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Surf Cafe

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Shop 10 Beacon Isle Drive | Cnr Pharos and Beacon Isle Crescent, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
+27 44 533 6801
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Surf Cafe is on the 1st floor of the Beacon Isle shopping centre with tables inside and outside on the balcony. We often eat there and order the Mexican dishes and the food is always good, and well priced.

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Being a semi regular patron of Surf Cafe, I have to firstly compliment the friendly welcoming vibe from everyone but especially from Tammy who has served us a few times. It's not just a job for her - she truly cares about people and it shows. thank you Tammy. Food has always been great - especially the bean soup and... More 

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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153 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

There is nothing not to love at the Surf Cafe. The staff is great & friendly and the food is fantastic. This is absolutely our favourite eatery in Plettenberg Bay and definately worth a visit.

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This place is great for drinks etc but not the food. We ordered the banting birger and it was the worst burger I have ever had. It was bland even the mushrooms had more flavour

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Thank Jenni G
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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261 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Live music, ontop of the shopping centre at Longships Drive/Kwik Spar. The view will not sell this place, but the people, atmosphere and menu will. Best chickpea burger that we have ever had. Great for the younger crowds (25 – 50). Hip and happening. Delicious cocktails mixed to perfection. Lovely experience!

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Thank MackyDs
kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and great service. Only visited for a week but every time I walked in they knew what I wanted! Locals hangout it seems! Would return anytime!

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Thank karatekid11
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Great spot, with awesome vibe, really really good food, and exceptional service-quick and friendly. Had nachos to start and chilli con carne main, win!

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Thank Mark S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Great mexican food, good prices, great service, lovely live bands, great atmosphere! Visitors of all ages and cultures. Definitely a little surfer gem!

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Thank Tanya H
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Small restaurant on the upper level of the Beacon isle Centre. We had eats there a couple of times as they had some nice Mexican dishes on the menu.

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Dublin, Ireland
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place to socialize with friends on open mic night, if you are young and wild at heart a very nice place to be at night, if you a bit older I would recommend lunch time it's a bit easier on the ears... Besides that nice food I would recommend the chicken salad and some quisidilla which really fills you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Cuisine
Bar, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 10 Beacon Isle Drive | Cnr Pharos and Beacon Isle Crescent, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Plettenberg Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 533 6801
Description
Surf Cafe perfectly blends together bar and restaurant to create a fantastically relaxed night out experience.
With our selection of nostalgic surf trips meals and friendly vibe we'll have you in that holiday mode in no time, perhaps that is why its such a popular spot for locals.
Regular Live music performances add to the occasion and we now offer free wifi for spending customers.
Surf Cafe is also a great spot to catch live sporting events on the big screen including live streaming broadcasts of the ASP word surfing tour.
Meals are simple, but good and priced to keep you coming back. "Good food, Great vibe, the place to be!"

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