moyo uShaka

moyo uShaka is a uniquely Durban destination offering the perfect place in which to relax and watch the world go by. Cocktails at the Beach Bar, exquisite views of the Indian Ocean, tropical weather, exotic flavours and soulful vibes– this is Africa at its laidback best.

Get the full moyo dining experience at the main restaurant or opt for the casual vibes of the pier bar.

Main Restaurant

Monday – Sunday: 11h00 – 22h00

Lunch Buffet: Sun 12h00 – 16h00

Dinner Buffet: Sat 17h00 – 22h00

moyo @ the Pier

Monday – Friday: 11h00 – 21h00

Saturday – Sunday: 10h00 – 21h00

African Deluxe Sandwiches

Our decadent sandwiches are prepared with your choice of a cumin flavoured wrap, homemade seeded bread or pumpkin bread and accompanied with hand cut chips

Simple vegetarian
R 89

Feta, cream cheese, avocado, lettuce, peppadews, marinated tomato and a chickpea chilli spread

Crumbed chicken and chakalaka
R 99

Crumbed chicken breast with lettuce, avocado, sliced cheddar and chakalaka (on the side)

Spicy prego steak sandwich Best served on pumpkin bread
R 115

125gr Beef sirloin marinated with bay leaf, peppercorns, garlic, olive oil and chilli, served with caramelised onions, fresh lettuce and tomato

Light meals

Lentil curry Wrap (V)
R 69

A toasted butter brushed cumin wrap, filled with a Malay style assorted lentil and sugar bean curry, served with sambals, carrot salad and raita.

South Coast fish cakes
R 79

Homemade fish cakes, crumbed and deep fried, served with chermoula mayonnaise and crunchy coleslaw

Sowetan wings
R 79

4 Grilled chicken wings basted with your choice of BBQ or Peri Peri, presented with hand cut chips

Fish Hoek fish and chips
R 95

Presented traditionally on paper, jumbo hake in crisp batter, with hand cut chips, lemon wedges and harissa mayonnaise

Ushaka lamb bunny chow
R 99

Delicious Durban style lamb curry in home baked bunny chow bread, served with carrot salad and raita

Lamb Shank linguine
R 119

Moroccan slow braised lamb shank, deboned and splashed with cream, finished with parmesan, rocket and roasted cherry tomatoes


House salad
R 75

Baby spinach leaves, butter lettuce, cucumber, chickpeas, marinated red onion, roasted pumpkin cubes, vine tomatoes, string beans, melba toast and toasted pumpkin seeds, with a mustard and herb dressing

Limpopo chicken salad
R 105

Honey glazed sesame grilled chicken, rocket, mixed greens, tomato, feta, spicy nuts and strawberries, dressed with mustard and herb dressing

Add salad extras

Olives - R25
Feta - R25
Harissa chicken - R 29
Avocado (when ripe) - R35


Bread platter
R 45

Crisp Moroccan and Tunisian flat bread drizzled with dukka olive oil and served with a chickpea and chilli dip

Moyo samoosas
R 55

3 deep fried triangular pastry pockets presented with homemade chutney
Mild curried beef mince | Cheese and spring onion (v)

Chef Ru’s red pepper soup (v)
R 55

A sweet, creamy red pepper soup drizzled with yoghurt and served with garlic rubbed pumpkin bruschetta

Peri peri chicken livers bunny chow
R 59

Pan-fried chicken livers in a spicy East African peri peri sauce, presented in homemade bunny chow bread rolls

Springbok carpaccio
R 75

Thinly sliced cured springbok loin served with an avocado, caper & celery salsa, parmesan shavings, pickled mushrooms and micro herbs

West coast mussels
R 79

Half shelled black mussels steamed in a white wine, cream and garlic sauce

Calamari dovi
R 85

Seared calamari caramelised in molasses, mint and harissa sauce, sprinkled with groundnut


Freshly prepared burgers, all served on a pumpkin bread roll with hand cut chips

moyo burger
R 95

Homemade 150gr smashed beef patty perfectly grilled, served with fresh tomato and lettuce

Dukkah delight
R 120

Homemade 150gr smashed beef patty seasoned with dukkah spice and perfectly grilled, served with cream cheese, bacon, fresh lettuce, tomato and parmesan cheese

Mama’s inkukhu burger
R 120

Panko crumbed chicken breast served with harissa mayonnaise, avocado, onion rings and fresh tomato

