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Dutton's Cove Restaurant

) #14 of 89 Restaurants in George €€ - €€€ , Seafood,
21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
+27 44 851 0155
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Seafood, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the only restaurant in Herold's Bay that is close to the Oubaai Hotel. Great views. We enjoyed watching a spectacular sunset from the deck and then had dinner by a table close to a fireplace. Great service by a waiter called Grey. Food...More

Thank Fuzlin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dutton's Cove Restaurant is situated on an ideal spot above Herold's Bay. It was a beautiful sunny winters day when we visited. We sat outside. We ordered fish and chips - with the option to have roasted veggies instead of the chips. It was a...More

Thank TravelbugMLA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Heroldsbaai, and ate at Dutton's Cove 4 times - breakfast, lunch and twice for dinner. The menu is not large, but varied enough to satisfy all of us, including my gluten-free daughter. We ate on the top deck with a view...More

Thank KareyK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Duttons Cove remains one of our favourite restaurants to relax and unwind in the Southern Cape. The views overlooking Herolds bay are breathtaking and the service is excellent. We were privileged to enjoy a family celebration in this magnificent setting. The food was delicious and...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

This must be one of the restaurants with the most beautiful views of pine trees on the one side and the ocean on the other side. Was lucky enough to visit during winter, so it was not busy, although the weather was absolutely fantastic. Although...More

Thank ankiac2017
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Dropped in for lunch - the welcome was warm, the service prompt and the food good. I had the calamari salad which was plentiful and my husband the chicken tikka sandwich with was very spicy. Lovely position on the road at the top of the...More

Thank African_Albatross
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Very busy in season, have to make a booking in High Season and over weekends. Great sea views with great food. Can get a bit loud, but still worth the visit. Nice vibe, friendly staff.

Thank Marié-Louise C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

In our opinion, the restaurant at Dutton's Cove is one of the finest on the famous South African Garden Route! It overlooks the idylic Herolds Bay which is regularly visited by dolphins throughout the year - and whales during June, July & August. The menu...More

Thank PLZPortElizabeth
Reviewed 20 May 2017

What a hidden gem. Sweeping sea views and a gentle sea breeze. Eager and helpful staff with a good homely feel. Good honest food. What more could anyone ask for. Really is the perfect place to spend the day. There is value for money and...More

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stopped at Dutton's Cove on our recent weekend back to the city life. Wow - I almost didn't want to leave. This restaurant has the most amazing sea view. The staff is SO friendly, although we only had coffee and cake. They also have...More

Thank Rina M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Rooidraai Avenue | Herold's Bay, George 6530, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  George
  • Phone Number: +27 44 851 0155
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Dramatically situated, overlooking a sweep of pristine beach and rocky outcrops, Duttons Cove offers unparalled privacy and tranquility. The terrace areas extend from the restaurant and bar, offering magnificent views and sunsets over the bay.
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