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10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
27 0 42 294-1309
Today
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Load shedding no problem

Great restaurant, wonderful atmosphere, load shedding came in before dinner was cooked but that was no problem. Music, dancing, food was great and the owner came around to ask each table if everything was up to scratch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
JulieEB55
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Sydney, Australia
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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George, South Africa
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were in St. Francis for the Easter Weekend and was lucky enough to get a booking here. The atmosphere is really great and the setting is perfect with great views of the canals in St. Francis. Then the food is out of this world, the seafood is phenominal and so is the rest of their menu. I has the... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The only place in town with consistently delicious food, service and atmosphere. I ate here last night with my boyfriend and his family, we each had a delicious meal. Debbie was our waitress who is always amazing. Apart from having to take out a loan to eat here, you always know what you're getting, which is what you want because... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed a tasty meal here with a good selection of Greek food and helpful service. Only issue would be pricing, they were sneaky in charging extra for items which we understood were included in the base price (eg. which brought the price of a single side order of bread to R90!) and overall very expensive versus other excellent restaurants... More 

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Heidelberg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you love Greek food... this is the place, not on the cheap site but nice, very nice. The canal view from the taverna is great.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Great restaurant, wonderful atmosphere, load shedding came in before dinner was cooked but that was no problem. Music, dancing, food was great and the owner came around to ask each table if everything was up to scratch.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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173 reviews 173 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We enjoyed dinner here in February, Load Shedding kicked in whilst we were there but it did not hamper the enjoyment or the food.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What an experience. The view was awesome, the atmosphere great, the staff friendly and the food unbelievable.

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Brighton
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102 reviews 102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Great situation on a man made waterway. Menu has a wide choice with lots of fish options. Our waitress was very helpful in making our choices. If you want an outside seat oor front row you will need to book. But there is no problem inside the restaurant is spacious and airy.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

OMG the food, the wine, the staff...amazing and the crayfish tails were out of this world so much so that we revisited on our last night

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

the beautiful Greek restaurant on the canals!😄 great family service and a very good vibe😊 the food is excellent ( try the ribs) you have to try this place!😝

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Saint Francis Bay
  • Phone Number: 27 0 42 294-1309

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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