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Moby Dick's

Hopwood Street, Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Stopped in for a Saturday brunch, great atmosphere, great service, friendly management. Old fishermans tavern theme works well with the superb views over the main beach. Had oysters to start, super fresh. Then had the fish and chips on recommendation of my very friendly waitress, best I've had in a long time. Definitely a regular haunt. Well done.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Best part of Moby Dick is location, being right on Central Beach. The easy going vibe, good food and decent service are a bonus.

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Swansea, Wales.
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Fantastic views as the restaurant is located on the beach. There is a large menu with plenty of choice. I enjoyed the Thai curry but it could have been a bit spicier. The atmosphere is relaxed and the staff are efficient and friendly. Really enjoyed our evening.

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Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I reviewed Moby Dick's last year, and the food has definitely improved. But not by much I'm afraid. We had a great table at the window, but I have to say that the food was just above average. Really miss the old Moby Dick's which we used to visit every holiday. Not sure what is going wrong. The seafood used... More

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East London, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We are on our way to Cape Town and had planned to enjoy Prawns at it Best in Plettenberg. The Prawns was old and flowery and the Pork Shnitzel was tuff as nails. We send our food back and left. The waitron was apologetic but no manager to be seen.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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75 reviews 75 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We managed to get a seat by the window and it felt like any closer and we would of been eating on the beach. So amazing. Hearing the ocean while enjoying your meal. The hake and chips was sublime!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Sorry your Prawns were terrible , none of my family enjoyed their meal , i should have listened to one of the locals .

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Sit by the main window and look out over the beach on a sunny day. Sip a glass of wine and enjoy some tasty seafood... This is close to perfection!

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Caminha
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

What a great beach bar! Great casual atmosphere, right on the sand. Good menu, with plenty of choice. Definitely worth a visit.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My wife and I popped in here for a monday night dinner, and it is beautiful. The staff are awesome and the night time sea breeze sets an aweosome ambiance for this sailor tavern motif. Great food and cold beers on the beach gets a good rating from me any day of the week.

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