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Great specials for every day of the week in Durban

Feeling the after-effects of the holiday season? From two-for-one burgers to pocket-friendly cocktail hours, take advantage of these weekly specials in the sunny East Coast city.

Mondays

1904 Bistro Américain (Kloof)
Enjoy the burger-and-beer special on Mondays, when you get a Grand Burger and fries plus a craft beer for just R60.

The stylish interior at 1904 Bistro Americain. Photo supplied.

Atasca (Durban North, Westville)
Take advantage of the daily lunch special, which is available from 12pm to 3pm. Order two courses for R149 or three courses for R159, both of which come with a complimentary Amstel, Strongbow cider or glass of sangria. Also, enjoy a half chicken and chips or salad on Mondays for R69.

Butcher Block (Morningside and Umhlanga)
Take advantage of the Lekker Lunch special for R85 from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm. The special includes your choice of 200g sirloin and chips, hake and prawns, chicken schnitzel or spicy Mediterranean salad. The deal also comes with a free glass of Franschhoek wine.

Connor’s Public House (Durban North)
Pay half price for all meals marked with an asterisk between 12pm and 3pm. This deal does not apply to takeaways or sharing.

Jack Salmon (Glenashley)
Enjoy up to 50% off sushi and 30% off sushi platters from 12pm to 6.30pm from Mondays to Saturdays (excludes public holidays).

Seafood and sea views at Jack Salmon in Glenashley. Photo supplied.

La Bella Café (Essenwood)
On Mondays and Sundays, enjoy discounted pizzas.

Lupa Osteria (Durban North)
Choose any pizza of your choice for R95 and get a free Wolf Lager by CBC or glass of Fairview wine. Available until 9pm on Mondays.

Olive & Oil (Hillcrest, Glenwood, Umhlanga, Pietermaritzburg)
On Mondays pay R79.95 for selected pizza and pasta dishes. Head over for the daily two- or three-course lunch special available between 12pm and 3pm. Two courses cost R149.95 and three courses cost R159.95, both of which come with a complimentary carafe of wine, Heineken beer or G&T. A light lunch is available for R79.95 or take advantage of the cocktail special: All cocktails are just R39, from 12pm to 7pm, Mondays to Thursdays.

Papa Giovanni’s (Hillcrest)
Enjoy the R59 lunch special from Mondays to Fridays, 12pm to 3pm.

Papa Giovanni’s. Photo supplied.

Pasha’s (Glenashley) 
Get two large pizzas from the Passionate Pizzas section on the menu, plus a two-litre cooldrink for R189. This special is available daily.

Republik (Morningside & Hillcrest)
Join this burger joint for Burger Beer Mondays: Get two burgers, a side salad, chips, a glass of wine and a beer for R120.

burgers and beer prepared and served at Republik

An OTT burger from Republik. Photo supplied.

Unity Brasserie & Bar (Morningside)
Take advantage of Brew Mondays, when you get any burger and beer for R105.

Prawns on a platter at Unity_Shirley Berko

A tasty platter of pub grub options at Unity. Photo by Shirley Berko.

Tuesdays

1904 Bistro Américain (Kloof)
Tuesday night is ribs-and-wings night: Get 12 wings and fries for R99; 400g ribs for R99 or a rib-and-wing combo for R149.

Atasca (Durban North, Westville)
Take advantage of the daily lunch special, which is available from 12pm to 3pm. Order two courses for R149 or three courses for R159, both of which come with a complimentary Amstel, Strongbow cider or glass of sangria.

Butcher Block Umhlanga

Butcher Block Umhlanga. Photo supplied.

Butcher Block (Morningside and Umhlanga)
Take advantage of the Lekker Lunch special for R85 from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm. The special includes your choice of 200g sirloin and chips, hake and prawns, chicken schnitzel or spicy Mediterranean salad. The deal also comes with a free glass of Franschhoek wine. Tuesday is ladies night and if you happen to be a table of ladies you get 50% of your meal.

Connor’s Public House (Durban North)
Pay half price for all meals marked with an asterisk between 12pm and 3pm. This deal doesn’t apply to takeaways or sharing.

Jack Salmon (Glenashley) 
Get up to 50% off sushi and 30% off sushi platters from 12pm to 6.30pm, Mondays to Saturdays (excludes public holidays).

