Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

Dining At Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

A Choice Of Durban’s Best Beachfront Restaurants

Guests dining at Southern Sun Elangeni and Maharani have a choice of some of Durban’s best beachfront restaurants. Diners can take their pick from more than eleven superb restaurants, grills and bars that offer a wide range of dining options, from traditional buffets to Durban’s renowned and exotic curries.

Restaurants include Grill Jichana, Daruma, The Ocean Breeze restaurant, Lingela Restaurant and two breakfast venues that serve outstanding breakfast daily. African ambience and hospitality, coupled with outstanding service, ensure that every taste is catered for.


Durban’s Daruma Restaurant offers a range of delicious Japanese cuisine including sushi, sashimi, teppanyaki, tempura and other tantalising Asian dishes.

The Grill Jichana

The Grill Jichana offers guests a taste of traditional steaks and grill house favourites, combined with flavours of the spice route.


Different from traditional buffets, diners are encouraged to interact with our chefs. Select your desired cut of meat or seafood at the seafood and grill area, from tender steak and cutlets to succulent prawns and fish, and then allow our chefs to prepare it to your taste.  

The Ocean Breeze Restaurant

Guests dining at this restaurant can enjoy a range of delicious, freshly prepared meals including our popular island-style buffet, with the emphasis on seafood and line-fish to flatbreads and crispy pizza, fresh out of the authentic pizza oven. 

The Panorama Bar and Pool Deck

The ideal bar venue to enjoy a sundowner or sip on some chilled champagne while enjoying a meze platter. The Panorama Bar is alongside the pool deck and offers panoramic views of the Durban coastline.

Vigour & Verve

This hip coffee bar style restaurant on Durban’s beachfront offers guests a range of tasty wholesome meals in a modern, organic and trendy environment.