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US$5 - US$25
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Seafood, Grill, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews paella thai seafood steak oysters rice line fish sole our waiter wine list south african dishes wow wow wow beautiful view generous portions great menu great value for money a great evening fred
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Reviewed 25 March 2022

Not knowing Jeffries Bay very well I took guidance from a local as where to have dinner. We all have different taste in food. Having travelled widely world wide and having had the privilege of having eaten at a wide variety of different restaurants I...try to keep an open mind when going out for a meal. The only good experience I had at this restuarant was the crocodile carpaccio, that may well be bought in already smoked. Really very pleasant. The remaining food (prawns and kabeljou) were poorly prepared, overdone, dry and tasteless. The service was poor to say the least , almost as if they do one a favor to give service. This is not only limited to any one waiter/manager. Luckily Jeffries Bay offer many other opinions.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Nadine Klemp, Owner at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2022

Hi Martin Thank you for sharing your opinion and experience. We appreciate the feedback and take a positive approach in our review thereof. Our apologies that our food and service did not meet your personal and privileged and well travelled expectations and or personal preferences....More

Reviewed 3 February 2022 via mobile

What an amazing food experience !! Wow the food is par excellence so well prepared tasty, friendly and efficient staff. We had steak for dinner and decided a lunch the next day before leaving Jeffrey’s. Prawns in your special sauce Devine delicious the best. Thank...you. We will be backMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2022

It is so WONDERFUL to hear when guests enjoy what we love to do! We can't wait to welcome you back again soon! Thank you for making De Viswijf part of your jouney! The De Viswijf Team

Reviewed 17 January 2022 via mobile

Very good food and service great value for money been here twice will come back great location and everyting was nice very good winelist and different meals thank you from Anita and Jan Swedish couple

Date of visit: January 2022
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2022

What a privilege it is for us that you made De Viswijf part of your South African journey. We look forward to welcome you back again soon! The De Viswijf Team

Reviewed 9 January 2022

we made an appointment with our friends and were and were seated in the lounge area until our table was ready. the service and the food and most importantly the presentation was outstanding. Dress up and enjoy a great evening.

Date of visit: January 2022
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2022

Thank you for choosing De Viswijf Riaan! Reviews like these, motivate us to keep on doing what we love! Please do visit us again soon! The De Viwijf Team

Reviewed 8 January 2022 via mobile

Very good atmosphere and great menu which is reasonable priced.Pajella the best meal on menu and Calamari exceptional.Fred the owner very friendly and service of high standard.Will definitely visit again.

Date of visit: January 2022
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2022

We are looking forward to welcome you back soon! Thank you for taking the time to award us your 5 stars! The De Viswijf Team

Reviewed 4 January 2022 via mobile

Excellent food and great service. We have visited the restaurant several times and especially like the seafood. Friendly service despite being very busy. Bookings are advised during high season. The place has an upmarket vibe especially at night. Highly recommended if you are in JBay.

Date of visit: January 2022
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2022

Excellent food and great service is what we strive for. Thank you for choosing De Viswijf to be part of your lovely day! Please do visit us again soon! The De Viswijf Team

Reviewed 3 January 2022 via mobile

My husband and I popped in at De Viswijf in Jeffreysbay for a light lunch after the day’s outings. We were welcomed with such friendly staff and shown to our table outside on the deck with the most beautiful view. We ordered drinks and received...them almost immediately. Our waiter ( Soekie ) was very helpful with our decisions about our meals ( since the menu had so many yummy options, it was hard to choose only one !). After we ordered, we enjoyed the light, relaxing music while watching the waves of the ocean break on the shore. Then, the food arrived. We were speechless! With amazing presentation, generous portions and so much flavour, this lunch exceeded our expectations by far. We had the Seafood platter, and the both of us couldn’t finish it. I would definitely recommend De Viswijf restaurant to any tourists and/or locals. A big thank you to the owners Fred and Nadine for their gracious hospitality and for the wonderful experience.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2022

This is WONDERFUL to hear! It's always such a pleasure to hear others appreciate the things we enjoy doing! Serving delicious, beautiful and well prepared food, is what we strive for. AND we enjoy doing this with a smile! Oh and how we love our...More

Reviewed 26 December 2021 via mobile

A charming restaurant in Jeffrey’s Bay. Tastefully decorated and very welcoming. Owned by a couple, the staff are cheerful and helpful. We had the oysters - ever so fresh. And a platter of prawn. The line fish of the day. And the Thai seafood curry...and rice. All the dishes were generous in proportion. And very tasty.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2022

This is WONDERFUL to hear! A big thank you for choosing De Viswijf ! Please do visit us again soon! The view from our balcony is BEAUTIFUL this time of the year. The De Viswijf Team

Reviewed 9 December 2021 via mobile

Amazing seafood dishes, especially the swordfish line fish - the fish was cooked to perfection. Great service from Sabrina and the rest of the staff. Beautiful view during the day and romantic ambiance during the evening.

Date of visit: December 2021
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2022

We are so glad that you enjoyed all the things we LOVE! We hope to welcome you again soon! The De Viswijf Team

Reviewed 19 November 2021

The decor, the food, the service, the view, the atmosphere - everything was perfect! We were travelling from the Craigs, and were already past hungry when we reached JBay after a long day. Not knowing the area, we Googled "restaurants near you" and VOILA -...we found the best in the west/south/east! The winelist is extensive - very much so and the menu has many options to choose from - I thouroughly enjoyed the Thai seafood pot, and my partner had a BEEEG sole with chips , rice and calamari.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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De Viswijf, Marketing at De Viswijf, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2022

We are SO GLAD that Google led you to us and that you enjoyed your visit! We hope you traveled safe and we hope to welcome you again SOON! The De Viswijf Team

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141janekev
3 September 2019|
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Response from DeViswijf | Property representative |
Yes we do Janeke! And are they delicious! Come and enjoy them on our balcony...the weather is incredible! De Viswijf
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karoogal
9 January 2018|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
I would say that they dont. They do have a limited menu for vegetarians
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9 January 2018|
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Response from 444nadine | Property representative |
We have a few options and we do dishes on request. Best regards Nadine
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Frequently Asked Questions about De Viswijf

Yes, De Viswijf offers takeaway services.

De Viswijf is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5