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Blue Waters Cafe

Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk | Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 583 4110
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (33 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
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Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk | Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here twice during our Poet Elizabeth trip and were not disappointed. The service is consistently good and the wine choice suits most palates. The dishes are not elaborate but are flavoursome and can cater for all diets. The views are amazing and one can...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Watergypsy02
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Apart from great views of the beach, the menu is also very nice. Varied in choice but a little on the pricey side. Well worth a early or late dinner. Try the sushi

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Big_GWP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good things first: Great location! The food of the restaurant is ok. Nothing special and not great. They offer a large menue with a large variety of foods. But that’s it with the good stuff. The food took at least 45 mins every single time...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank LLCLars
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite a busy period and peak season, service was exceptional, as was the food. The menu has a large selection. It is especially good that they you can order snack meals at breakfast and not limited to just the "breakfasty" things. I had camembert prawns...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aloealo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location overlooking the ocean but the restaurant design doesn't really take advantage of the potentially great views. Food was generally disappointing with the fish especially being way overcooked. Steak was quite good. Craft beers on offer were not very nice. Service was very good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank safricaninsing
Reviewed 1 week ago

First our waiter had no idea about any wine. Not good and when we asked did not tell us that the BW by wines are recommended by owner who is a wine expert. Food was good but not great. We wanted to see outside but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 832davidh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are regular visitors at Blue Waters Cafe and we simply love going there. The view from the restaurant is to die for and the good is really great. I especially love their salads, they are fresh and crispy and delicious and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GoWellWithSharon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a hidden gem, make sure to visit this cafe, excellent food and excellent service (Alieshea, 3 thumbs up for being an excellent waiter).

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChocolateAbuser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initially the drinks took very long for no apparent reason I order nachos which I was told was out of stock but later the waitress returned and said they do in fact have nachos Nachos was good Ribs were good Soup was average, bland Waitress...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anelgreyling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with my family after hearing great things. Food was completely over priced.. R53 for a beer and R171 for hake nd calamari? Wouldn't have minded the prices if the food was worth while but the fish and calamari was over cooked. Asked for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michelle B
Barthodv, Owner at Blue Waters Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience after visiting our restaurant. We truly regret that we let you down! We strive to serve amazing meals and provide you with service excellence and we definitely missed the mark in this review....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk | Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth  >  Summerstrand
  • Phone Number: +27 41 583 4110
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Blue Waters Cafe is situated next to the ocean with great views of the bay. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our meals range from light meals, steaks, chicken and fresh fish.
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