Add burger extras

Egg - R12
Cheddar cheese - R 15
Bacon - R18
Avocado (when ripe) - R 35

Kraal grill & Communal kraal grill & Platters

All our meat is carefully selected and certified to ensure the best quality experience

Kraal Grill

Our grills are accompanied by either a side of your choice OR African spinach and nhopi dovi. Enjoy your meat either coated in rich dark basting, seasoned with dukkah salt or grilled plain to your taste

300gr Rump - R145
300gr Sirloin - R145
300gr Lamb chops - R 169
250gr Fillet - R179
300gr Ostrich fillet - R179

Communal kraal mixed grill
R 589

Feeds 4
Basted, spiced or grilled plain. The communal grill must be enjoyed with good company and great wine, the moyo way. 300gr Sirloin, 400gr Boerewors, 400gr Lamb chops and 400gr pork ribs with African spinach, nhopi dovi and your choice of 2 sides

Seafood platter
R 749

To share - subject to availability
Mozambique peri peri prawns, Senegalese line fish, mussels steamed in a white wine, cream and garlic sauce, grilled crayfish and calamari dovi, with Moroccan rice, hand cut chips, creamy lemon butter and peri peri sauce

Sides & Sauces

R 32

Pap – maize meal cooked soft
Hand cut chips – double fried with the skin on and seasoned
Samp – cracked white maize, cooked soft with a splash of cream
Moroccan rice – white rice cooked with rosemary
Nhopi dovi – Zimbabwean style pumpkin and peanut purée
African spinach – braised with sweet potato, onion and cumin
Mealies – yellow corn on the cob, sliced and spiced with peri peri
Seasonal vegetables - sautéed in a pan with butter
Side salad - a side portion of our house salad
Potato gallet – layers of thinly sliced potato baked in cream and herbs
Mashed potatoes – smooth, creamy smashed potato, with fried chives
Dombolo side – traditional steamed dumplings

R 29

Madagascan green peppercorn
Dukkah mushroom
Mozambican creamy peri peri
Creamy roasted garlic

Tagines & potjies

Preparation styles of North, East and South Africa, cooked and served in cast iron pots with your choice of Moroccan rice, pap, samp or dombolo

Zucchini, brinjal And mushroom smoor
R 95

Moroccan inspired slow cooked vegetable stew of zucchini, brinjal and mushrooms, with toasted flaked almonds, grilled peppers and chickpeas served with couscous OR Moroccan rice

Beef dombolo
R 145

Beef braised in a rich beef stock with onions, carrots and tomato, served with traditional dumplings

Spicy North Africa Chicken tagine
R 145

Chicken, braised with pearl onions, ginger, garlic and coriander and cumin seed, in a rich chicken stock, with butternut and cinnamon stick, finished with honey and fresh coriander

Durban lamb curry
R 169

Cubed lamb on the bone, prepared in a perfect blend of masala and whole spices, served with poppadum, sambals, carrot salad and raita

Oxtail Amos
R 175

Our famous oxtail braised with butterbeans and carrots in red wine beef jus

moyo meals

Seared calamari
R 150

Seared calamari sautéed with olives, broccoli and garlic, drizzled with lemony harissa butter and served with Moroccan rice

Maputo peri peri chicken
R 159

Made famous in Maputo – flamed spatchcock chicken in peri peri, with hand cut chips

Nyama na kumba
R 160

200gr basted beef sirloin skewered with prawns, grilled to perfections and served with a lemon harissa sauce, sautéed seasonal vegetables and hand cut chips

Prawn and chicken curry
R 170

Fragrant creamy curry with tones of traditional spices and coconut served with Moroccan rice and poppadum

Senegalese line fish
R 170

Fresh line fish grilled and topped with a creamy coconut, mango and bell pepper base sauce, infused with ground nut and ginger and topped with sliced olives, served with nhopi dovi, African spinach and couscous OR Moroccan rice

Moroccan slow braised lamb shank
R 189

Lamb shank, slow cooked in rich spiced gravy, with sautéed seasonal vegetables and mashed potato OR couscous

moyo flamed fillet
R 189

Aged fillet filled with mushroom, spinach and mozzarella, on herb potato gallet with creamy Madagascan green peppercorn and peppadew sauce