Olive & Oil (Hillcrest, Glenwood, Umhlanga, Pietermaritzburg)
Head over for the daily two- or three-course lunch special available between 12pm and 3pm. Two courses cost R149.95 and three courses cost R159.95, both of which come with a complimentary carafe of wine, Heineken beer or G&T. A light lunch is available for R79.95 or take advantage of the cocktail special: All cocktails are just R39, from 12pm to 7pm, Mondays to Thursdays. It’s also Twice as Nice Night, when you and your partner can enjoy your cheapest meal for free if you order two or more carafes of durbanville or kwv wine with your meal.

 

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Papa Giovanni’s (Hillcrest)
Enjoy the R59 lunch special from Mondays to Fridays, 12pm to 3pm.

Pasha’s (Glenashley)
Get two large pizzas from the Passionate Pizzas section on the menu plus a two-litre cooldrink for R189. This special is available daily. Or, on Tuesdays only, you can get two large Passionate Pizzas for R149.

Robson’s Real Beer (Point Waterfront) 
On Tuesdays get two cheeseburgers and two beers for only R109 from 5pm.

 

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Unity Brasserie & Bar (Morningside) 
Tuesdays are all about the ladies. Groups of ladies-only tables get 50% off cocktails from 5pm to 7pm and 30% off mains from 5pm every Tuesday.

Wednesdays

1904 Bistro Américain (Kloof)
Treat your partner to couple’s night every Wednesday. Get two selected pastas and a bottle of wine for R189.

Atasca (Durban North, Westville)

Take advantage of the daily lunch special, which is available from 12pm to 3pm. Order two courses for R149 or three courses for R159, both of which come with a complimentary Amstel, Strongbow cider or glass of sangria.

A sharing platter from Atasca. Photo supplied.

Butcher Block (Morningside and Umhlanga)
Take advantage of the Lekker Lunch special for R85 from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm. The special includes your choice of 200g sirloin and chips, hake and prawns, chicken schnitzel or spicy Mediterranean salad. The deal also comes with a free glass of Franschhoek wine. Wednesday is gents night and if you happen to be a table of gents you get 50% of your meal.

Jack Salmon (Glenashley)
Enjoy up to 50% off sushi and 30% off sushi platters from 12pm to 6.30pm, from Mondays to Saturdays (excludes public holidays).

Olive & Oil (Hillcrest, Glenwood, Umhlanga, Pietermaritzburg)
Head over for the daily two- or three-course lunch special available between 12pm and 3pm. Two courses cost R149.95 and three courses cost R159.95, both of which come with a complimentary carafe of wine, Heineken beer or G&T. A light lunch is available for R79.95, or take advantage of the cocktail special: All cocktails are just R39, from 12pm to 7pm, Mondays to Thursdays.

 

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Pasha’s (Glenashley)
On Wednesdays, get two plain burgers and chips for R93. Also enjoy two large pizzas from the Passionate Pizzas section for R189 and get a free two-litre cooldrink. This special is available daily.

Papa Giovanni’s (Hillcrest)
Enjoy the R59 lunch special from Mondays to Fridays, 12pm to 3pm.

Robson’s Real Beer (Point Waterfront)
Take advantage of the pizza-and-beer special on Wednesdays. Get your choice of pizza with a Robson’s Beer for R99 from 5pm.

 

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Unity Brasserie & Bar (Morningside)
Take advantage of Wednesday Happy Hour between 4pm and 6pm.

Thursdays

1904 Bistro Américain (Kloof)
Thursday is ladies’ night: Order a Californian chicken or a Mexican flatbread for R139 and get a free G&T.

Atasca (Durban North, Westville)
Take advantage of the daily lunch special, which is available from 12pm to 3pm. Order two courses for R149 or three courses for R159, both of which come with a complimentary Amstel, Strongbow cider or glass of sangria.

Bamboo Sushi Lounge (Umhlanga)
Every Thursday is ladies’ night. Enjoy the Bamboo sushi buffet for only R175 per person. Plus every party of four will get a free bottle of wine.

 

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Butcher Block (Morningside and Umhlanga)
Take advantage of the Lekker Lunch special for R85 from Monday to Saturday, 12pm to 3pm. The special includes your choice of 200g sirloin and chips, hake and prawns, chicken schnitzel or spicy Mediterranean salad. The deal also comes with a free glass of Franschhoek wine.

Connor’s Public House (Durban North)
All-day burger special: Get your burger of choice plus a Windhoek draught or Amstel Radler for R70.

Jack Salmon (Glenashley)
Enjoy up to 50% off sushi and 30% off sushi platters from 12pm to 6.30pm, from Mondays to Saturdays (excludes public holidays).

