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St Lucia Ski Boat Club

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St. Lucia Estuary, St Lucia, South Africa
+27 35 590 1376
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Reviewing restaurants in Santa Lucia gets really redundant because they are almost all pubs. The Santa Lucia Ski Boat Club is average by international standards but actually above-average for Santa Lucia, thanks mostly to the atmosphere (it's near the water in a peaceful part of town rather than on the main road where the only view is of cars and... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed it so much we went back. Lovely relaxing location to dine. The view of the estuary is very nice and when the work is finished will be perfect. All the staff are friendly and efficient. We enjoyed all our meals cooked to perfection. This is somewhere I would definitely recommend.

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Thank _lolnken
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited on a Sunday at lunch time and should have had the buffet that most people had but we went a ls carte,not bad but a mistake;long delay and not exciting when it came.

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Thank 364tilley
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were introduced to the St Lucia Ski boat club by Jon Burke and had some drinks with him and Kieries - lovely evening, with hippos in attendance as well.

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Thank Dianna S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Pleasant atmosphere and friendly waiters. Lots of activity across the Estuary as work continues to remove sand between the Umfolozi River and the Estuary so that more water can enter the Estuary.

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Thank Norma H
Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. Great view of the lake. Friendly and helpful waiters and staff. One could spend the whole day there.

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Thank Vanessa L
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got my best steak ever here - and at a very reasonable price too. The restaurant was full of overweight fishers, but still a nice place ;-)

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Thank Oejvind S
Whalley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal in here with lots of beer to wash it down. The staff are all great finding us a table in the shade. The menus had somthing for all 6 of us.

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Thank Mike B
Brockenhurst
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very entertaining waiter who explained everything well. Even so, the size of the meat course was an enormous surprise - it was enormous! However, we had an excellent bottle of wine and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves sitting outside looking at the view and the interesting work removing a peninsula across the estuary!

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United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate lunch two or three time during a 5 day stay, Food very good service excellent and reasonably priced wine list

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Lucia Estuary, St Lucia, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  St Lucia
  • Phone Number: +27 35 590 1376
Description
The name says it is a club but the restaurant /pub is open to the public. It has a fantastic view from the outside tables where you can watch hippos, corcs and more. I would like to write a review for this, I also have photos.

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