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“too much is too much”

Gaaitjie Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 21 Restaurants in Paternoster
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Our listed hours is seating times. We are open for a local beer or West coast wine all day where you can sit under the umbrellas and stare at the sea. We bring you a unique dining experience.. Explore the Paternoster beach and nestled amongst the rocks, you will find a simple white-washed fisherman's cottage. This 80 year old building, known as 'Gaaitjie' has a warm, nostalgic atmosphere, true to its heritage. This unique atmosphere of tradition and comfort has inspired an eclectic menu featuring local produce, fused with contemporary and Asian influences. Our food is unpretentious and made with love, using sustainable fresh local produce as far as possible. Our décor is modest and comfortable and our unique location promises spectacular views to compliment a memorable dining experience.
Reviewed May 22, 2012

What a pity about the portion sizes of this restaurant because it would be great otherwise.
The bread brought to start with is fun and the tapenade/anchoiade is delicious.
The starter portions are good, the pickled fish was ok.
BUT when the mains arrived, we could just not get ourselves to start eating it was so big, actually visually off puting.
Great location, great waitress but not sure we will go back!

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1  Thank kdequekervandermerwe
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Reviewed May 16, 2012

Small and almost in the sea. Food superb with nicely spaced timing between courses. Good value considering quality. Good portions and variety in the menu

1  Thank dennthemenFarnham
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Reviewed May 12, 2012

Really good food - 3 course meal with several choices for mains and dessert. Lovely atmosphere!

Thank Hobnob_11
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Reviewed May 3, 2012

Dining at Gaaitjie was a nice night out. The food was good, the staff were very friendly although service was slow.

If you are eating there, I would definitely make sure your seating is within the main dining room. We were placed in a smaller room with three, two seater tables and it wasn't great, I felt like although it was a romantic setting, I prefer being in the main restaurant.

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Thank SATraveller22
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Reviewed May 2, 2012

Delicious and original dining in the most perfect setting - on the beach

Thank Pamela D
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