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Salty Sea Dog

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2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1918
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08:30 - 21:00
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Sun 08:30 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Beau Bassin - Rose Hill
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat when visiting Simon's Town. We had the fried calamari and fish(hake) and chips. Portions were good and fish was very tender.

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Thank FredNg
Durban, South Africa
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish and chips are fresh and very tasty. The prices are very reasonable. Would recommend a lunch or dinner at Salty Sea Dog.

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Thank LeaKid01
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal at the salty sea dog, the restaurant is on the quayside and we had the best fish and chips as the sunset set, a lovely end to a hard days sight seeing.

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Thank Gjones1234
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your positive experience Gjones More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful little restaurant. The grilled Kingklip is an excellent choice. You can even bring along a small dog to the restaurant. The service is good and the staff friendly.

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Thank Christoff S
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for straight up fish and chips. Other seafood related dishes are available but the fish and chips was recommended by a frequent visitor.

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Thank Ikoyiboy
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for fish that was nice. BUT the fish burger was literately a stale bun, a piece of small fish and tiny piece of wilted lettuce. Then we went back the evening and thought we would give it another try. Biggest mistake, the waiter that took our order was drunk(and maybe high) out of his mind. He reeked... More 

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Thank Desire L
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this review

Thank you Desire for your feedback as experienced during an evening visit. Could you please tell me which day or date it was and possibly the waiters name, male or female? I will appreciate it tremendiously in order to address this unacceptable behaviour. Much appreciated Regards Thys More 

Quezon City, Philippines
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47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we stopped over Simon's Town on our way to Boulder's beach, our group cannot decide where to eat. We asked our reliable guide, Andrew from Hotspots2c which one he'd personally prefer. And he recommended Salty Sea Dog. He was right. No-frills, run-of-the-mill restaurant, but great quality food. It was filled to the brim that the 10 of us had... More 

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Thank prechiel
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this review

Thank you Prechiel for your appreciative honest feedback. Much appreciated More 

George, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hake and chips and snoek and chips was awesome. The batter and freshness was as good as it gets and even chips was succulent but crispy. No frills. Reasonably prices. Service is friendly, if not personal but it was a busy day. Coffee scores 6/10. Worth referring

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1 Thank HermanLab
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten fish and chips in many countries. Their Hake and Chips might be the best ones I've ever eaten. We visited there twice for lunch, just because of those were so good.

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Thank Henri H
Wales, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried Salty Sea Dog on our travels around SA. The Fish was amazingly fresh. I tried the Kingclip in batter it was superb. The chips were good too. The staff were very friendly. Loved the place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1918

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?