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Surfside Restaurant

Strand Pavilion Centre, Beach Road, Strand | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Strand 7140, South Africa
+27 21 853 2748
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good19%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
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“seafood” (10 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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Strand Pavilion Centre, Beach Road, Strand | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Strand 7140, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a bad experience at Surfside before but it seems that they are customer focused and has a complete turn around in the quality of food and service. This restaurant is situated on the beach with part of the building right over the sea....More

Thank burgerjp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just arrived to stay at the Strand Pavilion and thought we would do the lazy thing and eat here. We wished we hadn't. I had grilled hake and chips, and the hake was good but was pan fried rather than grilled. The chips...More

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant really needs to get updated. The venue looks like it hadn't received any renovations since the 90s. Also, the food was not great. My schnitzel was very oily and my girlfriend's fish was mostly just deep fried batter. Such a shame to waste...More

Thank 243ernestw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Friday afternoon. We were the only table in the restaurant. That should tell the owner something. They're sitting on a gold mine. No other restaurant in the Strand has the venue that these guys have, and they're wasting it! You can...More

Thank Brent B
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Just after getting off in Strand after one hour of train travel and as it was my first visit of the place, I was not clear in mind what to do next. But I know at least that there is a beach and there is...More

Thank Pat_traveller1
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A group of us went for a lunch and all that was good about the experience was the company and great conversation . Service non-existing , drinks watered down and food terrible __ overcooked to the point where everything tasted like old leather .More

Thank Thom N
Surfside349, Owner at Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Good afternoon Thom We have just read your review, and are naturally quite concerned! We would very much appreciate it if you can contact us so we can speak to you directly regarding your experience and address the matter accordingly. Please e-mail your contact details...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The location of this place is a gem. The Restaurant has a 270 degree view of the ocean, an I mean no beach...it's built jutting out into the ocean. This restaurant has a full bar(bonus), exceptional bathrooms.....and an amazing bar deck overlooking the ocean. The...More

Thank Deanen P
Surfside349, Front Office Manager at Surfside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for the positive feedback. We looking forward to serving you again in the furture. Best regards.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

We got a booking fairly easily, next to the sea. When we arrived there, we could see why - the parking area that the restaurant used before, has closed. Luckily we found a parking. Service was extremely slow. As in EXTREMELY slow. Our waitron often...More

Thank Estelle V
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Whilst staying at the very welcoming Strand Pavilion we decided to eat at the on site Restaurant Surfside. Whilst the service was very good the food was disappointing to say the least. The line fish was totally overcooked and had to be sent back to...More

1  Thank Norman C
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Nice family outing with good live music. Even some dancing thrown in for good measure. Food was price competively. And the food was good. I had the fish and I was really good.

Thank Deon v
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24 May 2016|
Response from Surfside349 | Property representative |
Good afternoon and thank you for your enquiry. Our Sunday buffet lunch is R159.00pp and is served from 12 noon until 4pm. The buffet: Roast Pork, Chicken & Beef with hot seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes, soup... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand Pavilion Centre, Beach Road, Strand | Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Strand 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Strand
  • Phone Number: +27 21 853 2748
Surfside Restaurant, Bistra& Fat Cats Cocktail are situted in the Strand Pavilion Resort ins Strand. The building is over the sea with spectacular views over False Bay. The sunsets are breathtaking!
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