The Grill Room

Perfection for the palate

When it comes to the legends associated with The Oyster Box, one of its finest gems is the celebrated Grill Room Restaurant. Another is Hendry Pakiri, who has worked at the hotel for 50 years and still oversees this elegant dining room as Maître ‘d. With a history stretching back almost 60 years, The Grill Room has always been the epitome of style and fine dining in Durban.

Under the leadership of executive chef, Kevin Joseph, the menu is an inspired combination of enduringly popular dishes, created by Bea Tollman, president and founder of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, Signature Dishes and contemporary new creations garnered from around the world

Based on a tradition of beautiful food served and enjoyed in a refined setting, diners are served from our authentic Gueridon and the classic 1920’s Hors d’ Oeuvres trolley with an extensive range of 18 appetizers.

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Sample Menus

Dress Code

trousers and closed shoes for men

Opening Hours

Monday - Sunday:

Dinner: 6:00pm - 10:30pm


Telephone: +27 31 514 5000

Executive Chef: Kevin Joseph
Head Sommelier: Billet Magara


"I am emphatic about using the freshest ingredients available and prefer to source ingredients locally, where possible."

Executive Chef, Kevin Joseph


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