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35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 2790
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
“calamari” (25 reviews)
“kingklip” (4 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
All hours
Seafood, Fast food
$$ - $$$
35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trawlers was busy when we got there, but I can understand why! Their slapchips was amazing! I will eat at Trawlers any time again. I didn't try their fish, but I have heard that it is cooked very well. Even though the place was busy,...More

Thank Christelle d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trawlers is always busy - which speaks not to an inconvenience but rather to its popularity for being amongst the best 'fishy' outlets with a clear view of the beach within a minute's walk away.

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for great Fish and Chips, Trawlers is the number one Fish and Chips restaurant in Gordon's Bay. We have been eating here regularly over the past 5 years. Trawlers is not the best priced option. You will however get good fresh...More

1  Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We had some guests from overseas and we decided to buy some take away calamari and fish from Trawlers to add together with our own prepared food. Excellent idea. The food was well prepared and our guests commented on the quality. We enjoyed the seafood...More

Thank wmathew873
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The family really felt like seafood and I went to Trawlers. The prices were quite steep compared to other fish places I have been to. The food portion was a lot which was enough for everyone. The calamari was good. Got seafood sauce and tartar...More

Thank Haba01
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped with my wife for some seafood lunch and I must admit that we got more than we bargained for. The fish and chips was well worth the money that we paid. Sizeable servings well spiced made all the difference. We will return

1  Thank Kellymeyer098
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We had a nice seafood meal at Trawlers and we bought also some takeaways. Average but affordable prices. Service was excellent and I highly recommend this listing for sit down or take away.

1  Thank bennettbenny6
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch but we were not very impressed with the place which was very busy and noisy so we decided to buy some take away instead. The fish and chips was nice and well priced. The calamari was a little tough but...More

Thank loufe872
Reviewed 3 April 2017

A cramped and not so clean spot that used to be great but has gone very much off the boil . Staff attitudes are also not good ......seem to not understand who the customer is .

Thank GLEN J
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Always the best place to eat fish and chips. The calamaris and hake are soft and juicy and the portions more than rich. It's a simple place - do not expect a posh restaurant - but I always feel at home and so satisfied with...More

1  Thank Lauracel
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Beach Road | Gordons Bay, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 856 2790
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Trawlers is a landmark Sea Food restaurant in Gordon’s Bay, Cape Town. We serve single portions, parcels, platters, combos and burgers. We only sell the freshest fish and calamari we can find. Trawlers has been in operation since 1995 and have been featured in numerous magazines, radio talk shows and even television productions. We are situated right on the beach in Gordon’s Bay, the quiet coastal town in False Bay. We are a ‘must stop’ for anyone traveling to and through Gordon’s Bay. Call us to book a table or to place an order. Sit at one of our tables and experience the most amazing sunsets in Africa! We are open for tour group bookings, family gatherings or company functions (we can comfortably seat 80 people). Join us for lunch, dinner or a sunset for two.
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