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Big Time Taverna

10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 1309
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“ribs” (18 reviews)
“kleftiko” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I visited the restaurant this evening at 7pm. There was no one at the reception so I went round the back. I eventually found a waiter took great delight in telling me they didn’t have a table for me. I’ve never come across such an...More

2  Thank alastairjh
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We arrived without a reservation to a "full house"...Pino (the owner) accommodated us willingly at a 'couch table' where we enjoyed our amazing starters of grilled octopus & tzatziki. We then were seated at the best table in the restaurant. Our main course of Youvarni...More

Thank Cedric G
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The longest serving premier restaurant in SFB! Perri runs a good ship with attentive waitresses and a good selection of delicious food.

Thank butlert159
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Fancied something different so chose to go Greek. The service was excellent, as was the food and views, really can’t fault this place.

Thank Combsey
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Greek restsurant with a very friendly hardworking owner. The waiter was a friendly guy. The food and wine were excellent. We enjoyedit very much.

Thank Ger L
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed the food a lot - we sampled the sushi, steak, pizzas, lamb and desserts! Service was good and reasonably priced. The restaurant was clean and quiet on Wednesday night. One main was delayed and the host kindly gave it on the house!

Thank Roaming_Fox_1
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Possibly the best steak we have ever had. The food and service was excellent as was the setting could have happily sat there and watch the world go by and watching the weaver birds building their nest opposite. Reasonably priced we thought as well

Thank Iram01
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great Kleftiko and Ribs , nice vibe, great view of canals. Good service. Indoor seating at night and great outdoor seating during the day.

Thank DDR1234
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The lady managing our guest house gave us a list of available restaurants in the area when we checked in but actually recommended a couple of others. Since it was cold and a bit rainy, we fancied some hearty food so chose the Greek food...More

Thank Neil T
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were so much looking forward to our visit to the Big and were quite delighted that the owner even picked us up at our hotel. But during the drive he told us quite sexistic stories about his girlfriend and his wife. (Better a used...More

Thank Sabine S
bigtimetaverna, Owner at Big Time Taverna, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Hi Sabina S Sorry we could not satisfy your expectations at the BIG ( Big Time Taverna ) And next time i promise not to tell any jokes in the car Hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays The owner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Mayotte Circle, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Saint Francis Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 294 1309
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