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All of the SASSI Restaurant Programme Supporters have identified that there are issues around seafood sustainability. Being a SASSI Supporter means that these restaurants have attended an annual SASSI training course and are committed to providing consumers with more information about the sustainability of their seafood and assisting them to make ocean-friendly choices. So, ask them questions!

Once a restaurant has completed the basic requirements they will be considered a SASSI Restaurant Supporter and in order to communicate their support of SASSI, all Restaurant Supporters will be given a SASSI certificate similar to the one displayed here. These certificates are valid for a year after the Restaurant Supporter has attended training.

Some of our Supporters take the next step on their seafood sustainability journey and become 'SASSI Restaurant Champions'. These are Restaurant Supporters who only offer SASSI green-listed seafood to their clientele.

The SASSI Restaurant Supporters are as follows:


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Bertha´s - Simonstown, Cape Town  In the heart of Simon´s Town, located on the waters edge, you´ll find Bertha´s Restaurant and Coffee House. A charming restaurant in a quaint village, Bertha´s is relaxed and informal with a cosmopolitan appeal, a favourite place for visitors to pass a few leisurely hours or a long lazy afternoon. The restaurant fronts the old Town Pier and boasts picturesque views across the yacht harbour and over False Bay.Bertha´s extensive menu features...learn more

Black Marlin

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Black Marlin Seafood Restaurant - Miller´s Point, Cape Town Nestled unobtrusively on one of the most scenic coastlines in the Cape, just outside Simon´s Town, and en-route to Cape Point, this historical building, once a whaling station, ensures the perfect setting for an idyllic lunch or evening experience. During "whale season", our guests often enjoy their meal whilst watching whales sidling along the coastline. Established as a restaurant for the past 27 years, the Black Marlin...learn more


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Blowfish - Bloubergstrand, Cape Town We are pleased to welcome you to Blowfish Restaurant and sincerely hope that we live up to our reputation of being one of Cape Town´s best fish and seafood restaurants. Our world famous fish counter is stocked with a wide variety of fresh fish and seafood - local fish, imported fish, exotic fish, line fish,deep sea fish and game fish. Plus a variety of succulent shellfish -prawns, langoustines, lobster...learn more

Cafe 1999

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Berea, Durban Café 1999 has become quite an institution on the Durban Berea with its simple urban chic interior. This loud and vibey café-style restaurant is a popular venue bursting with patrons ranging from the young and funky to slick businessmen sipping on champagne and nibbling on some tasty little tit-bits. The concept of the restaurant is to “Celebrate Taste” so therefore there are no starters and no main courses instead the menu is divided into “tit-bits” and...learn more

Codfather, Camps Bay

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The Codfather Seafood & Sushi, Camps Bay - Camps Bay, Cape Town The Codfather opened as a Seafood restaurant and Sushi Bar about five years ago - one of the first Sushi venues in Cape Town. We serve an excellent array of fresh seafood and sushi in a very vibey, yet warm and relaxed environment. The business has become more of a “family” over the years and many of our earliest staff members are still...learn more

Coral Tree

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Durban At Coral Tree, enjoy an array of attractive cuisine. Bistro style food and our special Durban Curries, adding a touch of the local Indian influence which makes KwaZulu Natal North Coast a unique destination. With bountiful offerings, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the perfect mix of organic specials and healthy lifestyle food.learn more

Dear Me (SASSI Restaurant Champion)

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Dear Me (SASSI Restaurant Champion) - Cape Town Dear Me is a brasserie housed in an almost 200 year old building, situated in the heart of Cape Town at 165 Longmarket St. The menu reflects a strong focus on locally produced, seasonal, ethically farmed and sustainable produce. Produce drives what is on the ever-changing menu, which is flexible to also accommodate people with specific nutritional needs. Dear Me be believes in staying true to the integrity of ingredients -...learn more

Die Strandloper (SASSI Restaurant Champion)

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Die Strandloper - Langebaan Just 125km up the west coast of cape town lies die strandloper, an open  air, casual restaurant with sand underfoot, blue skies above, and  at the water´s edge, a magnificient view of Langebaan Lagoon. To  the accompaniment of live traditional guitar music, meals are served in individual courses extending over a leisurely three to four hour period.  The central focus is an open braai area where everything from black mussels in...learn more

