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The Oriental restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Indian, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews mutton bunny chow curries kheer bread potatoes prawns salad durban curry excellent curry our waiter worth the wait take away workshop bunnies waiters bone
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hubby really wanted bunny chow so we went in search of the best bunny chow we could find. We ended up at The Oriental restaurant. If you love hot messy food, this place is for you! The place is classy and the bunny chow is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Blaartjie
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mutton bunny chow is a must try!! You won't go wrong in eating a delicious Mutton bunny. The food has flavour and taste. Also try the Keer for dessert.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aeon L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience!! It was local yet sophisticated. I was pleasantly surprised to see how you could go to a restaurant and order and have local dishes. It was good too!!!!! And the service good too. They were busy and we went on a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mishkaw2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One thing you have to have on your to do list in Durban is to have an authentic bunny chow, my son hadn’t tasted a Bunny in Durban despite previous visits as he was much younger. This time we took him to the Workshop to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 412cecilm
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I went to Orientals for lunch today and ordered the famous Mutton Bunny. Upon arrival the bunny looked good with enough gravy etc., however it had a more reddish appearance than normal. After the first bite I realised that this bunny is infact a tomatoe...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kashlin
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Great food....worth it..good portions.good broad beans bunny.....Good tasty roti.....prawn Briyani not good

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RoshneeN4
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

One of the must to visit places for an ex Durbanite. The mutton bunny is just great and the revisit. The nice thing is all the bunny chow legendary places has a unique taste to each other but all are great. Park undercover and go...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 942ravin
Reviewed 3 October 2018

All the hype builds this place up to more than it really is. The idea of a good Bunny chow is so over sold. Most establishments assume that If they make a curry with lots of oil, food colouring and a bit extra masala and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank HHHMMMmmmm
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Durban for curries and breyanis. Food is outstanding and service is good. Waiting times can be a bit long but its worth the wait. I had the mutton bunny and it was delicious. Bread was fresh and the portion...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank info219
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a relaxed dinner at Orientals. We ordered a mixed grill platter and a mutton bunny. The bunny is definitely a must try! Whilst the decor is rather dark, the place is clean with good service and great food. A must visit if you are...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MaryH2090
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13 August 2018|
Response from MaryH2090 | Reviewed this property |
They definitely do. The mutton biryani is delicious!
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