Here is a list of restaurants in and around Ballito

Al Pescatore

Al Pescatore, Italian and Seafood Restaurant on the beach in Ballito.

Al Pescatore offers a unique culinary experience with the owner designing original specials each and every day. What more can one ask for than a breath taking view of the ever-changing Indian ocean, the finest food and a delightful team that is at your service.

Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito
Tel: 032 946 3574

Thava Indian Restaurant

Thava Indian Restaurant specializes in South Indian and North Indian cuisine.

There is a mouth watering array of vegetarian, lamb, chicken or seafood dishes to select from, Reflecting the diverse culinary specialties of India, Thava’ s menu includes fragrant curries, biryanis and stews, spicy Tandoori and Masala dishes, all served with traditional breads, rice dishes and side dishes of freshly prepared chutneys, pickles or vegetables.

Served in tasting portions as a starter, or as a main shared meal, guests can select from a combination of any items straight off the set or daily specials menu

To complete the meal, dessert comes in the form of heavenly traditional Indian sweet temptations, or your selection of speciality coffees.

Thava prides itself on its use of the freshest local ingredients, aromatic dishes and, in a first for South Africa, its unique Indian Tapas offering - pure indulgence; perfect for sharing, perfect for experiencing.

Address: Thava On the Beach, The Boathouse, 33 Compensation Beach Road,

Tel: 078 802 7427


Sage Café

Cafe and Deli
Healthy fine food to be enjoyed.

Sage Café and Deli offers an excellent, wholesome and healthy food and drinks menu as well as an exceptionally warm, relaxing atmosphere. Combining the freshest and tastiest ingredients with true passion, commitment and flair, Sage provides its customers with what is sure to be an appetizingly healthy breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Address: 1 Old Fort Road, Fox Hill, Salt Rock - Umhlali
Tel: 032 525 8059

Fiamma Grill

Fiamma Grill is an Italian Grill House that does things differently. Our focus is on our superb cuts of grain fed and matured meat, spectacular seafood dishes and seasonal specials that keep our guests wanting more.

Our restaurant transcends quality and freshness expectations through the fresh produce we source via local markets. Attention to detail is an aspect of the restaurant that can be seen in the emphasis we put on service, ambience and in the research we have undergone in the construction of our menu, wine and cocktail list.

Being a family owned and operated restaurant we thrive off of close and personal interaction with our guests and we welcome all patrons to experience our hospitality. We are situated in the stunning Coco De Mer Boutique Hotel on Compensation Beach Road in the heart of the vibrant coastal town of Ballito, Fiamma is sure to be a top end destination for any function, so come and share the Fiamma Grill experience, from our family to yours.

Address: 63 Compensation Beach Road, Coco De Mer Boutique Hotel, Ballito
Tel: +27 (0) 32 946 1029
Fax: +27 (0) 86 558 4646

Siggi's German Restaurant

At Siggi's we are extremely proud of our restaurant and over the months have seen our loyal customer base grow, with repeat travellers from all parts of South Africa and the world, arriving to sample 'a little taste of Germany'

Address: 65 Basil Hulett Drive, Salt Rock, Ballito
Tel: 0325257460
Cell: 0837814692

Old North at Karibu

Old North at Karibu - Ballito Restaurants

Old North at Karibu is a local Bar and Kitchen serving a wide variety of cuisine and beverages including craft beer, G&T's on tap!
Come and enjoy a family lunch or dinner where the kids can fish and play around the dam, skate on our half pipe or have fun in the jungle gym!

Address: Karibu Farm, 1 Old Main Road, Umhlali
Tel: 032 947 0520

Beira Alta

At Beira Alto restaurant we prepare our food using our family tradition and that is to cook from the heart with recipes handed down from generation to generation, which has evolved into Portuguese Cuisine with an African Influence. Our food is prepared using only the freshest ingredients, herbs and spices.

