the restaurant on the river…

established 1991

charmingly unpretentious

offering upmarket, innovative and consistency in food and service, this special restaurant is a favourite among those who appreciate excellent food and appealing aesthetics

a landmark in southbroom on the south coast of kwazulu-natal

a taste of the mediterranean

Interestingly varied, our food is contemporary mediterranean Italian. 

our wine list

a choice selection of top south african wines and methode cap classique’s, preosecco, champagne and italian cultivars

homemade endings

lastly a selection of delectable home made desserts and italian coffee

the venue

the interior is decorated in a colonial style with loads of character this intimate space seats 50 people comfortably.

The covered all weather loggia with screeded floors and ceiling fans seats 90 people and has hosted many memorable functions including weddings, birthdays and corporate events. The lower deck with its fabulous views out to sea perched above the Umkobi Estuary seats 40 people and is the ideal place for long lazy liquid lunches!

get in touch


please send your enquiry 24 hours prior to preferred date

booking request to be confirmed

visit us

located in southbroom south

  • take the N2/R61 south from durban
  • exit at southbroom south
  • turn first right into outlook road
  • follow for 2.7kms to the beach

contact us

039 316 6162

opening hours

  • open (lunch): thursday to sunday¬† 12:30 to 14:30
  • open (dinner): wednesday to monday 18:30 to 22:00
    (january, february & march)
  • open (in high season): 7 days a week
  • closed (lunch): mon to wed (out of season)
  • closed (dinner): tuesday & wednesday

we look forward to welcoming you