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The Lookout on Newport

££ - £££,
36 Newport Avenue | Glenashley, Durban 4051, South Africa
+27 31 562 1415
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (2 reviews)
“eisbein” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
££ - £££
36 Newport Avenue | Glenashley, Durban 4051, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten here quite a few times and, despite telling myself that I should order something different, I end up ordering the same thing each time - and never being disappointed. I can recommend the half chicken and calamari combo - the calamari is tender,...More

Thank RaeBar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a lovely view and is nice and warm inside. The service was efficient and friendly. We ordered the chicken schnitzel and eisbein. The protein portions were very tasty. The only let down was that the mashed potato was ice cold on the...More

Thank LaraJB
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I visit the Lookout relatively frequently and have zeroed in on my favourites. The half flattie piri-piri is one of the best I've eaten for a long while plus if you like sauce or gravy they are happy to spice your meal up a little...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

To start off with it was a Friday, lunch time and we were having lunch the 3 of us we got our drink order fairly quick but that is where it stops, when our lunch arrived the food was ice cold curry served in a...More

Thank carol b
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Enjoyed a leisurely lunch here last week with a large crowd. The restaurant views are great, looking out over Glenashley and the sea. The day we were there (Thursday) they were short staffed so no pizzas were available but it didn't seem to affect the...More

Thank MargaretW_11
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Although we have been for a meal in the evening, because we live some distance away in Hillcrest, we generally go for a pub lunch when in the area. This place at lunchtime is like the old TV series "Cheers". Every time we've been there...More

Thank Lorj03
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We waited 10 minutes to give our drink orders. Our starter order was wrong as well as our waitress was not very attentive. When the manager checked up on us, she was rude with her responses. We were one of three tables in the restaurant....More

Thank JessNats
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Reviewed before (2) when I was disappointed with the food –we were here for a Chicken & Peri Peri lunch – nice well-cooked portion of chicken – the sauce however was thin – but an improvement - the service was still quite slow and tardy–...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is our Favorite restaurant in Durban North, as it s good value for your money with professional and friendly waiters.

Thank kennethb227
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The restaurant food is good and the pub lends itself to long visits! Even not so good weather still cannot spoil the view!

Thank Nic D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:59
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Newport Avenue | Glenashley, Durban 4051, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 562 1415
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