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Cafe Pescado

) #7 of 24 Restaurants in Simon's Town €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza, Seafood
118 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 2272
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pescado” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (110 reviews)
“prawns” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
118 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow very impressed. I had the green curry prawns and it was amazing. Perfectly savoury and spicy. My mother had the baboti which was nicely flavored with a wonderful chutney. The vegetables were fresh and very tasty. Our waitress had a wonderful smile and very...More

Thank jfoad
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Such a good vibe, friendly staff, excellent location and fantastic food! Highly recommend to all, will definitely be back.

Thank izzymoran
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Very happy to have found this treasure on our trip to Simons Town/ Cape Point. The restaurant still has remnants of its past as the famous "Criterion" cinema, with gorgeous black and white photos mounted to the walls as you walk in. The rest of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I stayed on this side of the mountain for two months on my visit to Cape Town this year and ate at pescados the majority of the time. My friends and I enjoyed a wide variety of delicious food at a great price. The staff...More

Thank TarynRyan
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Good company, brilliant service and delicious food. Had a great night must try the muscles and the deep fried tentacles. It was a good night out.

Thank Caitlin C
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food accompanied by friendly, timely service and an enthusiastic owner. Prawns and fish & chips are a must-try. However, there is something on the menu for everyone.

Thank oliverl1112233
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great pizza, good ambiance. Love the old school movie collectables on the wall. Right in front of Jubilee square Simons Town.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Cafe Pescado is a must if you are staying near or in Simons Town. Great value food, friendly staff and just an around relaxed evening. The menu has the usual offerings but one of the main reasons we go is for the pizza, made from...More

Thank Bokafrica
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Pescado is probably my favourite restuarant because the food is fresh, the staff is friendly and it happens often that there is a live band playing in the back. One does not go there for fancy dishes and decor, but to receive a hearty welcome...More

Thank roeliens129
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Living on the peninsula allows you to explore little owner-run places. Our experience of the Case Pescade is unfortunately not good. We have been multiple times and often I thought, now is the last time. Being desperate for a meal on Sunday night we tried...More

Thank Anne S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 2272
  • E-mail
Vibey local restaurant in the heart of Simon's Town with the best pizza's in down South.Prawns and Calamari are our specialities. Situated in the old Criterion cinema(est 1921) and 1st Anglican Church in S.A.(est.1814) creating memories in a wonderful historical building!
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