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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 good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (39 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
“seafood curry” (22 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All 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 5 days ago via mobile

The food was mostly excellent (mussel starter sub par but the kingklip mains and sides were really really good, as was the white chocolate mousse with fudge dessert we shared) and it's a cute little spot but the service and general ambiance lets this place...More

Thank racoonj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a dinner here in Feb, the fish curry was extremely good, the grilled Angel fish also good. If yr near Paternoster its a good place for dinner.

Thank Blond_e005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice diner and the staff was very friendly. Out host explained why there was no lobster on the menu: Due to overfishing all Paternoster restaurants decided not to serve lobster anymore. Hopefully within two years the lobster population will be on level...More

Thank Dick B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A few of the local restaurants are closed on a Monday, so when my wife and I couldn’t get a reservation anywhere we started to get nervous. The square spoon had an online menu so we decided to get take-away. My wife said this was...More

1  Thank OneBullion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant before and we were highly impressed but it has changed owners and also the menu. The seafood curry was satisfactory, the portion fairly generous, but overpriced. It seems all restaurants in Paternoster focused on visiting overseas tourists and guests from...More

1  Thank Heinrich Z
Reviewed 11 January 2018

What a great day out, Friendly staff and host, very welcoming. Explained the menu's to us in great detail. Food was fantastic and fresh and very well priced.

1  Thank Deon G
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We stopped here for lunch. Whilst they couldn't accommodate us in the main restaurant (which looked really attractive and quaint) we were able to get some less comfortable seating outside. However, the service didn't suffer one bit nor did the food quality. It was a...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Anticipated great salads for the Summer and had heard prawns to be off the charts! Had to request a seafood salad, spot the prawn in the salad as a main dish! Queen prawns fair, a bit powdery! Service was ok!

1  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Great service and great food! The host of the restaurant gave us a very warm welcome and enthusiastically explained us the menu and which ones were his favourites. We had the smoorsnoek paté as a starter and the kingklip as a main, and they were...More

1  Thank karenvanzaal
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here on Saturday night. Great food. Great value and lovely staff. This little gem deserves a 5 star mention.

1  Thank PiaWatermeyer
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Questions & Answers
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$4 - US$62
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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
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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