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Michaela's of Cintsa - CLOSED

Chintsa East, East London, South Africa
+27 43 738 5139
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
5 Aug 2014
“No longer exists”
17 Apr 2014
“Great Venue with special Venicular rail to get there”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chintsa East, East London, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

This restaurant no longer exists, it has closed and is now a privately owned property. No longer exists

1  Thank Vincent_Buxley
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I really liked this venue and the team running it however I was disappointed when I heard that it was not being operated any more. So good and bad!!!

Thank Russ R
Reviewed 8 January 2014

BUT!!! We do have a Barefoot Café that serves excellent food! A pity about Michaela's. It died a slow death. At the moment it is standing empty. The new owner cannot decide what to do with it. There are talks of turning it into a...More

3  Thank CintsaEastSuzie
Reviewed 2 September 2013

This used to be a really superb restaurant, the new owners seem to lack the necessary skills in training the staff. The food is good but service lacking in the necessary basics. Would I go back??? I really do not think so.

1  Thank bungee19
Reviewed 13 April 2013

We have always loved this restaurant with its incredible views and delicious food. The staff have always been well-trained, knowledgeable and helpful. The menu varied and interesting. We visited in January (mid-week) with a friend from overseas and were terribly disappointed. Since the restaurant has...More

1  Thank Bronwen L
Reviewed 12 March 2013

From the moment one boards the rail car that transports one up to the reception area the experience is different. On arriving at reception we were greeted by the friendly staff and then decided to enjoy a sundowner on the deck where the views out...More

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 25 February 2013

The last time we ate at Michaela's was almost 3 years ago and at that time, we could see that the place (and the food) was already deteriorating. The restaurant closed for a few months last year and is now under new management. Unfortunately, the...More

Thank erasms2002
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Informal buffet family eating. Hearty food but not sophisticated. Suitable if everyone is in shorts and hungry after all day on the beach.

Thank Cherry S
Reviewed 24 January 2013

Great setting,pity its been or is up for sale.Great place for lunch, a bit pricy but the location makes up fpr it

Thank foodfreak550
Reviewed 8 December 2012

the restaurant has been closed for 2 months now, after a failed auction, but a new operator will take it for the high season, so we are hoping the food is at least edible because it has a great view

Thank RickChintsa
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  • Address: Chintsa East, East London, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London
  • Phone Number: +27 43 738 5139
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