Jabula Restaurant & Coffee Shop: South African Restaurant

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Telfords Quay
South Pier Road
Ellesmere Port
CH65 4FL

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afrikaan food, afrikaan restaurant, alternative meat and game


Welcome to Jabula Restaurant - Traditional South African Cuisine

Jabula is a South African restaurant in the North West. It is situated near the City of Chester and only 3 minutes from the well-known Outlet Village at Cheshire Oaks.

Jabula serves traditional South African dishes such as Bobotie, Pap en Wors and Vetkoek. We also serve game including Kudu, Springbok and Crocodile.

The not so adventurous can try our char grilled steaks, including T-bone steak, served with a variety of sauces. We also offer poultry, fish, pasta as well as Vegetarian dishes.

At lunch time we have a special lunch time menu for those who prefer only a light lunch, but you can still order from the main menu if you feel more peckish.

You can try traditional South African desserts including melktert and koeksisters.

Children are welcome and we offer a special kiddies menu.

We serve a wide range of South African wines including KWV Rooderberg and -Cabernet Sauvignon.

We stock a variety of beers including South African favourites such as Castle, Lion, Windhoek and Hansa Pilsner.

Jabula is also a coffee shop between mealtimes. Coffee and tea is served with muffins, koeksisters and other pastries.

We hope you will visit Jabula and we will make sure it will be an enjoyable and tasty experience!

More about Us

Jabula as an African word meaning happy or joy.

Jabula has a very unique setting. It is situated on the waterfront of the Manchester Ship Canal. Here you can watch the ships sail past while enjoying a cold Castle beer or a glass of South African Red wine!.

Jabula is owned and managed by Annemarie Groenewald.
Annemarie also owns Africa 2 U next to Jabula. Africa 2 U sells unique South African art and gifts. Africa 2 U also supplies a wide range of South African foods, biltong, dry wors, beer, wine and much more.

Jabula is easily accessible from the M53 motorway and has its own allocated parking.

Jabula also caters for special functions and parties using the main restaurant at the ground floor as well as a large lounge area upstairs.

A Sample of out Menu


Chef's soup of the day - £2.95
Prawn Cocktail - served with paprika - £3.95
"Frikkadel " - Meat ball in tortilla flower - £4.95
Cheese Mushrooms - large flat mushrooms with stilton or cheddar cheese - £3.95
Chicken and Bacon Bombay - on salad with chili - £4.50
Roasted Goats cheese - on puff pastry - £4.50
Peri Peri Chicken Liver - £3.95
Crocodile Bites - £5.95
Mussel Pot - £5.95


Africa 2 U specials
Durban Curry -sweet spicy mince with rice - £8.95
Cape Bobotie - South African casserole with yellow rice and raisins - £8.95
Pot Luck - potjie of the week - £10.50
Game Africa - £14.95
Roast Kudu- stuffed with boerewors sausage - £14.95
Snappy Crocodile - Crocodile stir fry - £14.95
Ostrich - £14.95
Springbok - £14.95

Sirloin, rump - £11.95
Fillet - £14.95
Rib Eye - £15.95
Mixed Grill - rump steak, boerewors, pork, bacon, potatoe wedges - £15.95
Minted Lamb Shank - £11.95

Duck - with sweet honey/orange Contreau sauce- £11.95
Portugese Chicken - grilled half chicken with spices - £9.95
Chloe's Chicken Parcel - Wrapped chicken and bacon with cheese sauce - £8.95
Stuffed Chicken Breast - £9.95

Pasta Bake - chicken, bacon and mushroom pasta bake - £8.95

Salmon - £12.95
Cape Hake - £12.95
Seafood Platter - £15.95
Tuna Steak - £12.95

Vegetarian Dishes
Mixed Roasted Vegetable Parcel - £7.50
Vegetable Couscous - £7.50
Vegetable Kebab - £7.50
Vegetarian Potjie - £7.50
Vegetable Stir Fry - £7.50

Side Orders
Potatoes - baked, new potatoes, chips, wedges, mash-plain, -cheesy, -mustard, -apple - £1.85
Sauces - Sheba, monkeygland, pepper, mushroom, etc. - £1.50

Garlic Bread, Corn on the cob, Onion Rings etc. - £1.50

Chicken and Avocado - £5.95
Seafood - £5.95
Greek - £4.95
Biltong - £6.95
Boerewors Salad - £5.95



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I really like the food here, though they do serve up some weird and wonderful stuff like springbok and crocodile. The only thing that let the place down was the constant birthday celebrations going on. I got a bit fed up with hearing happy birthday to you every 15 mins or so!

A User - 03/05/2008 | report this review

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not sure if i do or do not like this place, its very diffrent, nice views over the esturay.

A User - 02/09/2007 | report this review

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The food is delicious, staff are great, it's just good to have something different from time to time, there aren't many South African resaturants around!

Kerry Anslow - 18/08/2007 | report this review

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