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The Square Spoon

St Augustine Str, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7381, South Africa
+27 72 208 2047
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (38 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
“kingklip” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
African, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
St Augustine Str, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7381, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Square Spoon is one of my favourites -- whether I feel like fish, pizza, red meat of some fusion style special, of big bowl of salad the they are sure to serve up something special. From the wine list, I'm sure to find a regional...More

1  Thank JohCapeTown
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely the best seafood spot we have ever eaten at. The owner Louis is knowledgeable and passionate The food was wonderfully prepared and tasty Decor fitted the town theme perfectly Service efficient I would recommend this spot to anyone who visits Paternoster...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one off the best place to go in padrenoster with very good service from staff and owner place have got nice inside place with fire and the fish very good keep on with good service

1  Thank Sias S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food chosen from a menu with a big variety. Also very nice type of tables, nice place in town in the main street of lovely little fisherman's village. Also a very friendly owner, Louis and friendly and competent staff!

1  Thank rinakroondal
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We went to The Square Spoon Friday night just after 7pm. Paternoster was empty but they were open. We were told to order before 7:30 pm as they wanted to close. Food came on time and was good. The decor however really need some TLC...More

3  Thank Quinton W
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

What a surprise! Nearly drove past as the place had nobody eating there.... so glad we did try this restaurant. Excellent seafood platter, made from fresh fish, prawns and calamari. Friendly service and pleasant music with a roaring winter fire burning.

1  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I have recently had meals at this restaurant on two occasions: once for a romantic birthday meal for my partner and once for a family meal with my elderly, visiting parents. Both meals were great and I can specifically recommend the prawns and angel-fish dishes....More

1  Thank the_forest_fairy
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful welcoming restaurant with friendly staff serving great food. The smoorsnoek starter is sublime, a true taste sensation. Instead of the ordinary veg, try the Mozambique veg stew - spicy and oh so delicious! We continue to come back again and again.

1  Thank Glenda J
Reviewed 10 May 2018

If you dine out hoping for a good environment, nice scenery and good food this might not be the place. Good food but terrible decor. Hodge podge of this and that and klunky old furniture that often traps sand in the cracks. Not the best...More

Thank Anja J
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Popped in to the Square Spoon on the recommendation of the manager of the B&B where we were staying. I must say I wouldn't have given it a second glance from the outside but we sure were glad we went in. I had the best...More

1  Thank Alisongadenne
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23 January 2015|
Response from LouisvanStaden | Property representative |
Hi the phone number for The Square Spoon Patermoster is +27 72 208 2047 and my number is +27 828241519 Thanks Louis van Staden Owner
23 January 2015|
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Response from LouisvanStaden | Property representative |
Hi The Square Spoon no: +27 72 208 204 7 Regards Louis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Augustine Str, Paternoster, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7381, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Saldanha Bay Municipality  >  Paternoster
  • Phone Number: +27 72 208 2047
  • E-mail
At The Square Spoon we aim to marry "East with West" African style. Namely West Coast (South Africa) to East Coast (Mozambique) So on our menu there are dishes of both! We also cater for vegetarians and vegans! Come and enjoy!
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