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Dutton's Cove Restaurant

$$ - $$$, Seafood,
21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 851 0155
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Prawn special at Duttons Cove today. Excellent! Get to Duttons to experience! Thank you to all at Duttons.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We had plenty of time and enjoyed a few drinks on the balcony which boasts a sweeping panorama of the Bay, and its outcrops to the left and right. There is an even higher balcony which is just that much better. The food was delicious...More

Thank GavinCame
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The greatest view restaurant in Herrolds Bay with the crappiest service you can imagine. Arrived at 2pm on Sunday, got menus and that was the last seen of service or a waiter. Sat for 20min + and then got up and walked out. People on...More

Thank Deon G
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Thank you Tracey and staff for spoiling us with an awesome lunch. Your wine list is magnificent and enjoyed our glass with the awesome view of Herold's bay. The new menu looks great and the service good. This will always be my most favorite place.

Thank sanrig
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Food was ok but the place was dead on a sat night which speaks volumes I guess. The food was okay, nothing special but we wree staying at the Oubaai hotel so very very convenient. It was a big restaurant to be empty, so guess...More

Thank Guyleroiuk
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant several times over many years when in the area. This week the food was especially good, lovely flavours and great value . Particularly impressed by the excellent choice of wines by the glass. Thanks due to Lucky for the friendly...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had dinner here - it was so cold outside but the atmosphere inside just made up for the freezing weather

Thank Rina M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is the only restaurant in Herold's Bay that is close to the Oubaai Hotel. Great views. We enjoyed watching a spectacular sunset from the deck and then had dinner by a table close to a fireplace. Great service by a waiter called Grey. Food...More

Thank Fuzlin
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Dutton's Cove Restaurant is situated on an ideal spot above Herold's Bay. It was a beautiful sunny winters day when we visited. We sat outside. We ordered fish and chips - with the option to have roasted veggies instead of the chips. It was a...More

Thank TravelbugMLA
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We were staying in Heroldsbaai, and ate at Dutton's Cove 4 times - breakfast, lunch and twice for dinner. The menu is not large, but varied enough to satisfy all of us, including my gluten-free daughter. We ate on the top deck with a view...More

Thank KareyK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 851 0155
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Dramatically situated, overlooking a sweep of pristine beach and rocky outcrops, Duttons Cove offers unparalled privacy and tranquility. The terrace areas extend from the restaurant and bar, offering magnificent views and sunsets over the bay.
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