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957 Marine Drive, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
+27 39 314 9886
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good food, friendly people, good prices.. all and all a very nice place to visit. Love the decor....

1 Thank Riekie T
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great atmosphere. French decor makes this place something out of the ordinary. Food was excellent, but be prepared to pay a somewhat hefty price. This is not a cheap restaurant. Highly recommended.

Thank Beefeater7
Ramsgate, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

It is not always easy to find restuarants with a variety of Vegetarian dishes!. Well, you have to go and visit The Burlesque Cafe. I still believe the best Vegetarian burger in the world, can be found there.

2 Thank RethaJM
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

loved the setting in the little village of Ramsgate on the main road through to Margate on the South coast of Kwa Zulu Natal

Thank Karin D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for Sunday lunch and sat outside. The table cloth was wet. When we wanted to order a number of items were not available for lunch. We then moved inside due to the wet table cloth. When I took the serviette out of the wine glass it was still half full with a liquid. The service was slow... More 

Thank 414bertok
London, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing little cafe, quirky, but fun. Full of Burlesque memorabilia it's well worth a visit (if you can find it). Forget the map on Tripadvisor, it's several miles from the actual location. Find the BP GARAGE and its opposite. The menu off season was very limited, but food was good and the price very good value too.... More 

Thank Andy R
Ramsgate, South Africa
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

This is the first visit we have made to Burlesque in "Low Season" and were greeted with usual friendliness and professionalism of the staff. The "High Season" menu is dropped during low season for a menu of "Daily Specials" with some of the best sellers from the High Season menu included. The limited number of dishes were well selected to... More 

2 Thank John M
Ramsgate, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We visited this restaurant quite a while ago, so this is not an up to date review. The restaurant is very quaint, a little bohemian in style. We were disappointed in the service, the food was ok but it was a little expensive.

Thank Blessed205
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We finally made it to Burlesque Cafe and were sorry we'd waited so long! We had delicious food, friendly service and lots to look at in this quirky little eatery. Well worth a visit!

Thank MissyZA
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Last visit here was some 4 years ago when we were extremely impressed, not quite so impressed this time. Decor is as described in other reviews, quite eclectic and interesting. This time the food was a bit disappointing. The Thai green prawn curry seemed as if the sauce was made separately and the prawns just chucked in at the end.... More 

Thank chescat1958

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 957 Marine Drive, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ramsgate
  • Phone Number: +27 39 314 9886
A shabby chic French Cafe serving European and South African Foods with a strong emphasis on Organic, Fresh and Modern Dishes. A large selection of vegetarian, seafood and low carb dishes are served. Our menu is seasonal and our blackboard reflects just that! Ask about our fresh line fish delivered that day by our local commercial fisherman or the fresh vegetables delivered by our organic local veg supplier...

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