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The Burlesque Cafe

957 Marine Drive, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
+27 39 314 9886
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb shank” (10 reviews)
“mezze platter” (4 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
957 Marine Drive, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Small restaurant with excellent food, a lot of decoration so you could sit and discover all the time during your stay. ...we had loved to take desert, but it simply was not possible :-)

Thank Astrid W
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Called in at this cafe on the off chance one lunchtime and were taken with the quirky decor and atmosphere. The menu looked good so we stayed for lunch and it was excellent. My husband had the lamb shank which was wonderful and I had...More

Thank Paulyn_04
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Great starter great atmosphere and food high level. A must visit when on the south coast. Prices etc within budget.. .... worth a visit

Thank LeonK1389
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Our party enjoyed a delicious dinner last Wednesday. We sat outside, enjoying the breeze and "Goose " wine. My husband and I opted for our favourite " Gypsey Rose " pasta. Salmon and capers in a cream sauce..... DELICIOUS. The rest of our party all...More

Thank Avrild95
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Quick stop after a beach stroll, must pop in again, menu for dinner looks like a worthwhile experience. We enjoyed off-menu cake. Wow, beautiful thoughtful touches. Great atmosphere, welcoming and warm service (a rare find in this neck of the woods)

Thank bengI8544XW
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We came to have a dinner. The atmosphere was very nice, songs of Edith Piaf, Dalida and other french singers were in the air, the lights were almost down. French cuisine was more tasty than we expected. Outstanding lamb and good fish, we enjoyed dinner...More

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Quality restaurants in the Ramsgate / Margate area seem to be difficult to find. So happy that my wife convinced me at the last minute to go to dinner at The Burlesque Cafe. We went as a family - two adults, a ten and an...More

Thank Paul D
Vicky W, Owner at The Burlesque Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely feedback and so very glad you found us!

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Such a cute place with great attention to detail... from menu food names to decor. Their mezze platter was amazing!

Thank 303traceyv
Vicky W, Owner at The Burlesque Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you so much! Our Mezze Platter is one of our original signature dishes that we as a family owned establishment pride ourselves on!

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great food and our Christmas lunch fantastic and enjoyed by all in our party of 15. Staff and service very good We come back every year.

1  Thank theresabF6205FW
Vicky W, Owner at The Burlesque Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our cafe! Christmas lunch can sometimes be a little overwhelming for our tiny kitchen and we are so pleased that your day along with the food was memorable x

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly staff. If you don't mind the slower pace of the South Coast service, really great place to eatMore

1  Thank DaveHarrisiam
Vicky W, Owner at The Burlesque Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

So pleased that your food was delicious! Yes, it takes a little longer as everything apart from being organic is also cooked from scratch - we don't believe in freezing or pre preparing anything! We look forward to seeing you back at The Burlesque Cafe...More

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Restaurant Details

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
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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
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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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