00 - 00:00
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San Diego, California
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we come in to town this is the first and last place we dine at! Best bunny chow hands down, awesome views of the ocean, friendly staff and live music. Highly recommend!!

Thank ejenkins
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Last hours in Durban I decided to Uber to this side of the neighbourhood! The sea views and delicious food made my evening. It's a bar though with happy men watching soccer on the telly. Not a bad place. It has great views and is in the right location.

Thank Racerchicklet
Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a regular Friday Lunchtime venue for us, We have been going to the Bush Tavern since inception many years ago..The Fish and Chips are fantastic, the Bar has just about every drink you can think of and the staff are always friendly...not to mention the owners who are hands on a just fantastic

Thank Ron2324
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Standard and atmosphere still the same after many years - including waiters. Ideal spot for a couple of beers. Food is good value for money and surely a spot to be recommended when compared to the other venues.

Thank CMJGoose
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Staff great, approachable, accommodating and friendly. Food always good, I love there ribs but don't go by the lamb curry.

Thank russellrowantree
Kloof, South Africa
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The location of this restaurant is hard to beat and there is nothing better than having lunch and a couple beers here on a hot day. The wine list is above average and includes a nice variety. There are also a good few choices of draft on tap, which is always a winner. The menu is pretty expansive and should... More 

Thank danesalmon100
Oosterhout (NL)
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by the atmosphere of this restaurant. Good quality for money. Gently staff. Nothing to complain about in this super location at the sea front.

Thank Arjo R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, from the curries to pub grub Friendly service, sea view Friday live music is always a treat

Thank liemaree
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, excellent service and entertainment! Waiters friendly and helpful, everybody nice! Great food, big portions and very tasty!

Thank Helgamaree
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Ordered a seafood platter for two - was very fresh and wholesome. Drinks took slightly long to arrive but service was good overall. The location is also nice - near the beach

Thank LeeBeeMcGee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umdloti
  • Phone Number: +27 31 568 1266
Rob and Steve Connor (Owners)Telephone +27 (0)31 568 1266 and Fax +27 (0)31 568 1266

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