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10 Nobel Street | The Interchange, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 851 7447
08:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming to Helga's for a couple of years..especially to the 'supermarket' sie and is soooo dissapointed! No more german beer etc. Cashier also not very friendly. Bought big bottle of blue cheese sauce to take home...opened it tonight and is completely off! Will not visit again and poor products

Thank Colette B
Somerset West, South Africa
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a light lunch and ended up leaving stuffed. The unlikely venue is not too well promoted and we visited upon advice of some friends. Due to the unlikely location Helgas compensate with price and over generous portions. Various in store specials cater for most basic tastes (consider that this is a Dross grill rest) and will... More 

Thank G G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were surprised to find only two tables occupied during a Sunday lunch. The waiter was extremely friendly and provided excellent service. The music was way too loud and the menu contained quite a few typo's. Unfortunately the food was bland and boring although the portions were huge and good value for money.

1 Thank Gorgonzilla
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent breakfast. R40 or R50 gets one a very large and good breakfast. Friendly staff. Will be back.

Thank De la Rey K
Somerset West, South Africa
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Helga's is a good idea for customers that like to eat a lot where quality is less important than quantity. Stuffy and overcrowded with a lot of things and the bottles that basically forms the ceiling of the restaurant. How on earth do they managed to clean the dust from these bottles or is this really part stuffy decor. You... More 

1 Thank LeonDidi
Gordons Bay
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

My wife & I decided to pop in while passing by during retail therapy. Actually, I spontaneously decided almost too late to pull in to Helgas for salami. We decided to stay for brekkie, saving us a stop elsewhere. Sheri our waitron was all spirit and enthusiasm and I am glad we did stop. Her service was fantastic! Johan the... More 

1 Thank Andy C
Ashford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

On arrival at 1215 for lunch, only 2 cars in car park. Ordered steak and a pizza. After 45 minutes still no food. Waitress kept apologizing. Appears pizza lady did not put enough wood on! We were actually watching her doing nothing. I went to leave after 45 minutes, offered to pay for drinks. Manager/owner said that they are a... More 

4 Thank larryandgwendainuk
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74 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Value for money and man-size portion makes this one of the best venue for a family meal. On the way out grab some of the items on sale or you'll regret later on not doing so.

1 Thank Dsmiff
Somerset West, South Africa
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105 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

This place is hidden in a food store and I am not even sure if we should call it a restaurant. Fast food corner in a dark shop may be the better name. The food is poor, the service as well and I cannot recommend this place except in cases of emergency shortly before you starve.

4 Thank Gero T
Somerset West, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

One of the best places in Somerset west!! Will go again. Only this is they only accept credit cards, but thats not a big deal. SAfty first ;-)

Thank emma814

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Nobel Street | The Interchange, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 851 7447

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