Dining Out in St Francis
Dining Out in St Francis offers a wide choice of restaurants and an equally wide choice of types of cuisine to suit every dining palate. For Greek fare, either Big Time Taverna & Greek Restaurant on the St Francis Bay Canals or Dionysis in St Francis Bay Village. Italian cuisine is the specialty of the Trattoria Italian Restaurant and Take-Away with great fish dishes available at Christy’s Catch in the village, Loligos or Chokka Bloc both at the Port or Joe Fish at Cape St Francis Resort.
Mauro’s,also at the Port, has will be remembered for his pasta dishes amongst other cuisine whilst at Caffe Bijoux before opening at Port St Francis. Those looking for steakhouse fare, Barron’s Grill is open seven days a week and serves great steaks and burgers among their range of dining choices.
Dining at the St Francis Links is a popular choice and you should watch out for their special evenings, one of which is a Wednesday curry night where the curry is as good as you will get in a curry restaurant in Durban. St Francis Links also have their popular “World Kitchen” where each Monday night cuisine from a different country is on offer.
For lighter meals and lunches the popular Rambling Rose is a great choice as is new on the scene, Pedal & Spoke Cafe in the Tennant Cetre at 167 St Francis Drive, Also in the Tennant Centre complex is the very popular St Francis Brewing Company that offers outstanding Sunday Roasts alternating between roast beef, lamb and pork each Sunday. Also woth watching out for the the Brewery are the Beer and Food pairing evenings where diners get to not only taste a range of this craft beer producer;s beers but also do savout some exquisite cuisine prepeared by their outstanding chef, Daniel Hoffman.Olive Tree Restaurant is another eatery in the village where one can sit out under the trees on a warm, sunny day.
If spending the day in Cape St Francis admiring the wonderful work by SANCCOB rehabilitating injured coastal birds, there is a lovely little coffee shop , Trade Winds on Da Gama Road and another at Liquid Lines, the indoor 3-lane swimming pool where they serve scrumptious pies, muffins and quiche among other light meals. Another popular dining venue in Cape St Francis is at the resort’s Joe Fish Restaurant and bar. Their menu offers a wide choice and there is a Gelato ice-cream parlour which the kids will love.
Rock Lily, a new pub / restaurant has opened in Cape St Francis where the old STIX used to trade and promises grat music and food.
For take away pizza, Trattoria, Pizza@167 and Picazzo Pizza all serve a good take out pizza. Take away fish & chips is available at Christy’s Catch Take-away and at the Balobi Seafood Market & Deli at the Port where you can enjoy your freshly cooked fish & chips at the dining tables inside the market which overlook the Indian Ocean from whence comes the fish sold at the seafood market. The Seafood Market also sell fresh and frozen fish and seafood and is open Monday to Friday 10 ’til 5 and o a Saturday morning 10 ’til 2.
Lighthouse Restaurant – St Francis Links
Dining out at St Francis Links offers several choice with the Lighthouse Restaurant, which overlooks the beautiful Jack Nicklaus designed Golf course a great choice. The St. Francis Links Lighthouse Restaurant is an elegant warm Family Restaurant, which caters for all sorts of guests, groups and special requests on top of it’s already well balanced and extravagant 3 – course menu. Executive Chef Bradley Castle is well known in this area and offers great service to any guest and always goes the extra distance.
For Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner Reservations, please call us on +27 42 200 4500. The restaurant and bar is open for a la carte breakfast and lunch every day, serving enjoyable light meals, salads, burgers and steaks. Dinners are served on Mondays and Wednesday evenings. For dinners on other evenings, please check availability.
St Francis Brewing Company – Tennant Centre – St Francis Bay
Beautifully appointed under the shady leaves of a giant Cape Fig Tree adjacent the St Francis Bay village green, St Francis Brewing Company offers not only a fine selection of craft beers but also a delightful laid back venue to relax and enjoy good food.
Pedal & Spoke Cafe
Also sitauted in the Tennant Centre, Pedal & Spoke is a quaint coffee shop with a bicycle theme. Check out the menu!
Restaurants in and around St Francis
Big Time Taverna & Greek Restaurant
Chokka Block Restaurant
Christy’s Catch Restaurant, Deli & Takeaway
St Francis Village 042-294 1644 | 042-294 1206
Dionysus Taverna & Deli
Loligos Seafood & Grill
Olive Tree Junction
Seagrass Bar & Restaurant
St Francis Links Restaurant
Trattoria Italian Restaurant & Takeaway
Anchor Pub & Cafe
GetaFix Juice Bar
Pedal & Spoke Cafe
Tennant Centre 167 St Francis Drive
Tel: 083 302 7100
Trade Winds Coffee Shop
Viking Bakery & Coffee Shop
Legends @ the Port
Legends @ The Village
Christy’s Catch Deli & Takeaway
Picazzo’s Pizza & Takeaways
Pizza@167 – Takeaway
Trattoria Italian Takeaway
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