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Hook, Line and Sinker

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Pringle Bay, Pringle Bay, South Africa
+27 28 273 8688
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have Fish and Chip at least once a week when home but this was the best I have ever eaten. The Restaurant is nothing more than a Tin shack and is run by a Husband and Wife team that are characters. No plates as you are given a paper mat. The fish and chips are then given to you... More 

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Thank JohnboyOxon
New York City, New York
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135 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came here as a group for dinner and were treated to quite the meal. I've seen a lot of reviews on here talking about the proprietor.... yes, he is quite the character. But for our group, it felt more like part of the experience. Perhaps that's because we booked far in advance so we had no issues. :-)

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Thank sypremeks
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am sure you should know that if you try and reserve a table one day in advance at such a well known fish and chips establishment, you should not feel hurt if you are told there's no room, by what sounded like a lady bouncer with severely restricted vocabulary but who could manage "IT'S FULL !

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Thank 155vanilla
Somerset West
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can only be described as the best fish and chips in the Western Cape. Can't wait to go back and try the prawns. Just ask what is on the menu when you book as I believe they only cook what they have fresh in stock on the day. A great rustic atmosphere as well.

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Thank Chris S
Somerset West, South Africa
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over all the years we have brought overseas visitors here and they always enjoy it. For me: I am not a wine drinker and don't enjoy craft beer so a few more choices would be great.

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Thank Harriet J
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always book well in advance at this small restaurant in Pringle Bay as it is always fully booked. The seafood is my favourite as it is always fresh and well prepared. I love the fish & chips . Great starters as well. Amazing service and personal attention from the owner/chef . I will always return.

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Thank Gregory123123
Johannesburg, South Africa
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the entire vibe and set up of the place. The food was really excellent but we all felt that we could have had more food than that, that was received.They serve platters which as stated were great but just felt not sufficient for 5 hungry guys. That said we had a great evening.

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Thank Grant H
newbury
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved Hook, Line and Sinker. It has real personality. We booked ahead, which you have to do, it having been recommended to us by friends. We got the last table. It was busy. We had our hake and chips. Fresh fish and real chips, delicious! We were well looked after by the lovely ladies who were cooking and serving.... More 

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Thank kingtutt
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because we enjoyed it so much last time, we took my folks there when they came down from Durbs. So Hook, Line & Sinker don't have a menu per-say... it depends what they get in fresh on the day, predominately seafood although we have had great steak here. It is cooked the way Stefan is cooking it, over an open... More 

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Thank CrispSa
Cape Town
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loud and proud and delicious! Not your typical quite restaurant. Owners are very interactive and personally explain the menu to you which I thought was fantastic. Then the food came and it was delicious! Definitely give it a try if you are in the area and feel like something different.

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Thank Caitlin T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pringle Bay, Pringle Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Pringle Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 28 273 8688

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?