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Two Dogs Bistro and Wine Bar

A14 Beacon Bay Crossing | Bonza Bay Road, East London, South Africa
+27(87)3504382
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Ranked #8 of 66 Restaurants in East London
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, Bistro, Wine Bar
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
East London, South Africa
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Have not eaten at the new premises, but feel a review in order, as we have recently eaten at a few other highly rated restaurants and have not had the quality food as served at Two Dogs. Each time we visited everyone in the party said it was the best meal they have eaten in East London

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ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went to dinner here last night and were pleasantly surprised at the venue and the great view. My filled steak was lovely. The chef very kindly made me a gluten free pepper sauce, a first for me in East London as usually the waiters don't know what I'm talking about. He had the pork belly which was very tasty.... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My favorite restaurant for good food and wine in EL, although there isn't much of a view. The menu is small but changes regularly depending on season. The fillet steak is delicious.

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East London, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Two Dogs is a small restaurant with really good cuisine that you would expect to find in bigger cities. The menu is small but caters for all tastes. They have a wine and beer selection that rivals many. We went with friends and had a truly enjoyable evening with well presented cuisine in portions that were not too small... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were recommended Two Dogs by the owner of the BnB we stayed in. Let me start by saying that the food was great! We ordered the Pork Belly and Fillet Steak. The pork belly was wonderfully soft and very tasty but unfortunately the appearance of the plate lacked colour as everything was a bit beige. It could also have... More

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Mthatha, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We have eaten here a few times over the past years. It is the best restaurant in east London. The menue changes often. The starter is good, by times excellent. The main course has got its risks. If you're used to a steak from a bbq or a nice crispy fried fish, you can be easily disappointed by a pan... More

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East London, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The food isgood, but we waited 2h for the starter! After that we left and we had to wait 10min. for the card machine.... terrible service!!!!

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East London, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This restaurant has a small menu but the steaks are to die for they are so tender. It is a must visit - the chefs own the restaurant and therefore the food is always immaculately served and full of flavour. The service is good and the ambience is pleasant. The decor is modern and the view from the floor to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The service was overwhelmed because the place was full. We finished eating at 23.00. Ripped off on corkage charges but the food was fine but not as good as when it is quieter. I have had many brilliant meals there prior to this. Will definitely be back.

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Chintsa, South Africa
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I have been to this restaurant a few times and the food is always REALLY good. The menu is small but with some great choices, food always freshly made and a nice atmosphere in the restaurant. Can be quite expensive with three courses and a few drinks but you're paying for quality so it's worth it. Service is excellent.

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