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Blue Zoo restaurant

Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 303 3568
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
“scones” (7 reviews)
“curry” (7 reviews)
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African, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for an escape from city life listen to the birds while enjoying cup of coffee or that strong double shot whiskey? Then Blue Zoo is the place to be. I had great time with my friends. The staff are sp professional and efficient

Thank Joy N
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

this is the most relaxed and laid back setting for the kids. theres a jungle gym and sand art table (extra charge) for the kid's. its airy and very family friendly. it looks over the Mitchell park...so after breakfast its ideal to stroll around. the...More

Thank subashnib
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great for kids, fantastic food and incredible staff. The scenery is beautiful and the atmosphere is lovely. The whole establishment is clean and well-kept

Thank RahilS0
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you have a sweet tooth this is the best place for light fluffy scones. They have the best scones & fresh cream I have ever tasted. We have started going there at least twice a month for the relaxation.The waffles are just as delicious.

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I rate this excellent for what it is. A casual outdoor restaurant- the food is always delicious but it's not trendy fancy. The staff are friendly and helpful. Mitchell park flowers are always well looked after so if the weather is good this is hard...More

Thank Adelemp
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The spoon, tea cup and fork were dirty. The French toast with crispy bacon and syrup was disgusting. The manager just looked at me when I tried to tell him that the French toast was not exactly French toast. All he asked was if I...More

Thank Natasha S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The view of the pristine garden's is a welcome compared to other establishments that overlook parking areas. We enjoyed our time here mainly for the views. They make a decent cappuccino here. Cutlery needs to be checked for cleanliness and the service is a bit...More

Thank CheriFromSA22
Reviewed 3 September 2017

choose cfrom fish and chips to pies, or salad or al day breakfast sitying in the garden looking at the flowers and the ducks

Thank franco t
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Well seems like place has new management. Cappachino came with a dirty lipstick cup. Though illy coffee not as strong as use too. At least they dont use long life milk anymore. The live pianists is beautiful thank you

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

My review of the great service at this place was due to Alper/ Albert! He made the night memorable for all!

Thank Shari F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Morningside, Durban 4001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Durban
  • Phone Number: +27 31 303 3568
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