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John Dory's Bay West

Walker Drive Extension | Shop No. LG01A, Baywest Mall, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 87 285 8507
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“ice rink” (2 reviews)
“play area” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Walker Drive Extension | Shop No. LG01A, Baywest Mall, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: John Dory's Bay West
1. Fish
" we tried the grilled fish and it was absolutely perfect."
C6270RQians
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2. Grill
"something for everyone's taste. Seafood and meat"
Martha S
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3. Sushi
"The sushi platter was the cherry on top"
Kgetjepei2016
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

In search of seafood for Sunday lunch, we found ourselves at John Dory's at Baywest Mall outside Port Elizabeth and sat at a booth opposite the Ice Rink, so we were cool and comfortable. My wife had a sushi selection and sashimi and insisted that...More

Thank GarethSeath
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Ahoy Gareth, Thank you so much your amazing review of John Dory's Baywest Mall. We are delighted to know everything was fresh from the ocean and that Amor provided you with such great service! :) We hope to 'sea' you and your wife again soon!...More

Reviewed December 10, 2017

Within hours of landing in Port Elizabeth after 2 days of flying from the US to South Africa, I had to have seafood and steak. We had the prawn platter with chips and surf and turf with squash and creamed spinach which was shared between...More

Thank Just_a_normal_mom
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2018

Ahoy Just_a_normal_mom, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. Great customer service and excellent food is our aim. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Recently visited John Dory's at Bay West in Port Elizabeth. Had a great waiter. Ordered they're double hake and chips special - kitchen got it wrong and sent us 1 piece instead. Waiter quickly sorted the problem, fish was very nice! The chips was a...More

Thank Jaco_Wagner
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Dear hotelhurdygurdy, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are sorry to hear that your did not fully enjoy your experience but are pleased to hear that you received good service. If you would like to discuss this further, please...More

Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Me and the family went there for supper for our first time. Amazing place with and amazing view and even better kiddies area. Food was a bit pricey but if you look at the view I guess you have to fork out a bit. Maybe...More

Thank DiamandiCD
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Dear DiamandiCD, Thank you for taking the time to review our fish, grill & sushi restaurant. We are so happy we could turn it around for you. We look forward having you back again, soon! Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed July 6, 2017

We went for their half price fish 'n chips on Tuesday and were pleasantly surprised; the food was tasty and well prepared, the portions were more than generous and best of all, it was a meal which didn't break the bank! The staff are pleasant...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Dear Jilldutoit, Thank you for taking the time to review our fish, grill & sushi restaurant. We're thrilled to hear that the food & service was a hit! We hope to see you again soon for our ocean of choices you will find hard to...More

Reviewed April 25, 2017

We thought that as far as chains go, this John Dory was excellent. Highly visible managers and owner is why we surmised , and swift turning of tables, given that is serves the movie house, the teams seem geared to get orders in and out...More

Thank Faye J
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2017

Dear Faye J, Thank you so much your amazing review! We are thrilled to know you enjoyed your experience with us. We look forward to having you back again, soon. Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed April 24, 2017

After yearning for a good seafood we went to John Dory's Although the food wasnt bad it wasnt as good as expected either Service was also a little slowMore

Thank TLC_4play
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2017

Dear TLC_4play, Thank you for your review of John Dory's Baywest Mall. We're so sorry to hear that this was your experience. We'll certainly inform management to ensure that any necessary changes are made. If you would like to discuss this further please either call...More

Reviewed March 31, 2017

With three generations around one table, you would imagine that there would be hitches, but no, the reverse was true! The children were kept amused and safe in the play area, leaving their playing only to order and then to eat. I was impressed with...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

When leaving Port Elizabeth late afternoon, Baywest Mall is perfectly located for a late lunch, early supper on the way back to Jeffreys Bay. Had some Sushi and they do great onion rings. On this visit I tried a new organic wine on the menue...More

Thank Jacques H
Reviewed January 10, 2017

If you're looking for a great deal on a Saturday night then John Dory's half price sushi platters is a must. Service was fast and efficient, didn't wait long for food, food was great and we really enjoyed ourselves. This all even though the waiters...More

Thank FireflyAfrica
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Bay West, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2017

Dear FireflyAfrica, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are delighted to hear of your positive John Dory's experience! Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, John Dory's

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Walker Drive Extension | Shop No. LG01A, Baywest Mall, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 87 285 8507
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Description
Ahoy Me Mateys! Join us at John Dory's - the best seafood restaurant that the whole family can enjoy! Our menu has an ocean of choices for all our seafood lovers! From fresh hand-rolled sushi to tempura battered fish & chips. Shiver your timbers! Our catch of the day, prawns, calamari and fresh oysters are a reason to abandon ship and come ashore! Our kids' menu has a variety of yummy meals for our young mateys too and we also have a cool kids' play area with boatloads of fun activities for little sailors! What are you waiting for? Dock your boat at John Dory's for arrr-mazing food and service.
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