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Noisy Oyster

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St Augustine Road, Paternoster, South Africa
+27 22 752 2196
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is certainly one of my favourite restaurants in the Cape and probably my favourite in Paternoster. Lovely setting, quirky decor, nice touches and delicious food. The service can be inconsistent depending on the server, but you can always expect a lovely evening.

Thank TiffanyMarkman
Granada, Spain
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204 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about this great eatery is a conversation piece, from the sign outside that greets you stating "Fully Booked unless you are quick eater or big tipper" to the risque menu listings of "Foreplay, Intercourse and Afterglow". You dine at a hotch-potch of furniture all equipped with cushions and blankets for your comfort. The floor is akin to a shingle... More 

Thank david w
Ilmington, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We liked is quirky restaurant. Warm welcome from all and the wood fires and candle added to the atmosphere. Great fish accompanied by lovey veg. And sauces.

Thank susied208
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a gem, not such a secret as it was booked every time we tried to come but we got in for a lunch. Really incredible food, very cool atmosphere (during the day, fun, quirky & surf-y, but serious about food; at night, cozy/quant & romantic).

Thank Marina T
Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing, nice vibe, fast service, best rare oyster in Paternoster. Good memories made.... Will be back ❤️

Thank Sugendri D
Somerset West, South Africa
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most disappointing experience in Paternoster and had such high expectations! I didn't expect nor like the shabby chick interior and it was cold. Our waitress (sorry) was the most irritating in the way in which she spoke Afrikaans I have ever come across. Everything was said in a way as if she was speaking to a child.... just over the... More 

Thank 551dgdg
Durban, South Africa
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We missed out on eating here on our last trip as it was a Monday and Tuesday. Made sure of booking well in advance thi longer trip and we weren't disappointed lovely fresh oysters hake with a delectable sause and good crembrule. Great meal in lovely vibe.

Thank Diverianmiller
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival, we got ready to sit on the front porch. Before a welcome greeting, or simple "hello", we were scolded like little kids and told "we don't serve on the front porch". This wasn't an issue, but was said whilst the "teacher" was serving a table of 4 ladies, perhaps her bookclub, on the front porch. I was really... More 

Thank James M
Hamburg, Germany
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paternoster is beach holiday village with very good restaurants. The Noisy Oyster fits in perfectly with the laid back character of the area. Good food, atmosphere, service and price. Real holiday experience.

Thank 230Lovetotravel
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting this gem on the last afternoon of our weekend in Paternoster. This was easily the best of all our dining experiences we enjoyed during our time at this quaint seaside village. From the warm welcome given by the hostess upon our arrival (with our Boston Terrier in tow) to the eclectically decorated courtyard, it was... More 

Thank Jeremy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$43
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Augustine Road, Paternoster, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paternoster
  • Phone Number: +27 22 752 2196

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