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Delicious Monster

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River Road | 3 Lloyds Cottages, Second Beach, Behind Wood 'n Spoon, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
+27 83 997 9856
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shawarma” (7 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
River Road | 3 Lloyds Cottages, Second Beach, Behind Wood 'n Spoon, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We were here to have dinner and got one of the best seafood dishes we ever had. It’s a very simple but romantic little restaurant and the owner Jan is really friendly!

Thank Lauritschi
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Awesome place! Food is delicious, service excellent and the atmosphere and view just great. I think that rustic look makes it special and that's why it perfectly fits to the nature and surrounding. The experience is even more ideal when you manage to see the...More

Thank JaneTeesalu
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I stayed in PSJ for 1 night for work purposes, my colleague and i looked all over PSJ for a relatively attractive place to grab a bite and enjoy the locally fresh caught seafood. And Delicious monster happened to be our choice and boy oh...More

Thank EarthchildAFRIKA
Juliet L, Manager at Delicious Monster, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you hope to see you again. 😉

Reviewed 22 January 2018

What a great little restaurant, we never miss a visit or two here when we are in Port St Johns. The Shwarmas are phenomenal

Thank Kyle N
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Delicious Monster is an incredible place to enjoy the amazing seafood on offer in Port St Johns. It's quirky, original and located just set back from the beach with an incredible decked area which a favourite spot. We'll always try and get a table here...More

Thank Khotso-Lodge-KZN
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We slept here for one night, the house was nice and you have such a great view from the balcony! Lovely cats and dogs here and the food was just amazing! Thank you

Thank MarilliM
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had dinner and breakfast during our stay at the cottage up the hill. Really good food, quirky decor and great service

Thank Laila S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a laid back spot to have an ice cold beer, great food, with an awesome view. We frequent this place as often as we can. If you're in PSJ, make a point of visiting The Delicious Monster.

Thank Greg250f
Juliet L, Owner at Delicious Monster, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thanx Greg so glad to share the spot

Reviewed 25 March 2017 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)...More

1  Thank Convalle
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,...More

1  Thank KyleMartin83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: River Road | 3 Lloyds Cottages, Second Beach, Behind Wood 'n Spoon, Port St Johns 5120, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port St Johns
  • Phone Number: +27 83 997 9856
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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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