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Reviewed 28 December 2022 via mobile

We went to take a look today, this restaurant is no longer in existence at Saldanha harbor unfortunately

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 24 September 2021

The staff are friendly, but the time it took for us to get our food was just to long. Some of the portions where just to small for the price. The food was not that bad, but the waiting was just unbearable

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

service good but portion size on kingklip small and overdone- rather charge more but dont send me home hungry....

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 10 January 2021 via mobile

The site of the restaurant is so bad we would not even take a seat.. Weeds are growing in the outside deck. And the one eyed cat on entry is a put off.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 9 February 2020 via mobile

Found this by chance looking for a lunch stop Pleasantly surprised with quick service and fresh juicey calamari, crumbed chicken strips and battered hake with potato chips and a low bill. Clean toilets a plus. No pets allowed though

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 January 2020 via mobile

This restaurant used to be a super destination with good food. The food is stil good and the setting hard to beat. But the place is run down with Weeds growing under the tables. The one slipway gone to pot and just left like that,...so sad. This place is obviously not in the same hands anymore. It won’t survive if you are not served upon arrival with weeds all over the place. If you are a proud owner you wil water your garden and tend to it and take the weeds out and keep the SLIPWAY in good condition. Good luck, we will give it a skip next time. So sad😥More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 January 2020 via mobile

Haven't been to Slipway for several years but always loved the Seafood. Decided to go today, beyond disappointed. The restaurant was not full but no one came to serve us. Eventually took our own seat, then after 10 minutes, took our own menus. Despite acknowledging...us, no one came to take our order so left. Service needs to seriously be improved.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 13 August 2019

Absolutely shocking. we have been before, but never again. the place is filthy and the staff so not interested, so sad as it was a fabulous place a few years ago. Walk with your feed and don't bother entering.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 May 2019

Friendly staff, but unfortunately the food is not the best. It is a pity as the setting is excellent, just wonder why they wouldn't follow the example set by the previous owners. Not worth the drive from Langebaan with all the excellent quality restaurant options...we have available in Langebaan.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 April 2019

If there was zero stars l would give it that. Great location and that's about it. Went there during our recent trip in March, the hostess didn't even want to attend to us, they didn't want to offer us a table. We didn't feel welcome...at all the vibe was offish from the moment we walked in so we decided we would rather place an order for takeaways and eat at the hotel, but after waiting a couple of minutes, 30 to be precise the waiter acted like she didn't remember that we had ordered very unhelpful we decided to go. What a waste of time. l feel like they have a specific kind of clientele they want at their establishment and it was not 'us'. Based on the treatment l got that's exactly how l feel. If they want they can prove me wrong!! but l wouldn't recommend it at all, don't bother rather drive to LangebaanMore

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 April 2019

Had been here about a year ago and was pretty impressed and decided to go back, turns out that was a mistake. There appears to have been a change of ownership / management. The service is average the food very disappointing dishes were barely warm...and of poor quality. A good one to avoid in my opinion I will not be back.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 29 March 2019 via mobile

We came there to have lunch on our trip back home. They accommodated us and it was nice. The food was lovely but it wasn't consistent. Our food had been warm some places and cool on others. We all had the same meal but our...sauces varies some strong and some bland. I took my son down to the steps so that we could play in the water and that was a nice touch but it's sad to see how the restaurant has gone down. It's a lovely little hidden gem but they need some tlc and attention to some detail.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

After many years Di Schaafsma has ceased operating the Slipway (although the website and contact numbers have not been updated) and it has been taken over by new operators. On the positive side the location is, as it always was, stunning - probably the most...natural waterfront in the Cape - and the staff are friendly. However, we had overseas visitors with us and were embarrassed by the quality and presentation of the food - miles away from what it used to be and, while the prices may be reasonable, it really is not up to an acceptable standard. In addition, the wine list has but two choices although they did find us a bottle of Two Oceans Sav Blanc. It pains me to say this as we have frequented the Slipway for many, many years especially taking friends from overseas there and one would really like it to see it continue as a successful operation but, unless the current operators improve standards radically, the venture is doomed to failure.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 17 January 2019

Sadly, this restaurant was taken over by new owners and the food and service are not what they used to be. We ordered a sea food platter and here is my review. The mussels were stale shriveled up and tasteless. The mussels wrapped in bacon...were not crispy as they should have been. The prawns specified on the menu were NOT prawns but shrimps. The calamari was good and so was the snoek. We took this up with the manager but he was totally indifferent. In spite of the above the view and setting is fabulous.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

We usually visit Slipway once a year, and every time it is good. We love the menu and the view and the staff are friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: December 2018
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SLIPWAY WATERFRONT RESTAURANT, Saldanha - Restaurant Reviews, Photos & Phone Number - Tripadvisor

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Slipway Waterfront Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4