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Alegria Restaurant

2 Sea Street | Slippers Bay, St. Helena Bay, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7390, South Africa
+27 22 736 1393
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“hake” (18 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, Portuguese, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Sea Street | Slippers Bay, St. Helena Bay, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7390, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this resturant and we were not at all disappointed. Beautiful location overlooking the beach....easy walk down to the beach and rocks while enjoying your cocktails 🍹we went on a Sunday for their lunch which was a set menu...but partly buffet...More

Thank DawnL1804
Don L, Owner at Alegria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your response and watch our space for new events and specials.Hope to see you soon !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant wowed us on many levels. We went there on a very cold winters day for lunch and was welcomed with 2 burning fire places and the most beautiful view of the ocean. Service was so friendly. Food really good. Fresh and tasty. We'll...More

Thank Ineked216
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, friendly staff, beautifull ocean views. Had prawns and chicken pasta. Prawns by far the best in town and the chicken pasta - melt in the mouth and full of flavour. Best way to end a meal is the Malva pudding - not overly...More

Thank AlethaJ4
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

I spend 2 months every year in St Helena Bay, and dined at Algeria regularly in 2017, seafood was excellent at the time. Returned this year to soggy, bland Calamari and squid heads. Probably deep fried in oil that was not hot enough. Prawns used...More

Thank Jana C
Don L, Owner at Alegria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

We apologize for your terrible experience and promise that this is not our way of presenting our delicious food if you read what our customers normally say and think. Very disappointing reading about this on social media instead of bringing a problem under our attention...More

Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Wow! We were so lucky to stumble upon this little gem of a restaurant. We almost didn’t even try it as we nearly went passed the turning, but lucky for us, we did go in and we were delighted by what we found! Unbelievable setting...More

Thank KezziB
Don L, Owner at Alegria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you for your review and visit us again.

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Food was outstanding and reasonably priced. Very Large portions and several of the saucy starters came with a homemade pumpkin bread that was sensational. All the seafood dishes were excellent. Really relaxed atmosphere and pleasant setting.

Thank AlessioAllegrucci86
Don L, Owner at Alegria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thanks for your review !

Reviewed July 2, 2018

Hard to find but worth the effort. Do not let the outside décor discourage you. Inside looks amazing and quite surprising. and friendly ! The view if you sit outside is stunning. Food and service was simply divine !!!

Thank Wilddesertwolf
Don L, Owner at Alegria Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you for your review regarding our restaurant as this means a lot for us trying to get the word out.

Reviewed June 30, 2018

Delicious huge portions of Hake and steak, awesome view of the bay and great service. adequate wine list, and a lovely fire for the cold. We will be back!

Thank releasehealthrive
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

For a real West Coast romantic experience! This is it! It is on the bay. Next to the sea. Viewed a beautiful full moon coming up over the sea. Authentic PeriPeri baby chicken my best!

Thank SaravandeMerwe
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Must be the biggest and best tasting Hake we ever had . Nice place and a must when visiting The South Africa West coast. Specially during the flower season September onwards..

1  Thank Leon F
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Questions & Answers
June 22, 2018|
Response from Don L | Property representative |
Hi ! Absolutely we do and is currently busy revising our current menu to accommodate. Always a pleasure !
Madelein v
February 12, 2017|
Response from 784brynw | Property representative |
Hi No we closed on Mondays Sorry
Michelle K
February 28, 2016|
Response from MarleneMB |
Yes absolutely. Talulah is more than welcome. 🐶😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sea Street | Slippers Bay, St. Helena Bay, Saldanha Bay Municipality 7390, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Saldanha Bay Municipality  >  St. Helena Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 22 736 1393
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Restaurant on the beach with the best sea view on the West Coast. Under new management from 13 February 2018 with the original owners Don & Connie. Fresh produce with a touch of Portugal and true West Coast hospitality !
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