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Salty Sea Dog

2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1918
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (143 reviews)
“snoek” (30 reviews)
“calamari” (67 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Fast food
PRICE
£
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 494 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Straight from the sea and excellent value for money. Always busy in the evening so book but you can also get take aways

Thank Grant S
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you Grant for your kind and honest feedback about Salty Sea Dog. Appreciated. Hope to see you soon again

Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had fried hake, kingklip and a combo platter. Good fish, average fries. Plates are really big. Friendly service. Good place for seafood lunch but don't expect anything spectacular.

Thank RBR-66
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very plain and natural. Right on the waterfront . Good value for money. Parking is limited but inexpensive.

Thank Brian H
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your honest feedback Brian. Hope to see you soon again Regards Thys

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing special or stand out about the place. Most of the restaurants around the area are full. We were seated and served quite quickly. Our food arrived quickly. The food was average. The hake was bland, calamari was oily, but the Snoek was pretty tasty...More

Thank Roxaan1
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

After completing a long walking trip in cape point and cape of good hope, the driver asked us to choose between a fancy restaurant (fork and knife) or a traditional (using hand). Salty Sea Dog was the place. We order 3 types of fish (hake,...More

Thank HosamM
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you Hosam for your positive honest feedback. Hope to see you and family again soon Regards Thys

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This small little fish and chip shop is very good for some quick dinner. Isn't the place to have a full on sit down meal but is great for a dinner.

Thank Luke G
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you Luke for your friendly feedback Regards Thys

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Wow what an awesome meal with friends on a day trip to Simonstown Booked and all started with a sherry to warm us up on an exceptionally cold day at the harbor.🍷🍷🍷 Service was very efficient /seriously busy and our meal was served without any...More

Thank Sandgav
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Hello Sandgav, Thank you for your appreciative note regarding our service and food. Hope to see and serve you and friends soon again. Much appreciated. Go well Regards Thys

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you want fish and chips, this is what they do and good at it too. The take away is good. I have been going here for the past 8 years for my fish and chips and quite never really got the mood for the...More

Thank Skippietjie
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you Skippietjie for your lovely honest feedback over the 8 years experience at Salty Sea Dog. Running the Restaurant for the past 19 years we are trying our utmost to keep our customers satisfied, especially our local friends. Take care Thys

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I have just left this restaurant. The food was mediocre, much less good than I had expected. But when I went to the bathroom I was horrified. It was filthy dirty with vomit on the toilet seat and wet toilet paper on the floor. I...More

Thank Monique M
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Monique, Sorry to learn about your personal negative bathroom experience. The toilets you are referring to belongs to the City Of Cape Town, managed and cleaned by STADCO. They clean them daily but unfortunately cannot clean the ladies after each "lady's" visit. Other (coin...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We went for a late supper and had an amazing time. The waiters were very friendly and the service was very quick. The overall atmosphere in the restaurant was exceptional and the food, especially the calamari, was unbelievebly good. I would return in an instant.

Thank Michael F
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks Michael. Lovely feedback. Appreciated

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1918
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