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Big Blu Restaurant & Bar

Point Road | The Point, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
+27 44 691 2010
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible17%
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“seafood” (6 reviews)
“snails” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Point Road | The Point, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Don't let the picture fool you! This restaurant has a wonderful view, by all means go and have a beer, just drink it from the bottle though! I ordered the special of the day, hake, calamari & chips...the chips were cooked in old oil, there...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Frumpymussel
Nel327, Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Hi Frumpymussel, love the name Firstly thank you for your review. We appreciate all reviews, good and bad. We are extremely disappointed that you did not enjoy your meal with us. Thank you for giving such a detailed review so that we may correct any...More

Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today over amazing views of the ocean! The food is reasonably priced and the food is lovely! There was also a man playing in the guitar and singing which set a lovely atmosphere

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank NatalieMan
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Right on top of the rocks with the surf crashing almost in top of you & then to top it all, it is a top whale & dolphin watching spot whilst sampling great cuisine! We'll be back! Louis-THE-lawyer

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank LOUIS-THE-LAWYER
Nel327, Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Hi LOUIS-THE-LAWYER Thank you fir your review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great location, but meal was not hot when it got to the table....not hard to cook a meal and serve it hot?More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank ljinwood
Nel327, General Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2016

Hi and thank you for you for your review. My apologies if the temperature of the food was not to your satisfaction. I have spoken to our kitchen staff and brought this to our attention. We want every customer to leave feeling satisfied and this...More

Reviewed 2 February 2016

This pub and restaurant has an amazing location on the Point, and serves relaxed pub-style food with truly friendly service.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank LookingLooking
Nel327, Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2016

Hey guys, Thank you for the amazing review. We hope to see you guys soon!!!!

Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped in at the tourism building and asked for a casual restaurant that we could have fresh seafood and walk to from town. She recommended Big Blu and WOW what a great recommendation! We walked along the beach and saw surfers and beautiful waves...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank rusty0103
Nel327, General Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2016

Hey guys Thank you so much for the amazing review. It was so nice to get to know you guys and to have you as our guests. We do hope that you will soon get the chance to come back to SA and visit our...More

Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Big Blue Restaurant is on probably the hottest spot it town in terms of restaurant location, but like others is not truly capitalizing on this fact. The food is usually pretty tasty, but the portions are quite small for what you pay. Prices are average,...More

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank gclindeque
Nel327, General Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Hi hi Thanks for the very balanced review. Of course there is always room for improvement and it is something that we work towards everyday. I am very pleased to hear you and others mentioned that our staff are always friendly as this is something...More

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in an amazing location. The food was delicious & the service was great! The management made us feel very welcome & added to the great day we had. Was the highlight of Mossel Bay after our hike of the St Blaize trail.

Date of visit: January 2016
1  Thank jillw328
Nel327, General Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Whoo hooo. Always good to hear people not only enjoying our facility but also all that the beautiful surrounding area like the St Blaize trail and the Poort swimming area has to offer. Hope to see you soon!!!!

Reviewed 6 December 2015

I love big blue. Have been going there almost every year since 2007. Never a dissapointment.Food is good, cocktails are amazing. And the view.... you can sit for hours on end looking at the huge waves. Beautifull setting, judt gets verry windy so take a...More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank 434katid
Nel327, Manager at Big Blu Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2016

Long time loving client, there is a cocktail waiting for you on your next visit.

Reviewed 23 November 2015

We were a little disappointed this time around. We usually go there at least once during our trip to Mossel Bay. Their calamari is usually great. This time, men ordered oysters - they were highly disappointed. Chicken strips were dry and tasteless, and the calamari...More

Date of visit: November 2015
1  Thank Susan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Point Road | The Point, Mossel Bay 6500, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Mossel Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 44 691 2010
  • E-mail
Description
Big Blu Venue is a Beach and Surf Cafe Style Restaurant specializing in mouthwatering seafood and local cuisine Big Blu has reincarnated itself with a little help from Mother Nature. In a word - the view is simply "spectacular"! The ambience is casual and eclectic. Big Blu is a tapas restaurant offering some traditional tapas dishes to be sampled, plus a nice twist on other dishes. Big Blu boasts with congenial staff, weekend events, tasty tapas dishes and view not available anywhere else in the Garden Route - making Big Blu well worth a visit!
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