Coco Jo’s has the most appetizing and unique creations

Coco Jo's

I absolutely love chocolate. With its many variations and delicious flavours, it’s one of nature’s best comfort foods. So, when I paid a visit to the new Coco Jo’s in Walmer, Port Elizabeth, I was totally blown away by the fact that their menu incorporated chocolate into their dishes!

Coco Jo’s has a refreshing tropical atmosphere that make you feel like you are relaxing in the tropics while enjoying an exotic meal and sipping your favourite drink.

Coco Jo’s is all about family

John and J-Lee Human own both Coco Jo’s and Jack’s Bagels next door. Jack’s Bagels was named after their three-year-old son Jack, and Coco Jo’s was named after their nine-month-old little girl Jo.

Most times when you visit a restaurant that serves great food you end up receiving mediocre service. However, this is certainly not the case at Coco Jo’s! Never have I experienced service that is so friendly and professional, I felt like the most important customer in the room.

Food so sweet it’s tough to beat

Driven by my curiosity and love of chocolate, I decided to try Coco Jo’s signature dishes; each with their own unique chocolatey twist.

The Coco Jo’s Signature Burger, with its Valrhona cocoa basted beef patty; the Coco Jo’s Steak Pasta, with their own homemade dark chocolate pasta; and their Strawberry Chicken Salad were the most surprisingly delicious meals I have ever had the pleasure to enjoy!

I could write a romantic poem about the explosion of flavours I experienced, and don’t get me started on the Banana Split Waffle…

So what are you waiting for? Call Coco Jo’s today on 041 271 0204 and book an amazing taste experience you won’t easily forget.

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Our team of journalists are seasoned travels and love visiting the myriad of exciting places around South Africa.  Whether it is off the beaten track or in the heart of the top attractions of the country, we’ll be there,

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So what is the right accommodation?  Well more often than not, it’s your travel budget that dictates the type of accommodation that you choose. 

Expensive is not always better.  Our team at Home Food and Travel will tell you that they have camped in areas with limited ablutions and had a wonderful holiday.  They have also spent a night in a five star hotel only to be disappointed because their expectations exceeded the experience.

The reason for your travels will also affect your choice.  A business trip requires different amenities to a beach holiday. 

Our articles, reviews and experiences can certainly help you make your decision.

Restaurants with a good mix of service, food and ambiance

To my mind a great restaurant offers three things – excellent service, great food and a wonderful ambiance.  Of these, service is the most important. 

No matter that the food is delicious and the setting delightful, poor service can ruin the occasion.  However, great service combined with mediocre meal and a plane jane restaurant can still be a pleasant night out.

We’ve eaten in restaurants that are really dirty but with incredible food and couldn’t help but give a rave review.  We’ve also hardly noticed what we ate because the setting was just amazing.

However, the best restaurants come with the best of service, food and ambiance.

Spas are the ultimate relaxation aid

How do you know when you have had a great spa experience?  The answer, of course, is when you doze off on the treatment table. 

Well that’s our theory anyway.  It also doesn’t take a grand location with enormous facilities for a spa to be really good

A small, personal spa that is owner run can result in the best massage you have ever experienced.  However, the grand spas in five star hotels offer unsurpassed facilities in an environment that just makes the stress in your shoulders and neck melt away before you even finish checking in.


You don’t have to be an adrenaline junky to enjoy an exciting experience.  In fact, what are commonly termed adventure activities usually have incredibly high safety standards and unblemished safety records.

Ziplining, bungy jumping and shark cage diving are all very safe.  It’s just that our mind tells us we are craaazzzzyyyy to be doing this.

On the road to great places of accommodation, restaurants, spas and adventure activities

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We’re out looking or those great places of accommodation, restaurants, spas and adventure activities.

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