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Mangata Restaurant

98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1635
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“tuna” (6 reviews)
“lamb rack” (3 reviews)
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Contemporary, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I suggest this restaurant to all persons that suffer of food allergies. Staff is very kind and cooks to you a special meal. Food is very good and tasty.

Thank ele042008
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A delightful culinary sensation. A gem worth making the drive for. We had a tasting menu and every dish was a flawless masterpiece with explosion s of flavours chef owned restaurant with wonderful view and atmosphere. Cant wait to go back

Thank voyagersolo
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely a must visit if you are in Simons Town. Worth every cent spend! Very friendly staff and waiters and absolutely enjoyed every bite with loads of flavor and interesting presentaion of food! I loved every second of my visit...

Thank Tanja v
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Sadly, half the menu was not available the evening we ate at this restaurant limiting one's choice to either pricey and/or not so exciting options. Not sure I would return to this establishment.More

Thank Catherine2200
william234, Owner at Mangata Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Good Morning, i am very disappointed to read your review.. and apologies for your disappointing experience this is not the mangata standard. we are currently in shifting the menu into development to be launching a new menu next week. i was aware of 2 items...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

A late windless summers evening on the verandah with a view over the yachts and ships in Simonstown ... a glorious evening coupled with superb food. Mangata has really raised the bar for restaurants in Simontown. Situated upstairs looking out over the main road and...More

Thank mikelillyman
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely dinner for two on Saturday evening and a wonderful family lunch for 9 on Sunday. In both instances, delicious food imaginatively presented, excellent wine from a well chosen and commendably short list, and perfectly judged service by Haylee on Saturday and JP on Sunday....More

Thank Gordon R
william234, Owner at Mangata Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you very much for that exception review.. i am very happy you had a great experience. we look forward to seeing you again soon. kind regards william

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time under its new owners. The service and food were amazing. Great attention to everything but the flavours on the food were out if this world. We had a late lunch but we're looked after attentively. Great choices of...More

Thank hu10
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The service is warm and friendly and the staff just try their best to please. The food! Oh, the food... I had the Patagonian Calamari and HIGHLY recommend it! My husband had the lamb rack and just about licked the plate! Dessert was an explosion...More

Thank Danielle W
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I have now eaten at Mangata twice and found the staff to be friendly and helpful, the food on both occasions was excellent and to a high standard. I would highly recommend the regulars of Simons town support Mangata over the winter as we need...More

Thank garymN2781UH
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Recently had the opportunity to try out this stunning gem of a restaurant in Simonstown. I had read all the reviews so my expectations were high and boy......they did not disappoint. The food was spectacular. The service faultless and the ambience and decor absolutely stunning....More

Thank Jeanette V
william234, Owner at Mangata Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Thank you, so much for that exceptional review. we hope you will be able to visit again soon. regards william

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I would like to know what the restaurant sells a bottle of Beyerskloof Pinotage for?
11 April 2017|
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Response from william234 | Property representative |
we stock beyerskloof reserve Pinotage-black label and it goes for R300.00
Do you have vegetarian options on the menu?
13 October 2016|
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Response from william234 |
yes we do have some
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1635
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Mangata Restaurant is a Contemporary Bistro, serving a fine twist on old classic French bistro foods. based in Simons town cape town.
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