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Slipway Waterfront Restaurant

Sadanha Bay Harbour, Saldanha, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7395, South Africa
+27 22 714 4235
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible12%
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“mussels” (11 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“snoek” (7 reviews)
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Sadanha Bay Harbour, Saldanha, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7395, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This is not a review, but I have noticed that the restaurant at present and for the past couple of weeks was not open (2018/05/16). There have been some work activity inside,not sure what the situation might be. I have noticed quite often during this...More

4  Thank NamibDust
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Nestled in a cul-de-sac in Saldanha harbor sits a little gem of a eatery. The food is authentic West Coast and the pace slow for you to relax at. Their calamari dishes are wonderful as well as some of the other fare on the menu.

Thank NicoGouws1
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Located in the fishing harbour in Saldana very quaint setting if a little run down, nice menu with plenty to choose from and an adequate wine list, note they do not do wine by the glass but they do have a 500 Ml bottle which...More

Thank Eddie G
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

I am sure all their food is great, but we opted for the standard fish&chips and we were NOT disappointed. Sitting under an umbrella at the water’s edge savouring this excellent dish was memorable. One can spot the I&J deep water fishing boats from the...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is hidden away in the working docks of Saldanha port. The port provides a fascinating backdrop to lunch and we were happy to watch the divers at work on one of the wrecks while sipping our wine, waiting for lunch. There is definitely...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Spent four days in Saldanha and returned to the Slipway twice as the food and service was so good. Oysters lovely and fresh and steak very tasty. The other half had garlic mussels and calamari steak both of which were scrumptious. The setting is very...More

Thank KingsleyP631
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Well, the food was bad to average. A strong mayonnaise came with it. We had grilled Calamari (tasteless), hake (not soft unfortunately) with fries (very soft) and Smoorsnoek, which tasted like coming out of a can. The best thing was the beer on tab: to...More

Thank Clemens S
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Made a RESERVATION on Saturday, 13 January 2018, for ten people @ 13h00. We arrived promptly at 13h00, placed our order for food at around 13h15 & by 14h35, no food arrived! We noticed people arriving after us, being served and leaving. At 14h45, having...More

Thank KDKindie
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great view with really nice simple choice menu and if you like milkshakes you will not be dissappointed with a visit to this place.

Thank mrushent
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Such a pity ... lovely views, great rustic vibe and friendly staff. We arrived here at 13:20 - finally got food at 15:00 which was then to oily and greasy (possibly due to oil not being hot enough) and calamari slightly undercooked in the haste...More

Thank BibiSouthAfrica
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sadanha Bay Harbour, Saldanha, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7395, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Saldanha Bay Municipality  >  Saldanha
  • Phone Number: +27 22 714 4235
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Saldanha Bay Harbour. Settled in a protected corner of the harbour. We offer sumptious freshly prepared seafood, calamari steaks, rings, oysters,freshly plucked from the bay. Mussels freshly havested from the bay and served in a variety of sauces or freshly steamed in shell and served with crispy chips. Snoek served with soetpatat, hake deep fried or grilled, kingklip.Meat and chicken dishes. Pastas, salads. Desserts. Our "BillHenry" bar is fully licensed. Open 7 days a week. Kitchen closes 16H00. Open evenings for functions,group bookings.( By prior arrangement ) We extend our hours over weekends and high holidays.
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