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98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1986
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for a quick lunch and wanted to stay. Great atmosphere. Fantastic Service. And really good food. Great Burger. The cook and waitress were fun and good conversation. We wanted to stay and drink beer the rest of the day.

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Thank Ben D
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110 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since The Meeting Place is not The Meeting Place anymore, it is not quite as special anymore, but the location is still fantastic, eating lunch on the balcony, overlooking the harbour of Simon's Town, food is still good and wine excellent !

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Thank Swallow64
Simon's Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Average food , average service. Some cosy seats some not so much. High prices to basically just pay for the average Simon's Town view.

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Thank Skippietjie
Bristol, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Staff really friendly, good food, bacon very well done - just the way I like it. The breakfast café is in the middle of a store which just adds to the great atmosphere. It feels like you are dining whilst visiting family or friends which means the whole visit is very relaxed and chilled out. Great spot to stop for... More 

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Thank 80Shelley
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I go here frequently to eat or browse in the shop. Very upmarket an expensive but a lovely experience. The salads are particularly good!

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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188 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stopped by as we were planning to hold a function. What a lovely place to visit, eat and drink while enjoying the ambiance of Simonstown. Convivial. Enjoy. A recommended stopover while in Town. Near to most attractions. Reasonable parking nearby. On the main road in the centre of town. Fantastic location. Views.

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Thank saswcpr
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Had lunch with friends and it is definitely the meeting place. Cute little deli section and delicious food.

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Thank misstn07
Perth, Australia
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305 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stopped off here for lunch on a lovely sunny day, perfect spot with lovely outlook. Menu looked good. Service could have been better, especially considering they weren't busy. Food came and looked disappointing, portions small and no real effort made regarding presentation. The bread was stale too. Perhaps an OK spot for a tea or coffee, but not food.

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Thank Finlay122
Simon's Town, South Africa
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Was very disappointing in their service. Took the waiter 15 minutes to get a coffee and coke. it was not like they were busy at all. Waitress was not even interested in us when we had to stand up and go to the counter to pay. A bit pricey, Quality of food was good. Such a pity about the service,... More 

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Thank Erienorton
Punta Uva, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Meeting Place is perfectly situated in the middle of Simonstown. The view over the harbor is second to none. The lower area features a quint shop with small eats, while the upstairs (tucked away up some tricky stairs) features a more robust menu. The food was well prepared and several of the dishes we sampled were quite nice. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Delicatessen, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1986

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