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THE GREEK is a local gem in Jeffreys Bay, situated near the beach it is the perfect spot for great food and wine. With world travelers, locals, foodies and families visiting THE GREEK daily. Once you have been to THE GREEK you will forever be part of THE GREEK's family. The success of THE GREEK is down to 3 beliefs. 1. We do everything the GREEK way: We only use the best fresh local produce cooked the authentic greek way in clay ovens and open grills. 2. The second belief is, a restaurant is more than just food, it is about good company, good music, good atmosphere, good conversation and becoming food friends. 3. Uncle George's philosophy on life, food, love and everything in between,
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Waterfront
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All reviews prawns octopus pizza baklava lamb chops seafood salad delicious food j bay cape town great restaurant beautiful view catch of the day george maria jbay vibe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No Covid distancing! Restaurant filled to full capacity. Food and service ok BUT food so salty that it is close to unedable. Lamb chops was like biltong - salty and dry. Seems it was reheated. Very dry. Prawn sauce just as salty. Ambiance good but...overcrowding was scary in Covid times.would not go back. Overpriced prawnsMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch. Focahia and a feta / chilli dip was great as a starter to share. Ordered the kilo prawns to share. Wow.... It was excellent. Succulent and fresh in the "secret" sauce. You need the bib 😂. Baclava and coffee to round...off a perfect meal. Service was great. Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 15 December 2020

The sign says Best Prawns in Town. It is very true. One of the best sea food restaurants in the country.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 9 December 2020 via mobile

Lovely view, and the food was great. The starters were a little pricy, but the lamb chops portion was huge and absolutely delicious. Good thing we shared and were able to save space for the delicious baklava! Definitely a worthwhile treat.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2020

Nothing but great service and the food amazing....special shout out to Maria for the home away from home...friendly and hospitable experience...definently a must place to go...thank you for my great experience...

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 August 2020

Arrived for lunch... But lady manager wearing no mask or distancing. Once seated all her waiters had no proper mask covering, simply hanging low on their necks faces fully exposed. Spoke to manageress she was very arrogant, told me to wear my own mask!! Will...never bother going back as food was also only mediocre. But arrogant and definitely a COVID Risk Restaurant in Jefferies Bay and that with COVID growth would advise avoiding!!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 18 August 2020

Stopped in for Lunch, service was great and they had a range of amazing teas, need I say more. Loved what we ordered, it was delicious and nothing to complain about. Just great to be out and enjoy a restaurant mea. Can thoroughly recommend this...restaurant and we will be back for sure.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 17 June 2020

The previous reviewer made this statement, and we are in full agreement. Pity about the misunderstanding... Simply the best lambshank I have ever eaten. It is a restaurant that deserves to be in the no 1 position, due to a very talented team in the...kitchen as well as front of house. Well done!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 7 March 2020 via mobile

This is a restaurant that has the potential to be world class. On the day we went there the restaurant was busy. We ordered prawns which were done in a tomato type sauce. We had not understood this and although on the menu we ordered...the prawns but asked for them to be done with just a garlic butter sauce. Needless to say they arrived in a tomato based sauce. We complained to the waitress who was rude. She ran to the owner who was dismissive to us and outright rude. In today’s day and age one goes to restaurants for fun and enjoyment not to encounter rude owners. There are far better places to eat in Jbay than the Greek.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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thegreekjeffreysbay, Marketing at The Greek, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2020

Hi David Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for recognizing that THE GREEK is a world class restaurant with patrons returning yearly from across the world. Your syntax is confusing and therefore , I will need more information to follow...More

Reviewed 22 February 2020

Waste of time and money. Never thought pizza could taste this bad. What a disappointment. Unwelcoming and disgusting. AVOID!!!!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from Nyetsi | Reviewed this property |
Hi...just seen this query...but the Greeks restaurant is in Jay Bay - SA so No....no visa required if you are already in SA..... Just get down to Jeffries Baii on south coast bru....
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