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Seaforth Beach, Seaforth Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
(+27+21) 786 4810
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Leyburn, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I don't know what this would be like in the evening, but it's perfect for lunch. Excellent seafood (there are other choices), very good service and pretty views. The air conditioning helps too as it was very hot the day we went.

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Thank 1sammi
Krakow, Poland
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice waiter to serve us but that ws the only plus. The restaurant is much overrated, food is ugly, greasy, fish was fried on old oil (at leadt that's how it looked like), shrimps very not fresh, texture like from the cheapest supermarket and prices? Rather a joke. NOT recommended.

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Thank GabrielaMaj
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some places you can wax lyrical about and others just simply do it all well. This place is the latter. Great staff serving great food with great service whilst you have great views. Try the prawns. Fantastic!

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Thank AgentAJ
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shared a huge seafood platter - perfectly cooked kingpin, crayfish, mussels, scampi and more. Lovely service. This is a huge restaurant and you can't book the small terrace - it opens at 12pm and it's first come first seated. We were inside but with all the doors open the views were still good.

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Thank cicismum123
Karibib, Namibia
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very peaceful setting, great seafood. Well prepared and good portions. For what you get very fair prised. Easy to customise your order. Pleasant service.

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Wiener Neustadt, Austria
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were one of the only guests when visiting; is bit strange because you wonder why... the seafood platter was ok but nothing much - just when we saw the price then it was much..we were mistaken as a 'false bay platter for one' was suggested (that was not on the menu) the one on the menu was significantly cheaper... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really good location for when you visit the penguins at Boulders Beach. If you can get a seat on the balcony great as the views are really good. But once you sit inside they will not move you even if the balcony area empties-odd. Food is OK and portion size is plenty. Beware of the seafood platter. Usually the... More 

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Romford
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521 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here a couple of times during our 4 day stay in Simons Town. On the first occasion we ate inside and I had the fish and chips which was very nice. The second time was during the day and we sat outside with a great view over the beach where we could watch the African penguins, The... More 

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Thank Rojo447
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service and staff is friendly. But the food quality is really poor. We ordered the seafood platter for two. Asked the waiter how it was and he assured us that it would be excellent. It was by far the worst sea food dish I had ever. The chips are also not good at all. The worse money spent in... More 

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Worcester, England
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134 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant sits next to Boulder's Beach, famous for its penguins overlooking the sea. Decor is fairly basic, the food is however fresh and delicious. Liked this place, unfussy and straightforward. If you are in the area a good place to have lunch. Happy to return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaforth Beach, Seaforth Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: (+27+21) 786 4810

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?