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“Amazing seafood - go for the seafood platter!!!”

Seelan Restaurant and Bar
Ranked #146 of 1 207 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: At Seelan, you are treated to a relaxed yet vibrant atmosphere that brings a slice of the Mediterranean to the Cape coast. The restaurant is inspired by the languid dining style of the South of France and recreates the joie de vivre (joy of life) of popular French restaurants. Guests can relax in contemporary décor and enjoy sweeping views of the V&A Waterfront. The restaurant exudes a natural air of charm, reflecting the harbour in front of which it is situated. The menu is inspired by the flavours of Europe and features a wide variety of authentic cuisine alongside an outstanding wine menu, including Seelan’s very own house wine, which is made locally.
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We just happened to stop here for dinner on our first night in Cape Town. It is right on the pier and looked inviting. Two of us shared their Seafood platter, and fern though we are both good eaters, we just could not finish it all. It was as beautiful as it was delicious. The seasoning was wonderful too!

Sean, our server wanted to please, but did not write the order down and didn’t quite get my husband’s order right. Forgot the fries, and the beef filet with bernaise sauce was way over cooked. To his credit, He tried to make it good and did provide our dessert on the house. So we left satisfied.

Thank Nancy C
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Very atttentive staff, lots of choices on menu with full explanation if required from the waiters. Great cocktail menu as well.

Thank KathyW1952
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice food, bit pricey compared to what we ate elsewhere.
Terrible service! Waiter rolled his eyes when we asked for another drink, manager disciplining staff in front of customers, kitchen staff throwing food at each other and yelling at each other.

Thank Lisa D
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Management response:Responded 10 September 2017

Good day Lisa

Firstly I would like to apologize for your bad experience. If you don't mind could you please share a little more information on the evening. If you remember who your waiter was and on what evening you dined with us. As the only manager on the floor in the evening I don't recall disciplining any staff members on the floor. I have gone thru video footage for the week and have spoken with our chef and there was definitely no food thrown in the kitchen, although the kitchen may get loud and heated during service. We have strict policies and procedures that all staff adhere to.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Sitting on the edge of the waterfront is of course great for people watching and seeing the hustle and bustle of the bay. The waiters were great - making sure everything was OK and ensuring that drinks etc. were topped up.

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Thank K9TLS
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

First visit to Seelan. Staff friendly and helpful. Our food portions was large and excellent value for money. Interesting wine list.
I was really impress by the staff trying to help and understand the tourists in ordering their food and beverages.

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Thank 098susan
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