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De Viswijf

54 Diaz Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
+27 42 293 3921
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“suzette” (11 reviews)
“paella” (12 reviews)
“thai seafood” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
54 Diaz Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very cold stormy evening in JBay tonight and we decided to visit and old favourite. My wife ordered her favourite oxtail and myself my favourite Kingklip on the bone. Very happy with sticking to two old favourites as it just never disappoints....More

Thank Jacques H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best mussel potjie that I have ever had. Highly recommended to go and eat there. Will eat there every night

Thank gertf2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Go for the view, we did not really enjoy the food. The soup was the nicest dish we had and was there at lunch, seemed popular for business meetings however definitely better restaurants nearby.

Thank AussieTraveller1313
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We took our dog on a road trip so he was our dinner companion. The viswijf was so welcoming of him. We got a candlelit spot on the balcony with blankets, candlelight, beautiful views. Service was excellent and paella to die for. Really well priced...More

Thank Roxco76
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We spent two two days in Jeffrey’s Bay recently and after reading the Trip reviews decided to have lunch at De Viswijf. The approach to the restaurant is rather scruffy but once inside we thought it was bright and cheerful. I note that a few...More

Thank Marion B
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Entering the building it looked a bit seedy - but wow once inside a different feel. Greeted by the waiter and he explained the menu dishes which enabled us to decide to stay. The menu is not large but the seafood dishes we chose were...More

Thank ewaldz46
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Good restaurant, perfect seafood. The best oysters ever. Fine atmosphere, only the bubbly was not cooled. But the people were nice and friendly. And a wonderful view.

Thank velvis484
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

It can be an arranged wine tasting evening or just a diner with friends. You will be welcomed by friendly and professional staff. The owners are on hand and right in the business. Ernie's wine knowledge is endless and he can choose the perfect wine...More

Thank Jacques H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A varied menu with some African style options. Not in the greatest part of town but the food and attention to detail made up for that. We particularly liked that the owner picked us up and returned us to our accommodation.

Thank PFM16
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at De Wiswijf. All of us chose fish and were all happy with the respective meals. There are also meat and other types of courses available on the menu. We had a table on the deck which is the nicest area -...More

1  Thank Aisla G
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Rosemary D
do you cater for vegetarians?
11 January 2017|
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Response from hanroux | Reviewed this property |
They have a limited vegetarian menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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11:00 - 14:00
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11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Diaz Road, Jeffreys Bay 6330, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Jeffreys Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 293 3921
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