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Sloppy Sam's

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Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 2921
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 00:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great venue for incredibly tasty Mediterranean style food: great meze platters and succulent lamb dishes. I enjoyed my 60th birthday party with family here. Our 1st visit - but we'll be back. (Spotted many regulars from manner in which they were greeted as family by owner.)

Thank avtonder
Cape Town, South Africa
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Having driven past this restaurant for years my only disappointment is that I have not been before. We all had starters, mains and desserts. Each Mediterranean dish served was delicious. Our array of starters was outstanding. They have a small but well chosen wine list. The atmosphere is unpretentious yet still casual chic. The owner came over to greet us.... More 

Thank MarvBlonde
Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Cape Town and visit every time I am in Cape Town. Always excellent and will keep returning. Thanks Hooman.

Thank Grant H
Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

For a relaxed and great quality Greek meal in Cape Town, this is a terrific option. The staff are super friendly, the food is great and it's a kinda cool place to go.

Thank SamQ_Oz
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We arrived with a group and was shown to our table. The owner Hooman came and greeted us and suggested some specials. We placed our wine order and then we ordered starters for the table which we all shared. The main course was ordered and enjoyed after which Hooman came and joined us at the table. We had a very... More 

Thank Jan B
Stockholm, Sweden
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The restaurants serves serves good Mediterranean food. Starters we took included hummus, tsatsiki, and octopus, for main dishes we had meat skewers (souvlaki), grilled squids (spiced or non-spiced) and ribs and neck of lamb. All dishes are well prepared are tasty.

Thank jlareza
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Visited for birthday dinner and the food was amazing. Good vibe and atmosphere and friendly stuff. Be back again. highly recommended.

Thank wendyvdm68
Ballinrobe, Ireland
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Visited during a recent visit to Cape Town. The Owner/chef is a talented cook who can cook to specification. We had lamb shank, lamb casserole and leg of lamb all of which were excellent

Thank John J
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Sloppy Sam - Cape Town What a Turkish delight, with a warm cozy atmosphere you are transported to the heart of Turkey where the owner takes charge of the kitchen and makes sure that every single dish carries a splash of his charming personality. Sloppy Sam's special Lamb shank made from Persian lamb which was obviously not stressed at all,... More 

Thank PurplePepperShades
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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46 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you like good, hearty Middle Eastern cuisine, then Sloppy Sam is for you. Visited for birthday dinner and the food was good. The lamb dishes (had the lamb shank served with the roast potatoes) are highly recommended. To be honest, the waitress’ demeanour was not very friendly or warming though.

Thank Monk A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 2921
A small restaurant run by a friendly staff, serving quality and authentic "home-cooked" Mediterranean food in a rustic atmosphere. Located directly opposite the Protea Victoria Junction Hotel, de Waterkant, Cape Town, South Africa

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