Olive & Oil (HillcrestGlenwoodUmhlangaPietermaritzburg)
Head over for the daily two- or three-course lunch special available between 12pm and 3pm. Two courses cost R149.95 and three courses cost R159.95, both of which come with a complimentary carafe of wine, Heineken beer or G&T. A light lunch is available for R79.95 or take advantage of the cocktail special: All cocktails are just R39, from 12pm to 7pm, Mondays to Thursdays.

 

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Papa Giovanni’s (Hillcrest)
On Thursdays, after 5pm, women can enjoy a meal off the Ladies’ Night menu for R69. This applies to all-female tables only and includes a free glass of wine for each lady. Also enjoy the Jam Jar cocktail special for ladies: Buy one and get another at half price. If you’re here for lunch, take advantage of the weekly lunch special where you’ll get a lunchtime meal for R59.

Pasha’s (Glenashley)
Get any two Posh Pastas for R118. Also enjoy two large pizzas from the Passionate Pizzas section for R189 and get a free two-litre cooldrink. This special is available daily.

Robson’s Real Beer (Point Waterfront)
On Thursday evenings, enjoy bottomless ribs and pizza for only R159.

Fridays

Atasca (Durban North, Westville)
Take advantage of the daily lunch special, which is available from 12pm to 3pm. Order two courses for R149 or three courses for R159, both of which come with a complimentary Amstel, Strongbow cider or glass of sangria.

 

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Butcher Block (Morningside and Umhlanga)
Take advantage of the Lekker Lunch special for R85 from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm. The special includes your choice of 200g sirloin and chips, hake and prawns, chicken schnitzel or spicy Mediterranean salad. The deal also comes with a free glass of Franschhoek wine.

Connor’s Public House (Durban North)
Pig out on Fridays with your choice of Eisbein or beef and Guinness pie for R70, Windhoek draught for R20, Amstel Radler for R20, shooters for R18, cocktails for R40 or 250ml Anura sauvignon blanc or merlot for R30.

Jack Salmon (Glenashley)
Enjoy up to 50% off sushi and 30% off sushi platters from 12pm to 6.30pm from Monday to Saturday (excludes public holidays).

A seafood platter at Jack Salmon Fish House

A seafood platter at Jack Salmon. Photo supplied.

Olive & Oil (Hillcrest, Glenwood, Umhlanga, Pietermaritzburg)
Head over for the daily two- or three-course lunch special available between 12pm and 3pm. Two courses cost R149.95 and three courses cost R159.95, both of which come with a complimentary carafe of wine, Heineken beer or G&T. A light lunch is available for R79.95.

Papa Giovanni’s (Hillcrest)
Enjoy the R59 lunch special from Mondays to Fridays, 12pm to 3pm.

 

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Pasha’s (Glenashley)
Enjoy two large pizzas from the Passionate Pizza section on the menu for R189. This special runs daily.

Robson’s Real Beer (Point Waterfront)
Enjoy Happy Hour Happiness from 4pm to 6pm.

Weekends

Butcher Block (Morningside and Umhlanga)
Take advantage of the Lekker Lunch special for R85 from Monday to Saturday, 12pm to 3pm. The special includes your choice of 200g sirloin and chips, hake and prawns, chicken schnitzel or spicy Mediterranean salad. The deal also comes with a free glass of Franschhoek wine.

A steak at Butcher Block. Photo supplied.

Jack Salmon (Glenashley)
Enjoy up to 50% off sushi and 30% off sushi platters from 12pm to 6.30pm from Mondays to Saturdays (excludes public holidays).

La Bella Café (Essenwood)
On Mondays and Sundays, enjoy discounted pizzas only after 5pm.

Lupa Osteria (Durban North)
Choose any pizza of your choice for R95 and get a free Wolf Lager by CBC or a glass of Fairview wine. Available every Sunday from 3pm.

 

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Pasha’s (Glenashley)
Treat the family to a Sunday Family Special: Two large Passionate Pizzas and two Posh Pastas for R310.

National

Mondays

Cape Town Fish Market
Order fish and chips (200g) or any hamburger with chips and onion rings for R58 (double beef burger goes for just R98). Choose between sauce options of cheese, pepper or peri-peri to add to your meal at an extra cost of R10. End of your meal by ordering the sticky toffee dessert (half portion for R20 or a full portion for R40). This offer is available every Monday. Everyday noodles promo, you get to choose from either the seafood for R99, beef  for R109 and chicken for R89.

CTFM Fish and chips

Fish and chips at Cape Town Fish Market. Photo supplied.

Dros
Don’t miss the Monday Madness that happens at Dros. Buy a hake pan for R89.99 and get another hake pan for free. Every day pizza deal at Dros: two large Margherita pizzas with any three toppings, available only for take away.

