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Dutton's Cove Restaurant

RR - RRR, Seafood,
21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 851 0155
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (25 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at OuBaai for the weekend and found this gem when looking for something to eat on Saturday. The vibe was fun and relaxed. The Gin and Tonic on tap was a refreshing complement to the salads we ordered for lunch. Even though the...More

Thank iNkosiLodge
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the ideal stop-over after arriving at George airport and before exploring the area. This popular restaurant overlooks Herold's Bay and offers simple, but delicious fare. The fish was beautifully prepared in a crispy batter with chunky chips and enough for supper too. Great...More

Thank hannetjiee
Reviewed 1 week ago

So often we experience a great restaurant , without any significant view, or a restaurant with a magnificent view but a mediocre dining experience. Sadly, the latter was our experience of Duttons Cove of old. The new owners have managed to turn the restaurant around...More

Thank Frans2005
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Frans Thank you so much for your support and your awesome review! It gladens our hearts that everyone enjoyed their experience. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a great experience last night at Duttons Cove. I have not visited the restaurant in a long time and I must say there has been a huge improvement since under new management/new owners. Thank goodness we pre booked our table...More

Thank Footprints822169
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Angelique Thx so much for your review. We are so glad that you noticed the changes we have made and that you enjoyed your experience. Pls do visit us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This afternoon myself and my family along with our friends were excited to watch the rugby at Duttons cove. On our arrival there were multiple seats available in the restaurant but to our disgust we were told that they had no space for us. With...More

Thank marlizevermaak
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Marlize Duttons Cove is a restaurant where people make reservations because of its popularity. It is not a bar. Unfortunately we only have a TV for rugby upstairs and all of our tables upstairs were reserved. When you and your family walked in not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arriving at George airport on Thursday, 20 September we received our rental car and headed to Dutton’s Cove to meet our son and his friend for lunch. I can advise to take the first Dutton’s Cove sigh (left) coming from the highway towards Herold’s...More

2  Thank zerwickrenatevictor
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow... What an awesome review. Thank you so much for this. We are elated to read about your experience and perception of our restaurant. We have been managing it since April 2018 and are ever changing to ensure everybody enjoys it. Pls do visit us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi im giving 5 out of 5 as i dont like to break a business, but i brought 3 friends today with high hopes to impress them, only to be disappointed with slow servive, uneducated waiters, burgers looked amazing we did order 4 of them...More

Thank ruano405
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well... This first sentence gave our hearts a skip... Dear Ruan So sorry to read about your experience and perception of our restaurant. There is no excuse for menu items not being available and unfortunately it was one of those days where we were understaffed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must stop when driving through Heroldsbay. Nevermind the beautiful setting, for a fussy steak eater like myself, the nicely matured sirloin was without a doubt one of the best I have had in the Garden Route. The ribs were are so spectacular and...More

Thank LadybirdRed
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Louise Thx so much for your review. We pride ourselves in the freshness and quality of our food and just love reading about your appreciation thereof. We are also investing a lot of time in training our staff and we are glad to read...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lamb shank was on special @R220, must have been in fridge for a while, could not get meat off the bone Spare ribs no lemon water to wash hands, when we asked waiter brought ice in bucket with lemon... Been there done that after 15...More

Thank Dawid K
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Dawid So sorry about your experience. We asked about this review and our manager said he was at your table and nothing was said about your food not being enjoyable. We pour our finger bowls from our very hot expresso machine and a block...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting destroyed by no service at all. The one waitor who served us , was saying that management is looking at employing him as an assistant manager, therefore he can not service us as he have to look after the other waiters. What a...More

Thank 86nicob
Tasha V, Owner at Dutton's Cove Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

O dear... Not nice to read this review. This doesn't sound like our restaurant at all? We also haven't served sushi since two months ago... Are you sure that you have the right place? We will look into this and do apologise. Pls visit us...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 851 0155
  • E-mail
Description
Dramatically situated, overlooking a sweep of pristine beach and rocky outcrops, Duttons Cove offers unparalled privacy and tranquility. The terrace areas extend from the restaurant and bar, offering magnificent views and sunsets over the bay.
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