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The Meeting Place

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98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1986
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I go here frequently to eat or browse in the shop. Very upmarket an expensive but a lovely experience. The salads are particularly good!

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Thank Lesly U
Saint Julian's, Malta
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159 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stopped by as we were planning to hold a function. What a lovely place to visit, eat and drink while enjoying the ambiance of Simonstown. Convivial. Enjoy. A recommended stopover while in Town. Near to most attractions. Reasonable parking nearby. On the main road in the centre of town. Fantastic location. Views.

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Thank saswcpr
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Had lunch with friends and it is definitely the meeting place. Cute little deli section and delicious food.

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Thank misstn07
Perth, Australia
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282 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stopped off here for lunch on a lovely sunny day, perfect spot with lovely outlook. Menu looked good. Service could have been better, especially considering they weren't busy. Food came and looked disappointing, portions small and no real effort made regarding presentation. The bread was stale too. Perhaps an OK spot for a tea or coffee, but not food.

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Thank Finlay122
Simon's Town, South Africa
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Was very disappointing in their service. Took the waiter 15 minutes to get a coffee and coke. it was not like they were busy at all. Waitress was not even interested in us when we had to stand up and go to the counter to pay. A bit pricey, Quality of food was good. Such a pity about the service,... More 

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Thank Erienorton
Punta Uva, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Meeting Place is perfectly situated in the middle of Simonstown. The view over the harbor is second to none. The lower area features a quint shop with small eats, while the upstairs (tucked away up some tricky stairs) features a more robust menu. The food was well prepared and several of the dishes we sampled were quite nice. The... More 

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Thank Jacob D
Ballito, South Africa
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent and the food was delicious. I had poached eggs on a croissant. Cuppachino was nice and warm and strong enough.

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Thank Tebra
Ballito, South Africa
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Greta breakfast menu. Being upstairs in the main road of Simon's Town makes it a good place to watch the town go about it's leisurely pace.

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Thank eugeneduplessis
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a place I just so enjoyed being in. There was so much to see and enjoy in the shop and the coffee's great. The perfect retail therapy place to enjoy!

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Thank gillianleach
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Been for breakfast on a few occasions and found the service, food and ambiance consistently good. On a sunny day there can be fewer nicer spots to have a relaxed unhurried meal. We will visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Delicatessen, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 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 1986

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