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Marco Paulo World Food Bistro

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2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Mount Edgecombe 4300, South Africa
+27 31 502 2221
07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Durban, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An evening out with my fiancee to celebrate my birthday however the whole ambiance was not to my standards as it became a very noisy. The food was lovely however I feel this restaurant is highly overrated as I have been to far better places and this restaurant does not deserve a 4.6 rating .

Thank 729salonab
Durban, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

After a absence of a few months and have never been disappointed I had the most awful dish ever presented. A mushroom risotto that reminded me of boarding school porridge with dissolved burnt sugar on the side. The manager on duty asked me if I did not like his new style of risotto and seemed put off when I said... More 

Thank Adri V
Caldecote, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic evening with friends at this amazing restaurant with excellent service and delicious food. Will definitely be back!

Thank diner404
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Had a great evening with family and freinds. Has to have the best selection in town - Love the exclusive menu with a good mix of dishes. The Chef and owner are inspired. Has to the best in the Umhlanga area. Well worth a visit

Thank RonMacL
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Been frequenting this establishment for a few years now. The thing that stands out for me is that unlike other restaurants the standards do drop,but Marco Paulo never disappoints. The food is always great. The owner-Bill is always humble and welcoming and treats all guests as if they are at his home. One of the best restaurants in KZN!

Thank Nithesh_1
Mount Edgecombe, South Africa
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A local favorite restaurant in the Mount Edgecombe area. This restaurant continues to provide great service and food. My peri peri livers where superb as was my deboned chicken - excellent! Really tender and full of flavor. Corkage for my own wine was R50 which is very reasonable. Always check out the specials board as there is always something interesting... More 

Thank Melville77
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

PIZZA is wonderfully made and so crunchy and just so right!! Pizza at it's very best! Pizza prosciutto and rocket is a must have all the time 😋 the mozambique prawn is perfect seafood delight 😍

Thank Ohvee F
Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is lovely little spot just on the edge of the Mt Edgecombe golf course. The setting is a nice laid back subtle feel, with dimmed lights and calming tunes. We did pre-book a table and got there around 6.30pm on a Friday evening and the place was pretty quiet. We were greeted by the friendly staff and was guided... More 

Thank Kaveshan K
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had reason to celebrate with my sister visiting Durban so treated ourselves with a trip to Marco Paulo. What an exceptional meal - 7 out of 7 delighted diners. Divine melt in the mouth fillet which was surprisingly tasty with yummy Parmesan mash. Two pasta dishes were delicious - my daughters had their Nopolatana doggie bags for breakfast! And... More 

Thank Susan S
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Lovely intimate restaurant serving good, tasty food. lovely safe setting on an estate. Service very friendly and Owner run. Really good , consistent food.

Thank wayne020

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, International, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Golf Course Drive | Mount Edgecombe, Mount Edgecombe 4300, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Mount Edgecombe
  • Phone Number: +27 31 502 2221

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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?