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The Blues Restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner – A Trifecta of Delights | Restaurants Paternoster

Open to both the discerning guests of Abalone Hotel & Villas and the public. Begin your day with a breakfast of champions, featuring the freshest local produce that promises to add a golden start to your day.

When the sun is high, indulge in a splendid array of lunch offerings that celebrate the vibrant Cape cuisine. As daylight fades, the restaurant transforms, offering a dinner experience that seamlessly blends elegance and intimacy, promising a mesmerising end to your day.

Sundowners with a Side of Elegance

A Taste of Paternoster

Delicious combinations

Cocktail Delights

As the day wanes, retreat to our in-house bar. Here, sundowners are more than a ritual; they are an event. With the sun setting over the ocean as your backdrop, enjoy an eclectic range of beverages that mark the perfect punctuation to a day of luxury.

Tasty Drinks

Explore Our Menu

Whether it's a casual breakfast, a lingering lunch, or a dinner that celebrates the finest things in life, The Blues Restaurant is your ultimate destination in Paternoster. Book now and embark on a journey that promises not just a meal, but an unforgettable experience.

Welcome to Paternoster: A Culinary Haven by the Sea

Embark on a gastronomic journey through Paternoster, Blues Restaurant at Abalone Hotel stands as a beacon of culinary excellence. Nestled in the heart of this picturesque seaside village, it offers a dining experience that marries local flavours with the freshest ingredients, sourced from the ocean's bounty and local farms.

The Essence of Dining in Paternoster

Discover the unparalleled charm of restaurant dining in Paternoster, where every meal is an invitation to savour the local culture. Blues Restaurant, with its meticulously crafted menu, serves as a perfect example of this unique blend of taste and tradition.

A Menu Crafted with Care

- Breakfast Delights: Start your day with a choice of hearty or healthy options, including the signature Abalone Grilled Breakfast and Health Breakfast, designed to energise and delight.
- Seafood Specialties: The essence of the ocean is captured in dishes like the West Coast Creamy Mussel Pot and Grilled Calamari, offering a taste of the sea that's as fresh as it gets.
- Innovative Light Dishes: From the Vietnamese Salad to the Soda Battered Fish & Chips, each dish is a testament to the creativity and commitment to flavour that Paternoster's culinary scene is known for.

Sustainability and Seasonality

In line with our commitment to sustainability, Blues Restaurant at Abalone Hotel prioritises dishes that reflect the season's best and supports local producers, ensuring that each meal not only tastes good but also does good.

Plan Your Culinary Adventure

- Reserve Ahead: Paternoster's dining scene is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. Booking ahead ensures you a spot at the table for unforgettable dining experiences.
- Experience Beyond the Plate: Engage with the stories behind each dish, from the locally sourced ingredients to the inspiration behind the menu's creation.
- Embrace the Local Vibe: Beyond the restaurant, Paternoster invites you to explore its beaches, local markets, and vibrant community life, making every visit a holistic experience.

Why Choose Paternoster?

Choosing Paternoster for your next dining outing means immersing yourself in a world where culinary excellence meets the natural beauty of the West Coast. It's not just about eating; it's about experiencing the soul of the place, one bite at a time.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the operating hours of The Blues Restaurant?

The Blues Restaurant is open 7 days a week. Breakfast is served from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM, lunch from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, and dinner from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Can I see a sample menu for The Blues Restaurant?

Yes, you can view our sample menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on our website. Please note that our menus are subject to seasonal changes to ensure the freshest ingredients are used.

Does The Blues Restaurant accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies?

We are committed to meeting our guests’ dietary needs. Please inform us of any restrictions or allergies when making your reservation or upon arrival.

Is there a dress code for dining at The Blues Restaurant?

Our dress code is smart casual. We encourage guests to dress comfortably yet tastefully.

Do I need to make a reservation to dine at The Blues Restaurant?

Reservations are recommended, especially for dinner, weekend meals and high season, to ensure you have a table waiting for you.

Is there a corkage fee if I bring my own bottle of wine?

A corkage fee of R100 per 750ml bottle is applicable if you choose to bring your own wine.

Does The Blues Restaurant offer vegetarian or vegan options?

We offer a selection of vegetarian and vegan-friendly dishes.

What type of cuisine does The Blues Restaurant specialise in?

We specialise in contemporary cuisine with a strong emphasis on fresh, local seafood and seasonal ingredients, blending traditional South African flavours with modern culinary techniques.

Are there any signature dishes or drinks that The Blues Restaurant is known for?

Our guests particularly enjoy our Abalone Grilled Breakfast and Blues Lobster. Our wine selection and craft cocktails are also popular choices.

Can I purchase gift certificates for The Blues Restaurant?

Gift certificates for The Blues Restaurant can be purchased by contacting us directly. We will happily mail a voucher to you for the value of your choice.

Does The Blues Restaurant have options for children?

The Blues Restaurant does not have a specific children's menu; however, we are happy to accommodate our younger guests by offering kiddie portions or customising meals upon request.

Are there any seasonal specials or chef’s tasting menus offered at The Blues Restaurant?

Seasonal specials are offered and reflect the freshest local ingredients available.

How can I provide feedback about my dining experience at The Blues Restaurant?

We welcome your feedback! Please feel free to speak with our manager on duty, or email us through the contact information provided on our website.

Signature tacos, snacks, fresh fish, salads, plant based recipes - be sure that in our restaurant and cocktail bar you will find anything you might be craving for. You can take the menu and delicious food and take it to enjoy by the pool. Restaurant open from 12pm to 5pm. Pool selection from 10am to 8pm.

Our outside zone to enjoy a fresh cocktail with your friends.

Aperitif afternoons are a thing in our cocktail & bar.

Full dining experience with a view, romantic dinner and something similar

An experience of savory snacks, desserts, local pastries, bread, olive oil, orange juice and much more. We always use locally sourced products and strive to minimize waste.