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John Dory's Beacon Bay

Shop 6 & 7, Beacon Bay Retail Park, Bonza Bay Road | Beacon Bay, East London 5205, South Africa
+27 43 748 6806
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (21 reviews)
“hake” (6 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Grill
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Shop 6 & 7, Beacon Bay Retail Park, Bonza Bay Road | Beacon Bay, East London 5205, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: John Dory's Beacon Bay
1. Fish
" The fish meals are always good and their "specials" are really that "
peteM8
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2. Grill
"deliciously varied and includes other seafood choices & steaks! "
wendyj738
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3. Sushi
"Sushi is always fresh and delicious! Best sushi I have ever eaten."
854lynnew
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Family diner at John dorys is my youngest child's favourite. She loves the sushi and buying tattoos from the kids play area. My oldest.... she does not sushi...she prawn. Tempura prawn. Wife....sushi. Myself. ...I crayfish. Unfortunately rock lobster or crayfish was not available. Too bad....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Brendan T
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hi Brendan, Thanks you so much for taking the time to send us your positive feedback. We hope to see you and your family again soon, for our ocean of choices you will find hard to resist. Kind regards, JD's Crew

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend friend and I went to John dory’s for lunch, first of all ; The waiters and waitresses were all standing together and chatting, not even acknowledging the customers at the restaurant. They were looking at one of their cell phones and completely turned...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank geoffreyo223
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Dear Geoffrey, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. Your experience at John Dory's Beacon Bay concerns us. Our customers are very important to us. If you wouldn't mind forwarding this review on, together with your contact details to customer-care@johndorys.co.za. We'd...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

My Wife and I went for a lunchtime meal. The Waitress who served Us was very friendly but still proffesional. Overall We were very pleased with Her waitering. And We had the Hake thermidor, it was really so so super!!!! an awesome choice anytime. BUT,,,the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Steve D
Spur_Steak_Ranches, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hello Steve, Thank you so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are pleased to hear that Amy provided you with such excellent service and that you enjoyed your meal! We look forward welcoming you and your wife back again, soon....More

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We visit it on a Wednesday and it was halfprice sushi day. The sushi was well prepared, served beautifully and we had a LOT of sushi for a little bit of money. Tge breakfast served was out of this world, the garlic bread and peri-peri...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Yolande310
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Yolande310, Thanks so much for taking the time to send us your feedback. We appreciate your fantastic review and hope you enjoyed our mouth-watering selection of different foods. We hope to see you again, soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I did not eat here, but have eaten at other John Dory's before, and loved it. I only had a quick beer this time, and was very impressed by the effort to give great service.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 52AlanS
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Hi there Alan, Thank you so much for your review! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed our service while enjoying a beer. We hope to see you back again, soon. Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

While on holiday I ate here. Firstly the service was terrible, slower than slow even though the restaurant was hardly full. But For the following 4 days I was deathly Ill, I couldn't keep anything down. Which basically ruined my holiday and my Christmas. Stay...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Chayne C
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Chayne C, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. Your experience at John Dory's Beacon Bay concerns us. Our customers are very important to us. If you wouldn't mind forwarding this review on, together with your contact details to customer-care@johndorys.co.za....More

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Myself and my haubby like to go to John Dory's for there fresh fish and chips and sometimes there fresh fish and veggies. I would recommend this to all young and old. My hubby has had the sushi (sorry not a fan) but he absolutley...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Antoinette K
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Ahoy Antoinette K, Thank you for taking time to review John Dory's Beacon Bay and for your recommendation. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you and your husband again, soon. Kind regards, John Dory's

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Our waiter Fungai was superb. We ordered the Asian Chicken wings as a starter and chicken breast as the main and both were delicious. The chicken wings are available for a limited time and are well worth it.More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank berndtdoug56
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear berndtdoug56, Thank you for taking the time to review our fish, grill & sushi restaurant. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our chicken wings & on-deck customer service. We hope to offer you many more good experiences with us in the...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

I had sushi at John Dory's Beacon Bay. The sushi was fresh and made well but it needed some more taste.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank JacquesvanAswegen
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear JacquesvanAswegen, Thanks for the great review and rating. We are delighted to know everything was fresh from the ocean! ;) We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, John Dory's Crew

Reviewed 6 September 2017

We just felt like a nice bit of fish, so went to Retail Parks John Dory's. Will not make that mistake again. It was reasonably expensive for what you got, portions small, cold and not frills added. Nothing like the pictures. My Sister enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank VPVerwey
John_Dorys_Fish, Guest Relations Manager at John Dory's Beacon Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear VPVerwey, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We're so sorry to hear that this was your experience. That certainly doesn't sound like the level of food quality we pride ourselves on. If you wouldn't mind forwarding this review on,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Grill
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 6 & 7, Beacon Bay Retail Park, Bonza Bay Road | Beacon Bay, East London 5205, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  East London
  • Phone Number: +27 43 748 6806
  • E-mail
Description
Ahoy Me Mateys! Join us at Beacon Bay John Dory's - the best seafood restaurant that the whole family can enjoy! Our menu has an ocean of choices for all our seafood lovers! From fresh hand-rolled sushi to tempura battered fish & chips. Shiver your timbers! Our catch of the day, prawns, calamari and fresh oysters are a reason to abandon ship and come ashore! Our kids' menu has a variety of yummy meals for our young mateys too and we also have a cool kids' play area with boatloads of fun activities for little sailors! What are you waiting for? Dock your boat at John Dory's in East London for arrr-mazing food and service.
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