Dornier Bodega

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Housed in the pastoral allure of a historic barn, the Dornier Bodega pursues the perfect marriage between modern food preparation and classic elegance that has come to be expected from Dornier Wines. Guests are invited to elevate their senses in a relaxed environment, and indulge in a Dornier dominated wine list that accentuates the locally-sourced fresh ingredients of the Dornier Bodega’s seasonal menu. For more information, click here to visit the websitelearn more


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Gardens, Cape Town FUGU is an innovative sushi, seafood and oriental fusion restaurant, located in the trendy Wembley Square in Gardens. FUGU offers our guests a casual and laid back, yet stylish environment to enjoy a wide array of delicious seafood cuisine. From tasty sushi, beautifully prepared before your eyes at the sushi bar, to unique seafood meals and Asian dishes, FUGU has an appetizing menu that will appeal to all tastes. FUGU’s Sushi Bar offers some of the...learn more

Harbour House

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Kalk Bay, Cape Town Situated in the picturesque old world charm of Kalk Bay´s working harbour, the Harbour House has a world-class position. Built on the breakwater, the restaurant has exquisite views overlooking False Bay and the mountains beyond on one side, and the colourful harbour on the other. From late July, the Humpback and Southern Right whales come into the bay to calf and are regularly visible to diners. Floor to ceiling picture windows allow our guests...learn more

Joe Fish

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Joe Fish - Pinelands, Cape Town Joe Fish is a delightful seafood and family eatery, this corner café is something between an English ‘fish and chippie’ and a French brasserie. Owners Sally Johnson and Dave Karpias have been long-time supporters of SASSI and will wow you with a menu jam-packed full of SASSI options! Joe Fish Seafood Cafe is at Shop 39, Logan Way, Howard Centre, Pinelands. Tel: 021-531-2974. learn more

John Dory´s

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John Dory´s Fish and Grill - Countrywide "The recipe to John Dory’s 10 years of success lies in our authentic fish and grill offerings at excellent value,” says the gregarious Durban based Stamatis Kapsimalis, founder of the popular John Dory’s Fish & Grill franchise.  A good measure of quality food, a big dollop of fun and family atmosphere stirred together with authentic décor in a homely setting makes John Dory’s a recipe that’s never flopped!...learn more

Live Bait

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Kalk Bay, Cape Town Situated directly below Harbour House, Live Bait restaurant is not only on the breakwater, but one of it´s walls actually IS the breakwater of Kalk Bay Harbour. When it comes to dining at sea level, you simply can´t get closer to the action than this. Live Bait is about colourful, casual, comfortable dining in a harbour venue that is unique in South Africa. On sunny days, the floor to ceiling windows are opened to...learn more

Ocean Jewels

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Ocean Jewels - Salt River, Cape Town Ocean Jewels are a fish retailer that sell their produce at the Neighbourhood Goods Market at the Biscuit Mill in Salt River every Saturday. Contact: Julie Carter 083 582 0829 021 788 593 juliecarter@telkomsa.netlearn more

Pearl Valley

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PEARL VALLEY GOLF ESTATES - Cape Winelands Recently voted 3rd Best Golf Course by Golf Digest for 2010/2011, Pearl Valley Golf Estates is situated between Paarl and Franschhoek in the heart of the Cape Winelands. The Clubhouse is the social heartbeat for the Estate, and boasts a family orientated restaurant, exclusive Members Lounge, bar and terrace that overlook the 9th and 18th holes. The restaurant offers an all day dining menu complemented by an impressive wine...learn more


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Kalk Bay, Cape Town The Polana is on the ground level of the Harbour House complex and features a beautifully appointed cocktail lounge built on the rocks, only meters away from the crashing waves. Relax on luxurious leather sofas and sip a pre-dinner cocktail while soaking up sea views of unsurpassed beauty. In winter the fire place crackles comfortably in the lounge as huge flocks of cormorants trek across the bay. From late July whales are sometimes seen from...learn more

Quay Four

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Quay Four - V & A Waterfront, Cape Town  Quay Four has an elegant upstairs restaurant where the emphasis is on fresh seafood. Choose between the exquisitely prepared Cape Lobster and the succulent line fish of the day, or apt for the sumptuous seafood platter and enjoy the best of both worlds. The A la Carte menu also includes a great feast of irresistible meat and poultry dishes. Not only do we pride ourselves on our...learn more

Quay Four

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Thesen Island, Knysna With live bands, big screens and a warm fireplace, Quay Four on Thesen Islands, Knysna, is all about keeping you entertained and giving you a space to relax, unwind and enjoy a good meal without breaking the bank. Tour groups can experience a fish-braai and enjoy fresh oysters on the deck with an outlook of the lagoon, stretching to the Heads. Quay Four on Thesen Islands, offers a variety of light meals and salads, as well...learn more

