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Chokka Block Restaurant

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Seafood, Grill
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Top Floor, Squid Square | Top Floor, Squid Square, Port St Francis 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 1615
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11:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Local calamari fried with chips was very nice. Greek salad was the same as the garnish with the calamari plus feta so not great. Coffee terrible. Pleasant friendly service.

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Thank steadyslack
Pretoria, South Africa
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The name of the restaurant says it all It's chokka block The 1st of January 2017 was my first visit to this restaurant and I don't regret it at all. I also went today 😂😉👌 I had the "sweet potato chips" which were delicious and I also had the Garlic Bread starter sprinkled with feta cheese which was massive and... More 

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Thank stevexalec
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant aand the food is simply delicious. Have the garlic and blue cheese escargot for starters. The service is friendly and good.

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1 Thank Diana O
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We wanted to go out to St Francis Port for a meal and out of all the places there I'm convinced we picked the worst! The food is not average, in fact it is WAAAY under average! My family ordered starters, fish and chips (grilled and fried) and calamari, we all left feeling like we expected a decent meal and... More 

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Thank Honest C
Bloemfontein
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We wanted a view over the Harbour and wow did we get excatly that! The scallops and oysters for starters was perfect! Then the main course calamari, prawn and Dorado was superb. Good selection of wines... Our waitress Denise was excellent!!! Would definately recommend this place to anybody else!!! Thanx for a great excperience!!!

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Thank Henri H
Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Ordered the mussel starter, was full of oil, and just a few tiny mussels. Inedible. Also full of grit. The bread that accompanied it was not homemade and dry. Waitress was friendly however. Good location. It is a pity.

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Thank Kendall M
Nelspruit, South Africa
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The best seafood I ever ate. It is very clear that this is a place where friends like to meet and eat. You sit right on the harbour's edge on the first floor which give a very good view over the harbour and the sea

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Thank deonv432
1 review
Reviewed 8 November 2016

What a delightful experience arriving at the Chokka Block with a welcoming greeting, watching fresh fish arriving in the harbour. Wonderful menu, plenty of choices, I settled on having the Cape Salmon (Geelbek) which was grilled to perfection and the portion far from small. For the great service, quality of the food, superb view and lovely ambience, I would highly... More 

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Thank Ilse K
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a very dated restaurant advertising itself as the "best seafood restaurant " disappointing small portions and I am still not convinced I had Kingklip and instead was served the lower cost hake but charged the higher price! Chips were frozen it was Cape Town prices but nothing like the quality. The owner seemed completely disinterested, she knew we... More 

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1 Thank Rosetokai
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Firstly, the there is only a single person serving every customer. The service is very far from warm and welcoming. I felt almost unwanted when I entered the restaurant. The prices on the menu were rather inflated. We decided to ignore the bad start, and placed an order. Preparation took quite a while, which I can forgive if the taste... More 

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Thank jups007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Top Floor, Squid Square | Top Floor, Squid Square, Port St Francis 6312, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port St Francis
  • Phone Number: +27 42 294 1615
Description
The only restaurant in St Francis Bay with a view over the working habour of Port St Francis & St Francis Bay!
Cozy friendly atmosphere with fireplace for those cold winter days & nights.

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