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35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 2790
11:00 - 20:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Passing through Gordons Bay we decided to stop here and have a quick lunch. The fish and chips that we ordered was delicious and the Greek salad fresh and crispy.The service was good and prompt. We highly recommwnd it

Thank cleo543
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy access for a quick seafood lunch takeaway or sit down. Great food and location. Fish and calamari a great family option within budget

Thank Dieter B
Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is not all that ! i would rather go to Ooskus Fisheries much better value and the food is always good . The area especially at night does not offer safety. The staff are not friendly and lack basic etiquette skills.

Thank Harbourview2016
Benoni, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Visited again to get a quick helping of good fresh fish to take away. Place was very busy with constant stream of patrons. Calamari well prepared, but the sauces not really something to consider. Definitely a place where the quality of fish remains constant. Not a place to sit down and enjoy the food though.

Thank marcilsa
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Essentially a takeaway with some tables outside. The range of fish is pretty well the same as in every takeaway in the Cape - hake/yellowtail/kingklip (if you're lucky). Freshly cooked, cheap, good quality - what's to say?

Thank 06D123
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Gordon's Bay with a friend. We did not want to sit down for a formal meal and went to Trawlers based on reviews. Good choice. Fish and chips hit the spot. Absolutely delicious and fresh. No liquor licence however and I do not recommend the peri peri sauce. Tastes artificial

Thank LBSterling
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Being here a few times 😀 normally have the fish burger and chips.... always fresh and tasty .. not a licenced venue , I think they are working on it though 😉 nice view

Thank Richard W
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered meals for about 12 people which included 2 kids. Ordered the kids meal (which comes at a significant premium to MacDonalds) only really for the toy. Sat down and enjoyed the beautiful scenery whilst waiting for our order. To my dismay when the food arrived the toy was a little soft plastic ball not capable of bouncing. Went back... More 

Thank Brendan P
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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126 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Lovely venue to have a variety of seafood or if you wish have a take away. The food is fresh, the staff efficient and friendly. Lovely view. Good value for money.

Thank anetclinical
Alberton, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Thank you for the fish and chips. you cannot visit the beach without eathing fish and chips. The best in Gordons Bay

Thank petronellasnyman57

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 856 2790
Trawlers is situated in Gordon's Bay. We are on Beach Road and have a beautiful view of the ocean. We have seating for 70 people, but feel free to take your meal to the beach where you can feed any left overs to the seagulls.We do not have a liquor license but you are more than welcome to bring your own wine. On windy days,we can close our blinds and Trawlers becomes wind free and cozy. In winter we have gas heaters that will keep you warm.We have debit and credit card facilities

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?