Black Marlin Restaurant

  • Simons Town, Western Cape
  • Breakfast, Cocktails, Game, Grills, International, Seafood, South African, Vegetarian
  • Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Main Road
    Millers Point
    Simonstown
    7975

  • View map

Exceptional seafood and breathtaking views

The Black Marlin Restaurant was at one time a whaling station in Simons Town, the ambiance of the historical building sets the stage for a superb midday or evening meal. Since the mid 1960’s guests have been able to observe whales while savoring the exquisite seafood dishes and sipping on their choice of wine from the award winning wine list

Breathtaking views, first rate service, a superb selection on the menu the Black Marlin has a well deserved international reputation.  While renowned for its seafood, the restaurant also offers contemporary and house favorites include Cape Rock lobster, Seafood platters, oysters and mussels.

Weddings and Functions
The Black Marlin also caters for weddings and functions & year-end celebrations.

Whale Watching
From July to November whales flock to False Bay in order to calve and to mate and can be seen as close as 20 metres off the shoreline.  Convenient areas to view the whales are from strip from Fish Hoek through to Glencairn, Simon's Town and further to Miller's point.

Our Must Try Meals!

  • Saldanha Mussels

    local black mussels in a cream & white wine sauce, served with a garlic bruschetta

  • Bayside Platter

    Catch of the day, golden fried calamari rings and 8 mussels on lemon scented basmati rice

  • Kingklip On The Spit

    A Marlin specialty - Wrapped in bacon and grilled on a skewer with a choice of lemon butter, chilli or honey mustard sauce, served with crushed baby potatoes and seasonal vegetables

  • Marlins Trio Grill

    Half a medium crayfish, grilled calamari steak and 5 grilled queen prawns served with lemon scented basmati rice, seasonal vegetables and trio of sauces

  • Grilled Berry Ostrich (200g)

    Served medium rare, with a sweet potato mash, rocket and a berry demi jus, topped with a pepper and thyme yoghurt

Facilities

Group Capacity : 200+ People Cost Per Head : R125+

  • Cuisine : Breakfast, Cocktails, Game, Grills, International, Seafood, South African, Vegetarian
  • Ambience : Bustling, Family, Relaxed, Romantic, Traditional
  • Dress : Smart/Casual, Casual
  • Reservations
    Reservations
  • Outside Area
    Outside Area
  • Smoking
    Smoking
  • Secure Parking
    Secure Parking
  • Bar
    Bar
  • Kids Menu
    Kids Menu
  • Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair Access
  • Corkage
    Corkage
  • Cocktails
    Cocktails
  • Private Dining
    Private Dining
  • Weddings
    Weddings
  • Conferencing
    Conferencing
  • Aircondition
    Aircondition
  • Generator
    Generator

Credit Cards Accepted

  • AMEX
    AMEX
  • Diners Club
    Diners Club
  • VISA
    VISA
  • Mastercard
    Mastercard

Associations

  • Cape Town Tourism
    Cape Town Tourism
  • Fedhasa
    Fedhasa

Map

Main Road
Millers Point
Simonstown
7975
Directions
From Cape Town take the M3 freeway to the end, turn left onto Ou Kaapse Weg and follow the road over the mountain. At the other end, cross over two sets of robots onto the Glencairn Expressway, commonly called Black Hill. At the end turn left into the Simonstown Road. Follow this road through Glencairn, Simonstown, Seaforth and to Miller's Point. You'll find the Black Marlin by the Yacht Club on the left. From Muizenberg simply follow the scenic Main Road through Kalk Bay, Fish Hoek, Glencairn & Simonstown to Miller's Point.