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The Lighthouse Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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$8 - $22
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent food again. This time the children had pizzas, which were great. Emma had a butternut salad. I had the bouillabaisse. Great.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Robert O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very beautiful restaurant in Simon’s Town with a warm atmosphere. The food is very good and portions are BIG! The owner is one of the kindest persons we’ve met during our trip in South Africa. Booking is needed!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank LenaBenin-
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything that we got at the lighthouse cafe. I would highly recommend the cheese and meat board along with the chocolate brownie.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank briangallen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I made a day trip to Simon’s Town and the surroundings. Before our trip to Camps Bay we had an early dinner at the Lighthouse Cafe. This is a small place located just along the street. I had one of the best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank addedvalue
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The boulliebaisse is great, the moules mariuiere were delicious and the special pork belly was excitingly different. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Traveler22101
Heleen M, Owner at The Lighthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh you had all the best dishes, thank you for good review!

Reviewed July 19, 2019

This restaurant was recommended by a friend, we live locally, so was a quick drive, plenty of parking across the road from the venue, and it appeared, no parking restriction, but double check. There appeared to be a sign on the restaurant side signifying restrictions....More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank John R
Heleen M, Owner at The Lighthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh wow, what a delightful review! This is our BEST, we don't advertise, only rely on word of mouth, so this is really great to hear. We love our Fish & Chips and believe it to be the best in town...thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

This is a small, seemingly popular, spot in central Simonstown. Might be worth booking ahead during peak hours as it can get busy. They do a wide range of dishes suiting meat, fish and vegetarian diners. I opted for the chickpea burger which was very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 1995_Travel
Heleen M, Owner at The Lighthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

YAY! Our Chickpea Burgers are packed with flavour, made with Fresh Coriander Leaves, Spring Onion, Parsley and Cumin, I love it.....glad you enjoyed your visit with us.

Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

No vegan options were available. I am looking forward to see these options included on the menu. The rest of the family enjoyed their food.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jvr144
Heleen M, Owner at The Lighthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Ohmysoul our apologies, this is such a dilemma, we have such few requests for Vegan food that we've just kind of put it on the back burner and made a plan with combining some ingredients for customers who don't feel like a salad but we...More

Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Food was delicious and very sophisticated, staff was supersweet, great accomodation! We were mindblown! We can’t wait to go there tomorrow morning and have breakfast!!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank ellenvanneyghem
Reviewed July 3, 2019

We had read about this restaurant on TA and made a booking because when we walked past it, we could see how tiny it is. They gave us a wonderful window table which we thought lovely. The service was outstanding especially given how busy they...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank cmack51
Heleen M, Owner at The Lighthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

This makes me so happy to read, we would love to have you back at The Lighthouse anytime! That Oxtail is my husband's pride and joy!

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Leon R
December 29, 2018|
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Response from michelle s | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are closed on Sunday evenings..but we had tea and cake at 3 in the afternoon. :-)
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jacreesy
December 22, 2017|
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Response from Heleen M | Property representative |
Hi there, i will make a booking for you on Wednesday 7.30pm with pleasure, please call the restaurant on 021 786 9000 with a contact number or if you need to communicate anything else as I am not on my laptop all the time... More
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jacreesy
December 19, 2017|
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Response from Heleen M | Property representative |
Hi there David & Jacqui, we are unfortunately closed on 1 & January, re-opening on 3 Jan.
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