Kids menu

**only for Children under 12 years**

Worsie en chips
R 52

100gr boerewors, sliced, with hand cut chips and tomato sauce

Chicken bites
R 52

3 double crumbed chicken strips, served with mayonnaise, tomato sauce and chips

Mini South Coast fish cakes
R 52

Served with chips and tomato sauce

moyo kids combo
R 69

Any kids meal + kids milkshake/soda + moyo Kids activity pack

Kid’s ice cream
R 18

A scoop of Vanilla ice cream with shaved chocolate


Amarula ice cream
R 49

Vanilla ice cream with a shot of Amarula and shaved chocolate

Peppermint crisp cheesecake
R 69

Creamy, rich fridge cheesecake served with butterscotch and chocolate drizzle

Cape malva pudding
R 69

Flambéed with brandy and served with custard, creamy vanilla ice cream and ground pistachio nuts

Decadent Chocolate Brownies
R 69

moyo's cross between a cake and a cookie, with walnuts, drizzled with custard and chocolate sauce, served with vanilla ice-cream



Captain Njano - R 56
Spiced Gold rum blended with fresh pineapple, coconut extracts, fresh lemon and mango juice

Kijani Skyy - R 59
SKYY Infusions vanilla vodka shaken with cucumber extracts, fresh lime and pineapple juice

Cherri Gin Smash - R 60
Tanqueray gin shaken with morello cherry extracts, fresh rosemary and lime

African Sunset - R 65
Spiced Gold rum and peach schnapps muddled with fresh strawberries, mixed berry puree and fresh limes. Served tall, capped with crushed ice and finished with a fresh orange float

Spiced Mango Lemonade - R 69
Smirnoff Triple Distilled vodka mixed with mango puree, Sicilian lemon mix, fresh oranges and rosemary, finished with ginger ale

Highveld Storm - R 65
Bacardi Carta Negra rum shaken with tiki spice extracts, fresh limes and aromatic bitters. Server tall and charged with Stoney

Garden Route Rum Cup - R 75
Bacardi 8 Anos rum and sweet vermouth stirred with sundried orange and aromatic bitters. Server tall with seasonal fruit and charged with Ginger Ale

Kilimanjaro - R 85
Tanqueray gin shaken with passion fruit puree, fresh limes and mint. Served tall over ice and charged with Score premium energy drink with guarana

Tropical Tiki - R 85
Bacardi rum shaken with peach schnapps, fresh mint, tiki spiced syrup, passion fruit puree, fresh lime, orange and pineapple juice. Finished off with a float of Captain Morgan dark rum

Double Black Berry Blaze - R 92
Tall, dark and frozen. Smirnoff Triple Distilled vodka and Double Black with guarana, blended with blueberry puree and fresh limes

Classic-e moyo

Cosmopolitan - R 55
Smirnoff Triple Distilled vodka shaken with triple sec, fresh lime and cranberry juice, garnished with a citrus twist

Pina Colada - R 60
An island classic. Bacardi rum blended with coconut extracts and fresh pineapple

Classic Mamarita - R 67
The traditional fusion of Jose Cuervo silver tequila with triple sec and freshly squeezed lime juice. Served shaken or frozen

Long Island Iced Tea - R 65
Four white spirits shaken with triple sec and freshly squeezed lemon. Served long and charged with coke

Strawberry Daiquiri - R 70
Bacardi rum blended with wild strawberry extracts, fresh lime and sultry strawberry juice, served frozen

Mojito - R 75
Made with the freshest limes, quartered and muddled gently with mint, pure cane sugar and Bacardi rum. Stirred with crushed ice and topped with a splash of soda water

moyo-tails (non-alcoholic)

Virgin Colada – R 48
Fresh pineapple blended with coconut milk extracts and lemon

Virgin Strawberry Daiquiri – R 48
Wild strawberry puree, fresh lime and sultry strawberry juice, served frozen

Virgin Njano – R 48
Sun-ripened mango puree, fresh lime and mango juice, served frozen

Berry Citrus Twist – R 48
Orange curacao extracts shaken with fresh lime and sultry strawberry juice, layered over orange juice

No-jito – R 50
Made with the freshest limes, quartered and muddled gently with mint and pure cane sugar. Stirred with crushed ice and topped with a splash of Club Soda

moyo (1L) Jugs

Berry Boma – R 149
Red wine and wild berry puree mixed with fresh fruit and orange juice, topped with Lemonade

Passion of the Serengeti – R 149
Rosé wine mixed with granadilla puree, fresh orange and lemon, topped with crisp cranberry juice

Makulu Aperol – R 160
The classic Aperol Spritz built with Cinzano Prosecca, Club Soda and fresh orange. Server over ice.


