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Sloppy Sam's

Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 419 2921
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Sloppy Sam's based on TripAdvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We had to park on the pavement just outside the restaurant there's a very keen car guard. We were greeted at the door by the friendly owner himself. The...More

Thank Yulande T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here often. Once a week if we can. It's hands down the best lamb in town. My favorite is the lamb neck. It's not a dish you find on menus often. But it's the most succulent and tasty lamb neck you'll find. This...More

Thank Disillusioned Capetonian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We both had lamb the lamb ribs and the lamb neck which were very flavorful. We had starters and a nice bottle of Pinotage ,which was excellent value

Thank John J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Sloppy Sam is my favorite restaurant in Cape Town. The lamb chops and calamari are great and cooked to perfection. Also try, lamb neck and ribs. The food is simple, fresh and most importantly delicious. I could eat here several times a week...More

Thank Adheera
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was located across the street from our hotel, which is why we opted to try it. We'd looked at the menu online before and the food looked good. We were the only people in the restaurant, which should of been a sign from...More

2  Thank RoxLev
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent eating. Good environment. Friendly, quick staff. Near the waterfront. Had the Lamb stew and wonderful Dolme. My mom had a greek shepherd's pie, which I sampled. It was phenomenal. 11/10 would dine again.

Thank Cole B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have to visit Hooman and Sloppy Sams whenever we are in Cape Town. One of the few restaurants out of the tourist mainstream that is open on a Monday evening. For once, I didn't have my staple - the Sloppy Sam Lamb Shank special...More

Thank LlewellynPatrick
Reviewed 6 July 2017

What a nice surprise, it is Lebanese or middle eastern food, we had a great meze platter and my husband had liver. was gorgeous food, great service, good vibe and a lovely atmosphere. the prices are insanely cheap for this area.

Thank Shantellebooysen
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The restaurant is Mediterranean cuisine. My husband and I ordered two lamb dishes and the pickled octopus. The food was fresh, hot and delicious. The owner even came around to talk to all the patrons. You won't be disappointed if you enjoy lamb and inexpensive...More

Thank educator26
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Expensive, place needs a serious revamp. Tacky! R50 corkage charged despite the menu stating R40. Food ok, not great. On a positive note...the owner is friendly and welcoming.

1  Thank andrewkay2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Somerset Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 2921
A small restaurant run by a friendly staff, serving quality and authentic "home-cooked" Mediterranean food in a rustic atmosphere. Located directly opposite the Protea Victoria Junction Hotel, de Waterkant, Cape Town, South Africa
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