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Sloppy Sam's

Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 2921
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (12 reviews)
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have to visit Hooman and Sloppy Sams whenever we are in Cape Town. One of the few restaurants out of the tourist mainstream that is open on a Monday evening. For once, I didn't have my staple - the Sloppy Sam Lamb Shank special...More

Thank LlewellynPatrick
Reviewed 6 July 2017

What a nice surprise, it is Lebanese or middle eastern food, we had a great meze platter and my husband had liver. was gorgeous food, great service, good vibe and a lovely atmosphere. the prices are insanely cheap for this area.

Thank Shantellebooysen
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The restaurant is Mediterranean cuisine. My husband and I ordered two lamb dishes and the pickled octopus. The food was fresh, hot and delicious. The owner even came around to talk to all the patrons. You won't be disappointed if you enjoy lamb and inexpensive...More

Thank educator26
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Expensive, place needs a serious revamp. Tacky! R50 corkage charged despite the menu stating R40. Food ok, not great. On a positive note...the owner is friendly and welcoming.

1  Thank andrewkay2015
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Walked into Sloppy Sam's at 9.30 pm on a weekday night, based on a random selection that happened to be conveniently located near our hotel. Lovely waiter, checked with the owner, no problem to keep the kitchen open late. So we ordered a bottle of...More

Thank Africahand
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Having a dinner, place is top notch! Starting from drinks,starters,mains,deserts,service... 100 % We will be back for sure! Thanks a lot

Thank Milan M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We have been going to Sloppy Sam's and singing it's praises for years. I would go so far as to say that we have introduced more than 50 new patrons to Sloppy Sams. We normally go for their lamb. My wife and I enjoy different...More

Thank LlewellynPatrick
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Not many restuarants are keen to serve coffee and dessert only? We had supper and looking for a coffee shop walked along Somerset Rd. Sceptical of a rustic setting /looking decor place i 1st stepped in to make sure we will be served...and I am...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Small restaurant serving Middle-Eastern food across the street from Protea Hotel Victoria Junction. The food is very good, the price is reasonable, and has a very relaxed ambiance.

Thank MariaRhodeIsland
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Friends and I visited for dinner last week Friday. Its a small operation therefor did not expect slow service and having to wait so long for food. We wont be back it was not a good choice for our evening out

Thank lameesahcamroodien
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 2921
A small restaurant run by a friendly staff, serving quality and authentic "home-cooked" Mediterranean food in a rustic atmosphere. Located directly opposite the Protea Victoria Junction Hotel, de Waterkant, Cape Town, South Africa
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