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The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean

2662 Clarence Drive | Overstrand, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 28 272 9238
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“kleftiko” (17 reviews)
“baklava” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
2662 Clarence Drive | Overstrand, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

We placed our order over the phone and we experienced excellent telephonic service. Arriving to collect our order of 9 takeaway pizzas we were met with a fairly friendly reception. We were early so we had to wait 10 minutes which was no problem. We...More

Thank Bryan_P_Anderson
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

While the waiter was very friendly and helpful, can't help but feel this was a total rip off. Our order was delivered within 3 minutes of ordering, which always smacks of microwave, sorry, but it's true, and while I appreciate moussaka is a big dish...More

Thank Nicky F
costas t, Owner at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Dear reviewer ...we take good note of your comments . Its always a pity when a complaint is lodged only via this channel and not face to face as it bodies the question whether its real or fowl play . We ( the management and...More

Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the services and the Pizza is Amazing!! Highly recommended. The hosts I found to be charming and quite gracious. Do so make it a point to stop in. You'll feel like your sitting in your family kitchen.

Thank Nina C
costas t, Owner at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us ! We are excited that you liked the pizza and we will look forward to welcome you again in our restaurant in the near future.!!

Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Group of six went to this restaurant for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. We were seated outside whereby the view was amazing. The staff were exceptional and gave us friendly and excellent service. We had a variety of meals ranging from steak to pizza...More

Thank mariodewet
costas t, General Manager at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us ! We are excited that you liked the food and we will look forward to welcome you again in our restaurant in the near future.!!

Reviewed February 9, 2018

Having been in the hospitality industry for over 30 years and understanding that sometimes the wheels come off or something goes wrong, this restaurant should really rather close their doors. We read all the reviews for various restaurants in Betty's as we are not familiar...More

Thank jeudihunter
costas t, Manager at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

We take good note of your comments . Its always a pity when a complaint is lodged only via this channel and not face to face . It bodies the question whether its real or fowl play especially when such complaint comes from a "very...More

Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in having seen the reviews. Simple eatery but wow simply cooked great food. Would call in again if passing. The king lip was a huge portion, perfectly cooked.

Thank silton
costas t, Manager at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us ! We are excited that you liked the food and we will look forward to welcome you again in our restaurant in the near future.!!

Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited this Greek family restaurant in Bettys Bay for dinner with friends and we had a memorable experience. In summary the food was delicious and amazing with very generous and well priced portions. The place was nice and clean. The owners were always present...More

Thank bk705
costas t, Manager at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your excellent review! We are excited that you liked the food and the service at our Greek restaurant in Bettys Bay. We will keep even getting better! Greek family restaurant means pleasant service and...More

Reviewed January 15, 2018

Lunch for a family of 6 week of January 8th. Waiter very casual, not professional. Food was mediocre at best. Fish and chips from frozen and tasted like it. Line fish of the day was R180 and had no taste although portion was a good...More

Thank Neil S
costas t, Manager at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us . We are sorry you had a bad experience but all prices are reflected clearly on the menu. Unfortunately, we can not possibly serve you prawns and fresh catch of the day ...Kinglip on discounted prices....More

Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

The Whaling Station restaurant has great Greek food every time we visit them. The menu is very interesting with food choices for everyone. All meals are fabulous with over generous portions and well priced. Super friendly service

Thank freski334455
costas t, Manager at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us ! We are excited that you liked the Greek food and we will look forward to welcome you again in our restaurant in the near future.!!

Reviewed January 3, 2018

Four of us visited The Whaling Station recently. Three of our party ordered the Lamb shank and one the lamb chops - two without the chips. We had asked for the salads to be slightly bigger because of the lack of carbs. The lamb shank...More

Thank Nina V
costas t, Manager at The Whaling Station Greek Mediterranean, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Dear reviewer thank you for visiting our Mediterranean family restaurant in Bettys Bay and taking the time to review us. Yes indeed, the restaurant was very busy these days but we try our best to keep everybody happy . Lamb shank meals are served with...More

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July 20, 2017|
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Response from costas t | Property representative |
Yes, The restaurant is pet friendly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2662 Clarence Drive | Overstrand, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Betty's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 28 272 9238
  • E-mail
Description
We are a small family restaurant, passionate with the traditional Greek cuisine for years. Our vision is to introduce everyone to the original spices and the authentic Greek flavors. The fresh ingredients, beautiful seaview and warm welcoming atmosphere are some of our qualities. Here at the Whaling Station Restaurant you can experience the world-known mediterranean Greek cuisine and our exquisite wine list. The Whaling Station Restaurant got its name from the original Whaling Station which was operational nearby during the early 1900's, the remains can still be seen at Stony Point. The Whaling Station Restaurant is the only place where the original photo's of the Whaling Station can be viewed.
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