Get To Know Our Family

In 1983 The Elarish opened its doors for business on The Bluff in Durban. For seven years this proved to be our testing ground for providing great food and service to our many friends that visited our establishment. Thereafter The Elarish spent just over ten years in Rossburgh and since 2000 we have set up base at 899 Bluff Road, Bluff. Our services have diversified to include a Guesthouse, Restaurant, Conference Centre and Pub with a gaming area. The company is still family managed, with competent employees delivering on our promises of good service.

Our Restaurant

Our restaurant is situated on the top floor of our building and boasts panoramic views of Durban harbour. The al a carte menu contains some dishes that have been on our menu since 1983 and other dishes that are changed yearly. Curries are still the most popular dishes, however, seafood and steaks are also available. The restaurant is wheelchair friendly with a lift and ramps available for easy access.

Conference Facilities

Our conference facilities can cater for up to 280 delegates depending on the seating arrangement and audio visual equipment is available and is generally included in the package. Wedding receptions, birthday parties, matric dances are very popular. Traditional Indian weddings and pre wedding occasions are also catered for. For conferencing, seating can be configured to suit the client’s requirements. For a full review of the menus check under our menus banner. The price includes standard equipment. We can cater for just about any kind of function you could dream of.

Our Guesthouse

The guesthouse consists of 10 suited rooms and has a four star rating. Our rates are competitive and wifi is free. Tea and coffee, a kettle, safe and hairdryer are provided in each room. All beds are queen size and some rooms are large enough to accommodate a second bed if required for kids.


The gaming area on our ground floor consists of LPM gaming machines and is very popular with guests and locals alike.

Thank You

The venue has become a favorite for bridal couples as we provide a complete service for the wedding or just do what is required of us should the bridal couple want to do certain things on their own. Our prices are very competitive and include the food, venue, overlays, underlays, chair covers, tiebacks, crockery, cutlery, and champagne glasses. We have an in-house function coordinator who will assist at all times. If all you want to do is pitch up for your wedding and have everything in place, we can do all of that for you, from the cake to the DJ. We also do backgrounds and center pieces at nominal fees. So for that once in a lifetime experience drop us a line and let’s see if we can assist you.

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