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Waterside Grill &Bar

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406 Herolds Bay Road | Oubaai, George, South Africa
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Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice restaurant

Attractive circular building, with plenty of window tables. Short but appealing menu, good wine list, friendly service. Excellent value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
PAUL M
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Shorne, United Kingdom
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Shorne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Attractive circular building, with plenty of window tables. Short but appealing menu, good wine list, friendly service. Excellent value.

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Thank PAUL M
Cape Town, South Africa
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31 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Waterside Grill for years now as my husband is an Oubaai Golf Club Member. Last night we took some friends there. We booked at 11am already, they could not find our booking. The service was extremely poor. It is clear that they are all tired & not in the mood to work, they even said... More 

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Thank jua83
Poole, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Menu is fixed so after a few nights it is a but samey. Service delivery is poor but the food is tasty

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Thank Swale57
Cape town
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The restaurant has some nice tables, and the food was good. However, it is not a large restaurant and when there are several young children in the restaurant it spoils the ambience. It would appear to cater more for families with children that diners with no children.

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Thank Myburgh
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

We took our friends to the Waterside grill last night and I had talked up the delicious creme brûlée only to find the menu has changed and they no longer serve what was the most amazing signature dish. The new menu was nice enough but the desserts were disappointing. The tiger prawns were also very tiny and not what was... More 

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Thank gree0000
Wellington, New Zealand
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Had breakfast here while staying at the hotel. Decent breakfast, ok service, nice ambience. Wouldn't make a special trip but nice if staying at the hotel.

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Thank SweetAzNZ
George, South Africa
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Took my wife here for our anniversary once and this is a hit for date night!! Great food with a nice romantic setting, will recommend this to anyone planning a special occasion. The food is really great too... Will have to plan another special night here again soon!!

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Thank Coles8
Rustenburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Although pricy the food was awesome, the setting magnificent and the service great. Like the idea of the open plan kitchen. Makes one hungry when you see the chefs in action and smell the aromas of the different dishes being prepared

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Thank Rei E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Just wanted to commend Oubaai on the Waterside Bar service delivery and food. We were served by the barman, Songs. He is very knowledegable, friendly, prompt and a true asset to your team. Thank you. The food was well presented, well above par and the cocktails were tasty. Value for money. Thank you for the good experience. We will definately... More 

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Thank NataschaLaing
Alberton, South Africa
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123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Waterside Grill has great ambience, with staff that are very friendly and professional at all times. However, I was disappointed with the food. For starters, when entering the venue, a very impressive grilling station is situated dead center of the space. To me, this signifies excellent meat. Of course we proceeded to order a fillet and a sirloin. As the... More 

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OubaaiHotel, General Manager at Waterside Grill &Bar, responded to this review

Dear Andrissa F Thank you for sharing your dining experience at our Waterside Grill on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your positive feedback as well as disappointments experience by you. All comments have been noted. Kind regards, Brian Ng Yuk Shing Acting Resident Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 406 Herolds Bay Road | Oubaai, George, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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