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“Absolutely Amazing Experience ”

The Deckhouse crab shack
Ranked #256 of 1 288 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Description: The Deckhouse Crabshack brings something new to the foodie scene in Cape Town – don your plastic bib, order up and get stuck in, there really is no other way to enjoy this kind of food. The menu mimics an American-style crab shack, where the portions are big, the flavours are bold and the atmosphere is convivial and unpretentious. Set in a well-known spot on Kloof Street, it has a lovely outdoor deck with views of Table Mountain. The decor is beachy and includes some cool touches like the sofas made from boat halves and whitewashed tables and chairs. It’s light, fresh and fun.
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Description: The Deckhouse Crabshack brings something new to the foodie scene in Cape Town – don your plastic bib, order up and get stuck in, there really is no other way to enjoy this kind of food. The menu mimics an American-style crab shack, where the portions are big, the flavours are bold and the atmosphere is convivial and unpretentious. Set in a well-known spot on Kloof Street, it has a lovely outdoor deck with views of Table Mountain. The decor is beachy and includes some cool touches like the sofas made from boat halves and whitewashed tables and chairs. It’s light, fresh and fun.
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Our waiter of the night was incredibly friendly (we think it was Zee) she only recommended the best dishes! Shimp popcorn was out of this world as well as everything else we ate! Definitely a must go place, and they will see us again! We ended the night with Key Lime Pie and Mississippi Mud Pie, which was also out of this world!

Thank Berenice B
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Crab bucket with the Indonesian sauce was fantastic!!! We ordered as a starter for 2 but it was way too much.. very generous helping.. we were both too full to finish our mains .. service was with a smile which I also love.. will come back again when in Cape Town

Thank Lee S
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Ordered the Crab Burger ... mouthwatering! Absolutely the best burger I have had in a long time. The service was impeccable and it was great to be served by such happy staff!

Thank BRITNEYB129
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Had the Seafood and BBq platter for 2. Excellent preparation, and food quality. Since mussels were not up to standard, chef substituted prawns which were delicious.

Thank Randy Z
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We went for dinner at this restaurant having been recommended by our hotel (Mount Sierra). They weren't wrong. Excellent food, good wines and great ambiance. Sitting on the deck as the dusk came down over Table Mountain was great. The portions were big as well and the prices very good. We'd come back here in a flash, well recommended.

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107Chris, Manager at The Deckhouse crab shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Thanks for your awesome feedback, we look forward to welcoming you back!

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