Food, glorious, food! Ballito has so many spots to enjoy fantastic meals that will keep you coming back for more.

Ocean Basket 

With generous portions of delicious seafood, plentiful platters to share, and legendary, big-hearted hospitality, Ocean Basket is the perfect place to catch up with family and friends.

They cater to young and old with complimentary rolls and irresistible creamy lemon sauce to start. No matter who you are or the size of your pocket, you are welcome at Ocean Basket, where they have seafood made with everything you love.

The kids’ menu has a huge selection of fun meals from Sushi Tales and Halloumi Bites to a Pan o’ Prawns and Crispy Calamari, alongside tot-sized desserts – of course. Sharing platters offer the family delicious quality, affordable meals to enjoy together while the more adventurous can sample speciality items from oysters and prawns to Cajun-style calamari and snoek with Cape Malay mayo. And you can’t forget their great selection of sides and the best of SA’s local wines. Join Ocean Basket for a Mediterranean seafood feast!

087 353 2239 (Ballito)

060 757 9704 (Umhlanga)

La Piazza

Loved by many locals, La Piazza’s dishes never disappoint. Cut and made to perfection, they have created the ultimate meal to experience what they are all about, “Marco’s Fillet”. 250g beef fillet, topped with their homemade porcini mushroom and truffle red wine jus and served with a side of your choice, it will explore your taste buds!

032 586 3565 |


Simbithi Country Club 

When it comes to a gastronomic experience to suit a plethora of patrons and palates, Simbithi Country Club is near perfection. Enjoy a meal with your family or conduct a meeting in the glass-walled Fig Tree Restaurant, which overlooks the Simbithi Golf Course and serves a variety of dishes. Or, sip on cocktails or a draught at the Drop Zone Bar while listening to live music. If you’re after something quick, pop in at the Halfway House. Simbithi Country Club is open to the public.

032 946 5403 |