This 14 bed boutique hotel is nestled in the up-market, leafy suburb of Morningside, Durban, close to the trendy eateries of Florida Road. Durban’s beachfront, major sports stadiums (like Kings Park and Moses Mabhida Football Stadium), golf courses, and Greyville Racecourse are also nearby. For business guests, The Saint James on Venice is well-positioned for easy access to the ICC and city centre, within 10 minutes of the Umhlanga Ridge precinct and 20 minutes from the airport.
Beautifully restored and with old world values of comfort and service, The Saint James on Venice offers all the modern conveniences including luxury transfers and state of the art conference facilities. The signature restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, a traditional high tea and dinner which can also be enjoyed outdoors in the shade of a beautiful old fig tree.
The open-plan kitchen is run by Marie-Louise Keijser who is a passionate and young chef with a predilection for Asian cuisine translating into spicy Thai pork belly served with a coconut and sherry sauce on egg noodles; duck spring rolls; tempura prawns in a wonton basket with oriental sauce or banana and chocolate samoosas with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. Her classical training shows dishes such as ostrich fillet with apricot and sweet potato sauté and port jus. The building is over a 120 years old so with such colonial connections it is appropriate that high tea is served daily. Bookings are essential.
Driving on Nmr Avenue (M12), take the Argyle Road (M17) turn-off towards Windermere. At the crossing with Umgeni Road, turn right and continue until you reach the Innes Road turn-off on your left. Turn left into Innes Road and at the crossing with Venice Road, turn right. You will find The Saint James on your right hand side.
-29° 49' 29.33''
31° 1' 8.26''
100 Venice Road
Light MealsAsianBreakfastHigh Tea
Monday - Sunday
07:00 - 10:30
Monday - Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
High tea - bookings only. Dinner for groups on request