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Delicious Monster Restaurant

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Second Beach | Behind Wood 'n Spoon, Port St Johns P.O. Box 62 , 5120, South Africa
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Lucca
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights here as we enjoyed it so much, the accommodation being quirky and fun. Nothing was too much for our host and her helpers and the surrounds are really very pretty (once one overlooks the rubbish on the sides of the road) - this is South Africa folks. We had fresh delicious crayfish tails with garlic butter... More 

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Muizenberg, South Africa
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were staying at Umngazi, and went for a drive around Port St Johns. Lots of places to go but apparently 2nd beach is the nicest place to visit, and we stopped in at Delicious Monster. The owners have been in PSJ for 20 years, and their magical home and restaurant are a great venue to spend a few hours... More 

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1 Thank KyleMartin83
Winterton, South Africa
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We visited for lunch and despite being advertised and recommended, the place was closed with no one around. Check by phone before driving out to the restaurant.

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1 Thank bergview
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A well run accommodation with clean rooms great restaurant with good food .relax on the deck watching the birds and looking over the sea and drinking a cold glass of wine .

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1 Thank David P
Berlin
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95 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

It' s a nice restaurant in the hills of Port St. Johns. Clodsed in thefternoon. The foodie fresh made sot might take a little longer to get it. Just a few dishes but we were satisfied

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1 Thank HaraldBerin
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We had the mini meze platter as starter and the queen prawns and shawarma as main course. It was really delicious ;) and you have a nice view over second beach. The place looks cosy and well organised. The personnel is very kind as well. We really recommend this place.

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1 Thank Anne-Lotte M
Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Having visited Port St Johns for the first time in December, my other half and I were keen to see what the local restaurants had to offer. We ventured out of our riverside lodge and through the town with The Delicious Monster (TDM) as our destination. Whilst the town is accessible by any vehicle, I would suggest a 4x4, SUV... More 

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1 Thank ryantmardon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast at Delicious Monster on the way to the exotic silaka beach. The Bacon egg and cheese toasties were very good. But add their unique homemade sweet chilli sauce and you have the best sarmies ever!! We bought 2 jars and will try to figure out the secret ingredients... or maybe we'll just come back for more!!

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1 Thank Petra K
Strand, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great hidden gem with wonderful sea views! Don't be discouraged by the gravel road, it's worth it. The only place in PSJ where we could find fresh fish, in a backpackers setting with a wonderful atmosphere!

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1 Thank Charlotvdv
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Lamb shwarma - tasty but lamb a little tough. Monster burgers- Burger meat not 100% pure meat (hopefully the other stuff was just soya!) Prawns - average. Backpackers style restaurant with reasonable service and good views.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$80
Cuisine
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Second Beach | Behind Wood 'n Spoon, Port St Johns P.O. Box 62 , 5120, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port St Johns
Description
We are a remote Restaurant and Retreat with spectacular views and special Meals. All homemade products and Herbs from the garden. View the Sardine Run with Dolphin and whale sitings aplenty or just watch the waves crashing on the famous rock, The Gap or Blowhole at Second Beach. Monkeys jumping on the roof are a daily occurence and awesome hikes right on your doorstep. Special visits to surrounding sites like Magwa Falls can be organised. We have credit card facilities Now.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?