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Delicious Monster

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Second Beach | Behind Wood 'n Spoon, Port St Johns P.O. Box 62 , 5120, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as a group and had a very nice time. The service was very friendly and the food, great. After a few bottles of wine we went outdoors to drum on bongos around the bonfire. Delightful!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed excellent vegetarian Shwarma with good friends around the fire. Can't be beat. The funky vibe is good fun and the host and hostess were brilliant.

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1 Thank Shannon F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Laid back. Cold beer and good food. Visited a couple of times during our stay in Port st Johns and every time something new to explore in the menu. This is unpretentious good food. Service is laid back like the town, but more than sufficient. We had a good couple of meals ! Thanks guys.

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1 Thank Safari M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Port St Johns is one of those places that should really be doing much better, if everyone did not herd themselves into Cape Town and Durban. One of the great things in the very small town is the un-assuming but absolute value for money restaurants by the beach side. Delicious Monster is one of them. The fish is divinely fresh... More 

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1 Thank Michael K
Grahamstown, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Leave all your prejudices at home and go. The best setting for an eatery anywhere. Awesome value. We had a wonderful crayfish and mussel casserole for R120-00! If you don't want box wine, take your own.

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1 Thank Theunsjan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Good view of the ocean from the small deck . Starters and main course we're good.Be prepared to wait a little for your food as this is a small quint establishment and had only one waiter to assist.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Up the hill and therefore overlooking the area invisible post of the beach. Hippie style decor. Fresh food, nothing extraordinary but very decent. Friendly and relaxed service.

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1 Thank Falk R
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Take a throwback to the seventies and eighties in this wonderful, hippie place. Take your own drinks unless you enjoy Black Label quarts and the lamb Shwarma is highly recommended. A nice evening and an eye-opener for the teenage kids!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Set in amongst the tropical forest down by second beach this little hippy retreat has a cosy, brightly colored restaurant where the catch of the day is served. We ate sea bream which was as delicious as it was fresh, served with a choice of sides. Jan, our Dutch waiter was extremely pleasant and the entire evening a delight as... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

we had the line caught fish which was divine lightly battered and swerved with spinach and pumpkin which made the whole dish truly delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$80
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Second Beach | Behind Wood 'n Spoon, Port St Johns P.O. Box 62 , 5120, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port St Johns
Description
We are a remote Restaurant and Retreat with spectacular views and special Meals. All homemade products and Herbs from the garden. View the Sardine Run with Dolphin and whale sitings aplenty or just watch the waves crashing on the famous rock, The Gap or Blowhole at Second Beach. Monkeys jumping on the roof are a daily occurence and awesome hikes right on your doorstep. Special visits to surrounding sites like Magwa Falls can be organised. We have credit card facilities Now.

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