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Salty Sea Dog

2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1918
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (142 reviews)
“snoek” (33 reviews)
“calamari” (77 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, Fast food
2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We have never had a bad meal here in all the years we have been coming to SA. It’s rustic but clean, very good staff who seem to stay for years and the limited seafood menu reflects its core business ‘fish and chips’. Always generous...More

Thank 39meridianroad
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to get a quick takeaway. A little pricey but the food good. Itgets very busy so be sure to get there early.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were walking around Simons town and decided to pop into this place for a bite. We sat down and thought have we made a mistake by coming here.. we decided that some of the best restaurants are the dingiest and boy are we glad...More

Thank Kalia C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Probably the best fish and chips to be found on the planet. Huge portion of mouthwatering hake pulled fresh from the sea and fried in beer batter. The mushy peas leave something to be desired but heyho, this is Africa not Whitby! Fast service in...More

Thank postscript65
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Postscript, Thank you so much for your honest feedback as experienced. Will be nice to see you back soon. Travel well. Regards Thys

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pre-cooked then microwaved prawn samosas were microwaved to such an intense heat that one bite took the skin of half the roof of my mouth... had to go to chemist for pain killers, and it took some days to heal.

Thank jjre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lucy and I just felt like fish and chips so we went to Salty Sea Dog to try them out. We had hake and chips to take out, very good, reasonably price,quick service. Recommended.

Thank davidP651AU
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you David. for taking the time to reflect your positive experience at our Seafood Restaurant. Trust to see you soon again. Travel well Kind regards Thys

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by a local and it lived up to expectations. There was a power cut when we arrived, but we decided to hang around in the hope the power would come back on. Us Brits will take some pain for a good fish...More

Thank James A
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good morning James, What beautiful feedback from a satisfied customer. Nice to receive honest experience. Much appreciated. Looking forward to see you soon again. Kind regards Thys

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All of us had fish and chips - best choice!!! Delicious, fresh, substantial portion - real value for money! Service on point - and super friendly.

Thank Nicky M
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Nicky for your nice feedback of our quality of food and presentation thereof. Looking forward to serve you again Kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic cafe style restaurant. Fish and chips always first class. Good Greek salad. Local brew on tap. Decor is a little worn - time for a little upgrade.

Thank ent2016
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ent, Thank you for your note of our food enjoyment and comment on our Restaurants plain old rustic finishes Kind regards Thys

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good spot to go to if you fancy your fish & chips! Its nothing fancy but you get good service, good food & good value with a good view of the False Bay yacht club across the water to boot. The...More

Thank Sureen239
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sureen, Lovely to read such appreciative comments from our valued clients. Go well Kind regards Thys

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1918
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