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Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant

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4 Boulders Place, Boulders Beach, Simon's Town, South Africa
+27 21 786 1758
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Kansas City
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628 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a great view from the outdoor eating area. The breakfast menu is great. It's also a good place to stop for a glass of wine or cup of tea. Then you can stroll down to take a look at the penguins.

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Thank dixiepeach
hout bay
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Since our last visit a year ago the place has gone down. Although the waiters are friendly and helpful, everything seems to be disorganized and we had to wait for our drinks. Although the food is nice I seem to remember a wider variety.

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Thank hanns b
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited 10 minutes in a half empty restaurant. No acknowledgement from staff so we left! The food that was being served at other tables looked adequate but not inspiring

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Thank oliviac949
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for an afternoon drink. After being ignored by three waiters we were eventually seated. We are at home now and still waiting to have our order taken...

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Panglao Island, Philippines
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... reminded me of my grandmas dish RICE WITH TOMATO SAUCE which I loved as a child. But it should have reminded me of Butter Chicken. Toilets dirty. Food below SA average. Views beautiful. So come here for snacks and drinks.

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Thank globalchiller
South Africa
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170 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After getting to Boulders beach at 7am we needed some emergency coffee. Staff are friendly and obliging. Later we popped up for take aways to eat on the beach. Fast service. Food ok

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Thank TouchLightly
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for breakfast. The service was disappointing which is a pity considering it such a great spot.

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Thank Hendricks-Henley
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Boulders for lunch. Service was slow, and it seemed that there may have been two few waiters. Ordered a burger, mussels, calamari and fish and chips. Burger was a disappointment but the others were good. The mussels were especially good.

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Thank Gary S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning location with sea views close to penguins. Had to go and ask for coffee after waiting at least 15 mins. Coffee ordinary and had sat on the counter a while so no heat. Said no milk and hot milk arrived Breakfast of eggs etc asked for brown toast and had to remind about that so only came when eggs... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant! Enjoyed eating here. Service was good and prices were reasonable! Would recommend it to my friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $150
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
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: +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?