We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dockside Shack - CLOSED

Pioneer Rd | Small Craft Harbour, Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
+27 35 788 0320
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
21 Oct 2014
“Always empty”
30 Sep 2014
“Not be going again.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pioneer Rd | Small Craft Harbour, Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
All Details
Reviews (13)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 21 October 2014

Attitude attitude totally no clue of how a restaurant treats customers.After complaining about the few prawns I receive on my plate for the price I am paying they tell me the supplier delivered the wrong size.Not wait let me put a few more on the...More

1  Thank ssfariguy
Reviewed 30 September 2014

OK for a couple of drinks with the lads, service seems good if you are known. We found poor and food not to good.

Thank Joesoap2013
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The menu is good and I found the service excellent. Have had a couple of farewell and business lunches there and never been disappointed. Only drawback is no view - but sometimes a good thing as you chat more rather than gaze at the yatchs.

1  Thank KingsleyP631
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Something went wrong here. Another restaurant in Richards Bay is going to tank due to bad service and shortcuts with the food.

3  Thank Deon J
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Service is excellent, the menu is great and the staff even better. Cannot wait until the Pizza oven gets going again.

Thank Izak-Lab
Reviewed 9 January 2014

I have had many a meal at the Dockside Shack. The restaurant has a rustic feel with hard wooden benches and a fireplace in the middle of the floor to calm the winter chills. The food is average quality, taste good and served in a...More

2  Thank WillemLab
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We went there for a buffet meal and it was excellant. The waiters and managers service was very good and I will certainly go the again. It was worth the money.

Thank Rudi3900
Reviewed 2 January 2014

The quality of seafood was very good and so was the food preparation time. The waitress was initially unfriendly but regained her sanity as time moved closer to billing - and tipping, of course! Overall, it was a good experience at the waterfront.

Thank SkhuM
Reviewed 19 December 2013 via mobile

This is literally the best and freshest seafood I've ever had. The service is GREAT!! Our waiter, Busi, was extremely friendly and helpful. All round nice vibe and good location. Thanks for a great time!

Thank James B
Reviewed 18 December 2013

Good food best cocktails awesome for the whole family and friends...somme feel at home....thanx it was as if I was at home

Thank Wc V
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Richards Bay
Seagull Lodge
65 reviews
4.01 km away
Road Lodge Richards Bay
14 reviews
4.38 km away
SUN1 Richards Bay
13 reviews
4.57 km away
Protea Hotel Richards Bay Waterfront
125 reviews
6.20 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Elephant & I
93 reviews
4.15 km away
57 reviews
6.11 km away
Porkys Seafood and Steakhouse
137 reviews
6.06 km away
Panarottis Boardwalk Express
22 reviews
4.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Outdoor Africa
35 reviews
7.99 km away
Boardwalk Mall
44 reviews
3.92 km away
Pelican Island
22 reviews
7.10 km away
Alkantstrand Beach
39 reviews
7.88 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pioneer Rd | Small Craft Harbour, Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Richards Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 35 788 0320
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing