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“Amazing Prawns”
Review of The Greek

The Greek
Ranked #10 of 77 Restaurants in Jeffreys Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Greek
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: THE GREEK is a local gem in Jeffreys Bay, situated near the beach it is the perfect spot for great food and wine. With world travelers, locals, foodies and families visiting THE GREEK daily. Once you have been to THE GREEK you will forever be part of THE GREEK's family. The success of THE GREEK is down to 3 beliefs. 1. We do everything the GREEK way: We only use the best fresh local produce cooked the authentic greek way in clay ovens and open grills. 2. The second belief is, a restaurant is more than just food, it is about good company, good music, good atmosphere, good conversation and becoming food friends. 3. Uncle George's philosophy on life, food, love and everything in between,
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Stopped on route for lunch. Excellent food, especially the prawns. Beautiful view of beach. Staff friendly and stunning atmosphere.

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Thank Teri59k17
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We ate there on Easter Monday and the restaurant was packed, yet George still took the trouble to discuss our choice of food with us. He paid attention to all the guests. In spite of the crowd, the service was efficient and the food was very tasty. The eisbein is not prepared in the German way but like kleftiko. It was tender and delicious and the cabbage with which it was served was unusually tasty. The homemade mustard was also very good. The portion of fish of the day (cob) that my partner had was also very well prepared and flavoured.

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Thank Anna B
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Our innkeeper recommended this restaurant for seafood, which was a lucky recommendation for our overnight visit to J-Bay. If you just decided on where to eat by the tripadvisor reviews, you might pass this one up.

This restaurant has an extensive menu (Mediterranean and local foods), but the thing to definitely get here are their prawns, served in their speciality sauce. We ordered the tiger prawns for 2, and the portion was ample and very tasty. Some people here have stated that the restaurant is a bit expensive, but 345 Rand for a portion serving two seemed reasonable to me for prawns. They also have a reasonably-priced wine list (many wines under R100) that you select yourself from their wine cases.

Not being sure how many prawns we'd actually get, we started with an order of their "focaccia bread." It wasn't focaccia bread (at least as this American understands the term), but it was very tasty home-baked pizza bread and delicious. A delight to eat with our wine as we waited for our prawns.

The setting is oceanside, but not many indoor tables have ocean views. That did not detract from our enjoyment of our meal, especially since we went in the evening, and is was mostly dark outside!

I would definitely return next time I was in the area.

Thank Dave R
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Beautifully situated very close to the main beach, this is the perfect place to have excellent food in an easy-going relaxing atmosphere.

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Thank DerrickC386
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We once went as a family, very large crowd in December 2016 and the service and food were all great. We later went in May 2017 with a friend and it was terrible. Did not have certain dishes displayed on the menu, the service was friendly but slow. The prices were up a lot. Seems to go all out during holiday season, but not the same the rest of the year.

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Thank cennec
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