Located in the magnificent and sophisticated Royal Palm hotel, DISH restaurant in Umhlanga offers patrons a meal extravaganza creating an absolute masterpiece of culinary delights. DISH provides guests with a “soulful meal experience” where a variety of flavours, textures and colours seduce the taste buds and keep them salivating for more. Opened in July 2007, DISH has already received rave reviews from critics and patrons alike citing mention in some of the countries top media channels and being titled the:
- “2007 Chaine De Rotisseurs plate.”
- “2008 Elegant Dining Restaurant of the Year – emerging restaurant award, in the 2008 Service Excellence Awards”.
- “2009 Elegant Dining Restaurant of the Year – established restaurant award, in the 2009 Service Excellence Awards”.
- “2009 Dinners Platinum Wine List Of The Year”.
- “2010 Dinners Platinum Wine List Of The Year”
- “Restaurant Of The Month October 2010”
- “Sliver Service Award 2010 – RASA”
Dish presents four unique concepts under one roof; coming together to create a setting that is able to offer something for everyone. A chic, casual lounge area presents a host of seating arrangements conducive to lengthy conversations and warm soothing drinks. The circular bar provides a social arrangement that is a first for design with four seating arc’s expertly positioned to allow for private chatter among friends whilst still remaining part of the vibrant restaurant.
The dining area which seats 64 guests presents contemporary elegance and sophistication, while the Chef’s table which seats eight guests allows for interaction and participation for an exciting slant on an already outstanding experience. Finally, the outdoor courtyard invites diners to enjoy a cosmopolitan café ambience where al-fresco dining is the order of the day.
The décor at DISH presents an array of individually sourced pieces creating en elegant environment where the focus is on the food and the venue lends itself to ensuring all diner’s needs are met. A colour scheme of cream and black creates a simple yet classic setting and an array of hand crafted artefacts compliment the restaurant.
The menu at DISH teems with an array of flavours and textures to seduce the soul. Classic dishes married with extravagant and often hardly used ingredients combine to create dishes where aroma and taste alike will satisfy even the hardest judge. Featuring a collection of Chef favourite meals, the menu reflects his passion for food and ability to enhance recipes creating simple, elegant food.
Following through with the classic setting and focus on “the patron’s experience”, PRIVATE @ DISH is the latest addition to the restaurants offering. A private functions venue located within the same building, PRIVATE @ DISH is able to cater for up to one hundred guests and offers an intimate venue for conferences, parties or meetings. The dedicated team of co-ordinators ensure the seamless running of each event and will cater to a variety of configurations and needs. An eclectic collection of art and the same classic, elegant décor from DISH is reflected throughout the venue and adds to the refined surroundings.
From Durban International Airport:
Take the N2, North bound (towards the North Coast and Stanger). Then take the Umhlanga, Phoenix and Mt Edgecombe off ramp. Turn right at the traffic light and follow the appropriate signage to Gateway Theatre of Shopping. Take the Umhlanga Rocks Drive turnoff. At the top of the bridge turn left. At the second traffic circle turn left into CENTENARY BOULEVARD and then left into Palm Boulevard. Royal Palm will be on the left hand side.
From the North Coast:
Take the N2, South bound (towards the South Coast and Port Shepstone). Then take the Umhlanga, Phoenix and Mt Edgecombe off ramp. Turn left at the traffic light and follow the appropriate signage to Gateway Theatre of Shopping. Take the Umhlanga Rocks Drive turnoff. At the top of the bridge turn left. At the second traffic circle turn left into Aurora Drive and then left into Palm Boulevard. Royal Palm will be on the left hand side.
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The Royal Palm Hotel
6 Palm Boulevard
New Town Centre, Umhlanga Ridge
Monday - Sunday:
06:30 - 22:30