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35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 2790
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  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“calamari” (24 reviews)
“take away” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fish and chips is my family business. It's a good job though that they don't make them like they do in Birmingham like they do in South Africa because we would be out of business lol. The fish n chips and calamari here is amazing....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 362abdulmajidh
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good view of the beach...excellent food at reasonable prices..service are quick and staff are very friendly..i am from Gauteng and will defnitely go there again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cloete_bev
Reviewed November 19, 2018

We visited Gordon's Bay over the weekend and stopped by for lunch. The place was busy but the queue went quickly and the ordering system is very effective in preventing people customers from clogging up the front desk. We were a group of four and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ZeenatH21
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

One of the best views to enjoy a great fish and chips meal. Very friendly service. I come here whenever I visit clients in the area.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mario D
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This place is fully packed you have to wait if you want the best. Their fish and chips are so amazing and fresh from the sea :-) will defnitily go there again.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank shally2017
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We tried the Hake, Snoek and King Klip versions of fish and chips and they were all good and incredibly fresh and inexpensive. We loved them all.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Silverstreak46
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Trawlers was busy when we got there, but I can understand why! Their slapchips was amazing! I will eat at Trawlers any time again. I didn't try their fish, but I have heard that it is cooked very well. Even though the place was busy,...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Christelled537
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Trawlers is always busy - which speaks not to an inconvenience but rather to its popularity for being amongst the best 'fishy' outlets with a clear view of the beach within a minute's walk away.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for great Fish and Chips, Trawlers is the number one Fish and Chips restaurant in Gordon's Bay. We have been eating here regularly over the past 5 years. Trawlers is not the best priced option. You will however get good fresh...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank clintonc536
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

We had some guests from overseas and we decided to buy some take away calamari and fish from Trawlers to add together with our own prepared food. Excellent idea. The food was well prepared and our guests commented on the quality. We enjoyed the seafood...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank wmathew873
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 856 2790
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Trawlers is a landmark Sea Food restaurant in Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town. We serve single portions, parcels, platters, combos and burgers. We only sell the freshest fish and calamari we can find. Trawlers has been in operation since 1995 and have been featured in numerous magazines, radio talk shows and even television productions. We are situated right on the beach in Gordon’s Bay, the quiet coastal town in False Bay. We are a ‘must stop’ for anyone traveling to and through Gordon’s Bay. Call us to book a table or to place an order. Sit at one of our tables and experience the most amazing sunsets in Africa! We are open for tour group bookings, family gatherings or company functions (we can comfortably seat 80 people). Join us for lunch, dinner or a sunset for two.
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