Welcome to El Patron Cocktail Bar and Tapas Restaurant
DISCOVER EL PATRON
Looking for an exceptional dining experience in Umhlanga? El Patron is the place to be! Indulge in unique flavors, signature dishes, and a vibrant atmosphere.
El Patron is the first restaurant in Umhlanga with different spaces where you can enjoy traditional recipes made with high quality products and in a unique atmosphere. Located in Umhlanga, it is a reflection of the social and cultural life of Durban. El Patron is a meeting place, for laughter, for good times and most importantly, for good food.
Established in 2019, El Patron shines as a young, up-and-coming restaurant and destination venue. Classic with a modern twist is our brand and quality dining is our mission.
Experience El Patron
Umhlanga is the ultimate destination for cocktail and tapas enthusiasts. Join us for good times, laughter, and most importantly, exceptional food.
El Patron offers different spaces to enjoy traditional recipes made with high-quality products. Our ambiance reflects the social and cultural life of Durban.
Booking and Events
Create memorable moments! Reserve your spot for live entertainment, themed nights, and special events at El Patron.
Explore Culinary Delights
Savor the extraordinary at El Patron's culinary haven. From the exotic allure of The Curry Bar to the irresistible symphony of flavors in our Buffet Menu. Experience perfection in every bite, from Gourmet Burgers to Woodfired Pizzas, and indulge in our must-try El Patron Signature Chicken. Our menu, an exquisite journey of culinary delights, offers the finest Mixed Grill, tempting Pastas, delectable Seafood, and tantalizing Starters like Hot Wings and Crumbed Mushrooms. Heighten your culinary journey with our irresistible Toasted Sandwiches, featuring the must-have Chips Chilli and Cheese Toasted Sandwich. Delight in a world of gastronomic excellence at El Patron.
Sugar Beans Curry, Chicken Curry, Butter Chicken Curry, and succulent Lamb. Served with Rice or Roti.
Lamb Cubes, Steak Cubes and Hake and Chips with a choice of sauces. Served on a bed of Rice or with Rustic Chips. True SA Braai Style.
Indulge in exquisite Gourmet Burgers, paired with Rustic Style Chips and El Patron Sauce.
Savor artisanal Woodfired Pizzas: Margherita, BBQ Chicken, Vegetarian, Signature Chicken, Hawaiian, Mexican Fiesta.
Explore our Full Menu
Dive into culinary excellence! Explore our full menu – a symphony of flavors awaits your palate.
El Patrons New Curry Connoisseur
Spice alert! Hold on to your taste buds because we've got a culinary firecracker in the house. Meet Vanessa Pillay, our sizzling sensation straight out of Phoenix, and she's not just your average Head Curry Connoisseur – she's the real deal, the spice sorceress at El Patron Tapas Restaurant and Cocktail Bar!
Now, before you start planning any elaborate proposals, here's the lowdown: Vanessa is unfortunately happily married. Sorry, fellas, the queen of the curry kingdom is taken! 👑💍 But hey, who said you can't have a love affair with her food?
Vanessa's not just any chef; she's an authentic curry virtuoso. Sweet in person, but when it comes to her culinary creations, she turns up the heat – we're talking spices that'll make your taste buds Sizzle. And just for you, our beloved patrons, Vanessa has conjured up a Curry Bar menu that's nothing short of a flavor explosion.
So, prepare your palates for a flavor explosion, because Vanessa is here to take you on a spicy journey at our Curry Bar. Welcome to the spice haven, where authenticity meets sass, and every bite is a burst of flavor fireworks!
COFFEE AND WIFI
Make our home your office. Constant flow of coffee and WIFI. Lets connect!
Join us for Karaoke Night every Wednesday from 7pm till close.
Birthdays, Anniversaries, Bridal showers or Bachelor parties, we can host you. Book with us today!
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
HOURS OF COOKING
Monday to Friday : 9:00am - 23:00pm
Saturday to Sunday : 10:00am - 23:00pm
Connect with us!
Your inquiries and feedback are our inspiration. Reach out to El Patron for a delightful dining experience.