Isabellas Restaurant has for nineteen years proudly graced the harbour of the heritage-rich fishing village of Lambert’s Bay along the Western Cape.
Located on the West Coast Way Wild Route
Isabella’s has, and continues to deliver superb quality food in a competitive industry and has a true West Coast charm that cannot be surpassed. Lamberts Bay is known as the Diamond of the West Coast. Situated in the Waterfront, the restaurant overlooks the interesting small harbour and Bird Island Nature Reserve.
Isabellas offersustainably sourced fish, like snoek, and the menu changes depending on the season. Snoek is available during a snoek run which takes place a couple of times during the year. The seafood inspired menu showcases tastes that are often a bit salty reminding you of the wind from the sea, the fishing nets and the buoys. They are fully licensed, so enjoy food paired with local craft beer, wine from the West Coast and friendly service, this restaurant is a top visitor attraction of the area. The ambience is bustling and jovial on most days thanks to a combination of regular locals and the large number of tourists who are keen to enjoy the fruits of the sea in an authentic location. Isabellas Restaurant floor is covered with black mussel shells and the walls with fish nets – adding to the delightful quirky ambience and local food experience. It portrays Lambert’s Bay as a fishing village in all aspects.
Visitors to Isabellas have described their sushi as the best in the world! Sushi can be prepared with either brown or white rice. It is often prepared with raw seafood, but some common varieties of sushi use cooked ingredients and many are vegetarian. Their sushi is often served with pickled ginger, wasabi, and soy sauce. As you sit enjoying every last morsel, you can enjoy the busy activities in the working harbour where sturdy fishing trawlers and diamond dredgers are moored. To your left is the walkway to Bird Island and its bird hide look out. In the island’s well-situated gannet lookout, visitors can get close to the birds and witness their unique mating dances. The bird hide is signposted with interesting information about these seabirds and their habits.
Isabellas is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Find Isabellas Restaurant on the West Coast Way Wild Route.
Open 7 days a week
Distance from Cape Town: 261km
Where: Lamberts Bay Harbour, Lamberts Bay
Contact: (c) +27(0)27 432 1177 | [email protected]