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Second Beach, Port St Johns, South Africa
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Description: This place is also reviewed here (not by me...
This place is also reviewed here (not by me) http://www.modernoverland.com/south-africa/eastern-cape/port-st-johns/wood-n-spoon/ Its a fantastic little local eatery run by the people who own it who cook the most amazing food - burgers, curry, sandwhice s and breakfast. Just amazing. They are super nice and its a great little atmosphere./wood-n-spoon/
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
check out the fish of the day - it's great

fast service, great food. family of five, orders a big verity of food and drinks - all were good. the fish of the day was the best

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

fast service, great food. family of five, orders a big verity of food and drinks - all were good. the fish of the day was the best

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Yesterday I took "meal of the day" crayfish - great. And nice high tide view with sunset. Good place.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were on our way to the neighbouring Restaurant but as I it was closed and we were hungry we stopped here. The tables and decor are rustic at best and the overall feel is like a roadside Caffè in deep Africa. But the food was great - burgers were meaty and tasty and the seafood dish was delicious. No... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The staff were so friendly & welcoming. We were amazed at how good the food tasted considering the price & the fact it was cooked in the caravan. It was definitely an experience I will remember...especially because after dinner the lady who cooked for us and her partner walked my friend & I back to our hostel because they were... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I had good memories of the Wood 'n Spoon. My last visit was disappointing: it is still a very pleasant place, but my burger was simply not good. Pity!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Looks quite dodgy from the outside, but the staff was very friendly and we had a nice view onto the beach. My T-bone steaks wasn't the best, but it was solid one. My girldfriend's baked potatoes were very delicious. We can really recommend it and it's definitely worth a visit if you ever come to that corner of the wild... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

What a tasty meal, served by a lovely host, with a beautiful view of the cows on the beach. We both had fish with chips and salad (one standard fish, and one herb buttered) and it was fantastic. I also had the tomato soup which was really fantastic. Quiet and relaxed, it was a lovely place just to take a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Rustic and charming, a short hop from the river on 2nd beach. My wife and I had a wonderful lunch here. Friendly relaxed service and one of the best T-bone steaks I've ever had the pleasure of devouring, chips were superb too. Highly recommend, will definitely try again when we next return.

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Littleton, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

The service was a bit slow but in a great, relaxed way. The food was fresh and delicious. The atmosphere was very cool... they took a camper and made that into their kitchen. Just a handful of tables outside around the camper make up the entire restaurant. The place is tucked away on a dirt road. Highly recommended!

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Chintsa, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Simple food, nice wine and a relaxed vibe. If you're expecting fine dining don't even consider it but a fun and funky place for an evening by the beach!

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Address: Second Beach, Port St Johns, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port St Johns
Cuisine: African

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  • Address: Second Beach, Port St Johns, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port St Johns

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  • Cuisine: African

Description

This place is also reviewed here (not by me) http://www.modernoverland.com/south-africa/eastern-cape/port-st-johns/wood-n-spoon/ Its a fantastic little local eatery run by the people who own it who cook the most amazing food - burgers, curry, sandwhice s and breakfast. Just amazing. They are super nice and its a great little atmosphere./wood-n-spoon/

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