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Big Time Taverna

10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 1309
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (17 reviews)
“kleftiko” (5 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Kleftiko and Ribs , nice vibe, great view of canals. Good service. Indoor seating at night and great outdoor seating during the day.

Thank DDR1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lady managing our guest house gave us a list of available restaurants in the area when we checked in but actually recommended a couple of others. Since it was cold and a bit rainy, we fancied some hearty food so chose the Greek food...More

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were so much looking forward to our visit to the Big and were quite delighted that the owner even picked us up at our hotel. But during the drive he told us quite sexistic stories about his girlfriend and his wife. (Better a used...More

Thank Sabine S
bigtimetaverna, Owner at Big Time Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sabina S Sorry we could not satisfy your expectations at the BIG ( Big Time Taverna ) And next time i promise not to tell any jokes in the car Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays The owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and son had the slow cooked lamb and said it was the best lamb they had... It was Veg food was ok... could be better! Next time we will choose different veg dishes. The ambiance in the restaurant is lovely. And the owner...More

Thank Kashma R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a warm reception, and had a really enjoyable meal. The owner is attentive and the service was good.

Thank Andree2011
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

How many restauranteurs have put so much love and effort into a restuarant as Peri has!!! Thank goodness, as so many have come and gone- only the great hosts endure in this game for so long in today's climate !!!! Wines well priced , good...More

Thank EasyGoing1204
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We went for dinner and had great lamb chops and meze. Debbie is great and always smiling, though often overworked. A beautiful restaurant with good Greek food.

Thank BreezeInn4
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This unique restaurant is a gem, situated on the canals, it is classy, expensive but well worth the outlay, generous portions, superb wines & scotch, immaculate decor- an upmarket Restaurant for the discerning diner. Absolutely fabulous

Thank brisanbedandbreakfas
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food! Mezze platter to start that gets the taste buds hopping around your mouth then moved on to my favorite, saucy eat your fingers off ribs. My wife usually goes for the calamari tubes or the stuffed calamari which are both knockouts every time....More

Thank LaHaan
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This is truly special. I walked in and felt at home. I went for some gelato and with the hope of getting a view of the canals. And boy did I get all and more. The owner is truly exceptional! And the views are breathtaking!...More

Thank innocentiam673
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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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 42 294 1309
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