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10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
27 0 42 294-1309
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an excellent meal one Sunday lunch the sun was shining and we took advantage of sitting out alongside the picturesque canals. The service was excellent and the waitress knowledgeable. She explained the specials to us without having to keep returning to the kitchen. She knew exactly what the kitchen could offer in the way of vegetables etc always... More 

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Thank Jotownend
Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great place for lunch or dinner, staff are excellent, always welcomed and well fed and looked after. A regular place for us to visit, enjoy the views and the company

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Thank mrmrsd2016
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent...we were a big table from the start the waitresa was ride and sarcastic. We felt like we were inconvenienceing her to order more drinks. She took orders wrong and forgot some of our mains and starters. When we did ask regarding were told we ordered wrong which was not the case. Could hear her ranting to other... More 

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Thank Ega33
Cape St Francis, South Africa
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big Time Taverna has been in St Francis Bay for over 18 years. Now there has been a major revamp of the look and feel of the restaurant, as well the addition of Sushi and Sushimi dishes. Very good and has attracted me, many time, and more. If you are planning on a visit to St Francis Bay this must... More 

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Thank RodPen
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Myself and my fiancé had the most special evening @ Big Time!! The service was unbelievable. Our deep fried cheese starter was out of this world. My stuffed chicken main course was one of the most succulent and tastey chicken dishes I have eaten in years. We arrived to a cold bottle of bubbles on the table and they treated... More 

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Thank Chris M
PePeLePhew
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We were not expecting anything special from this restaurant and were pleasantly surprised. The food was fresh, tasty and prepared with an honest integrity of a family run restaurant. I can imagine that in season this place must be very busy and possibly service and quality could suffer under these conditions, but we were there in the off season and... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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71 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

what a outing it is having lunch at this beautiful restaurant situated in st francis escpecially on a sunny day . The food was average but it did not really matter due to the location and great vibe .I will visit again for sure!

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Thank schoeman b
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Well this is a hidden gem ! Greek cuisine and upstairs Italian. Fantastic location overlooking canal and it must be great in summer as they even have a pool !! Owners are very hands on and take time to talk to all guests , ambience is terrific and food was too class , I will be back !!

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Thank Andimar115
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I cannot review this restaurant on its food but I can definitely review the service from the front of house. The phone line is permanently engaged or just not answered ... so forget about making a booking. If you do manage to make a booking then it will be for at least a week in advance. The positive spin off... More 

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Thank Redster1
Berkshire UK
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Stayed in St Francis Bay. 3 out of 4 nights we ate here.Excellent food and service.One of the best fillet steaks I have ever had..Great atmosphere and excellent and friendly staff (that's you, ladies !!)

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Thank Chris G

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Greek
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Saint Francis Bay
  • Phone Number: 27 0 42 294-1309

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?