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Sloppy Sam's

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Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 2921
18:30 - 00:00
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Pringle Bay, South Africa
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot even imagine why there are good reviews..do people not eat anywhere? Ordered baby calamarie with saffron rice. Arrived undercooked no salt , plain. No colour no floral flavour...where is saffron? Ordered neck roll...arrived on a scewer burnt with a few patatoe chips swimming in lemon sauce....veg boiled with pieces of beetroot dumped on top. ...no sorry not again!

Thank annekesteyn
Cape Town, South Africa
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here regularly and just love this place. Fabulous food, cozy and well priced. Well worth a visit and get greeted by the owner himself who takes pride in every dish he prepares himself.

Thank janet m
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the lamb shank which was very disappointing. Half the meat one would expect and the dish should not be called "famous" lamb shank on the menu. Maybe the other dishes are better quality and value for money.

Thank Pierre R
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247 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

This authentic Persian restaurant is a wonderful find. I will be back with my family. Small but comfortable. I would recommend this to anyone looking at exploring new flavours in Cape Town at reasonable prices.

Thank Clinton C
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

A great venue for incredibly tasty Mediterranean style food: great meze platters and succulent lamb dishes. I enjoyed my 60th birthday party with family here. Our 1st visit - but we'll be back. (Spotted many regulars from manner in which they were greeted as family by owner.)

Thank avtonder
Camps Bay, South Africa
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Having driven past this restaurant for years my only disappointment is that I have not been before. We all had starters, mains and desserts. Each Mediterranean dish served was delicious. Our array of starters was outstanding. They have a small but well chosen wine list. The atmosphere is unpretentious yet still casual chic. The owner came over to greet us.... More 

Thank MarvBlonde
Johannesburg, South Africa
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Cape Town and visit every time I am in Cape Town. Always excellent and will keep returning. Thanks Hooman.

Thank Grant H
Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

For a relaxed and great quality Greek meal in Cape Town, this is a terrific option. The staff are super friendly, the food is great and it's a kinda cool place to go.

Thank SamQ_Oz
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We arrived with a group and was shown to our table. The owner Hooman came and greeted us and suggested some specials. We placed our wine order and then we ordered starters for the table which we all shared. The main course was ordered and enjoyed after which Hooman came and joined us at the table. We had a very... More 

Thank Jan B
Stockholm, Sweden
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The restaurants serves serves good Mediterranean food. Starters we took included hummus, tsatsiki, and octopus, for main dishes we had meat skewers (souvlaki), grilled squids (spiced or non-spiced) and ribs and neck of lamb. All dishes are well prepared are tasty.

Thank jlareza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 2921
A small restaurant run by a friendly staff, serving quality and authentic "home-cooked" Mediterranean food in a rustic atmosphere. Located directly opposite the Protea Victoria Junction Hotel, de Waterkant, Cape Town, South Africa

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