Welcome to De Viswijf Jeffreys Bay

De Viswijf Jeffreys Bay was established in 1999, De Viswijf has earned a reputation as a place where you can enjoy excellent food at below chain restaurant restaurant prices in an up market setting with calming music.

Owner Ernie Blignault, lawyer by day and chef by night, has a passion for food and believes that life is too short for bad food and wine. Customer satisfaction is their main concern.

The restaurant has won the Diner€™s Club highest accolade for their wine list twice in a row now. They also won the award for the Best Restaurant in the Eastern Cape in 2009.

The Venue

This multi functional complex is situated on the beachfront of the Southern side of the main swimming beach in Jeffreys Bay. It has breathtaking views over the bay, the distant mountains and one of the several world famous surf breaks in Jeffreys Bay namely Kitchen Windows.
We offer several settings where you can enjoy good food, good company and make lasting memories.

The First Floor(Main Restaurant)

The award winning De Viswijf Family Restaurant on the first floor has an extensive menu comprising of seafood, local dishes and several exotic dishes.

We cater for a wide variety of budgets and tastes and you will not be disappointed. Our well trained staff will ensure your experience with us will be perfect. The Diners Club Platinum Award wine list, includes wines and spirits from most of our south african wine regions as well as from abroad, you will find something to satisfy and tantalize your palate.

The Deck

The Deck is enclosed with glass windows and is the perfect setting to enjoy your meal and drinks or sundowners, whilst appreciating the panoramic views nature has laid out before you.

Our outer deck is not enclosed, but does have a shade net covering, this area is beautiful on sunny days, and warm evenings. Come and enjoy with a group of friends it is well worth it.

The Cellar

The Wine Cellar is available as an alternative, intimate and cosy venue, to enjoy a delicious meal. This venue can be utilised for people in wheelchairs, who might not be able to get up our stairway into the main restaurant, but would still like to eat from our excellent and diverse Menu. The perfect place to enjoy quality time with your friends and family. And of course you can taste our range of fine wines. After all, it is a Cellar.

To view our Menu please Click Here.

To view our award winning wine list Click Here.

Opening Hours


11:00 - 14 :00 <--> 17:00 - late (kitchen closes at 21:00)


11:00 - 14 :00 <--> 17:00 - late (kitchen closes at 21:00)


11:00 - 14 :00 <--> 17:00 - late (kitchen closes at 21:00)


11:00 - 14 :00 <--> 17:00 - late (kitchen closes at 21:00)


11:00 - 14 :00 <--> 17:00 - late (kitchen closes at 21:00)


11:00 - 14 :00 <--> 17:00 - late (kitchen closes at 21:00)



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