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Shimmy Beach Club

12 South Arm Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 200 7778
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 South Arm Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Shimmy Beach Club for Mothers day and were pleasantly surprised.... by everything! The friendly staff were amazing, whether they were serving you or just passing by, they all greeted and were all smiling all day. Our waitress Gracious was very good and...More

Thank Cathrine A
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here while on holiday in a Sunday night. The restaurant looked really nice but was fully booked. The lounge area was pretty booked so we had to seat in an unprepared area. It looked rather messy. Service was slow but...More

Thank Sweet_NK
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Freedom of the city with Black coffee ended up not having freedom at all as myself and four of my friends were escorted by five security guards out of the venue ‘Shimmy beach Club’. It had all started well, we got to Shimmys around 5pm...More

4  Thank LillySuidema
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We had lunch with friends, not a very good experience. Parking seemed to have been reserved for the Posh cars and we had to park a distance from the venue as we were turned away from the parking area.We had to book but on arrival...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

What an awesome place , it gives u the feel of being overseas on an exotic beach , the place is upmarket and relaxed with a beachy summer feel . The sushi and cocktails are yummy . This place is worth a visit to dine,...More

Thank carmensU2924EM
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We visited this restaurant one Tuesday evening when they had their half-price winter specials. While the food was not too bad, the service was appalling. The management, a blonde lady and a tall gentleman, seem to think their function is merely to walk around and...More

1  Thank Geff99
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Went to this high priced restaurant and ordered the Huge platter/forgot the name (chicken, ostrich, lamb etc.). The chicken was tough, the lamb was overcooked and ostrich had to be cooked a little more. It was ALL bad. Unfortunately, our waitress had no authority but...More

1  Thank Wel4life
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the club as a private function. Absolutely remarkable. Good food, friendly and helpful staff. Will most definitely visit again.

Thank Leon W
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious. 3 course meal thought out perfectly and prepared with experience. Will definitely go back next year.

1  Thank Leo170817
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We visited for a meal and chilled vibe. Enjoyed the music (DJ) and great views. Love that they've catered for the kids with a designated pool. However the play area is very isolated from the tables + seating and it's right by the parking lot....More

Thank Nuwee
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Lloyd J
23 March 2018|
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Response from wonitap | Reviewed this property |
i would definitely not wear flip flops or shorts for the guys. a nice cocktail dress for the ladies can do although it can get quite chilly at night if the doors are open as its right near the ocean so take a wrap or light... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 South Arm Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 200 7778
  • E-mail
Shimmy Beach Club, Cape Town's hottest lifestyle venue, is perfect for romantic meals with a view, tailor-made conferences, glamorous events and Ibiza-style parties. Boasting an elegant 220-seater restaurant, two meeting rooms, tow gorgeous pools and bars, and a sprawling deck leading onto a private beach, it's the place to be! Top local and international DJ's play on our new poolside stage on weekends throughout summer.
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