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Harvey's

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Contemporary
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Shop 13, Umhlanga Centre | 189 Ridge Road, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban 4320, South Africa
+27 31 561 4977
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Durban, South Africa
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my birthday dinner there and I must say that the restaurant lived up to my expectations. Prices are high, but so is the quality

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Thank Mala P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If this restaurant is still open when you visit Umhlanga, please go there as while the menu is not as large as other options, and the wine is about 30% moire expensive as is offewred block away, the food is really worth going there even if, on a Month-end Friday night you are sitting in a 100 seater, with 6... More 

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Thank kalansom
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The venue is very well placed with plenty of parking in the centre. It is surprisingly large it looks small from the entrance. We had a delightful meal, my friend had snails for starters and then a steak very well cooked and I must say the presentation was 'haute cuisine' myself I had small rib steak on the bone also... More 

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Thank dore99enc
Durban
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I decided to have a business lunch here. A decision I regret considering the plethora of choice in Umhlanga. The restaurant was all but deserted. The decor tatty and in serious need of a revamp. My waiter's knowledge of the menu was limited and he had to dash off several times to to get answers to my queries regarding the... More 

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Thank reddustofafrica
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Went to Harvey's for dinner last night with a group of friends. We ordered the potato and leek soup and arancini for starters, both were extremely underwhelming! The melanzane was a horribly small portion and quite bland. Overall quality and portion sizes were not appropriate for the price of each dish. We don't mind paying a little extra for great... More 

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Thank kramdayal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Popped into Harveys for a quick bite. The waitron didn't know what craft beers they had (also didn't know that they are listed in the drinks menu). When asked about the calamari she didn't have a clue and asked us to show her it on the menu. The complimentary bread was stale. We ordered the tempura prawns which were good.... More 

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Thank ColinCameronSA
Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Went for a special occasion.It was NOT fine dining. No table overlays, salt served in a glass grinder as bought from shop, wine cellar was hot as the aircon was out of order. Rib-eye was definitely not Rib-eye steak. Just a very disappointing experience. First and definitely last visit

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Thank 693sharon
Durban, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Harvey's has a lovely setting and ambiance. The staff were very friendly but the service was poor as they don't appear to be adequately trained and supervised. The menu is exciting but our main courses were served luke warm. Overall it was a disappointing experience as it was a special occasion that they knew about in advance. Hopefully things can... More 

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Thank Karen S
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

We hosted our welcome dinner for our wedding guests who had flown in for our wedding at Harvey's. We had 30 guests and were all seated on 3 tables of 10. The food was spectacular and the service was great. Each table was served at a different time but that was to be expected. We were able to select our... More 

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Thank Caz L
Howick, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We visited on a Friday night. The place is beautiful, has very recently come under new management who could not have done more to make sure our visit was excellent. The set menu (R160 for 3 courses in the evening) was exceptional value for money and the food was delicious, creatively and beautifully presented. From the owner, to the new... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 13, Umhlanga Centre | 189 Ridge Road, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban 4320, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 561 4977

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