House Wine

Brampton Sauvignon Blanc - Bottle R 185 | 250ml Carafe R 58
Brampton Chardonnay Unoaked - Bottle R 185 | 250ml Carafe R 58
Brampton Rose - Bottle R 175 | 250ml Carafe R 56
Brampton Pinotage - Bottle R 210 | 250ml Carafe R 69
Brampton Shiraz - Bottle R 210 | 250ml Carafe R 69
Brampton Cabernet Sauvignon - Bottle R 210 | 250ml Carafe R 69


Nederburg - R 149 | Carafe R 59
Beyerskloof Pinotage Dry - R 195

Sauvignon Blanc

Darling Cellars Bush Vine - R 155
Bon Courage The Gooseberry Bush - R 170
L’Avenir Far & Near - R 199
Cape Point Cape Town - R 299 | 250ml R 99

White Blends

Wolftrap White - R 160
Nederburg Lyric - R 149 | Carafe R 60
Flagstone “Noon Gun” - R 160
Groot Constantia - R 275

Chardonnay Wooded

Durbanville Hills - R 175
Glen Carlou - R 320
Rustenberg - R 485

Chardonnay Unwooded

Glenelly Glass Collection - R 195
Warwick First Lady (unoaked) - R 245

Chenin Blanc

Mulderbosch - R 195
Kleine Zalze Vineyard Selection - R 285

Pinot Noir

Creation - R 535
Meerlust - R 745

Cabernet Sauvignon

Ernie Els “Big Easy” - R 210 | Carafe R 89
Warwick “First Lady” - R 255
Meinert - R 415


Barista - R 220
Simonsig - R 265
Diemersdal Reserve - R 430


Robertson - R 185
Landskroon - R 210
The Stellenbosch Reserve - R 345


Fat Bastard - R 299
La Motte - R 399

Red Blends

The Wolftrap Red - R 160
Nederburg Barone - R 180 | Carafe R 80
Edgebaston Pepper Pot - R 245
Spice Route Chakalaka - R 499

Champagne & Methode Cap Classique


Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial NV - R 1200
Deliciously rich and creamy with biscuit, walnut and fruit on the palate

Moët & Chandon Nectar Impérial - R 1350
A burst of exotic fruits, with the roundness of stone fruits and a slight hint of vanilla

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label - R 1350
Delicious with notes of berries and brioche

Methode Cap Classique

Krone Borealis Cuvee Brut MCC - R 289
Elegant blend of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

Krone Night Nectar - R 299
Charmingly drinkable, generous, with a satisfying touch of sweetness

Pierre Jourdan Cuvee Belle Rose - R 299
Freshness and finesse with delicious fruit that lingers in the mouth

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Brut - R 299
Chardonnay / Pinot Noir blend. Crisp and refreshing

Simonsig Kaapse Vonkel Demi Sec - R 299
Lovely spring blossoms and ripe summer fruit with hints of caramalised baked apple on the nose, a rich sensual sweetness on the palate

at moyo, we are about celebrating…

Celebrating the big and the small, the personal and the public, but mostly we’re about celebrating about you and what matters to you. Whether small and intimate or large and extravagant, your event at moyo will be unique as we infuse it with authentic African style and ambience.

We have created menu offerings to meet all your eventing needs and have a team of celebrations specialists ready to assist you in making your event unforgettable.

We Host

Weddings | Cocktail events | Tour groups | Birthdays | Family gatherings | Corporate events and meetings | Year ends | Baby showers | Matric farewells and more…

Contact our functions team

Menus and Packages

A la Carte | Communal Feasts | Buffets | Canapés | Year End


  • A la carte for groups of 10 or less.
  • Communal feast menus for groups of 11 and more.
  • Buffet and canapé menus only by prior arrangement.

Maximum seating:

  • 450 guests inside


Quick Facts

Distance from King Shaka International:  45 minutes by car (traffic dependent)

Opening times: 365 days of the year

Sittings: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Breakfast: 08h30  – 11h00 (Pier bar only)

Lunch: 12h00 – 17h00

Dinner: 18h00 – 23h00


Included services: Live entertainment, face painting and hand washing ceremonies.

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