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Salty Sea Dog

2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1918
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Fast food
2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

No frills no fuss, just good traditional fish and chips. Good service fresh fish. What more would you need to know.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A return visit for me, and as good as the first. Large portions, excellent fish and a traditional ambiance to sit and enjoy it, on the pier. They close at 9pm sharp so be sure to get there before that as we were turned away...More

Thank Alykhan2014
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Alyk, Thank you for your honest feedback of your food enjoyment at Salty's. Hope to see you soon again. travel well Regards Thys

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hake and chips were very good, the batter was light and crispy, chips were perfect. The service was very quick and friendly. The portion sizes were quite large, but that is usual in South Africa - if you cant finish it all get a "doggy...More

Thank KrigGB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hake and chips was freshly cooked, not greasy and a nice thick piece of fish. Very enjoyable. Was very busy and lucky if you get a table.

Thank HazelHampshireUK
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Hazel, Thank you for your kind feedback, just as it is Regards Thys

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yet another visit to this simple seafood themed sit down or takeaway establishment in the Deep South Peninsula of Capetown. Did not make a booking despite it being the height of the tourist season. The place was extremely busy all the time but this did...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Medium - calamari tentacles were more like whole octopus - not good. Service was fine and food fine for basic hake & chips

Thank Clare S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a few times and it is always a treat to have a simple fish and chips overlooking the harbour and chatting with friends. Good service, great location and tasty food

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old favorite, still great fish and chips but there wine list has gone a bit over board. New owner/partner has pushed up the prices, 150% bit excessive as its still a fish and chip shop. Will continue to go as the food, service and staff...More

Thank Gingerlyn640
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ginger, Thank you for your comments of appreciation of our food and service quality. Appreciated. Wine Comments:- Our wine prices are on par with similar Restaurants but in order to accommodate you, you are more than welcome to bring along your own choice of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 20 to feed and instead of going to the restaurant we called and arranged take away portions. Nor sure they normally do take aways but in this instance they did. The food was absolutely delicious. Battered fish cooked to perfection...More

Thank Kolletjie
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kolletjie, Such great appreciation comments of our food and service from our customer is so much appreciated. Hope to see you all soon again. Thank you Kind regards Thys

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here is a down to earth restaurant with a simple setup. The quality of the food was good and the simplicity coupled with the freshness of the ingredients was very good. If you are the adventurous type try the samosas with prawns. They certainly surprised...More

Thank Bluesheik
Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Bluesheik, Thank you for your nice feedback. Saying it as it is. We try to provide the old fashion basic nice seafood at our rustic Restaurant next to the Jetty with Naval & Yachting views. Much appreciation Thys

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1918
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