The menu has, from its inception, earned a reputation for its flame grilled chickens and platters piled high with pan-fried prawns, smothered with a blend of spices, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.
The South African desire for red meat remains unabated so Beira Alta serves unashamedly large portions, smothered in Chef’s unique sauces, guaranteed to keep any meat eater happy. Seafood however, remains the top seller. Traditional recipes to tickle your taste buds served plain or spicy.

Address: Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito, Kwa-Zulu Natal
Tel: 032 946 2388


At MOZAMBIK restaurants we offer traditional mixture of Afro-Porto flavours, made with only the freshest ingredients and spices, based on the authentic Mozambique “Barraca” which in English means “Hut”. Each one of the branches has its own unique character whilst still maintaining the rustic feel of a Mozambique beachside eatery.
Our menu caters for all tastes, with delectable dishes such as Fish topped with a variety of different sauces. Grilled Prawns and Tender calamari tubes grilled and finished off in our garlic lemon and herb or peri peri sauce. No Mozambican restaurant would be complete without peri-peri chicken! For those lovers of hot and spicy food, our half, quarter or baby chicken lambasted in our Mo-Zam-Bik World Famous Peri Peri sauce is just for you. A mild option is available for those who love the taste without the burn and of course the traditional Portuguese Espatada, Trinchado and Prego Rolls.

Eating and drinking, whether in a home or on the street, is a way of life in Mozambique - the essence of this is captured in our Barraca’s.

Address: 4 Boulevard Centre, Compensation Road, Ballito
Tel: 032 946 0979

BBM Cafe

BBM Cafe in Salt Rock, is one of the North Coast’s most popular dining destinations. The comfortable and casual dining experience is perfectly complimented by the friendly staff waiting to serve you from the comprehensive menu.

We serve meals from breakfast through to dinner including the most delicious Pizza, Pasta Grills and Seafood. We also have a bakery and deli items are available & made fresh every day!

Address: Tiffanies Shopping Ctr, Cnr Salt Rock Drive & N2, Salt Rock
Tel: 032 525 5880

La Piazza

La Piazza Restaurant, a quality Continental Cafe and Restaurant that has it all, is located in Ballito and is one of the favourites on the North Coast’s food scene. Owned and run by veri Italiani (true Italians), Marco Bortolussi and Catia and Daniele Marinelli La Piazza, located at the The Well in Ballito, exudes that authentic European ambience serving scrumptious authentic Italian food from breakfast through to lunch and dinner.

Address: The Well Shop 14, Albertina Way, Ballito
Tel: 032 586 3565 / 032 946 1527

Beach Bums

Set right on the shores of Casaurina Beach, Beach Bums is an idyllic destination situated a short drive away from King Shaka International airport. Catch the African sunset while sitting on the shore with your feet in the sand, sipping perfectly mixed cocktails and enjoying some of Durban’s finest cuisine.

Address: 65 Casuarina Beach Drive, Casuarina Beach, Tongaat, Durban
Tel: (032) 943 1132

Crayfish Inn

Enjoy delicious seafood at The Crayfish Inn.

Address: 100 Compensation Beach Road, Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal
Tel: +27 (0)32 946 2121

Gianni's Ristorante

Gianni's is an Italian Continental Restaurant for the whole family to enjoy. Magically situated overlooking the beach in the heart of Old Ballito town.

Address: 15 Compensation Beach Road / P O Box 76, Ballito
Tel: 032 946 3217
Cell: 083 775 8405

The Hops Ballito

Hops - Ballito Restaurants

The Hops Restaurant and Sports Bar is one of the favourite beach front establishments in town. This is because it has one of the best locations in town. It's no wonder the patronage enjoy The Hops.

One can sit back and relax, watching the ocean while enjoying a plate of traditional pub grub or sipping on your favourite cold beverage.

14 Edward Place,
Tel: 032 946 2896

John Dorys

Bright, family-friendly chain restaurant serving seafood, grills and sushi, plus a kids' menu.

