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Dine with the sharks in one of Durban’s most spectacular settings, offering the most unique and sophisticated ambiance. Nestled in the stern of the Phantom Ship, with superb views of the ocean and shark tank, this captivating world-class venue restores the splendour of yesteryear.


Laden with flavours from all corners of the world, including spicy, fruity and exotic remnants combined with the freshest of KwaZulu Natal’s local product, gives our passengers the culinary journey of a lifetime.

Experience the finest of Handmade Hospitality in the heart of the Phantom Ship. We offer a variety of  options and facilities to ensure a memorable experience. 

For a memorable year-end function that’ll have your team talking about for months to come, book your function at Cargo Hold, where our more than capable team is ready to help on customising you a day to remember!
From 1 Nov – 24 Dec 2019, Cargo Hold will run 2 menus only:

All other set menus and promotional menus can only be offered if authorised by Warren or Sune.

Book your Year-End Function today!


There’s no better way to spend Christmas than with the sharks!
Cargo Hold will have two sittings for Lunch:

• 11h30 to 13h30
• 14h00 to 16h30

Cargo Hold will only offer the Christmas Menu on 25 December for adults (13yrs+). Kids (Under 12yrs) will eat off the A La Carte kids menu.

Please view our Christmas Menu here
Please view our A La Carte Kids Menu here

Make your Christmas Day reservations today:

Beef & Beer Special

From 1 Nov 2019, for only R195, sink your teeth into a 300g sirloin steak with 2x queen prawns, french fries and salad, plus get a complimentary RedRock Nine Inch Ale draught.

T&Cs apply. No takeaways. This special cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion.

Cargo Hold Bookings

For all reservations and enquiries, kindly contact:

Reservations Team at Cargo Hold

Tel: 031 328 8065/6/7


Kindly note that reservation inquiries are not confirmed reservations.


Restaurant Rules:

         Children under the age of 12 years are not permitted for the dinner seating except for Mondays & National school holidays. Kids under 12 years will not be permitted on Mondays when the restaurant has been exclusively booked. Please call our reservations team to confirm prior to booking.

         Kindly note that for School Holidays, we allow children for dinner sittings.

         Dinner Dress Code: Smart/Casual

         Our Corkage Fee is R 150.00 per bottle.

         If you wish to bring your own cake, a charge of R150.00 per standard cake will be applied to the total bill.

         All parties of 8 or more will have a service charge of 10% added to the overall total bill.

         Tank Tables are reserved 2 – 3 weeks in advanced. Due to limited space & availability of tank side tables, we cannot always accommodate table’s right next to the tank.


Trading Hours:

Lunch   : 12h00 – 15h00

Dinner  : 18h00 – 21h00

Sundays we are open from 12h00 to 17h00, except for private functions in the evening.

(Please note that times are subject to change according to season.)


All Rights of Admission are reserved.


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