John Dory’s
Enjoy a weekday lunch deal where you get three green sushi plates off the belt for R99, from 11 am to 4 pm. This special is valid Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Everyday prawn special: eight queen prawns served with chips, rice and tartare sauce for R99. Everyday steak and prawns special: 200g prime-cut beef with three queen prawns served with chips, rice and tartare sauce for R119. Top-ups special, cheesy jalapeno or cheesy bacon sauce for R15. Drinks special, Strongbow Red Berries R27.

Panarottis

Order your choice of the Grilled Supremo breakfast, traditional breakfast pizza, or Mexican breakfast pizza for R36.90 until 11 am (no takeaways). Enjoy an everyday Chefs creation special, choose between a pepperoni pizza for R99.90 or pepperoni pasta for R89.90. Top-up any meal with avo for only R16.90 per portion.

Spur

Tuck into the Unreal Breakfast of two fried eggs, two grilled rashers of bacon and fried tomato. The breakfast is served with two slices of toast, jam and butter, all for only R34.90. This special is available daily until 11am. Buy a classic beef, chicken, rib or soya burger and pay only R55. Add a sauce for R9.90 or a gourmet topping for R15.90. This special is available all day on Monday, for sit-down only. Also available on Mondays only is the waffle special, in celebration of their opening in 1967. Order the classic waffle topped with cream or ice cream and caramel syrup for only R19.67. You can also enjoy Spur’s famous Cheddamelt 200g steak or full portion chicken schnitzel served with chips and Spur-style onion rings for only R99.90.

Ribs at Spur

Ribs at Spur. Photo supplied.

Wimpy

SA’s breakfast legend wants to kick your week off the right way with its Make My Monday deal. For just R49.90 the breakfast includes one egg, two rashers of streaky bacon, cheese griller and toast. Triple grill special at Wimpy hits the trifecta with a quarter chicken, 100g boerewors, 120g sirloin steak and chips all for only R99.90. With Wimpy’s Quick Bite burger specials you can enjoy a 50g beef patty classic burger  for R24.90,  50g beef patty crispy onion & cheese burger for R26.90 or 50g beef patty crispy bacon & BBQ burger for R29.90. Quick Bite specials are only available for takeaways.

Tuesdays

The Baron 
Every day at The Baron there is a Ladies Lunch special, which runs until 4pm, you can enjoy a salad of your choice with a complimentary glass of Boschendal Chardonnay Pinot Noir for R80. Monday to Friday kids eat for free for the kiddie’s menu. Make your way to any of The Baron branches for Steak Tuesday. You receive a complimentary Heineken draught with any steak ordered.

Cape Town Fish Market
Everyday noodles promo, you get to choose from either the seafood for R99, beef for R109  and chicken for R89.

 

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Del Forno
Get any two of Del Forno’s traditional pastas for just R140 on ‘2 Pasta Tuesday’.

John Dory’s

Enjoy a weekday lunch deal where you get three green sushi plates off the belt for R99, from 11am to 4pm. This special is valid Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Everyday prawn special is a bargain with eight queen prawns served with chips, rice and tartare sauce for R99. Everyday steak and prawns special includes a 200g prime-cut beef with three queen prawns served with chips, rice and tartare sauce for R119. Top-ups special runs daily, add cheesy jalapeno or cheesy bacon sauce to a meal for R15. Drinks special, Strongbow Red Berries R27.

Rainbow rolls at John Dory’s. Photo supplied.

Panarottis
If you’re watching the budget, get your pizza or pasta fix from Panarottis on a Tuesday for just R59.90. Or order your choice of the Grilled Supremo breakfast, traditional breakfast pizza, or Mexican breakfast pizza for R36.90 until 11am (no takeaways). Enjoy an everyday Chefs creation special, choose between a pepperoni pizza for R99.90 or pepperoni pasta for R89.90. Top-up any meal with avo for only R16.90 per portion.

Spur
Tuck into the Unreal Breakfast of two fried eggs, two grilled rashers of bacon and fried tomato. The breakfast is served with two slices of toast, jam and butter, all for only R34.90. This special is available daily until 11am. Buy a classic beef, chicken, rib or soya burger and pay only R55. Add a sauce for R9.90 or a gourmet topping for R15.90. You can also enjoy Spur’s famous Cheddamelt 200g steak or full portion chicken schnitzel served with chips and Spur-style onion rings for only R99.90.

Wednesdays

John Dory’s
Pay half price for all colour-coded sushi plates. This offer excludes sushi specialities and platters and is not available for takeaways.

Panarottis

Order your choice of the Grilled Supremo breakfast, traditional breakfast pizza, or Mexican breakfast pizza for R36.90 until 11am (no takeaways). Enjoy an everyday Chefs creation special, choose between a pepperoni pizza for R99.90 or pepperoni pasta for R89.90. Top up any meal with avo for only R16.90 per portion.

Spur
Tuck into the Unreal Breakfast of two fried eggs, two grilled rashers of bacon and fried tomato. The breakfast is served with two slices of toast, jam and butter, all for only R34.90. This special is available daily until 11am. Buy a classic beef, chicken, rib or soya burger and pay only R55. Add a sauce for R9.90 or a gourmet topping for R15.90. You can also enjoy Spur’s famous Cheddamelt 200g steak or full portion chicken schnitzel served with chips and Spur-style onion rings for only R99.90.

Cheddamelt Burger with chips served at Spur

A burger at Spur. Photo supplied.

Thursdays

Dros
For R44.95 you get to enjoy a 300g calamari pan, served with chips or rice as part of the Thursday Madness special.

John Dory’s
Enjoy a weekday lunch deal where you get three green sushi plates off the belt for R99, from 11am to 4pm. This special is valid Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Everyday prawn special is a bargain with eight queen prawns served with chips, rice and tartare sauce for R99. Everyday steak and prawns special includes a 200g prime-cut beef with three queen prawns served with chips, rice and tartare sauce for R119. Top-ups special runs daily, add cheesy jalapeno or cheesy bacon sauce to a meal for R15. Drinks special, Strongbow Red Berries R27.

The fashion sandwich at John Dory's

The fashion sandwiches at John Dory’s. Photo supplied.

Panarottis
On Thursdays from 5pm you can eat as much pizza as you like for R94.90 per person. Pizza is served by the slice and is not available for takeaways, doggy bags or sharing. This offer excludes wheat- and gluten-free bases and is not available at Panarottis Pizza Express stores. Also, order your choice of the Grilled Supremo breakfast, traditional breakfast pizza, or Mexican breakfast pizza for R36.90 until 11am. No takeaways. Enjoy an everyday Chefs creation special: choose between a pepperoni pizza for R99.90 or pepperoni pasta for R89.90. Top-up any meal with avo for only R16.90 per portion.

Spur
Tuck into the Unreal Breakfast of two fried eggs, two grilled rashers of bacon and fried tomato. The breakfast is served with two slices of toast, jam and butter, all for only R34.90. This special is available daily until 11am. Buy a classic beef, chicken, rib or soya burger and pay only R55. Add a sauce for R9.90 or a gourmet topping for R15.90. You can also enjoy Spur’s famous Cheddamelt 200g steak or full portion chicken schnitzel served with chips and Spur-style onion rings for only R99.90.

Fridays

John Dory’s
Enjoy a weekday lunch deal where you get three green sushi plates off the belt for R99 from 11am to 4pm. This special is valid Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Or opt for their Gourmet Grill Fridays by ordering their 200g steak and mushroom or cheese sauce, the 400g ribs, 200g Portuguese steak or 200g Smokey Joe steak for R109 each.

Panarottis
Order your choice of the Grilled Supremo breakfast, traditional breakfast pizza, or Mexican breakfast pizza for R36.90 until 11am (no takeaways). Enjoy an everyday Chefs creation special: choose between a pepperoni pizza for R99.90 or pepperoni pasta for R89.90. Top-up any meal with avo for only R16.90 per portion.

 

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Spur
Tuck into the Unreal Breakfast of two fried eggs, two grilled rashers of bacon and fried tomato. The breakfast is served with two slices of toast, jam and butter, all for only R34.90. This special is available daily until 11am. Buy a classic beef, chicken, rib or soya burger and pay only R55. Add a sauce for R9.90 or a gourmet topping for R15.90. You can also enjoy Spur’s famous Cheddamelt 200g steak or full portion chicken schnitzel served with chips and Spur-style onion rings for only R99.90.

Weekends

Panarottis
Order your choice of the Grilled Supremo breakfast, traditional breakfast pizza, or Mexican breakfast pizza for R36.90 until 11am. No takeaways.

Spur
Get the Unreal Breakfast for R34.90 before 11am, which includes two fried eggs, two grilled rashers of bacon, fried tomato, chips, two slices of toast, jam and butter. This is not available for takeaways.

While every effort is made to ensure that the details of the above specials are correct, some prices or menus may change without our knowledge. Please confirm the deal with the restaurant in question when making a booking.

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