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Seaforth Restaurant

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Seaforth Beach, Seaforth Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
(+27+21) 786 4810
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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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87 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came from Boulders Bay (the penguins place) and had a nice diner here. We decided to go for antilope goulash. It was tasty, not something extraordinary. Prices were normal, the service really excellent. The staff did a good job. So, in the end, it was an average to good quality restaurant, inside a nice building and an even better... More 

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Kabul, Afghanistan
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was fun to watch the penguins swimming, but the food, calamari and salmon pasta, was distinctly mediocre.

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Overijse, Belgium
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224 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by two different people, but we were not very impressed. Maybe just a not so good experience. Can happen. In fact, our fish on the sea platter was not ok, totally overcooked or whatever. It could not longer be called fish. However, when they saw that it was left and asked about it, somebody... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had my birthday dinner there and was quite disappointed. The food was rather average or below that and quite expensive in that. I had a fish platter. I'm very certain that nothing on this plate besides the prawns were prepared by the restaurant but rather bought pre prepared and heated up. If I grabbed an frozen piece of battered hake... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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129 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Seaforth on our way to visit the Boulders Beach penguins. Food was very good and the place is right on the beach. We sat on the grass after lunch and watched the ocean.

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Thank Terry P
London
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143 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seaforth beach has penguins and boulders and its free to enter. I preferred this beach to Boulders Beach. The penguins are nesting in the bushes at the back of the beach, great photo opportunities. Lovely restaurant overlooking beach. Free parking

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Thank Angela075
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places in Simon`s Town to go to for dinner, their prices are not bad for the amount of food you get. Lovely seafood

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Thank Catherine V
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was below average. I had a Seaforth Seafood Platter (kind of a poor man's seafood platter) with some very overcooked hake hidden in a deep fried cocoon, 2 prawns and 3 black mussels, way overpriced for what was on the plate.

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Thank sangoma02
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place , right next to the sea. Staff were very friendly and obliging, and service was very quick. A large varied menu to choose from - the best calamari I have ever had! So tender and fresh - wonderful! Restaurant was full, therefore suggest a good idea to pre-book a table at lunchtime. We arrived at 12.30 and... More 

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Thank 113marymac
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met some old friends when the restaurant was very quiet in the evening. Right on the beach where penguins frolicked the position was great. My word the food was terrible though. I had the seafood platter which tasted all fried all the same. The portion was far too big and I did not eat the fish because it smelled off.... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seaforth Beach, Seaforth Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: (+27+21) 786 4810

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?