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US$4 - US$25
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Seafood, Bar, Grill, Pub, Healthy, Wine Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly
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All reviews prawns seafood hake the river bird life enjoyed our dinner decent meal watching the boats unique experience great spot few drinks kenton vibes sunshine cape
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Reviewed November 19, 2020

Recently I visited the sandbar and was pleasantly surprised by the decor and set up, but was seriously let down by the menu and prices. I had looked online to see what food they served and thought I'd be enjoying a nice burger while my...family had fish dishes (as I do not eat fish). We arrived and only after we had ordered drinks were we told that there was a new menu with only 3 dishes, one being a Shawarma. Thinking that would be an ok meal for myself, I ordered it and due to the price, expected a meal. What arrived was 1 single small shawarma that barely had any meat in and no side or anything, for R85. Then my families dishes arrived (a mix of calamari and hake) and for the 3 of them they only provided 1 small portion of chips (which at any other restaurant would be a serving size for 1 person), stating that it was for them to share. We complained about the chips so they brought us more. Overall, being my first time at the sandbar after 9 years of holidaying in Kenton, I was seriously let down by the menu and prices. The venue is epic and the staff were lovely, but that was all over shadowed by the seriously overpriced and reduced menu.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

First time on the river but we’d heard of the place for years. Had the hake, which was fine, but I coveted the next table’s shrimp when I saw how much the people were enjoying them. We will come again.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

This restaurant has charm and good food . the prawns were exceptional , very large and very tasty. its was charming to dine by the water and the service was very good . I also had the calamari which was also a delight i would...recommend this place vor an evening meal or anytime .More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2020 via mobile

Good honest food, well cooked, and great value for money. The prawns come highly recommended as does the fish and chips. Relaxing way to spend lunch in the sunshine!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

It’s always a pleasure having a few drinks and a decent meal while floating on the scenic Bushmans River and enjoying the bird life and watching the boats go by. The food has always been decent, good portions. Service was a pleasure! Will always return.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2019

What an amazing, relaxed, kid friendly place. Calamari was outstanding. Service friendly. Really great place to spend an afternoon

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 27, 2019

Group of 9 and the atmosphere was amazing. Best value in the Eastern Cape. Friendly staff and even dog friendly. Great food and service. Thank you.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

Great food, great venue. We'll priced and the service is excellent. Stunning views of the Bushmans River and surroundings

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 25, 2019 via mobile

This has always been a favorite for seafood. Used to be a little rough around the edges but has recently been refurbished and now is a great spot with a bit more class! Try the seafood platter for two which is great value for money.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2019

Awesome vibe, excellent food and the friendliness of the staff. Be sure to visit the Sandbar Floating Restaurant, will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2019
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  • Sandbar floating Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 3.5
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 3.5