Restaurant Mosaic

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Restaurant Mosaic - Gauteng Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient is situated in a very beautiful and tranquil part of Gauteng, where we are surrounded by 280ha of nature in all of its splendour. We enjoy providing a multi sensory experience for our guests and our aim is to present the art of Nature on our plates and thrive on refining and showcasing botanical cuisine in our dishes We focus strongly on using organic and sustainable produce and...learn more

Robberg & Knysna Seafood Safari’s

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Robberg & Knysna Seafood Safari’s - Plettenberg Bay & Knysna Great care is taken to use only the Freshest Fish and Produce. All our ingredients are carefully vetted so that nothing that we make contains any unwanted additives. The Sushi is made by Knysna Locals who have been taught how to produce this popular cuisine. Fish from our wet fish display is used for our sushi so that you are always assured of supreme freshness....learn more

Salmon Bar

Salmon Bar - Three Streams - Franschoek The SalmonBar opened in December 2007. It was created by Judy Sendzul, a chef, restaurateur and food product developer and Gregory Stubbs, an aquaculturist with a passion for Salmon and Trout. Today the Salmonbar is part of the Three Streams Value Chain. Three Streams hatched, on-grows, smokes and value adds a variety of premium quality products. It is the country's largest processor of Salmon and Trout products, supplying both Retail...learn more

Shoreline Cafe @ Two Oceans Aquarium (SASSI Restaurant Champion)

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Shoreline Cafe @ Two Oceans Aquarium - Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Shoreline Café prides itself on being eco-friendly and environmentally-friendly measures are being introduced wherever possible. Diners won’t automatically receive straws with their cooldrinks in this establishment; given that straws are one of the major litter items on our beaches, the Aquarium’s management decided against randomly dishing out these pollutants in its eatery. The restaurant is a SASSI Restaurant Champion. This...learn more

The Hildebrand

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V & A Waterfront, Cape Town one of the City’s best loved restaurants, is situated in the historic Harbour-Side Café building in the V &A Waterfront and has been around for more than a century. Hildebrand’s extensive menu is home to traditional Italian dishes as well as various light meals, seafood, red meat and venison options. Each of their authentic Italian dishes are made with local South African ingredients to add African flare. A superior choice of Cape...learn more

Toadbury Hall

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Toadbury Hall - Gauteng Nestling amidst majestic indigenous trees and magnificent rose and lavender gardens, Toadbury Hall is located on the banks of the Crocodile River just 20 minutes from Fourways in Gauteng. Established in 1997, this exquisite 45 hectare country estate boasts a worthy reputation for hosting memorable weddings, conferences, picnics and functions. With a range of superb venues to choose from, elegant 5-star accommodation and tantalising cuisine to suit every taste, Toadbury Hall offers you...learn more

Townhouse Hotel & Conference Centre

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Townhouse Hotel & Conference Centre - Cape Town Experience all the flavours and vintages of Cape Town at the Townhouse Hotel. City central, with ‘all-you-need’ 4-star luxury accommodation, exciting local cuisine and wines at our Trees restaurant and a stone’s throw from top historic sights shopping and nightlife, at nearby long Street, Government Avenue or Greenmarket Square. Telephone: 021-465-7050 Website: E-mail: more

Two Oceans

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Two Oceans Restuarant, Cape Point The Two Oceans Restaurant, opened its doors in December 1995, and is an integral part of the development at Cape Point, which is now part of the newly proclaimed Good Hope Section of the Table Mountain National Park. There is much here for visitors: from excellent dining and browsing through the curio shop, to witnessing the crashing waves where two oceans do battle near the tip of Africa. Set into the cliffs high...learn more

Vineyard Hotel & Spa

  Vineyard Hotel - Newlands, Cape Town The Vineyard Hotel is privately owned and family operated. It is a world-class deluxe hotel situated in Cape Town's leafy suburb of Newlands and offers 207 recently refurbished and stylish rooms, an award-winning conference venue, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and Angsana Spa. The Square Restaurant, run by executive chef Carl van Rooyen, is a brasserie-style restaurant, complete with sushi bar, offering a fresh and exciting internationally-inspired menu. The...learn more

In partnership with SASSI, Dining-OUT, South Africa’s premier online restaurant guide, also has an online directory of all of its members who are SASSI Supporters.

To find SASSI Restaurant Programme Supporters on Dining-OUT’s website click here.


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