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Quayside Centre, 1 Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 2138
07:30 - 22:00
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thought we fancied some good fresh fish and seafood to top off our beautiful day visiting simons town, and thought the famous Bertha's would be perfect for both meal and views! Well unpleasantly surprised...1) hake and chips - Tasteless 2) fish and seafood platter for 2 - fish tasted stale and again no taste 3) muscles...dry and impossible to even... More 

Thank Knicknocks
Fethiye, Turkey
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Quite a large restaurant right on the harbourside in Simon's Town. Food was very good... my husband had their Fish & Chips and I had a Burger. F&C good and good portion... burger OK nothing special. Very convivial atmosphere though.

Thank SusanSalmon1
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate twice. At lunch the service was very good with a nice view over the harbour and delicious fish and chips. The evening in the same location was very different with a very inexperienced waitress who just disappeared.

Thank Richard B
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52 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has a very nice view to the sea and the harbour. But the food was uninspiring and of low quality and the staff was unengaged. Could really need a brush up and cleaning

Thank SOSSilkeborg
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good restaurant for just a drink, breakfast or a large meal. Reasonably priced with friendly service

Thank JanePia
Callington, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in Simon's Town for two months whilst working in the dockyard, we ate in Bertha's more often than any other restaurant, with good reason. Great food and good value for money. The service can sometimes appear a little slow, but it's not really any worse than most local restaurants - or others throughout South Africa... The staff are friendly... More 

Thank JRC1963
West Sussex
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on the last day of my visit to SA. Largish group. Decent food, service and price, would recommend and visit again

Thank TheHydesWestSussex
Colchester, Essex.
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180 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm being a bit generous giving Bertha's four stars really but the fact that we ate there three time in five weeks must say something. It is generally unremarkable but pretty reliable although the service can be a tad patchy. We ate extensively during our visits from fresh rock oysters to fried shrimp to calamari, kingklip to spatchcocked chicken (the... More 

Thank Caribauthor
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch here with friends - extensive menu and when you are laying in pounds the average price for a great meal is about £10. Fantastic. The setting is metres from the water, boats in the harbour and beautiful views across False Bay to Fish Hoek and Muizenberg. Lovely.

Thank Princess B
Bournemouth UK
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here one evening as chosen by tour company. Service was slowish but food OK but chosen as adjacent to our hotel

Thank Baronscroft

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Soups, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quayside Centre, 1 Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 2138

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