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Blue Waters Cafe

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Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 583 4110
07:30 - 22:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably one of the best restaurant settings in Port Elizabeth. Right on the rocks with a full 180' view of the sea. Service was good and so was the food. Loved some of the tapas options.

1 Thank Darren P
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband had steak that was good The line fish of the day was dry and over cooked We waited a long time for our second drinks

Thank 235kara
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant probably has one of the best locations and views in PE, so one is prepared to overlook a lot. But it's looking tired and in desperate need of a coat of paint ... especially outside and up the stairs to the entrance and the balcony. Window up the stairs has not been washed in ages. Menu's are tatty... More 

1 Thank sea143
Kent, Washington
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133 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Blue Waters was recommended by our tour guide. She dropped us off at the restaurant and we sat outside overlooking the water. No heaters noted on the balcony. So it did become a bit chilly as the evening went on. We ordered Mai Tais which were okay, not great. For dinner, I had the 300g Filet and my wife had... More 

1 Thank SEAPlatinum
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We met a friend at Blue Waters for coffee. She had the Butternut Soup and waited for at least 25 minutes for it. The Waitress never once came to our table to check whether we needed something. My friend then called the manager who promptly brought the soup. Not a good experience at this restaurant with such a lovely view... More 

Thank Gerolene S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a affordable and pleasant restaurant with fantastic views of the ocean. Wonderful friendly owner and staff and the food is great.

Thank CarolSmith16
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was ok and the service was a bit distracted: forgot or order a couple of times and had to be reminded. But overall a nice restaurant with a view on the beach.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was introduced to the restaurant by a friend who lived in PE for five years, and I was not disappointed. During a holiday with my family, my wife who is very critical about food as someone who loves good quality food also loved the prawn curry and rise. The view over the sea is awesome and the parking directly... More 

Thank Llewellyn D
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate lunch in Blue Waters and the food can only be described as excellent, both in terms of quality and value.

Thank andrewDublin_Ireland
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth it. I ate twice at the restaurant . The sushi is amasing and they serve a monster chicken burger to die for. The staff are friendly and the service , although a little slow at time, excellent. Their price are also reasonable , with a variety of dishes , including tapas, available on the menu. I will recommend... More 

Thank Lenthiss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth  >  Summerstrand
  • Phone Number: +27 41 583 4110
Blue Waters Cafe is situated next to the ocean with great views of the bay. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our meals range from light meals, steaks, chicken and fresh fish.

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