Top 3 Cheap Eating Joints in Durban for Budget Travellers

Durban, the vibrant metropolis of South Africa is one of the most popular holiday destinations among nature lovers buying tickets on flights to this Rainbow Nation. But apart from the scenic beauty, Durban has a passion for food and this has been noticed in every nook and corner of the city. There is a wide range of restaurants scattered everywhere in the city, suitable for various tastes and pockets. Budget holiday makers’ spending money on tickets for flights landing in South Africa, will find numerous choices to indulge in its culinary offerings. Here is a guide to three of the most popular restaurants that promise fantastic eating experience without burning a hole in the pockets of the foodies.


Max’s Lifestyle

Epicureans booking tickets on SA bound flights and visiting Durban with a desire of having the mouth watering barbeques would do well to visit Max’s Lifestyle. Located at Umalzi, this restaurant serves traditional dishes of South Africa at a reasonable price. Besides, locals as well as international tourists often visit here to enjoy the warm hospitality with a unique experience of traditional ‘Kaise’ (township culture). If you are a music devotee, drop in any Sunday to groove at the Sunday Session.

Taco Zulu

If you are a food lover as well as a party animal, Taco Zulu is the perfect place for you to head to. Located in the heart of Durban, this Mexican grill’s dishes not only satisfy your taste buds but also refresh your soul. Though it’s famous for Tacos and other Mexican dishes you will get pizza, salads, burgers and other options as well. This cost effective eatery offers great deals on orders throughout the week and organises various events to make the customers happier.

Beach Cafe

Not exactly a traditional café, located at the North Beach, this orange umbrella covered eating joint serves lip-smacking sea-food. A perfect place for shoestring travellers buying tickets on low-cost flights to Durban to visit this wonderful city in South Africa, the Beach Cafe perhaps offers the best snacks including fish and chips at the price.