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Surfside Restaurant

) #20 of 23 Restaurants in Strand $$ - $$$, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Strand Pavilion Centre, Beach Road, Strand | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Strand 7140, South Africa
+27 21 853 2748
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good19%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible28%
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Strand Pavilion Centre, Beach Road, Strand | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Strand 7140, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a seat with a view in the evening and were given no view in a three- quarters empty restaurant. The waiter was surley and disinterested. We moved ourselves to a table with a beautiful view and had a smiling, helpful waiter, He was...More

Thank Alicia633
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Yesterday we arrived in the strand and ventured off to the Surfside restaurant as it has a beautiful view. The service we was received was appalling! We had to ask just about everything including cutlery instead of the waitress using her initiative. Just to top...More

Thank Gillon B
Surfside349, Owner at Surfside Restaurant, responded to this review

Good evening Gillon. Many thanks for you feedback. We value your comments and assure you that quality service is our priority. It would be most helpful if you could mail us directly with more detail as to when and what time you dined with us...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in for lunch. The place seems run down. Food OK service slow. A great location and seems a waste. Could be so much better

Thank aplpdf22
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I was disappointed from the start. Service was miserable and filled with arrogance. Place was dirty and unappealing and the coffee cold and not to standard. Eish!!!

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We cant understand the bad reviews for this restaurant as we had two good meals during our stay in Strand.Service was good and the meals and wine were not only very good but very reasonably priced.Would def return.

Thank mark c
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We had a few meals during our holiday, including the best carvery I've had in years. The seafood is fresh and tasty, and the staff are fast and friendly.

Thank LRenecle
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Not much of an atmosphere here, waiter got the order mixed up but it was pleasant enough. We had fish which was nicely cooked, not all that tasty, the salad was limp and tasteless. The good thing about this place is the view and the...More

Thank Val D
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We have been to this restaurant an a few occasions. We were never disappointed. I do not understand the bad reviews. We had excellent surf and turf, seafood platters and carvery. We even used one section of the restaurant as our wedding venue. All the...More

1  Thank TravelmateSA
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Surfside last night. Restaurant decor is a little jaded - been the same since our first visit several years ago, but the service was gray and the food was brilliant. Far exceeded expectations AND they cater for folks who aren't able...More

Thank cecilias681
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

No personality, No impressing food but Nice view We Will not visit this restaurant more this vacation

Thank Lars-Håkan K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the cost for the Sunday lunch?
24 May 2016|
Response from Surfside349 | Property representative |
Good afternoon and thank you for your enquiry. Our Sunday buffet lunch is R159.00pp and is served from 12 noon until 4pm. The buffet: Roast Pork, Chicken & Beef with hot seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes, soup... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand Pavilion Centre, Beach Road, Strand | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Strand 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Strand
  • Phone Number: +27 21 853 2748
  • E-mail
Surfside Restaurant, Bistra& Fat Cats Cocktail are situted in the Strand Pavilion Resort ins Strand. The building is over the sea with spectacular views over False Bay. The sunsets are breathtaking!