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Wood n Spoon

Second Beach, Port St Johns, South Africa
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (2 reviews)
“great view” (3 reviews)
“chips” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Second Beach, Port St Johns, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We were a little hesitant as this restaurant is super rustic. But we were glad we stayed to enjoy the ice cold beer and a simple but freshly prepared meal of sea bream with butter and fresh herbs with hand cut chips and a side...More

Thank jenniferatooley
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very kind and sweet owners! Delicious fish and stunning views. Sat together with the owner at a bonfire for hours, amazing atmosphere.

Thank Reinder v
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

The food was okay, but not spectacular. We ate here the first day, as it was close by lodge on the beach and Delicious Monster was closed. Personnel was kind!

Thank Anne-Lotte M
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Rustic little place, food was good value for money. Two freshly caught crayfish tails for R95. Great view

1  Thank Barry L
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Just enjoy the good atmosphere in this nice little Restaurant. We recommend the tbone and also the chips. :) Anytime again.

Thank Miko_German
Reviewed 15 February 2016

What a special gift Quality freshly made food made with Love Handcut chips Hearty Soup Best veggie burger ever Beautiful humble service baie baie dankie vir ons heerlike vol maagies

Thank ChantellVV
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This place is what Port St Johns is all about - great view, right on the beach, wonderfully relaxed atmosphere with African music playing and the staff chatting to each other and laughing away. The food was nice too - I had a big t-bone...More

2  Thank Mazi-Wazi
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The Wood n Spoon is a simple little restaurant on the South side of second beach. The food is good but can take a very long time to get to the table. If you are in a relaxed mood and have time to spare then...More

Thank HikingWildCoast
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We spend a lot of time at a river near psj so often go in to get supplies. We have lunched at most of the restaurants but somehow missed this one. As already reported its rustic but it has a really nice view, staff were...More

Thank curt c
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This is according to some locals the best spot in Port st John's...I was impressed. Seafood Currie was brilliant, Bream was just as good. The vegies was very good. Basic but very nice. First stop if we are back in Port st John's

Thank TheWallRSA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Second Beach, Port St Johns, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port St Johns
This place is also reviewed here (not by me) http://www.modernoverland.com/south-africa/eastern-cape/port-st-johns/wood-n-spoon/ Its a fantastic little local eatery run by the people who own it who cook the most amazing food - burgers, curry, sandwhice s and breakfast. Just amazing. They are super nice and its a great little atmosphere./wood-n-spoon/
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