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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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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little restaurant, with friendly service and fantastic food. I highly recommend the lamb shawarmas!

Thank Rachel H
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The staff are very friendly and the service was great. We ordered the seafood platter with grayfish and the meal was excellent.

Thank sandra p
Port Shepstone, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious food! Beautiful view of Second Beach. Artfully decorated and very laid back. Nice place to relax and enjoy each other's company. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank 305karin
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

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!

1 Thank tigershark6
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 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.

1 Thank Shannon F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 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.

1 Thank Safari M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 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 

1 Thank Michael K
Grahamstown, South Africa
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 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.

1 Thank Theunsjan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 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.

Thank raymondr500
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 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.

1 Thank Falk R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
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
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?