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Cafe 1999

Shop 2, Silvervause Centre | 117 Vause Road, Musgrave, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 202 3406
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
Shop 2, Silvervause Centre | 117 Vause Road, Musgrave, Durban 4001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of my favourite dinner venues. Always ask for wines from behind the bar not the wine list guaranteed something different and good! Delicious tuna tartare to start. Samosas were also excellent. Argentinian prawns for main good size and very tasty. Not badly priced. Lemon...More

Thank Gletwyn
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your kind words! We hope to repeat your experience sometime soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

When considering going to dinner within the durban area, this is a must visit restuarant. Excellent wine collection, service is excellent both when considering what to order off the menu as well as for what wine to order with your selection or should i say...More

Thank nicklessen6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here a couple of times on recent business trip - I was alone - once on Friday when they were really busy and on a Monday. On both visits, the food was as good as you can get and the service was excellent too.

Thank lovegreatfood2014
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Cafe 1999 was refreshing, service was quick and attentive. The food was prepared well and tasted great. We were there as a party of four for a business dinner, no issues with lively conversation all around us

Thank 848riazh
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I went with my friend for dinner. We had the prawn bisque, which were very good, but it needed salt. Then we ordered a salad and a sweet chili prawn tapas. We had an exquisite Pinot Noir from Elim (Strandveld). The only disadvantage is that...More

Thank aleth2014
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We went there as a last minute decision to grab a good meal (I had heard good reviews) after night racing in durban, we didnt have a booking and they were full when we arrived but they made a plan and squeezed us in. The...More

Thank JessVonNiebel
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thanks for the kind review! Hope to see you soon to recreate the experience!!!

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Service is exceptional. Guests are really taken care off from the beginning. The food is great. A bit different here and there but this is what makes it exciting. Will definitely be back!

Thank Chrisonaplane
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks for your kind words! We hope to repeat your experience soon!!

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Adult family get together at this suburban restaurant. The table ordered about six starters to share and this was an excellent decision as each plate was superb. The mains were also very good although the excellent service slowed for the mains and these were served...More

Thank Allan P
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you for your kind words! I shall have a word with the kitchen and find out what went wrong - lukewarm food is never our style or intention! Can you please tell which date your party was with us?

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited Unity Bar for a quick beer but was not allowed in with my dog. They referred me to Cafe 1999 who gladly seated us. The service we received was fantastic, to good was interesting and tasted great the sommelier was knowledgeable entertaining and interesting....More

Thank Greg G
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks for the kind words Greg! We hope to give you the full experience next time!

Reviewed 19 June 2017

My wife and I have been eating here for 9 years now. We try to go at least once a month as we absolutely love the food there. The staff are always friendly and well mannered and their knowledge of the menu is awesome.

Thank flightguru2017
Momus1st, Manager at Cafe 1999, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review! We hope to continue to be your favorite spot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$150
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2, Silvervause Centre | 117 Vause Road, Musgrave, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 202 3406
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