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Sugar Reef Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Sugar Reef Cafe serves casual Caribbean fare at our elegant beach house. Open daily for lunch and dinner from noon until 9 p.m. Our all-day menu includes soups, salads, burgers, and grilled fish made from fresh, organic, local ingredients. Favorites include lobster and fish roti, callaloo soup, and key lime pie.
$12 - $26
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Caribbean, Seafood
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you walk into Sugar Reef, the ambiance is awe inspiring. First, you are struck by its wide expanse of white-washed walls. Then, the picturesque view of the bay hits you. If you look up, you'll see amazing hand crafted chandeliers made from reclaimed drift...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Globetrotter_JV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely location, warm welcome by staff, best rum punches, good food, what is there not to like, sun loungers and seating on beach

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rewecourt
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Great place and food but they have a seagrass problem right now. Rotting seaweed really sticks up the area. Too bad. Seems they were trying their best to clean up the beach but the onslaught of the grass was defeating.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dirkpitt1701
Judit S, Manager at Sugar Reef Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

Dear Dirkpitt1701, We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time and the food at Sugar Reef Café! We did have a problem on our beach in February due to the periodical influx of Sargassum seaweed. We worked hard to clean it up...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019

We booked an evening meal for just my wife and I and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was excellent, the staff so friendly and informative and the venue in a beautiful place. I suppose you will enjoy the views so much better at lunchtime...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Roy J
Reviewed March 9, 2019

A great restaurant on its own merit but a perfect stopover before or after visiting the Turtle Sanctuary. Spacious and welcoming location that opens to a panoramic view of Industry Bay. A simple lunch of a roasted corn salad with Feta cheese was divine. All...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Americevenol
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Comfortable, well furnished and attractive restaurant yet right on the beach so perfect for lunch. Simple menu offering very interesting salads with fresh fish, delicious rotis and desserts with the best ice cream we’ve tasted. A good walk from Port Elizabeth but well worth it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 265juder
Reviewed February 22, 2019

We called in here for a beer on our way back from visiting the Turtle Sanctuary and were so impressed by the very friendly staff, the attractive setting (inside and out) and the menu that we booked for the set Saturday Evening dinner. We were...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 261Carole_R261
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

This place is just a few minutes drive from Port Elizabeth and well worth the taxi ride. We had taken the ferry from st Vincent in the am to go and spend the day o Bequai and had made a reservation for lunch here To...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Joanne N
Reviewed January 30, 2019

We had a wonderful time eating, drinking and meeting new friends! The restaurant is gorgeous and the staff is topnotch! Thanks Sponge ;-)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChicagoDreDre
Reviewed January 23, 2019

had dinner here which was excellent. I recommend going for lunch to enjoy the wonderful views that are not available at night

Date of visit: January 2019
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November 8, 2018|
Response from Judit S | Property representative |
Sugar Reef Cafe is closed at the moment. The business will reopen on December 12, 2018. We will be open everyday from noon to 9pm for lunch and dinner.
Jermel D
May 5, 2017|
Response from Judit S | Property representative |
Starters are between 15-25EC Mains are between 25-68EC In more details: 25EC for a large bowl of soup, 39-49EC for salad, roti, burgers and 68EC for a chicken or fish main. We would be glad to email you our actual menu if... More
January 18, 2016|
Response from Judit S | Property representative |
Yes, prices are in EC dollars.
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