Best of Durban Winners 2023

Durbanites have spoken and we are happy to announce your winners in the Best of Durban Reader’s Choice Awards for 2023.

Automotive Category

Best Car Dealership – Hyundai Pinetown
Best Car Service – Toyota Westville
Best Car Wash – Plush Carwash La Lucia Mall
Best Motor Spare Shop – Midas Newlands West
Best Panel Beater – Auto Assist Panel And Paint
Best Tyre and Fitment Centre – Bluff Tyres Pinetown

Dining Out Category

Best Asian- Simply Asia Gateway
Best Breakfast- Café Mayfair Durban North
Best Burger- BBQ Boyz Kwandengezi
Best Cocktails- Tiger’s Milk Suncoast
Best Coffee Shop- Mugg & Bean Pavilion
Best Curry- Curry O’s
Best Family Friendly Restaurant- 1904 Bistro Americain
Best Italian- Lupa Westville
Best Pizza- Pizzaboyz Durban North
Best Seafood- John Dorys Suncoast
Best Steak- Butcher Boys
Best Sushi- John Dorys Pavilion
Best Takeaway- Burger King Gateway

Education Category

Best Creche / Playschool- Christopher Robin Pre Primary
Best Educational Service- Kip McGrath Franchise
Best Private High School- Durban Girls College
Best Private Primary School- Crawford La Lucia
Best Public High School- Danville Park Girl’s High School
Best Public Primary School- Chelsea Preparatory School
Best Tertiary Institution- Varsity College Westville

Health Beauty and Wellness Category

Best Aesthetics/Laser Clinic- The Laser Loft
Best Barber- Legends Barber Shop
Best Beauty Salon- Miss Moo
Best Dance Studio- Just Dance
Best Hair Salon- Hair Creations
Best Health Club / Gym- Virgin Active Hillcrest
Best Health Spa- Mangwanani Sibaya
Best Massage Therapist- Fleur De Lis Spa @ Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel
Best Nail Salon- Miss Moo Nail Salon
Best Nail Tech- Nails by Cate
Best Therapy Centre- Skin Savvy Umhlanga

Medical Category

Best Biokineticist- Justin Bircher
Best Chiropractor- Vertebrae Chiropractic and Wellness Centre
Best Dentist- Family Dental Care Linkhills
Best Emergency Services- ALS Paramedics Medical Services
Best Family Doctor- Dr Ramkisson Overport
Best Health Care Centre- Hillcrest Surgical Unit
Best Hospital- Busamed Hillcrest Private Hospital
Best Optometrist- Specsavers Hillcrest
Best Pharmacy- Dischem Pavillion
Best Physiotherapist- Michelle Green ( westville )
Best Veterinarian- Dr Yesh Montclair Animal Hospital

Service Category

Best Accounting and Financial Services- Marwick & Company Inc. Chartered Accountants
Best Community Upliftment Organisation- Upper Highway Baby Home
Best Construction Company- Builders Express Durban North
Best Courier Service- The Courier Guys Durban
Best Digital and Social media company- Highway Mail
Best Doggie Parlour- Posh Puppies
Best Dry Cleaner / Laundromat- Hillcrest Laundromat
Best Electrician- Hillcrest Trading and Electricals
Best Estate Agency- Best Estate Agency
Best Estate Agent- Tracey Done
Best Fibre and Data Supplier- Telkom
Best Food Delivery Service- Checkers 60/60 Hillcrest
Best Fuel Station- Shell Blair Atholl
Best Interior Design/er- House of Decor Hillcrest
Best Home Maintenance Contractor- Sibaya Projects
Best Law Firm- Strauss Daly Umhlanga
Best Moving Company- Stanley’s REMOVALS cc
Best Photographer- Silverlinings Photography – Kelly Williams
Best Plumber- Zipp Plumbers
Best Security Company- Blue security
Best Security Equipment and Installers- Security Hyperstore
Best Sports Club/Coaching- Westville country club
Best Storage Facility- Storage Umhlanga
Best Swim School- Aquazone- Hillcrest
Best Website and Software Development Company- Creation Labs Software Westville

Things To Do Category

Best Event Venue- Ushaka Marine World
Best Holiday Accommodation- Gooderson Drakensberg Gardens
Best Kids Party Venue- Flag Animal Farm
Best Place for a Family Outing- Best Place for a Family Outing
Best Weekend Escape- Hluhluwe Imfolozi game reserve

Retail Category

Best Bakery- Chateau Gateaux
Best Bed Store- Bed 2 go
Best Bicycle Store- Cycle Specialist
Best Bookstore- Bargain Books Westwood Mall
Best Bottle Store- Checkers Liquors
Best Butchery- Bluff Meat Hillcrest
Best Clothing Store- H&M Gateway
Best Florist- Fresh Flowers on Florida
Best Fresh Produce Store- Oxford Fresh Market Hillcrest
Best Furniture Store- House & Home Gateway
Best Hardware Store- Build-it Hillcrest
Best Health Store- Dischem Durban North
Best Home Appliance Store- Hirsch’s Umhlanga
Best Home Decor Store- Mr Price Home Hillcrest
Best Jewellery Store- Lovisa Pavilion
Best Nursery/Garden Centre- Blackwood Nursery
Best Outdoor Market- Shongweni Farmers & Craft Market
Best Party Shop- Celebrate Party & Baking Store
Best PC & Electronics Store- Matrix Warehouse Computers Bluff
Best Pet Store/Products- Absolute Pets
Best Photography Shop- Photo Freedom
Best Shopping Centre- Gateway Theatre of Shopping
Best Sporting Goods Store- Game- gateway
Best Stationery Supplier- Waltons Glenwood
Best Supermarket- Hillcrest Kwikspar

For full results and to see who came in 2nd and 3rd places for each category please view the document in the link below!