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“First class service and food”
Review of Sloppy Sam's

Sloppy Sam's
Ranked #266 of 1,182 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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
Reviewed 10 June 2013

First class food made with passion and old fashioned values. The way food should be made. You will not be disappointed.

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Thank Guy A
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Reviewed 5 May 2013

After a good review in the newspaper this week, we decided to give Sloppy Sam's a try. It really was a disappointment. The food was not well served and was not very good either. The lamb shanks were OK but the Kofta were dry and did not appear to have been freshly made. The calamari were tough and were certainly not fresh or even frozen/fresh.
The waitress was very nice but service was very slow as I think the kitchen was busy with a party serving which took priority over everyone else. We waited 1 hour between the starters and the main.
All in all,,,,, we will not go back.

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Thank Trevor R
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Reviewed 5 April 2013

Arrived in Cape Town for the first time and was recommended this place by the owner of our B&B. excellent food and wine along with great service. A little gem. The calamari was particularly good!

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Thank Matt_B33
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Reviewed 12 March 2013

I wish I had taken pictures of the food we were served to illustrate how terrible this place is.

We were a large party with most of our guests ordering the ribs. What arrived was about 5 finger sized charcoaled pieces of what I would not even call meat with 2 or 3 little potato wedges.

Two of our guests attempted to return their dishes. One, with persistence was successful, the other cowed under the aggressive persistence of the waitress that her dish was meant to be charcoaled, "crispy", she called it, gave up.

I ordered the Abgusht which was meant to be a Persian stew with all kinds of interesting flavours. It was a complete disappointment, I have made better lamb stews myself at home, this was watery and flavourless (aside from an overwhelming taste of lime).

All in all a very disappointing experience, poor food and even poorer service. Since when does the waitress argue with the customer?

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Thank SouthAfricanCouple
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Reviewed 26 February 2013

Had a great meal here - the meat (albeit simply cooked) was stunning.

Lovely menu - great service and very good value for money.

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Thank Robbie_Exeter
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