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shoreline cafe

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Waterfront | Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Popped in for a quick bite after having spent a few hours touring the aquarium. Service was friendly and swift. The Rooibos tea was flavoursome and the toasted chicken & mayo sandwiches scrumptious. We so enjoyed the golden crispy chips with softer insides...yummy. From our table close to the back entrance we had a lovely view of the harbour and... More 

Thank Erica P
Stafford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We visited this café twice, and frankly I'm surprised at some of the poor reviews. The first time was in the early evening after we'd arrived in Cape Town. We ordered a seafood salad and the grilled fish along with tabbouleh. The amount of food was massive and delicious. We couldn't eat it all, and the staff boxed up our... More 

Thank Cathy F
Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We were on our way to a habour curise and needed a quick cuppa, the staff were really helpful, the service was very quick and they even arranged to take the coffees to the boat!

Thank Shadbolt13
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Food is absolutely shocking. We just came here because our toddler gravitated toward the play area. Next time we'll steer clear.

Thank Shynola
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Went there with my 6 year old daughter after the visit to the aquarium. The food was ridiculously over priced...R45 for kiddies chicken nuggets and chips. 4 burnt greasy chicken nuggets and a small amount of chips. Such a pity as it is a great spot that could be doing so well with having the seal deck right outside and... More 

Thank jenna i
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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111 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We visited the Two Oceans Aquarium and decided to have lunch at the Cafe. I chose the Free range half chicken at R120. I can't remember what it's accompaniment is supposed to be. I told the waiter that I would like chips with it. After a very long wait it came with chips and potatos and a bit of salad.... More 

Thank BrendaWilliams_12
London, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Went to the Victoria and Alfred harbour and ate at the shoreline cafe staff are fantastic gave us wifi too,seal pond below fabulous to watch the food is fabulous would highly recommend and would definitely return.

Thank jacquelinesusan77
Milan, Italy
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1,324 reviews
876 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 433 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016

probably the worst place in capetown . and i have visited for 20 years. poor choice, and whatever you chose it is poor , and the service is non existant

1 Thank nicolas s
Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We arrived more than 15 minutes ago. Nobody came to serve us... Eventually, I went inside to order cold drinks. I was handed two cans... no glasses, no straws and told "you can go and pay there". I paid... and had to ask for straws... R 36.00 for two 330ml cold drinks and they could not even offer a glass... More 

1 Thank RalphSinger
New York City, New York
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181 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We stopped her by chance and had breakfast. The server was very nice but not very attentive. The food was lacluster. We had to return 1 dish for something else. Thankfully all our other dining experiences were outstanding so you can't win them all.

1 Thank TimeTraveler0123_10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront | Two Oceans Aquarium, Dock Road, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27214188645

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