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Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant

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4 Boulders Place, Boulders Beach, Simon's Town, South Africa
021 786 1758
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Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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On Thursday 25 June we booked for supper at Boulders restaurant. We were a party of 12 people. Staff welcomed us when we came in. They had the calamari on special price for winter and u could eat as much as u like. The only problem I had was that we had to pay extra for veggies when 2 of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

On Thursday 25 June we booked for supper at Boulders restaurant. We were a party of 12 people. Staff welcomed us when we came in. They had the calamari on special price for winter and u could eat as much as u like. The only problem I had was that we had to pay extra for veggies when 2 of... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We booked a table for 5 and were shown to a table for 4....that set the tone for our experience. The food generally not good and the prices ridiculous. Two of us ordered Asian style prawns in noodles - reasonably tasty, however 6 or 7 shrimps in a small portion of creamy pasta is not filling and very expensive at... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This was one of my best value stays while traveling. I stayed for one night during my trip to Simon's Town and had one room to myself. The room was fairly standard, but well kept with some nice touches (coffee, hot kettle, towels, etc). Many people complain about the penguins noisiness during the night - but what did you expect?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Had the sautéd prawns and was really good. Done in a creamy sauce with spaghetti. Service was good and efficient. Will be back.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Having had our boat trip cancelled due to heavy seas we wondered around the penguin breeding grounds and stumbled across this little restaurant. We popped in for breakfast, had some excellent coffee, my wife had an omelette with 3 fillings and I tried something completely different - Wok fried eggs on Jasmin rice with chilli, bamboo shoots, coriander and sweet... More 

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Cape Town
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Located near the entrance to the wonderful Boulders Beach, you have great views over the ocean. The service is ok, and the restaurant has options for dining inside or on the outside deck. Prices are pretty steep but you would forgive that for such a location and the fact that it probably serves mostly foreign tourists. What really lets them... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I visited the Boulders restaurant with two agents from Denmark. They were looking for a cosy local place. They loved my choice. I ordered a hamburger (without the bun) and it was excellent! The meat was prepared right and the salad was fresh! The service was also good! And the price was great!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I love the location. We had breakfast overlooking the beach and could watch the penguins while we were breakfasting. Lovely choice for breakfast. Food fabulous, service excellent

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Pleasant setting but the food is rather average and I expected better quality given the price. I think the food in general is over priced. Beautiful sea view but the food really could be better.

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Doorwerth, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Maybe Boulders Beach is the best restaurant in Simon's Town. Friendly waiters and very nice dishes. Especially fish!

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Additional Information about Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant

Address: 4 Boulders Place, Boulders Beach, Simon's Town, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 786 1758
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
Average Prices: USD 40 - 150
Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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  • Address: 4 Boulders Place, Boulders Beach, Simon's Town, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: 021 786 1758

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 150
  • Cuisine: Pacific Rim

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