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Mangata Restaurant - CLOSED

98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1635
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Contemporary, Vegan Options
98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is THE perfect place but only for those who enjoy excellent food, excellent presentations, excellent staff and perfect view on the harbour. So take you beloved partner or your family and enjoy! Could not advies a vetter olace than this. Slip the cheappie looking...More

1  Thank heinterlinden
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved everything about this restaurant, from the warm inviting interior with a lovely fire going for the cold July evening, to the romantic ambience and beautiful interior. The food was excellent, prepared and plated to perfection with great service. We will definitely visit...More

Thank Shirley G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

So good to see new restaurants like this popping up in Simon's Town! Mangata is up there with the best and an all-round stunning dining experience. It has a warm and inviting ambience with a fire and gorgeous views over the harbour. The staff are...More

Thank kirsteng387
william234, Owner at Mangata Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Kirsten, thank you very much for this great review. we hope to have you with us again soon. regards william

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing dinner. I'm so happy to see the Mangata. It's just amazing restaurant and a lot of passion in your plate. Thank you so much Mangata for your beautiful food. Ricky Papic

Thank Ricky p
william234, Owner at Mangata Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Hi Ricky Thank you for the great review, we hope too see you again soon. regards william

Reviewed 8 June 2017 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
william234, Owner at Mangata Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for the great review, we enjoyed hosting you and hope to have you again soon. regards william

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

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Restaurant Details

Contemporary, Vegan Options
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
Mangata Restaurant was a Contemporary Bistro, serving a fine twist on old classic French bistro foods. based in Simons town cape town, which is now closed.
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