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Sloppy Sam's

Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 2921
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (12 reviews)
“lamb shank” (12 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Being a family of 4, we loved everything about this fantastic restaurant. Food is absolutely wonderful. Well prepared, tasteful and very resonably priced. Above all stands the personal and relaxed service - the waitress as well as the chef/owner made us feel welcome and very...More

Thank Janne P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

On 4th January 2018, we visited Sloppy Sam after many years. The service was fine. We decided to only have a main course. I had the Neck of Lamb, although it was tender it was dry and there was no sauce or gravy over it....More

Thank daveB7007OE
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Food was average, needed salt and spices in the stew. Chicken starter was cold on arrival. Waitress kept forgetting the drinks order. We were only 3 people... What was most irritating - the waitress kept joining the conversation around the table uninvited. Very unpleasant as...More

Thank WandavdB
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited Sloppy Sam's based on TripAdvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We had to park on the pavement just outside the restaurant there's a very keen car guard. We were greeted at the door by the friendly owner himself. The...More

Thank Yulande T
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We come here often. Once a week if we can. It's hands down the best lamb in town. My favorite is the lamb neck. It's not a dish you find on menus often. But it's the most succulent and tasty lamb neck you'll find. This...More

Thank Disillusioned Capetonian
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We both had lamb the lamb ribs and the lamb neck which were very flavorful. We had starters and a nice bottle of Pinotage ,which was excellent value

Thank John J
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

I love Sloppy Sam is my favorite restaurant in Cape Town. The lamb chops and calamari are great and cooked to perfection. Also try, lamb neck and ribs. The food is simple, fresh and most importantly delicious. I could eat here several times a week...More

Thank Adheera
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was located across the street from our hotel, which is why we opted to try it. We'd looked at the menu online before and the food looked good. We were the only people in the restaurant, which should of been a sign from...More

2  Thank RoxLev
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent eating. Good environment. Friendly, quick staff. Near the waterfront. Had the Lamb stew and wonderful Dolme. My mom had a greek shepherd's pie, which I sampled. It was phenomenal. 11/10 would dine again.

Thank Cole B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have to visit Hooman and Sloppy Sams whenever we are in Cape Town. One of the few restaurants out of the tourist mainstream that is open on a Monday evening. For once, I didn't have my staple - the Sloppy Sam Lamb Shank special...More

Thank LlewellynPatrick
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 2921
A small restaurant run by a friendly staff, serving quality and authentic "home-cooked" Mediterranean food in a rustic atmosphere. Located directly opposite the Protea Victoria Junction Hotel, de Waterkant, Cape Town, South Africa
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