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Five Elements - CLOSED

Cnr. St. Francis Drive & Leighton Hulett, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
+27 42 294 0868
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
8 Feb 2014
“NO longer trading”
14 Mar 2013
“The top restaurant in St Francis Bay”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Cnr. St. Francis Drive & Leighton Hulett, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 8 February 2014

Tried to contact via phone - answer phone - no website! Checked to find they are no longer trading. Might have been a good idea to put a message on the phone!

1  Thank malcandkaren
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We visited the Five Elements again during our stay in St Francis Bay and found this bespoke establishment consistent to our previously happy visit. The staff are well trained and friendly and the lunch was exceptional accompanied by superb wines. We will continue to return...More

Thank BelvedereC
Reviewed 4 March 2013 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant in a beautiful setting. The service was very friendly with attentive staff. We had a nice steak flatbread to start, which was fit for the two of us. It was well cooked and presented. For my main I had a...More

Thank JohnRPearson
Reviewed 26 February 2013

The restaurant is located in a converted small aircraft hangar in the middle of a new vineyard. Although the conversion looks attractive all the surfaces are hard and hence the noise level becomes very high when the restaurant is full and conversation becomes difficult. Sensibly,...More

Thank rjg4321
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Food was well presented and prepared but found the portions rather small. Great setting and well trained staff.

Thank GeminiG17
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Our daughter turned 20 on the 20th December 2012 - her crown birthday and we thought it worthy of celebration! We had considered dining at 5 elements many times before but the holidays always take on a life and pace of their own and we...More

Thank Smoodley
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Four of us were recommended this restaurant for dinner. The setting and decor is lovely, beautiful setting so things looked promising. It was full which is also a good sign. Unfortunately it came short in every other way - the food was very average, tasteless...More

1  Thank kaiser08_KZN
Reviewed 8 November 2012

This was a great experience, and what made it even more spectacular was the price. Being a private chef myself and in the tourism industry this was more than perfect. To eat at this standard and at this price is a dream come true. we...More

Thank georgelangham
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Dining at the Five Elements Restaurant in Port St Francis was a wonderful experience. Our visit was in the heart of the winter and the fireplace and ambience made was heart warming. The service throughout the evening was exceptional. The food is elegantly presented and...More

Thank Elanie B
Reviewed 11 May 2012

This Restaurant hidden among newly laid out olive grove and vineyards is a must visit for anyone that comes within eating range. The ambience is brilliant; the food so tasty and well presented and the winelist has its own unique character. Sit around in the...More

Thank ThaboCapeStFrancis
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 12:00
Thursday
18:00 - 12:00
Friday
18:00 - 12:00
Saturday
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr. St. Francis Drive & Leighton Hulett, Saint Francis Bay 6312, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Saint Francis Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 42 294 0868
  • E-mail
Description
Awarded the Best Restaurant 2011 Eastern Cape award from the Tourism & Conservation Board, Five Elements is unique to St. Francis Bay, the only purpose built restaurant in the region, is set amongst new vineyards, indigenous forest and olive orchards. Our chef emphasizes the use of seasonal, fresh , locally produced ingredients from the surrounding Kouga region which are carefully combined to create the exquisite dishes on our lunch and dinner menus.
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