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Surf Cafe

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Shop 10 Beacon Isle Drive | Cnr Pharos and Beacon Isle Crescent, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
27(0)445336801
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damascus
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a really nice little bistro type restaurant wh oh was closely to our guesthouse. They offer a variety of dishes and good fresh seafood. I need to eat gluten free for medical reasons and they had several interesting options available on their menu. This impressed and surprised me as I did not find that to be the norm... More 

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Thank damascusjockgirl
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is epic to work at or chill and have a beer with friends. It was really great to sit outside on the balcony and have lunch there, the food was amazing and reasonably priced. The staff were all friendly and everyone was in a good mood. I needed to do some work while I was there and the... More 

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Thank DevonKrantz
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat and drink and have a good time. At night a great place for entertainment. On the weekends a great place to hang out on a sunny afternoon. Thx to all the crew at surf cafe!

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Thank Caroline J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Distinguishable vibe coupled with a homey atmosphere and surroundings makes Surf Cafe the perfect spot to enjoy yourself and let loose. Friendly vibrant staff offer a unique dining experience. Always have a wide selection of drinks to choose from. Great Mexican and Indo dishes (mie goereng is fantastic) and generous portions. Keep finding myself here

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Thank Ryan K
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were very lucky to arrive here on the 1st Wednesday of the month when open mic night is held, very entertaining, nice food, good drinks, excellents atmosphere. great value for money!

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Thank Marcela B
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A great local bar to hang out with the locals and have drinks. Friendly staff and awesome vibe. A good time.

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Thank Leigh-Ann H
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Surf Cafe is on the 1st floor of the Beacon Isle shopping centre with tables inside and outside on the balcony. We often eat there and order the Mexican dishes and the food is always good, and well priced.

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Being a semi regular patron of Surf Cafe, I have to firstly compliment the friendly welcoming vibe from everyone but especially from Tammy who has served us a few times. It's not just a job for her - she truly cares about people and it shows. thank you Tammy. Food has always been great - especially the bean soup and... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

There is nothing not to love at the Surf Cafe. The staff is great & friendly and the food is fantastic. This is absolutely our favourite eatery in Plettenberg Bay and definately worth a visit.

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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great for drinks etc but not the food. We ordered the banting birger and it was the worst burger I have ever had. It was bland even the mushrooms had more flavour

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Cuisine
Bar, Mexican, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 10 Beacon Isle Drive | Cnr Pharos and Beacon Isle Crescent, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: 27(0)445336801
Description
Surf Cafe perfectly blends together bar and restaurant to create a fantastically relaxed night out experience.
With our selection of nostalgic surf trips meals and friendly vibe we'll have you in that holiday mode in no time, perhaps that is why its such a popular spot for locals.
Regular Live music performances add to the occasion and we now offer free wifi for spending customers.
Surf Cafe is also a great spot to catch live sporting events on the big screen including live streaming broadcasts of the ASP word surfing tour.
Meals are simple, but good and priced to keep you coming back. "Good food, Great vibe, the place to be!"

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?