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Salty Sea Dog

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2 Wharf Street | Waterfront, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1918
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08:30 - 21:00
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Sun 08:30 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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South Africa
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No matter who we talked to, everyone recommended this restaurant for its fish and chips. We have been more than once, and can honestly say we have not had good fish or chips. The batter is thick and the fish skimpy. The chips are not crisp or golden. There is another restaurant close by which serves much better F&C and... More 

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1 Thank DeeAndDon
Geneva, Switzerland
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Little restaurant in the harbour where you can have good and various fresh fish species. Very convenient for a lunch

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1 Thank Doud1227
Durban
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popular fish & chips/seafood restaurant close to the harbour. Big portions of fish but fried fish is done in a very thick batter, grilled fish would probably be better and a lot healthier. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Thank DurbanKingfisher
Sandy, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here one day & my wife had a take away another day Portions were a good size, service was ok but I wouldn't consider it as good as the recommendations we received for it! Sorry!!

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Thank Paul W
minnesota
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57 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We will go back for second chance - and order grilled rather than fried. It is pretty greasy and heavily battered.

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Thank amigolucy
Silver Spring, Maryland
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was not great - fried and greasy. We ordered calamari, fish, prawns. Prawns were dry and flavorless. Staff were friendly and accommodating. Food just disappointing.

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Thank bikerfitz
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing fish and chips. I'd rather get a smaller portion of less greasy food. However I do love the logo and the location.

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Thank Jean M
New York City, New York
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438 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got stuck in traffic and were late for our reservation someplace else and lost our spot so stopped here planning on take out. On Sundays and holidays there is no table service. You order and pay up front and sit where ever you can. There was quite a wait for food but were lucky enough to grab a table... More 

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Thank AnAnthropologist
Cape Town
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten at the Salty Sea dog more times than I can remember... Never had a disappointing meal. One of my favourite places. The deep fried tentacles with half chips and half Greek salad is a winner. The fried or grilled hake is some of the best you will experience. On Sundays and public holidays you can only choose from... More 

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Thys O, Owner at Salty Sea Dog, responded to this review

GTAPS, Thank you for your honest feedback based on your many visits to our Restaurant. Much Appreciated More 

London
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114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You order the food and drinks at the counter. The lady manning the till is very pleasant. They will announce your number when the food is ready. The seafood is tasty and fresh. This is not a fancy place, but good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?