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

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Calgary, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Large restaurant on a canal, with quirky feature of a plunge pool, which we were told is actually used by patrons arriving by boat! Large portion of sticky ribs - the best I have ever had in a restaurant - just savoury enough, just sweet enough, just sticky enough. Served with good roast potatoes. Mousakka good, served with roast potatoes... More 

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Gariep Dam, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Great spot on the canals with lovely views..fantastic atmosphere and the food was superb . Try the ice cream!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

beautiful location overlooking the canal network in the marina with a cool infinity pool. So glad my kids had their bathing costumes with them! Delicious Greek food esp the melt in the mouth lamb and humous with a super fun atmosphere and great service. Would highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went here with my girlfriend and we had a fantastic evening. The restaurant is situated on the canals of St Francis with a cool little pool on the water. Although we never made a reservation we were able to get a decent table outside. I would suggest making a reservation or making sure that they seat you outside. We split... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is the only Restaurant I will go to in St Francis Bay. Perry the owner is a gem and he keeps this restaurant running year after year at an incredibly high standard. It has the best views of any restaurant in the area and if you own a boat, you can even get to it via the Kromme River.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Excellent food, great value for money, phenomenal service!! Very well managed...owner is very involved there and came to our table twice to check on us on a very busy night! VERY IMPRESSED!!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had a shared meze platter for lunch, which was fresh and delicious. It is high summer in SA at the moment, and the restaurant has its own swimming pool which was full of kids enjoying the water. A true family restaurant. It's a tad expensive by South African standards, but really a treat to visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

You are welcomed by a note on the menu stating that the prices vary according to the attitude of the customer....I should have walked out already then. My daughter's kiddies margarita pizza was r75 although it was far better than the disgusting gyro which I had....the pork was old & dry & although I complained the waitress was not interested.... More 

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Maun, Botswana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were only in St Francis for a night so needed somewhere popular to eat. This restaurant was recommended to us and we tried it out. The welcome and service throughout were very good and sometimes too much. The food was very good as well. The reason for not giving this a four star is that when I asked for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a good mixed mezze for lunch and a lift back to our apartment from a helpful waiter because it had started raining ! Encouraged,we went back the next night and had some unpretentious lamb dishes with a glass of robust house red.We finished with some excellent baclava and great coffee.Good atmosphere and great staff!!

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Additional Information about Big Time Taverna

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

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