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2663 Clarence Dr, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
+27 83 554 7789
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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2663 Clarence Dr, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Came for dinner with a friend and the lady who served us was friendly and made sure we were all good. Food tasted good and good serve size if hungry. Clean and tidy and pleasant chatting. No dramas with our dinner and worth a visit...More

Thank funboarder
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

I can’t really call this a visit. We were a large party with children so instead of unloading everyone two adults went in to look at the venue. The atmosphere was uninviting to say the least but in addition the cold shoulder we received from...More

Thank Desertmonkey2013
African_Albatross, Owner at Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Gosh.....It is evident to me from this review that the writer is not one of the two pleasant ladies who came in on Saturday and asked to look at a menu. They had a look around the restaurant and then asked me if I knew...More

Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Great service good quality food beautiful view of the sea and mountains. Recommended stop in this area.

Thank MariusRoux
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Jacks was lovely, plain and very clean, the food delicious and fairly priced. The service was very good and Laura was very friendly and helpful. We were seated on the balcony.

Thank Albert S
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Basic dining area but great service and good food provided. Menu has a good range of options to choose from.

Thank Bruce W
African_Albatross, Owner at Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thanks for your review, we appreciate the time taken and hope that we will see you when you are passing again x Laura

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Walked in and out within 10 mins. Terrible entrance, dirty place, not a friendly welcome, tables with no tops and a very expensive menuMore

Thank jeudihunter
African_Albatross, Owner at Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

As you did not sample our delicious food or marvel at the generous portion size I feel it presumptuous and decidedly ill mannered of you to say that we are expensive. You scurried out of the restaurant whilst I was busy with other customers on...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We come to South Africa every year during the British Winter and one of the first places that we always visit is Jack’s in Betty’s Bay. We don’t just visit once during our stay by the way, we visit several times because we love the...More

Thank AlistairCoy
African_Albatross, Owner at Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

It is always wonderful to welcome back friends from around the world and especially those who add such a lot of value when they visit.... Running a business like Jack's, which I have been doing now for nearly 10 year,s is not singly about the...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018

We stopped here on our travels. Not really a destination but a useful stop on a longer journey. Good selection of food and drink. Gift shop. Petrol filling station nearby.

Thank Nicked2016
African_Albatross, Owner at Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Excellent review of us and the area, thanks for taking the time x Laura

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Cute little place with very nice staff, good food and really good coffee! I recommend the place! Enjoy!

Thank OFWilliams
African_Albatross, Owner at Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Ah thanks very much for the kind words, look forward to seeing you when you are back in Bettys' Bay again x Laura

Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Perfect stop-over on the way to visit the penguins. Lovely owner and dog. Fresh menu and nice balcony to sit outside.

Thank David W
African_Albatross, Owner at Jack's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

We are so happy that Wolfie, the baboon chaser, has recruited another member to his fan club and we hope that when you are back in the area you will stop by again to see us all x Laura

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Annelie J
8 December 2017|
Response from African_Albatross | Property representative |
Good Morning and thanks for your interest in Jack's. We will be open every day over the festive season from 8h30am until last orders at 8h30pm. On Christmas Day we will have our regular menu available which can be found on... More
28 October 2015|
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Response from African_Albatross | Property representative |
Good Evening and hello from Betty's Bay - it's a beautiful still warm night tonight - wish you were here already! Jack's is open for breakfast lunch and dinner daily except Wednesday which in your case is the 27th Jan - the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2663 Clarence Dr, Betty's Bay 7141, South Africa (Formerly Jack's Corner)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Betty's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 83 554 7789
  • E-mail
With panoramic views of the sea and the mountains from inside the restaurant or outside on the deck, Jack's brings you fine home cooked fare prepared with the freshest of local produce. Whether it is a freshly baked croissant, our hand rolled pasta made with free range eggs or a decadent dessert you can be certain of a delictable experience. We are fully licensed and have a passion for coffee that is reflected in our diverse drinks menu.
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