The Ocean Terrace

The beautiful Ocean Terrace overlooking the rolling Indian Ocean is perfect for family and more casual dining. With authentic Tandoori and pizza ovens to prepare some of your favourite dishes with exceptional taste and aroma, this enchanting restaurant offers mouthwatering Indian cuisine, a full English breakfast buffet, as well as an a la carte menu for lunch and dinner. The Ocean Terrace is also the perfect backdrop for a relaxed drink, elegantly enhanced by a nearby rim flow pool.

The Curry Buffet

The Curry Buffet in the Ocean Terrace Restaurant continues to attract fans from far and wide. Set in the casual, Mediterranean-inspired Ocean Terrace, with gorgeous views across the Indian Ocean, the impressive curry selection, of at least 11 curries daily, includes meat, fish and vegetarian options. Using delicate blends of spices and fresh herbs, each curry is a masterpiece in itself.

From the delicate flavours of the Singapore Fish Curry, using the freshest fish of the day, to the spicy, hot Lamb Vindaloo and smooth-textured Butter Chicken. Vegetarian options delight as Bean and Botie sit side-by-side with, Vegetable Korma and Sugar-Bean Curry. The city’s famous Chicken and Prawn Curry and the Oyster Box’s signature Traditional Durban Lamb Curry remain firm favourites.

Accompanied by fresh, home-made condiments including lime and vegetable pickle, home-made Chutneys, Raitas, Sambals and freshly baked Naan breads, Papadums and Roti, the Curry Buffet, compels diners to return time and again.

Two Tandoori ovens guarantee authentic, freshly prepared Tandoori chicken, also available on the Buffet.

Available daily for lunch and dinner.

Price: ZAR 270.00 per person  

Restaurant Bookings and dress code

Booking is essential, and to avoid disappointment book well in advance. To book online select the 'CLICK TO BOOK A TABLE' tab on the right.

Dress code - Casual

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A la Carte Menu

Curry Buffet
Selection of dishes updated daily

Breakfast Buffet
Selection of dishes updated daily

Opening Hours


7:00am - 10:30am


12:00pm - 3:00pm


6:00pm - 10:30pm


+27 (0) 31 514 5000

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