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Indian Summer

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35 Newport Avenue | Glen Ashley, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 562 1234
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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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144 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always feel welcome at this great place - wide variety of food with a good choice of vegetarian dishes - service friendly & efficient - food served at a leisurely pace which for us adds to its charm although some may think it slow? ...

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Thank SANDAW
Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

When in Durban, one must definitely try true authentic Indian cuisine. Indian summer is the proper restaurant to experience delicious food. The mutton samoozas and deep fried cottage cheese are good starters to order. The Butter Chicken or Chicken Korma with Naan bread are my favourites! Try the Dosa if you want to experience a different Indian taste. They also... More 

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Thank Pirkie
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Was looking for a meal locally to where I was staying and saw this restaurant. Took a chance on it being any good as the outside was not that appealing. Staff greeted me with friendly courtesy and the place was clean and looked reasonable if not fashionable. The waitress we had was very helpful in choosing from the menu, knew... More 

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Thank sassiecat2015
Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Always enjoy eating at this restaurant. We were there on the 15/01/2017 and as always the food is freshly prepared and tasty. We also enjoy their pani purie.

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Thank Paul S
Durban, South Africa
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46 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Took family visiting from overseas for what would have been a delightful Indian dinner. However, the manager/owner needs to learn some people skill as his attitude dampened the evening.

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1 Thank SuvarnaParbhoo
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

The service was awesome. All of them were friendly and tried to keep us informed at all times . Unfortunately after placing a order for 3 people at 19h50 and only being served food at 20h05 we were quite tired and fustrated. I believe this is the normal time to wait for food in this restaurant so it probably was... More 

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Thank Karen S
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

First impressions were not good. Service was a little slow, but then the starters arrive and it all changed. Try the little potato balls. Really nice to also try a platter of different tastes. The chicken lollipops are also well worth it. In fact, there is a danger that the starter's are too big and you will regret ordering mains... More 

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Thank Big_GWP
Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Indian Summer always provides the best meals and service possible. My family and I have been supporting this restaurant for years and we have never been disappointed. The butter chicken curry is always good and the masala dosa is even better! There is a variety of indian street foods to snack on as well. The chef and owner Anand is... More 

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Thank Lerushka S
Durban
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

After all the good feedback from friends and family,we decided to celebrate my dad's birthday here with a family lunch.What an absolute disappointment!We waited ages for the food to arrive,the service was terrible and the bathrooms definitely weren't clean.The food itself was fine...but we'd waited such a long time for our orders to arrive, that some of us had even... More 

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Thank MichSunil
Cape Town, South Africa
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Being a Capetonian, finding a decent Indian restaurant can be a problem - when you want authentic flood! When we are in Durban INDIAN SUMMER is the place - The food is good, the service excellent, but most of all the pricing is very reasonable. And you know the food is good when Indian people patronise the place- that's the... More 

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Thank Allen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Newport Avenue | Glen Ashley, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 562 1234

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