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Pelican's Harbour Cafe

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Hawe Road | Struisbaai Harbour, Struisbaai, South Africa
+27 28 435 6526
10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:00 - 15:00
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Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first sight I thought this was only a bar and therefore kept on passing by. Friends recommended this cafe to us and we were actually surprised with how good their food were. We ordered a few starters for the table just to have a snack there and everything was very well prepared. Not to oily as you would sometimes... More 

Thank Emily R
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and is ideal for a family outing. A clown entertained the smaller kids while the adults were socialising. But ... Restroom is horrible.

Thank Elmien S
Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very rustic but was packed out for lunch when we were there. All the fish and chip varieties looked excellent - highly recommend the hake

Thank Brad Q
Alpharetta, Georgia
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136 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is far from fussy and fancy...but the food is good. The prawns were yummy...and the locals come regularly for the fish and chips. A variety of dishes were ordered and no complaints! Service was fairly fast, everyone was very polite! I say, if in the area, give it a try!

Thank Susan M
Benoni, South Africa
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had two good meals here.Situated right on the harbour and as there is always something going on the harbour while you enjoy your meal. The place might look dubious but it is not. For some real local flavour try this place

Thank Sheila F
East London, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I asked the waitron if we were welcome with our therapy dog and she assured me that if we sat outside there would not be a problem. We had just seated when the owner/manager made it VERY clear that we were not welcome with him. Other patrons were horrified to see us leave and said they could not understand the... More 

1 Thank liza161
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Spent a few months in the area and visited frequently for fish and chips. Each time the fish and chips were very good (hake). One tip I can give is to ask for crispy fish and crispy chips. It seems soggy chips are very popular!! Staff always pleasant.

Thank janexx
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered a seafood platter for 1 that my little daughter and I shared, my husband and his Mom ordered a meal each. The food was oily, and the service took long, with terse waiters. We were given three mints when the bill came, because we ordered three meals

1 Thank Fagmeedah
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

very good seafood we had the hake and chips the view from the restaurant was fantastic...value for money with good service

Thank Razz2924
Cape Town, South Africa
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

on the best spot possible (quiet and picturesque view on the local harbour) e enjoyed fish and chips and a perfect local wine which made us decide to visit the winery. However, hard it was to leave this perfect spot. Could stay a full weekend her and enjoy the local life,

Thank Bart_deJ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hawe Road | Struisbaai Harbour, Struisbaai, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Cape Agulhas  >  Struisbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 435 6526

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