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Salty Sea Dog

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2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1918
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08:30 - 21:00
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Sun 08:30 - 16:30
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent fresh fish served here. Had the Hake and chips and it was delicious. Batter was great, not too soggy or greasy but nice and fresh and crispy. Chips were ok. Very popular little place and highly recommended

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Thank Cforey
Ripley, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cape Town and its surrounds abounds in places to eat fish - and we did lots of them. But to our surprise, this basic fish and chips eatery topped the lot for great fish at amazing value. We chose the kingklip without the batter and were glad we did. Simple. Fresh. Delicious. And all for a price that seemed like... More 

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Thank Peter M
Beaufort, South Carolina
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192 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For the fish (hake) and chips, the hake was very good. Not the best I have had on the peninsula, but maybe it really is this best in Simon's Town? Chip (fries) were average for Cape Town area. However, I had the 4 curry prawn samosas with an order of onion rings. Onion rings were very good. Prawn samosas, disappointing.... More 

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Thank WRHOTEN
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went there because of the local from my hostel highly recommended this place. Wasn't disappointed at all. The food quality is great and the service is excellent.

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Thank lizzylee89
Bristol
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A recommendation which didn't disappoint. Huge portion of battered Hake and chips which woyld easily have fed two

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Thank Julajo
Fethiye, Turkey
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Fish & Chip Restaurant literally on the harbourside in Simon's Town. Very fresh fish with light crispy batter and great chips. Mushy peas were outstanding and one order enough for 2. We ate there twice during our stay in Simon's Town and thoroughly enjoyed our meal each time.

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Thank SusanSalmon1
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this review

Thank you Susan for your positive and honest feedback. Much appreciated More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't really impressed with the experience. The restaurant was busy and I was lucky to get a table up near the counter where you order. This meant that people kept using my table for the condiments like I was waiting in line still or something. The fish was ok, but there were some bones in the pieces and the... More 

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want good fish and chips or calamari - this is the best place to eat in Simons Town. Whether sit down or takeaway, the quality is always consistant and the service great

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Thank JanePia
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest and kind remarks Jane. Much appreciated More 

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 2 weeks ago

Salty Sea Dog is, basically, a pretty good fish and chip restaurant. The portions are generous, the food is well cooked, the staff are friendly and helpful... Good value for money. If what you want is great fish and chips in Simon's Town, then this is the place to eat.

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Thank JRC1963
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may not look much, but if you're after great fish and chips, this is the place to go. It does fill up in the evenings so you might want to book. The fish was extremely fresh and well cooked.

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Thank Richard S
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest feedback Richard. Much appreciated More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1918

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