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Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant

4 Boulders Place | Boulders Beach, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 180 4855
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“seafood curry” (7 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Boulders Place | Boulders Beach, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view at this restaurant. The food is good quality but you pay the price for the location. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The fish was gorgeous.

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed August 10, 2018

my husband and i took a leisurely drive and by chance landed up at this establishment. what a find. actually stopped off for a coffee before we were going to move on but eventually stayed and had lunch. the food was good. the waitressing staff...More

Thank wonitap
Reviewed May 14, 2018

our meals were fantastic the service was excellent accommodation lovely friendly staff clean and neat

Thank ericaventer55
Reviewed March 20, 2018

It was lovely to enjoy a meal after visiting the penguins. The views of the ocean are very good and it’s lovely to enjoy a cold drink after the walk from the penguin colony. The food is good.

Thank Melissa M
Zaria D, Owner at Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you, we appreciate you taking the time to review us.

Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

We went there after we visited boulders beach and I ate a burger there. I rarely ate such a bad burger.

Thank Trek703817
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We stopped over to see the penguins before heading down to Cape point, this restaurant was recommended by our friend who live in Hout Bay. We were looked after by Grace and she was outstanding and always had a happy smile. We shared a starter...More

Thank thatwaylimited
Reviewed February 24, 2018

I see mixed reviews , how ever the day we visited, the fish curry and rice and the salad we had was excellent . The drinks were good too, and we wished we were back there in the eveining for another meal!

Thank PennyOscarson
Reviewed February 24, 2018

We parked just below the Lodge Restaurant before heading to see the Penguins on Boulders Beach. We also had lunch first as suddenly Penguins could wait and lunch couldn’t. Super food Thai Coconut fish curry was irresistible and quite possibly addictive!

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We went here before walking to the penguins as part of an admittedly large tour group, and for this reason it appeared that the food had been booked in advance - either fish or chicken. As I have no problem eating fish, it was assumed...More

Thank Mono_Jockos
Zaria D, Owner at Boulders Beach Lodge and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

Hi Thank you for taking the time to review. I'm glad the fish was good. I am however slightly confused as firstly we are an intimate restaurant and seldom have large tour groups, secondly we never prepare food in advance, and none of my waitresses...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice in one day! As we arrived at boulders beach we popped in for lunch which was perfectly cooked fish and chips accompanied by a glass of the gorgeous penguin reserve rose. After spending the day swimming with the penguins and...More

Thank Abbii B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $150
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Boulders Place | Boulders Beach, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 180 4855
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Simple rooms, luxury linen, great food. 50 meters from the beach and the penguins...on the 'other side'
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