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1299 Umgeni Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 303 2266
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tripe” (7 reviews)
“curry” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
1299 Umgeni Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This restaurant is well known for it's good food and definitely did not disappoint. The restaurant was quite full so we waited for about 10 minutes for a table for our group of 8 people. The staff were friendly and there was a nice ambiance....More

Thank ProudlyDurban
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

What a gem! This restaurant is situated in the Brittania Hotel in Durban. It's very popular amongst the locals which is a giveaway that it is tasty! It's delicious curry for cheap prices! Don't be put off by the look of the building and the...More

Thank jodz-m
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The real McCoy. traditional Durban curry with own pub attached . Full of Indian diners which should tell you all you need to know . Proper curry and good atmosphere . Will be back

Thank petebendall
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The lamb was dry and tasteless. Although the place was almost empty we had to ask to be served! Definitely driving by next time

1  Thank Khensani M
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Tastiest Indian food in Durban. Wow! The Butter chicken was incredible. It is a place where all the locals go and you can truly experience amazimg Indian dishes in Durban. Also try and visit the karoake nights in the Cafe, cool vibe.

Thank Sydney D
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We had high expectations when we headed to Capsicum for lunch today. We had heard such great reviews. Unfortunately our expectations were short lived. We had made a booking for 15:30. We weren't seated until 16:00. We waited a further 45 minutes for our drinks....More

Thank Gail K
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Capsicum is ranked as one of the best curry houses in Durban, and we do not disagree with this. The adults had some delicious and perfectly spiced bunnies (both prawn and boneless mutton), as well as a fish roe curry. We were especially fascinated with...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Situated inside the Old Britannica Hotel, this fading hotel restaurant is trying hard to hang on, well amazingly the food is very authentic, obviously their cook is the saving grace. The restaurant needs a facelift same as the hotel itself.. its really buzy tho as...More

Thank Ferial
Reviewed 20 December 2016

the problem with Capsicum at Britannia is the service, it never gets any better or improves! i have tried it a couple times- the foods okay but the service between the waitpersons is appalling, slow, inconstant, food comes out at different illogical times on the...More

Thank fieldshillmichael
Reviewed 13 December 2016

During my Durban visit, I wanted to taste Indian foods and everybody recommended here. Spicy meals are really delicious. I liked "Boneless Mutton". Restaurant is well decorated and comfortable but light is not enough (A little bit dark). Service is slower as usual in most...More

Thank Karatas_Adana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 Umgeni Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 303 2266
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