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Noisy Oyster

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St Augustine Road, Paternoster, South Africa
+27 22 752 2196
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 278
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  • 128
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Surprising & Impressive

Having visited a few places up the West Coast, we weren't expecting much when we visited this small seaside town restaurant with no sea views but we were totally blown away! We read a few reviews which suggest we book, so we did (thankfully as they are fully booked the rest of the weekend) other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
CrispSa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Having visited a few places up the West Coast, we weren't expecting much when we visited this small seaside town restaurant with no sea views but we were totally blown away! We read a few reviews which suggest we book, so we did (thankfully as they are fully booked the rest of the weekend) other reviews said sit outside, which... More 

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nothing to dislike. Liked the steak, service and general vibe. You have to book well in advance as this Restaurant is extremely popular and with absolute good reason.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The food was well prepared and fresh, and the service was good - just a pity that we were seated next to a big table with people who brought their child along, and did not care what he was doing - they could not be bothered that he climbed on other tables (empty at that stage) and spat in the... More 

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CAPE TOWN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

To serve 35 diners different dishes and they all arrive at the table not only tasty but hot at the same time. Hats off to Chef and servers!!

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

One of the best meals we had in the 14 days we were on holiday. The atmosphere of the rustic and cosy little restaurant was a true wonderful experience. If you want to treat yourself have a meal at the Noisy Oyster

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We had battled to get a reservation the night before for dinner, as we had been told by everyone who had ever come to Paternoster that this was the place to have a romantic dinner, so we had booked through the hotel we were staying at to have lunch there. It was a very hot day & we had decided... More 

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Chiredzi, Zimbabwe
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The decor is fun and funky, as is the blackboard poetry. We loved everything about The Noisy Oyster for our romantic dinner - the ambience was superb and everything from the salad and oysters to our main courses was delicious! Our waitress was fantastic and made some very good dessert recommendations, which we managed to squeeze in! We loved the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We did a restaurant hop on Saturday night having 3 courses at different restaurants in town. We had dessert at the Noisy Oyster, my wife had the lemon cheese cake and I had a chocolate walnut cake, both were amazing! Best dessert we have had in ages! The service was really good. The restaurant inside is amazing, really beautiful with... More 

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Kuils River
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Unfortunately we couldn't get a reservation, because the place is extremely popular, but we were allowed a look inside! Wow! Very good ambience! Private seating and blankets for colder weather. The food that was served as we scouted around, looked so mouthwatering and good portions! The smell alone can make you long for a sample. The hostess was so friendly... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The meals atmosphere at the noisy oyster was so tasty .The service excellent .We had the fish of the day which was the cob fresh from the sea..Steak cooked to perfection. .and cheesecake yummy and homemade..forgot our starter mussels in a garlic sauce ..really tasty. ..would highly recommend this restaurant with its cosy fires .

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Additional Information about Noisy Oyster

Address: St Augustine Road, Paternoster, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 22 752 2196
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paternoster
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 49
Cuisine: African, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: St Augustine Road, Paternoster, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Paternoster
  • Phone Number: +27 22 752 2196

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 49
  • Cuisine: African, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?