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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: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 14
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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
First visit to restaurant

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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Paris, France
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We came there at 3pm for some sweet dessert - the waiter told us that there was no dessert. We took 3 cans. They were vert dirty and my friend got red fruit ice tea instead of peach. The bill never came. It was just an oral bill with obviously a mistake... As others said, the view is great but... More 

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Kolymbari, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were here today just before going to see the penguins. We ordered the chicken and Asian veg. The veg looked brown, filled with sweet, sticky soy sauce, revolting and tasted as such. We requested some chillies to help the sickening sweet food go down, but sadly, they only bothered to bring it after we finished it all, left most... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

On 6 July 3 of us visited the Boulders Beach restaurant for a coffee and perhaps a breakfast. We were very professionally greeted and we had our pick of tables as the restaurant was empty. We ordered 2 hot chocolates, a latte coffee, one 'Traditional bacon and eggs' and one 'Delightful Indulgence Waffle'. The hot chocolates at R25 each were... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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11 reviews
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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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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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13 restaurant reviews
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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