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Friar Tuck Restaurant

Marine Drive, Margate 4257, South Africa
+27 39 312 1084
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (24 reviews)
“oxtail” (3 reviews)
“our waiter” (7 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Marine Drive, Margate 4257, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I send a lot of clients to this restaurant and every now and then go there myself to check. Not one person has ever come back disappointed. The service is good and the food is of highest standard. An excellent place to take important business...More

Thank SharkRoland
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I am in Margate without my family and was looking for a place that offers a good meal at a good price and something not too formal. From the outside the property looks a little dim and can actually throw you off. By chance I...More

Thank Cecil M
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Might hv been the best steakhouse in 2003 but i think that was were they got stuck in terms of decor, although they need a serious revamp - keeping the theme- the food was ok. Large portions and the veggie bake was good. Patties on...More

Thank Gwendolinel90
Reviewed 11 January 2018

While the decor is quaint all "Robin Hood'sy" we found the service to be slow and the food average. I ordered the outlaw chicken and I think judging by how long it took to arrive that the bounty is still out on him

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Food is ok. Furniture and setting is quite rustic. They don't celebrate birthdays - not even a cupcake.

Thank MrMuts
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Friendly and fast service. Nice vibe and decor. Delicious food !!! Balcony overlooking the main road in Margate. Make sure to try their Burgers !

Thank nettar223
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Yummy food. You get value for money. I was there 3 times in 2 weeks. Easy to find something for everyone on the menu.

Thank Uwe J
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit Friar Tuck based on the reports read. We were not dissapointed. Gilbert was our waiter and I must agree with the previous reviews mention that he is one of the best waiters I have ever been served by. Unassuming, discrete and...More

Thank seanJHB
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I send probably an average of 20 clients a month to Friar Tuck. They all come back 100% happy and most go there several times. I rate Friar Tuck as simply the best steakhouse in Margate.

Thank SharkRoland
Reviewed 14 September 2017

it was very pleasant, and the kids loved it portions were not too big, and not too small , food was tasty.

Thank 498fionap
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1 June 2017|
Response from Allayne2016 | Property representative |
As a restaurateur I have learned that you have to have a thick skin. It is true that the best restaurants can have the worst reviews and the worst restaurants can have the best reviews. In my experience, I do believe that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive, Margate 4257, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +27 39 312 1084
  • E-mail
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