The Wild Coast restaurants

South African in Chintsa

The C Club

The C Club’s well-earned reputation comes from its scrumptious specialities and atmospheric setting, with a large dining room, a charming garden and excellent sea views. Local gourmands rave about the burgers and th…
Pub Food in Chintsa

Emerald Vale

Half-hour tours of this brewery in a converted barn on a working farm include tasters of the four ales. The bar-restaurant serves food to complement the beer, including burgers and a few veggie options. There's a pl…
International in Port St Johns

The Waterfront

Grab a table on the rear deck with views of the river and Mt Sullivan, then choose from a large selection of wood-fired pizzas, salads and seafood, including fresh calamari and line fish. Carnivores, fear not: meat …
Pub Food in Chintsa

The Barefoot Café

What nightlife there is in Chintsa centres on this casual and surprisingly trendy bar-restaurant where backpackers and locals mix. Burgers, pizzas and beer-battered fish are on the menu. Kitchen closes at 8.30pm.
Pizza in Coffee Bay


Off the main drag, this popular shack serves wood-fired pizzas with predictably wacky names, eaten with fingers and accompanied by sweeping beach views and cold quarts of beer. Also does takeaway.
International in Port St Johns

Delicious Monster

This funky restaurant has a fabulous view of Second Beach and the sea, and an eclectic menu that includes a recommended mezze platter, delicious shwarma, line fish, salads and steaks.
International in Mthatha

La Piazza

In a thatched lapa (semiopen entertainment area) with views across the golf course and town, Mthatha Country Club's restaurant serves a varied menu featuring pizzas, pasta, seafood and daily specials.
South African in Port St Johns

Steve's Pub & Restaurant

An inviting spot with a covered veranda and cosy bar, Steve's does a mix of pub grub and South African specialities, including burgers, wraps, pasta, wood-fired pizzas and steaks.