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Bertha's Restaurant

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Quayside Centre, 1 Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 2138
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Bertha's for a family lunch. Firstly we had booked for 12 people, but were given tables for 8 people. A bit of words later to sort out the table. The food was what you could get anywhere else. I did enjoy my prawns though...although, as I said, I could have had it anywhere. The habour views are... More 

Thank IsabelleBrett
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a late coffee / don pedro / snack. We waited for a half hour. After half an hour, the order had not yet started to be processed. That despite three waitrons milling around and only every third table occupied. We went home instead of waiting longer.

Thank Marty1510
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to Berthas a couple of times and every time, the food has been good and the staff friendly and helpful- special note to Maria who makes the whole restaurant smile with her sunny, happy nature. Best Margherita I've had outside of the USA

Thank mollybilly101
London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for lunch and ordered fish cakes , more like cold burnt fish balls . Sent them back to be heated up but still not very nice , my aunt had fish and chips which was nice so stay away from fish cakes . We were offered free ice cream and chocolate sauce .

Thank lollysills
Dunedin, New Zealand
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202 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere here is lovely. You sit on the deck, look out to the sea, over a little local outdoor market selling trinkets (cheaper than similar stuff elsewhere, so do get stuff here!). We were entertained by two visiting troupes of buskers - wonderful harmonies of men singing, and great dancing and drunning of a group of three youngsters. Tourist... More 

Thank BiddyNZ
Johannesburg, South Africa
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111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A means to an end. Quite disorganized, had to wait to be seated, then almost got looked over; but with insistence got seated. They appear to support the aggressive busking next to the tables. We were accosted 4 times in our 90min visit. I'm sure they allow it as it pressures people to eat and go, as their position gives... More 

Thank Alan S
Haenertsburg, Limpopo, South Africa
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the evening of 01/01/2017 my husband and I went to Bertha's for supper. We preferred to sit inside, were seated at a table for two between the door from the kitchen and the bar counter. The floor at the bar was soaking wet with a pile of wet paper towels, it looked terrible. No waiter in sight, we found... More 

Thank Irene B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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368 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lovely cocktails and salad lunch at Berthas, sitting in the shade watching the activity round the Harbour. What a lovely way to while away the time on a hot day. Service was pleasant.

Thank 23RUN
Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The stunning view is the only thing going for this restuarant. Food was very disappointing and we felt like we part of a tourist trap, even as a local.

Thank NinaHill
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, I have never experienced such rudeness in my life. I think if you not from abroad you get bad service or none or just be glad you get attention. We went there late afternoon for dinner, I asked the person, man who need to seat you I pressume, if they have a table for three, if possibke outside, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quayside Centre, 1 Wharf Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 2138

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?