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John Dory’s Summerstrand

Cnr Beach & Lodge Rd | City Lodge Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 584 0067
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (35 reviews)
“hake” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Grill
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Cnr Beach & Lodge Rd | City Lodge Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I dined there last week. Very nice plater for 1. Well pricced. Courteos staff, acceptable wait for food. Onlya slighly sticky table top was a slight negative.

Thank Case V
Reviewed yesterday

Platter for one with the linefish is good for R139, great prize and great food. room delivery to the Town lodge was good gesture

Thank idah m
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great meal. I had the platter for one with fish, calamari and prawns. Everything was very good and I will go back more.

Thank n0eleenr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service average, food average, prices a bit steep for what you get. I ordered prawns and the size was very small, veggies was cold. I brought it to the attention of the manager on duty who apologised and gave us coffee on the house which...More

Thank Louisa M
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this review

Dear Louisa M, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dorys Summerstrand. We are sorry to hear that the food served was not up to standard. Your feedback is much appreciated. We hope to "sea" you again soon! Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Had high hopes for fresh seafood as I live in a landlocked country. I'd never heard of JD's but it was next to the hotel we were staying in, so we gave it a try. I had the Hake/Fried Calimari and Chips, husband had the...More

Thank jleuenberger
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this review

Dear leuenberger, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dory's Summerstrand seafood restaurant. We're so sorry to hear that this was your experience. That certainly doesn't sound like the level of service & food quality we pride ourselves on. We would appreciate the...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

John Dory is not a well spread chain throughout South Africa but it holds its head up amongst fish restaurants. The service was attentive and the food was served hot and quickly.

Thank erewhon
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this review

Dear erewhon, Thanks for the great review and rating! Nothing pleases us more than satisfying our customers. We look forward to providing you with more great food and service in the future! Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed 10 April 2017

very fresh good food. For the people that not like sushi or sashimi is there also other food to choose.

Thank Linda v
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went here rather than Ocean Basket close by as OB has huge flight of stairs which my wife would find hard. JD has large free car park behind it!! It was a special occasion as we were in PE to meet an Ethiopian friend flying...More

Thank Addisadvisor
Reviewed 30 March 2017

For being a chain restaurant, the food was actually decent. I thought the prices were definitely higher compared to Ocean Basket or similar restaurants. I had some sushi and the chicken schnitzel. The chicken was cooked perfectly and was very tender, not one bad piece....More

Thank Jack H
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this review

Dear Jack H, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal but, we apologise for the service you received. We'll certainly inform management to ensure that any necessary changes are made. If...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

The restaurant is attached to a hotel. As part of the dinner offering, one is able to charge the meal to the hotel. Walked down to the restaurant - A "so-called" manageress approached me. As I was busy asking for a table, she turned back...More

Thank Jeets2804
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory’s Summerstrand, responded to this review

Dear Jeets2804, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. Your experience at John Dory's Summerstrand concerns us. Our customers are very important to us. We would appreciate the opportunity to get in touch with both you and the store's management team....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Beach & Lodge Rd | City Lodge Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 584 0067
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Description
Hoy Me Mateys! Join us at Summerstrand John Dory's - the best seafood restaurant that the whole family can enjoy! Our menu has an ocean of choices for all our seafood lovers! From fresh hand-rolled sushi to tempura battered fish & chips. Shiver your timbers! Our catch of the day, prawns, calamari and fresh oysters are a reason to abandon ship and come ashore! Our kids' menu has a variety of yummy meals for our young mateys too and we also have a cool kids' play area with boatloads of fun activities for little sailors! What are you waiting for? Dock your boat at John Dory's in Port Elizabeth for arrr-mazing food and service.