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Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant

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4 Boulders Place, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1758
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a eggs Benedict with great coffee and service. Seeing the penguins on the beach was a great experience too.

Thank Kar89300
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant on 6th March. We arrived late for lunch around 2.30 and they easily accommodated us on the top terrace with great views. It was hot and we both had a milk shake which was refreshing. We didn't want much food and let the waitress know this before ordering the special at R95 a head. What we... More 

Thank Andrew V
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little eatery right on the Car Park of Boulders Beach where you'll find penguins. We are all meals from breakfast through to dinner here are we stayed in a nearby house. As the sign says "look under your car for penguins before driving off"

Thank Richard S
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273 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to this restaurant / cafe was nothing short of a disaster. Service was diabolical ! Close to non existent. When food arrived it was revolting. It was totally inedible. Chips were raw sloppy oil filled mess. Hamburger patties were totally raw. It was revolting flavour too. All four of us got diarrhoea from the bit we tried to... More 

Thank Mespey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i recommend white wine instead of any beer - simply because they're one of the best. Try constantia (white) or their pinotage . Don't go for spring rolls but get some seafood instead. service friendly and quite fast !

Thank Grzegorz E
Brackley, United Kingdom
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right by the car park on Boulders beach - this proved a welcome pit stop after a long morning on the beach; relaxed vibe, good service, nice food......oh and some great local souvenirs in the adjacent shop!

Thank Neonlites
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very conveniently located for a bite near Boulders Beach. The burger was a little disappointing but the fish & chips and salads were very good.

Thank richard m
Karachi, Pakistan
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Located across the carpark at boulders beach, where everyone goes to see the penguins. It's a quaint restaurant, a bit for the tourists. Good is alright, nothing fantastic neither disappointing. Service is outstanding, pricing about R200 per head on average if you have kids or R250 per head otherwise. For that you'll get a very big meal and and drinks.... More 

Thank Nihal C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

After a busy morning and a close inspection of the local penguins it was so wonderful to have a hearty lunch at this restaurant. Cool Savannah Cider, and a good selection of seafood.

Thank Sonny S
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely breakfast on the deck - so close to penguins. Come here to start your beach day playing with them. Food was excellent.

Thank amigolucy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$150
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Boulders Place, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1758

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?