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Impulse By The Sea

167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
+27 32 554 4626
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb curry” (16 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
“sambals” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The positives first. The chicken and prawn curry was great, as was the mutton curry. We received great service from Teddy (although management were apathetic). Thanks Teddy, you rock! The negatives. Upon arrival in the car-park we were confronted by a heap of smelly dustbin...More

Thank Gavin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best curry restuarant on the KZN North Coast. Will definitely be going back. Staff friendly and welcoming.

Thank Caryn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat at Impulse whenever we are in the area and were impressed that the second time we did so we were remembered, which speaks well for the service. On the latest occasion we again had the famous prawn curry, this time with tasty dahl...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

A really good experience. Well worth it. Food is good and the chicken and prawn curry excellent. Highly recomended

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We had dinner tonight at Impulse. After reading the reviews, we expected so-so service but terrific food. Instead, we got the opposite. Place was lovely. Service was lovely. Food was at best mediocre. Samosas were NOT especially good. Calamari appetizer was tender but bland. Both...More

Thank KayakDC
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A regular visit for us when we are in the area . Great food and consistent quality . Knowledgeable waiter and a wide ranging menu . Curries are tasty and well cooked . Family owned restuarant . Prawn Curry alwats good . try a Bunny...More

Thank adamschris
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The service was Proffessional, Polite and efficient. Waiter was capable of advising and recommending menu choices. The lamb curry helping was large, and beautifully cooked. Tender, spicy and well presented. Sea Views from the verandah are average, and the interior is "old", but clean. Only...More

Thank Ianitak
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to your restaurant. your currys are truly spectacular and hospitality was outstanding. i will definitely recommend this curry spot.

Thank veronicanaidoo711
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

First time at this family owned restaurant. Excellent service and fantabulous curries. Will definitely eat there again.

1  Thank Maree M
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

service slow. food was average in taste, but gave 50% of us violent food poisoning. kids menu very poor and chips spicy

Thank multiman1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 22:30
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00:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Sea View Drive | Tinley Manor Beach, Salt Rock 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Salt Rock
  • Phone Number: +27 32 554 4626
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Nestled in the scenic surrounds of Tinley Manor Beach, boasting simplicity at its best, Impulse by the Sea exudes a causal ambiance flanked by beautiful sea views and the tranquilly of Tinley Manor Beach.

This restaurant comes highly recommended for delicious meals of the highest standard and a unique and hospitable dining experience.

Renowned for legendary curries and hands-on approach, Impulse by the Sea is a must stop for visitors passing through this scenic part of The Dolphin Coast.
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