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Hello Sailor

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86 Lower Main Road, Observatory, South Africa
021-447-0707
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Contemporary, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
86 Lower Main Road, Observatory, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped by after work for a late lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Had the beef goulash which pleasantly spiced. The offers on craft beers was nice and enjoyed a tall jack black. All in all a pleasant place for a quick meal.

Thank Rogune
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you ask past you will doubt whether this establishment serves good food. From the outside the place looks rundown and in need of some serious refurbishment. None the less I was attracted by their lunch specials so I stepped. I did not order any...More

Thank Jay1072
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for a relaxed Saturday night dinner in the heart of vibrant Observatory. The mains were delicious, tried the burger special with blue cheese and figs - great flavour combination. Have to say, bit disappointed in the desserts. These guys are known for their...More

Thank hellocharlie_travels
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Best burgers cool vibe free WiFi coffee and tattoos. Great spot to get some work done whilst enjoying a good value meal. In the heart of Observatory. Hipster chic.

Thank Sonja t
Reviewed 25 February 2017

You can't go wrong with Hello Sailor In Observatory Cape Town for good food at good prices. We had cheeseburgers with chips which were delicious while we watched the funky people of Obz make their way down Lower Main Road. Very chilled.

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Love the food, love the vibe. Very good value for money. Caters for all. Always try take visitors here.

Thank ALTaylorZA
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Very down to earth place in one of the nicest streets in Cape Town. They have excellent wines and beers, cheap G&T's and the menu is suitable for all. The coffee is very good here. I would highly recommend eating here.

Thank Geert O
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Small and rustic little restaurant with heaps of character and equally good service. We decided to have breakfast at the spur of the moment but decided to go and see what our old haunts looked like after 20 years. Observatory /Woodstock still have such a...More

Thank BethJacobsFerreira
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Food took far too long to arrive (In an almost empty restaurant) French toast was oozing raw egg... "Oh sorry about that.." does not cut it. At last one of the meals should have been scrapped from the bill

Thank Ramon D
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The cheesecake is still some of the best I have ever tasted and the French trucker sandwich is still a winner. Service is top notch and the varying board of specials is always a treat.

Thank timefly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Lower Main Road, Observatory, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Observatory
  • Phone Number: 021-447-0707
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