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“RED ROOF ON THE BEACH”
Review of Voorstrandt

Voorstrandt
Ranked #5 of 20 Restaurants in Paternoster
Cuisines: Seafood, Grill
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed October 4, 2013

We had a leisurely lunch at the restaurant, snoek samosas for starters and delicious prawns for mains. Good service and pleasant surroundings right on the white sand beach of Paternoster. Children leave their tables to run and play on the beach or on the bright boats laying on the sand next to verandah of restaurant. Ideal venue for a lazy weekend meal.

Thank Jane T
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

We booked and got a very nice table! Although the service is a little slow, (we waited to be offered drinks and then waited awhile for the drinks) our waitress was very friendly. Food was good but lacked the wow factor we expected!

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Thank 46andrear
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Reviewed September 29, 2013

While staying in Paternoster the host of our guesthouse recommended the Voorstrandt as a really good fish restaurant without any attitude - and we did not get disappointed.
The restaurant is in the first line to the ocean, only a stone's throw away where the fish on the plate comes from.
The location is equipped quite simple but in a snugly way with a lot of nice details.
We hat a table in the annex with a direct view to the ocean - maybe to fresh in winter but ok in summer.
We had really delicious tempura shrimps (the waiter told us that they are frozen ones as we ordered - this is real honesty!), fantastic yellowtail (line fish of the day) cajun style and a incredible good crayfish/lobster. The dessert was a mouth-watering "sticky toffee cake" with ice.
Prices and delivered value was really good, the service quick and very friendly.

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1  Thank Paul_E_Pop
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

We went here on a septemberevening. It was very cold outside but very warm inside. It's a cosy place. The fried squid were good and soft and the bread was very good. But these are the only positive things I have to say about this place. We thought to eat a delicious fishmeal, but the prawns were overcooked and tough, the sauce was only melted butter, and the most things are fried. They didn't have lobster. I was very suprised about that because people on the street sell a lot of lobsters! And you have to be patient, because you have to wait a lot, even for the bread! And we had a huge hunger ...

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1  Thank Sarah_and_Pieter
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

Plenty of fried food ( particularly fish) at the restaurant on the beach. Well cooked but somewhat limited menu. Worth a visit for a basic but perfectly adequate meal

1  Thank 336PeterG
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