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Boykies

African, Coffee Shop, Pub
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23 Pearce Street | Berea, East London 5201, South Africa
043 721 0145
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: We are situated in Berea, East London. Coffee Shop - fully licensed set in...
We are situated in Berea, East London. Coffee Shop - fully licensed set in a sports ambience feeling. Our prices are very competitive! We make all our own biltong - the nicest by far! Function venue available on request.Stock a wide variety of Rugby regalia - good for gifts for the man who has everything.
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Good for:
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Quick bar lunch

If you in a hurry and need a quick bar lunch this is the place the food is good and the service is quick the parking is also great for a busy road.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Sandra D
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East London, South Africa
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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East London, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you in a hurry and need a quick bar lunch this is the place the food is good and the service is quick the parking is also great for a busy road.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

first time trying this little restaurant, and I was very surprised. very neat and clean with well thought out decor. The food was delicious and a short waiting time. The service however needs some polishing, it was not bad, but felt the waiter just gave the bare minimum. Will visit again.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We escaped the mayhem of the beachfront during the 70.3 weekend and enjoyed a quiet burger here, the food was efficiently delivered, very tasty and came with some biltong snacks to start. If you into rugby memorabilia then there is heaps adorning the place....

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East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife, my son, his girl friend and I went there for an evening meal, we received what we ordered and the waitress was very pleasant. We all enjoyed the experience as the food was good and we did not wait very long. There are two Boykie Restaurants in Berea and we have been to both and found them both... More 

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East London, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I had been to this restaurant a couple of times, I loved the sushi, although it took a bit of time, it was worth it. I will say though, my boyfriend and I have not gone back since this episode. His card had declined on the. Card machine, and had come through via sms that the money was debited, we... More 

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East London
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Always a pleasant dining experience, The also have a very interesting shop with a very select choice of gifts AND an excellent choice of Biltong. The menu is very appropriate and the quality is is EXCELLENT as also the PLEASANT SERVICE

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East London, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Only been there twice - its ok but when we had a breakfast there the food was icy cold so that was an off-putter - service too was extremely slow

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Cintsa East
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We visited 4 times. The food is mundane and when we had very slow service, waiting for our food for nearly an hour, we never went back.

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East London, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

In September I had a little surprise dinner for my Boyfriend, with a couple of friends. The waitress that we had was phenomenal! I have not received service like this EVER in East London, and being fussy- as i have worked as a waitress before for many years, i am quick to see fault as must as i try and... More 

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East London, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Relaxed environment, quick friendly service. Good fresh food with an amazing price. They spoiled my little one with free ice-cream which he messed everywhere lol and the lovely waiter cleaned up with a smile even my son's hands were cleaned. Thank you to the friendly manager, handsome, friendly and helpful. What a rare combination. We will definitely be back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 Pearce Street | Berea, East London 5201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London
  • Phone Number: 043 721 0145

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Coffee Shop, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients

Description

We are situated in Berea, East London. Coffee Shop - fully licensed set in a sports ambience feeling. Our prices are very competitive! We make all our own biltong - the nicest by far! Function venue available on request.Stock a wide variety of Rugby regalia - good for gifts for the man who has everything.
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?