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Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Situated on Durban's North Beach with stunning views over the Indian Ocean, 734 well-furnished rooms offer spacious, home-away-from-home living. Three superb cosmopolitan restaurants offer a variety of cuisine for business and leisure travellers alike. With comprehensive conferencing facilities, Southern Sun Elangeni is truly one of Durban's premier hotels. sselangenimaharani.reservations@tsogosun.com
Southern Sun Hotels
Durban South Africa

Dining at Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

A place to enjoy great food and beautiful scenery - where you can unwind and have a great time. This new hotel complex is proud to offer you a choice of more than eleven restaurants and bars with various menu selections to suit every taste, appetite, occasion and celebration.


Our restaurants include:
2 Breakfast venues – offering breakfast daily to get your day off to a good start.


Daruma - Serving superb Japanese cuisine that is fun, fascinating and delicious with dishes from fresh sushi and sashimi to teppanyaki, Daruma is the perfect setting for a business lunch or intimate dinner. Select from classic Japanese favourites and innovative combinations such as teriyaki steak, filet mignon, chicken, seafood, tempura and much more.


Hours of operation:
Monday to Saturday: 12h00 - 14h00 and then 18h30 - 22h30
Sunday: 18h00 - 21h30
Public holidays: Closed


The Grill Jichana - A modern and stylish Grill House that offers a short and sizzling menu. From prime beef cuts and Karoo lamb to free-range chicken, fish and vegetarian dishes. Guests can enjoy great food in a convivial African ambience with simple, friendly and quick service.


The Panorama Bar and Pool Deck - A bar and light food zone, with panoramic views of the coastline, serving everything from evening cocktails and mezes. As the most spectacular meeting place in the hotel, you will be served beverages and light meals throughout the day, with a delectable emphasis on ice creams and Granitas.


The Ocean Breeze Restaurant - A laid-back Indian Ocean Island styled restaurant with a view second to none. Guests can indulge in everything from an Island-style buffet, with the emphasis on seafood and line-fish to flatbreads and crispy pizza, fresh out of the authentic pizza oven.


Lingela Restaurant - Open 7 days a week for dinner, The Lingela is one of the top traditional buffet restaurants in the country that offers a variety of dishes to suit every palate. From live-action cooking of the most delectable meat cuts, seafood and stir-fry to a palatable range of roasts from the carvery, Durban curries and casseroles, the choice is exceptional and the quality superb.


Vigour and Verve - A hip coffee bar that offers guests wholesome meals in a modern, organic and trendy environment. The menu and décor combination offers guests nutritious satisfaction in a feel-good environment.


Hours of operation:
Breakfast: 06h30 to 10h30
All Day Dining: 10h30 to 22h00


Tall Ships Cocktails – A cocktail bar with a chilled vibe where you can unwind with a widespread beverage selection which  features craft beers, wine, handcrafted cocktails and premier whiskey brands and single malts. The emphasis on a light finger fork meals sets it apart and offers an ideal place to relax and have a late meeting or simply relax over sun downers.

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General Manager: Samantha Croft
Tel: +27 31 362 1300
Fax: +27 31 332 5527
Email Us
Customer contact centre
0861 44 77 44 | +27 11 461 9744
Hours of operation:
Open Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 20h00.
Open Saturday from 08h00 to 17h00.
Open Sunday from 09h00 to 17h00 and certain public holidays.
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