Address: Ballito Dr, Shop 2, Ballito Lifestyle Centre, Dolphin Coast
Tel: 032 946 3009

Jack Salmon fish & grill

Jack Salmon Fish House prides itself in sourcing only the freshest seafood available. This is where exceptional seafood and world class views meet. Truly inspired by the sea!

Address: Tiffany's Shopping Centre
Salt Rock Main Road
Tel: 032 525 4243


Whether it is our well-trained staff who always greet you with a smile, or serving only the freshest, healthiest and tastiest food and drinks around, we strive to keep you satisfied. You can be assured that our stores will keep providing you nutritious, REAL food. This is the KAUAI promise to you.

Address: Lifestyle Centre, Main Road, Ballito
Tel: 032 946 3923

Mamma G's

Using only the freshest ingredients, we pride ourselves in giving you a true Italian experience. Pizzas are fired in our traditional wood-fire oven, pastas are hearty and wholesome and the whole family can enjoy the bustling atmosphere of piazza Al fresco dining or cozy interior vibe.

Our diverse menu has something for everyone. We have simple pizza selections for kids or gourmet offerings for the more discerning diner. Whether your taste is for something light and tasty from our salad or sandwich selection or a mouthwatering delight from our Grill, Poultry, Veal or Seafood sections; we have the ideal lunch or dinner for you, your family and friends.

Address: Shop H5, Ballito Junction Shopping Centre, Cnr: Ballito Drive & M4, Ballito
Tel: 032 946 2214

Piccadeli Cafe

Piccadeli Cafe - Ballito Restaurants

Light Meals
Address: The Ballito Junction Shopping Centre, Ballito
Tel: 032 586 1001

Spur Steak Ranches | Key Largo

Spur - Ballito Restaurants

US-style diner chain with a family-friendly vibe, dishing up steaks, burgers, ribs and wings.

Address: Ballito Junction, Leonora Dr, Shop 2, Ballito Junction, Ballito
Tel: +27 32 586 3751


The Taverna- Ballito Restaurants


Address: Salt Rock Hotel, 59 Basil Hulett Drive, Salt Rock
Tel: 032 525 9990

The Waterberry

The Waterberry just wouldn’t be what it is without the wonderful people who work here.

Our team is a very special mix with a passion for good, home-made food, our love of people and a pleasure and pride in presenting our dishes, from the humble toasted sandwich to a totally decadent slice of beautifully decorated Lemon Meringue Pie.

We welcome you to our little “Peace” of Paradise. Take your time, please enjoy the journey and leave here feeling fully satisfied and recharged.
Contact Details

Address: Corner of Dolphin Crescent & Leonora Drive, Ballito
Tel: 032 946 2797

Captian fine's Fish Factory

Captian fine's Fish Factory - Ballito Restaurants

Traditional style fish and chips. Fresh linefish daily!! Crayfish, Prawns, Langoustines, Lobster, Sole, Calamari and much more!

Address: Home and Decor Centre, Douglas Crow Drive, Ballito
Tel: 032 946 3933


Wimpy - Ballito Restaurants

Simple dining room of a long-standing chain with a menu of burgers, mixed grills or fish 'n' chips.

Address: Shop 36, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito
Tel: +27 32 946 2535

Prawn Shack

At The Prawn Shak you can enjoy a 7 course meal amongst the sand dunes.

Experience a selection of really good tastes in a unique and rustic restaurant far from the madding crowd on the beautiful unspoilt beaches of Amatikulu, located on the North Coast, 55km from Ballito, Kwazulu-Natal.

Address: Ngoye District, Dokodweni Beach, Amatikulu
Tel: 084 737 6493

The Shed

The Shed is a restaurant and bar located at The Litchi Orchard in Salt Rock. Situated in a beautiful environment, we offer a wide range of delicious food and drinks. Pull in for a great chow, a few drinks and a good time.

Address: The Litchi Orchard, Salt Rock Fox Hill, Umhlali
Tel: 032 815 0516

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