We were very excited to have lunch here when we saw what a beautiful location it's in, and everything looked lovely. The 45-minute wait for our food (with small children) was already a let-down, but would have been quickly forgotten if the food was excellent - but it wasn't. We informed the waitress that the lobster bisque was not good (in fact it smelled as if it had gone bad), and she told us that it was probably because it was crayfish (not a reason for it to smell so bad). I ordered the Kingklip, the most expensive fish on the (very reasonably priced) menu, and it was tough and tasteless. But the biggest surprise was the obligatory 10% tip added to our bill! We were only a party of four, and when we inquired if this was their usual practice, we were informed that it was. In three weeks of dining out in the Cape Town area this was the only establishment that added this on (and we usually left a bit more than 10% anyway). When the waitress took the bill, she said, "Oh, I asked them to take off the bisque since you didn't touch it," - but they didn't, oh well. Needless to say, we won't be back soon.
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