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The Burlesque Cafe

957 Marine Drive, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
+27 39 314 9886
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb shank” (9 reviews)
“thai curry” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
957 Marine Drive, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I always stop for tea at this cafe. It is quaint and spacial and the memu is very inventive. The chocolate cake is to die for. It is also conveniently situated close to my favourite antique shop.

1  Thank nicolene_stidwell
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Some of you may have seen my previous reviews of Burlesque Cafe. It had become one of our favourite restaurants on the South Coast, but sadly lost it's chef and became poorly managed, with a poor selection of dishes, not very well cooked and the...More

Thank John M
Vicky W, Owner at The Burlesque Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback John - you are 100% correct! We are thrilled to have our original chef back as well as Sharon who is my new partner and has taken the cafe under her wing with 100% love and commitment! I really...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

I had been so looking forward to the Burlesque--there is a breakfast menu online but they dont open for breakfast---the food was ok but somewhat overpriced for what they gave you---i suppose if you have loads of money and are not really hungry then that...More

Thank bradleybdpw
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Cafe Burlesque is a small intimate restaurant in Ramsgate with outstanding food. Each member of our party rated their meal as outstanding or exceptional. Highly recommended.

Thank Eddey1
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We have been going to Ramsgate KZN for the past five years and every year I have been wanting to eat at The Burlesque Cafe. I don't know why I never got around to it. This year I decided before we planned our holiday that...More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Most delicious lamb shank ever Luv the atmospher and excellent service A must if you in the area Don't miss it

Reviewed 25 April 2017

While it looks a little tired and run down, it is under newer management who profess to be in the throes of tiding it up. Matthew wine list is a little limited, butManager / owner ran across to the bottle store to get wine for...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

haven't been here in a while, Sharon has totally transformed the place. had a wonderful birthday celebration here for Hubby's birthday. Sharon and her team pulled out all the stops for a great evening. I can definitely recommend Burlesque for a special occasion or a...More

Thank Chantel E
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had the most amazing day at Burlesque today for my Nan's 81 Birthday. Sharon and her team out done themselves with a stunning table and the food was out of this world - compliments to the chef. Thank you for making this day a...More

1  Thank chriskurt2017
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times, and the food is always exceptional. The service is great. A brilliant reusturant

Thank Ndumiso K
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 957 Marine Drive, Ramsgate 4285, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ramsgate
  • Phone Number: +27 39 314 9886
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A shabby chic French Cafe serving European and South African Foods with a strong emphasis on Organic, Fresh and Modern Dishes. A large selection of vegetarian, seafood and low carb dishes are served. Our menu is seasonal and our blackboard reflects just that! Ask about our fresh line fish delivered that day by our local commercial fisherman or the fresh vegetables delivered by our organic local veg supplier...
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