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“Delicious, Authentic food!”
Review of Sloppy Sam's

Sloppy Sam's
Ranked #248 of 1,148 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“Delicious, Authentic food!”
Reviewed 25 January 2014 via mobile

Keep going back to this place. Quaint, quiet, homely environment. The chef comes to say hi. You can see him cooking away in the kitchen. The place has a real authentic atmosphere! Middle eastern food at its best. Food is of great quality and very high standards. I've never been disappointed. If its full, food can take a bit long but it's worth the wait. On average about R150pp. Which is not bad at all!

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Ferial O
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Always a delight!”
Reviewed 2 December 2013

We have been visiting Sloppy Sam for many, many years and every visit has been a truly wonderful experience. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and Hooman's incredible hospitality never fails to delight. My absolute favourites are the tzatziki with pita as a starter and the slow roasted lamb shank for a main. If you're a garlic lover, these are a must! If you have any room left for desert, experience has shown that anything on offer is guaranteed to be good! While parking is sometimes a bit of a challenge, it is well worth the effort. We LOVE Sloppy Sam!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Sandiman7
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Absolutely fantastic from start to finish”
Reviewed 15 September 2013

What an absolute gem in Cape Town. We felt like we were welcome guests in a middle eastern home, and the food was exquisite and delicious - packed with lots of flavours. We are so glad to have discovered Sloppy Sam's and will definitely be back.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Crispinophur
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good Feeling”
Reviewed 21 August 2013

My husband and I went to Sloppy Sam's as it was opposite where we were staying and it was raining. We hadn't booked and were pleasantly surprised to be able to get a table [often difficult in Cape Town on a Saturday evening] I had veal, one of the specials, and my husband had lamb neck. The lamb was beautifully cooked and the veal delicious. There was no rush. It would seem that it's your table for the evening. Also, there seemed to be quite a few 'regulars' which is always a good sign.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank jamjarJohannesburg
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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188 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Great east Mediterranean restaurant in Cape Town”
Reviewed 20 June 2013

If you're looking for character, personality and good food in a relaxed environment in Cape Town you can't go wrong with Sloppy Sams. Hooman the owner/chef is Persian and the food speaks of the Middle East. Great meze dishes, amazing lamb dishes, and warm hospitality are features of Sloppy Sams.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank David G
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