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Blue Waters Cafe

Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk | Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
+27 41 583 4110
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk | Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The position of this cafe/restaurant is ideal alongside the beach. The food and service are of the highest standard and management must be praised for their attention to detail by their staff.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been travelling around SA for the last 2 weeks and this was by far the worst meal we had. The steak smelt terribly, asked for medium and it came out well done. The calamari was inedible as was so processed. Really disappointed.

Thank clairelouharr
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a late night family supper here and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the food. My rare rump steak with Diane topping was cooked to perfection and very tasty. Others at the table had the prawns, the mushroom risotto and the nachos. Everyone enjoyed it. The...More

Thank Grmb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the blue water cafe near my hotel and was pleasantly surprised by the quality and options. Staff very friendly, food delicious. Menu looks a bit “low brow” and “family” but the offering is much better than first look. Try it. View is nice overlooking...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant overlooks the sea and has both inside and outside seating. The service was extremely good and the food delicious.

Thank VanninLady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived unannounced to a fully booked restaurant on a sunny Sunday afternoon. Bad move. What did I expect? Need to book next time. However I was squeezed in. Had the line fish, yellowtail and a couple of beers. Good enough for another visit. Book outside...More

Thank Gazzamanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Blue Waters Cafe many times and always had an excellent meal. Today's was a disappointment. I chose beer battered fish. The batter and fish was tasteless and the tartare sauce was like watered down mayonnaise with a few bits of something...More

Thank Carol R
Barthodv, Owner at Blue Waters Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day, Thank you for bringing this to our attention! I have changed the tartar sauce and sat with the chef who worked on Saturday. Please accept my sincerest apologies for the meal not being up to standard!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our breakfast was very good and nicely presented - menu offered several choices to suit all tastes and was reasonably priced. Staff were very pleasant and service was efficient. Great meal and great view. Recommended

Thank cmay244
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Located overlooking the sea. Extensive menu with nice drinks and food. Friendly service. Great for lunch.

Thank Philiph S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner. An extensive menu which is usually a warning sign but we went for a chicken dish and mussels. Unfortunately lacked any taste or flavour, might have done better to have gone next door ( KFC ) Service and staff...More

Thank Kevin T
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Dr -7, The Beachfront Boardwalk | Marine Drive, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth 6001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth  >  Summerstrand
  • Phone Number: +27 41 583 4110
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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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