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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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3 reviews
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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!

Thank Mark S
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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!

Thank Tanya H
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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.

Thank TripAdviser747
Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

Thank 13Briandublin
Surrey, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

After 500km in a day, we were tired and hungry. The B&B owner recommended this as a nearby restaurant. We ate downstairs, very good fish and fast service (for Africa!)

Thank Guy K
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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68 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

this place has an awesome vibe, staff are all energized and fun. We had quesedillas and enchilladas, the portions were big and delicious. It is a very laid back, casual spot.

1 Thank jessjohn89
Blumenau, Brazil
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Live music was awesome. Price is ok. The staff is very friendly and work hard to do their best. Great place for friends, couples and families. They have a deck around the restaurant where is perfect to see the street and for smokers. The food is definitely delicious. Big portions and very tasty.

1 Thank Renata M
Cape Town, South Africa
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

A very pleasant place to relax after a long drive. Friendly and welcoming smiles from the staff 👍 The beer is as it should be, double ice cold. Also an outside seating area where you can chill out and people watch....really nice. Would definitely recommend if you're staying nearby.

1 Thank Nudge86
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We had experienced a massive storm and the electricity was out and my husband wanted to watch the rugby. We took a drive just down from where we were staying and came across Surf Café! What a lucky find! Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff who were really on the ball! Landed up having supper there which was very nice.

1 Thank liefie2015
Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Best Socail Food with Awesome Local's all day and night long. Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch and Dinner. Well selected wine list, Awesome Cocktails. Craft beer, Draught Beer. You name it Surf Cafe Serve it!

1 Thank Estellllle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Bar, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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
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?