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Cafe Pescado

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118 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 2272
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Kununurra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The place needs a little spring clean / tidy up - it just looks a little past its heyday. Although the service was slow, given it was mid week and not particularly busy, we had an average to good food experience. The mussels were OK, the spring salmon and prawns was slightly better, however the seafood curry was great and... More 

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Thank Allan W
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whenever we visit Cape Town and surrounds, we try to fit in a meal at this lovely Italian restaurant. Great, then based, wood oven pizzas and excellent pasta.

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Thank JanePia
Callington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part standard restaurant, part pizza restaurant... Friendly, helpful staff, great food and good value for money... The pizza is highly recommended, as is the steak...

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Thank JRC1963
Bournemouth UK
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed a good deep fried Hake, chips and salad. My wife found the mixed fish platter disapointing. The fish was presented in several synthetic bowls mostly filled with rice with prawns and fish pieces on top. We would not return.

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Thank Baronscroft
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal here, recommend the fish and chips, crispy batter on a large piece of fish and sufficient chips. Squid tentacles a highly recommended starter too!

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Thank russk01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited twice during our stay and thoroughly enjoyed our meal both times! Tasy and well priced!:)

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Thank Ryan L
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

There a number of Resturant's in town some down right awful that only rely on the view. This place is so much better, nice staff, nice surroundings, great pizza and a very fair price. I would highly recommend this little restaurant.

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Thank DFS2
Romford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We dined here on the last night of our 4 day stay in Simons Town and had a lovely meal. I had the Thai Chicken curry which was very nice, washed down with a couple of glasses of the local Merlot. Throughout our meal we received excellent service from the friendly and impressionable Samantha who never stopped smiling.

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Thank Rojo447
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

this is a fantastic place for an evening meal. The service is a bit hit an miss, but the food is fabulous. Excellent chocolate mousse!

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Thank Sunny Henning
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had a pizza and a salad here, and were happy with the food and the service. Really enjoyed the golden oldies played in the background. Charming sea theme decor, and there's a bar. We sat at the back of the restaurant but nice tables up front too. Clean toilets.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 2272
Description
Vibey local restaurant in the heart of Simon's Town with the best pizza's in down South.Prawns and Calamari are our specialities. Situated in the old Criterion cinema(est 1921) and 1st Anglican Church in S.A.(est.1814) creating memories in a wonderful historical building!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?