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35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 2790
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“calamari” (22 reviews)
“take away” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
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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.

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.

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

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.

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

1  Thank Clinton C
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

Thank wmathew873
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

The family really felt like seafood and I went to Trawlers. The prices were quite steep compared to other fish places I have been to. The food portion was a lot which was enough for everyone. The calamari was good. Got seafood sauce and tartar...More

Thank Haba01
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Stopped with my wife for some seafood lunch and I must admit that we got more than we bargained for. The fish and chips was well worth the money that we paid. Sizeable servings well spiced made all the difference. We will return

1  Thank Kellymeyer098
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice seafood meal at Trawlers and we bought also some takeaways. Average but affordable prices. Service was excellent and I highly recommend this listing for sit down or take away.

1  Thank bennettbenny6
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch but we were not very impressed with the place which was very busy and noisy so we decided to buy some take away instead. The fish and chips was nice and well priced. The calamari was a little tough but...More

Thank loufe872
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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