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John Dory's Shelly Beach

Marine Drive | Shop 111, Shelly Centre, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
+27 39 315 7449
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
“sea food” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Japanese, Grill
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Marine Drive | Shop 111, Shelly Centre, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Being a family with a small child it is always difficult to find a restaurant with a nice play area. We were so happy to find a seafood restaurant with a decent play area. John Dory's did not disappoint and on top of that the...More

Thank JacquesB32
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Delicious sushi at very good half price. Love their Milo milkshakes! Great prawns. Family all enjoyed the dinner. Staff friendly and attentive.

Thank MIRANDADAVIDS
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Dear MIRANDADAVIDS, Thank you so much your amazing review! Delivering excellent food and service is what we live for - glad you experienced just that. We hope to offer you many more good experiences with us in the future! Kind regards, John Dory's Crew

Reviewed 20 July 2017

I am always disappointed by the service and food at this JDs. Yet we keep going back (mostly due to a lack of options), to give them another chance. It is always a hit or miss. With a family of 4, one or two people's...More

Thank Shamila70
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Shamila70, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dory's Shelly Beach seafood restaurant. We're so sorry to hear that this was your experience. That certainly doesn't sound like the level of service & food quality we pride ourselves on. If you wouldn't...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had a lovely lunch of Sushi and sea food at John Dory's Shelly beach. Service was good and the food was tasty. Sushi well prepared but a little expensive. I had a sole which was very good and my partner had a Hake thermidor.More

Thank Sue T
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear Sue T, Thank you for taking the time to review our family restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our excellent service as well as our sushi, expertly-rolled by our sushi chefs. We hope to see you again soon for our ocean...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

If you have a taste for exquisite sea food, then this is the place to go for the whole family. Their specially prepared prawns are my favourite dish,fried in a wok with a special sauce leaves you taste buds wanting for more. A variety of...More

Thank Grant K
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Dear Grant K, Thank you for your arrr-mazing review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your prawns and our wide variety of dishes, as we pride ourselves on excellent meals. We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed 16 March 2017

we had the fillet steak salad which was exceptional. can definitely recommend this dish. the fillet is rare, so please check how you prefer your steak

Thank Chantel E
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Sushi very well prepared. Service very good. Slightly noisy, because of music and children, but overall good.

Thank Carin D
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Dear Carin D, Thank you for your review of our John Dory's Shelly Beach restaurant. We appreciate your feedback and look forward having you back again soon! Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Prawns are big, they are juicy and they peel from the shell like a dream. My new favourite prawn hang out. Keep up the good work. Great to see the quality maintained over time. A pleasure to recommend you to other people. Baie lekker!

Thank Airvertise
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Airvertise, Thank you for taking the time to review our family restaurant. We're thrilled that you enjoyed the prawns as we pride ourselves on excellent meals. Pop in soon to enjoy only the freshest ingredients at John Dory's. Thanks, John Dory's

Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were seated upstairs - not sure if AC wasn't working, but it was stuffy... the waiter was good and friendly... starters for four - 3 sushi plates and 6 oysters... not a problem. Main course: I had the sushi platter and it was awesome....More

Thank MarinusAppelgryn
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear MarinusAppelgryn, Thank you for taking the time to review John Dory's Shelly Beach seafood restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our sushi, expertly-rolled by our sushi chefs. With regards to the other dishes, we do apologise that they were not up...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016

I did not go there for an extensive meal, but found their sushi fresh and well prepared - I would go back again.

Thank JKG416
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Shelly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Dear JKG416, Thank you so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We're thrilled that you enjoyed our sushi as we pride ourselves on excellent meals. Kind regards, JD's Crew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive | Shop 111, Shelly Centre, Shelly Beach 4265, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Shelly Beach
  • Phone Number: +27 39 315 7449
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Description
John Dory’s is the best restaurant in Shelly Beach. We have the widest range of seafood options for you and your family. Join us for a glass of wine with your calamari, fish or sushi meal.
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