Eat Street


Experience discernment made simple at 45 on Eat Street – a place for Ballito families and friends to connect and feel comfortable in a sophisticated, yet casual environment. The attention to detail is evident in the stunning décor and design, the crockery and cutlery, the incredible food and plating, and the superb service, all culminating in a polished yet uncomplicated dining experience. At 45 on Eat Street you can be with the ones you cherish, share incredible food, great conversation and good music. Take it slow . . . and make it count!

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre 087 460 0085 / 032 586 8168 /

Alchemy is all about celebrating craft booze! Inspired by tradition and moved by innovation, the team at Alchemy proudly stock craft drinks produced in South Africa, with a strong focus on gin, of course. And, you don’t need to be a ‘gintellectual’ to enjoy this complex spirit –simply try one of their house combos, gin-based cocktails, tasting boards, or check out the gin selection at the bar and speak to their team for inspiration. Soak up the drinks with some of their simple but delicious tapas-style snacks.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 032 648 0032 /


At the entrance to Eat Street, you’ll find ATTIKOS, a casual, relaxed and stylish Greek restaurant. Inspired by the Mediterranean way of life, and the pleasures of eating together, their authentic dishes celebrate a rich culture. As a local, family-owned and run Mediterranean Grill with a strong Greek influence, Christos and Tracy serve honest food just as it should taste, with generous hospitality just as it should be. Relax and share their mezze, choose a freshly prepared dish from their Souvla Coal Grill or Yiro Bar, or indulge in a traditional Greek meal from their family kitchen.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 087 460 0231 /

Beira Alta is a family-owned and operated restaurant that was established in 1999 and has been serving the Ballito community delicious, fresh and tasty Portuguese food since 2003. The team at Beira Alta take pride in using only quality ingredients with family recipes passed down from generation to generation, which have evolved over time into Portuguese cuisine with a distinct spicy African influence. Come sit back, relax and enjoy their flame-grilled free-range chickens or pan-fried prawns smothered in mom’s secret peri peri sauce!

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 032 946 2388 /

LUPA Ballito is a neighbourhood trattoria that serves up delicious Italian food with generosity and warm hospitality. Whether you share in a casual family meal of pizza or pasta with a carafe of house wine, meet friends at the bar area for a craft beer or pre-or-post-dinner cocktails, or experience delectable shellfish with clients, LUPA is all about coming together, relaxing and sharing long meals and flavoursome food in a fun, inviting environment. Homemade pasta, wood-fired pizza, organic free-range chickens and the finest veal all add to the authentic Italian experience.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 087 357 7409 /

Peron Peron is an authentic Argentinian grill with an emphasis on the flavours of Buenos Aires. Their forté is aged steaks cooked in front of you on open fires over wood and charcoal, and signature dishes include charcoal-grilled fillet on the bone, ribeye and picanha. They also have great whole baby chicken and prawns. The dishes are served with salt, chimichurri and a salsa criolla at your table, so you can enjoy the true flavour of the meat and produce. The restaurant is unique with amazing wall art and a mix of rustic and classic furnishings, truly bringing Buenos Aires alive.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 087 460 0053 /

Zaras Café is a much-loved, trendy eatery at the Ballito Lifestyle Centre. Crisp and clean, the décor lends itself to blue skies and great weather – and you can choose to be seated indoors or out. Their well-thought-out menu offers a tempting array of continental-style dishes with Greek, Italian and South African influences that include extraordinary and unique breakfasts, salads, speciality meals, delectable pastries and breads, and rich aromatic coffees. Let Maro and her team introduce you to real, robust flavours and treat you to a bit of Greek passion and taste in Ballito!

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 032 586 3204

Yori Oki adds a unique Japanese fusion cuisine to the offering at Lifestyle Centre. Yori Oki is an intimate, beautifully designed space in which to indulge in the flavours of Japan, on both a sensory and culinary level. Yori Oki prides itself on flavour, precision and perfection.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 087 711 2001 /


As one of South Africa’s oldest craft breweries, which pioneered bottle conditioned beers in South Africa and introduced beer lovers to IPA’s, Steam Beer and sparkling ales, Robsons is now firmly established in Ballito! Motivated by the wide variety of craft beers produced around the world, the Stewart family of Shongweni set out to create their own handcrafted beer using only the finest ingredients in natural processes, with no artificial additives. Just real, good beer for real beer lovers. Enjoy good food and fine craft beers in the beautifully fashioned Robsons restaurant and bar at the edge of The Market at the Ballito Lifestyle Centre.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 087 354 9075

Tucked away at the end of Eat Street in the vibrant Lifestyle Centre in Ballito, Soi 55 is set to ignite the culinary scene with its unique Thai fusion cuisine. This exceptional Thai eatery promises to take your taste buds on a journey through the alleys of Thai street food culture, presenting a harmonious fusion of traditional dishes with contemporary flavours and an upscale ambiance. With a vision of creating an unforgettable dining experience, Soi 55 is destined to become the go-to destination for food enthusiasts seeking an Asian culinary adventure.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre / 032 032 0019 /

Tiger’s Milk is the best destination for ‘dude food’ made good, epitomising handcrafted goodness with a menu that takes pizza, grills and burgers to the next level. Open from 8am to late daily, Tiger’s Milk Ballito offers dude food, cold brews, cocktails and chilled vibes in an unforgettable setting, all making for a memorable experience. Tiger’s Milk Kitchen and Bar offers both indoor and outdoor seating options in an unforgettable setting at the end of Eat Street.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre /