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Hook, Line and Sinker

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$$ - $$$
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Pringle Bay, Pringle Bay, South Africa
+27 28 273 8688
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Somerset West, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Myself, family and friends have visited the quaint hidden gem, Hook Line and Sinker on many occasions - never have we left feeling disappointed or hungry. It's a rare find - will keep going back again and again!

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Thank lesleyw505
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Hook, line and sinker on our way to Cape Town and being in a restaurant next to the sea we ordered seafood meals. The fish was not fresh and tasteless. My wife's salad was old and not crispy . We could not finish these meals and left very dissatisfied. We won't return.

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Thank bennettbenny6
Northamptonshire
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard mixed reviews but our experience was simply amazing. Jacky and Stephan were warm friendly and genuinely wonderful hosts. The fish and prawns were gorgeous. My husband is not a great fish eater but he loved it. The pudding was to die for. Will definitely be back. To all you people who moaned and complained I suggest you go to... More 

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Thank ephesus1964
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place on the recommendations of friends and we were utterly dissatisfied . The calamari was oily and we didn't enjoy it. My friend's fish was over spiced and not enjoyable. Service was average and we won't be returning.

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Thank deglenn47
Pretoria, South Africa
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Apparently booking in advance and confirming is very important. Also it helps if you're not fussy because they only have 2 things on the menu on any one day, but they do them well They do cater for dietary requirements, but a bit begrudgingly and not very well If you like prawns, and prawns are on offer on the day,... More 

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Thank L3702HXmarkm
1 review
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Not for the fine diner...goid pirtions.rustic atmosphere and I like that the menu is different every day...depending on availability...not for the snobs...but for food lovers a unexplainable experience of fresh food...15 years ago visited first time and a few times a year since...never been disappointed...the focus is on the food and it's tastes...a must do and a treat..never disappointed...

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Thank Remax K
Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

After having dinned there every evening during our five months stay in the Overberg, we want to thank Jacky and Stephan for the quality of their cuisine and their dedication. The cuisine is straight forward without pretending to be any thing else then what it is: Fresh, Quality products cooked in a direct way. The added bonus is the warm... More 

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Thank jean_michel155
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We booked well in advance and ordered their seafood as everyone was saying that their fish is always fresh. Well with our bad luck the fish was not fresh and was badly cooked. We were very disappointed and needless to say that we won't come back.

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Thank morda765
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

After reading T.A reviews for this restaurant we decided to go and have a seafood meal . Good decision. The fish and calamary we ordered was fresh and well prepared. Somehow expensive but we enjoyed and we will return soon. Service friendly.

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Thank cleo543
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have Fish and Chip at least once a week when home but this was the best I have ever eaten. The Restaurant is nothing more than a Tin shack and is run by a Husband and Wife team that are characters. No plates as you are given a paper mat. The fish and chips are then given to you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pringle Bay, Pringle Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Pringle Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 28 273 8688

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?