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Reviewed 2 days ago

The sushi & sashimi platter as starter was excellent. We had dinner and at the same time there was a table with 12+ persons. This caused a lot of noice so we could not made any conversation. Only 2 waitresses was not enough for all...the guests in the restaurant.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Perfect location, delicious food, friendly service. We enjoyed a wonderful evening. Between 4 of us we ate salmon hand rolls, olives, crayfish tails, mussels, prawns, calamari, affogato, chocolate bomb. Everything was delicious.

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food looks better than it tastes. Honestly they spend a lot of time making it look pretty but there’s zero flavor and the price is exorbitant. They should actually be ashamed of themselves. My crayfish and prawns were were tough and resembled a shoe...sole. Absolutely unimaginative, boiled and has no sauce, not even a lemon butter. That poor fish died for nothing because I pitied it on my plate. Not to mention the fact that they don’t even know how to make a pina colada. It’s pineapple juice with pineapple chunks and some trace of rum. The restaurant has one of the best views and ambience but the food and service is pathetic. Avoid this daylight robbery hole of blandness.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 13 December 2021 via mobile

A stunning combination of quality, pleasantly calm service and unbeatable location makes this restaurant one of the top spots in thriving Paternoster. We both enjoyed well cooked salmon and tuna dishes - of fresh fish - with cous cous and roasted vegetables and a bottle...of Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc all served graciously by the delightful Yolande. It was a perfect setting for an early summer’s sunset looking across the old fishing harbour. Our earlier booking was taken and changed without any issue or hesitation. The whole experience was how dining out should be.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 9 November 2021 via mobile

The perfect restaurant for our final night in paternoster. Delicious food and flowing drinks. All served with another picture perfect view of the ocean that is synonymous with paternoster.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 22 October 2021

Several items on the menu were sold out. The overall experience was not what we would have expected. The location and views were were fabulous

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 20 October 2021

Prawns were very well cooked (not overdone) and tasty. Starters were perfect. Tuna was a touch overcooked but tasty. View is awesome. Service is excellent.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 13 October 2021

Lovely location by the sea, ceiling to floor windows, open and bright and space between the tables. Too windy when we were there otherwise outside would have been very nice. Service attentive and we got clear clarifications on our menu questions. My sushi & sashimi...platter as starter was excellent. (Very unusual to get sushi and sushi combined on one plate and thick sashimi salmon), my wife’s mussels in coconut milk were delicious. The LM prawns from Mozambique was a real treat, perfectly prepared. Finished with a choc bomb, not too dry and tasty soft chocolate. We will definitely be back.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 11 October 2021 via mobile

We loved everything about this restaurant. We first sat outside having cocktails and then moved to our table when the food arrived. Excellent food, excellent service. Loved the idea of creating our own seafood platter.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 10 September 2021 via mobile

Really great views and seafood. Staff were friendly and helpful. The option to create your own seafood platter is really a great idea. Thank you for a wonderful afternoon.

Date of visit: September 2021
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De See Kat Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5