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Harbour House V&A Waterfront

Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 4744
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (242 reviews)
“prawns” (157 reviews)
“yellowtail” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was good. Not the best but not the worst. Service was great! We had someone who had a name like Carissa but it was hard to hear. It can get really loud in certain rooms because of acoustics. The view was perfect.

Thank sarahraver
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is very well located, the place is good for a waterfront restaurant and the food is amazing. The service is good but could be better. If you are going to cape towns waterfront, this is a very good place to go and eat.

Thank patybtz
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is good but we had problems with the drinks.We had to send our Margarita back three times in order to receive a successful Margarita cocktail. This is not a good reflection on us for international visitors.

1  Thank Larine G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The harbour House was an unexpected lunch date. We greeted by friendly staff and seated right in front of a few boats in the water, Just liked what we wished for as it was a beautiful day! We both ordered a motto cocktail which was...More

Thank Ines M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful facility and great that it is on the water. Some of the highest prices that I have seen so far. And only average as far As taste goes. Staff was just running through the motions. Would not recommend!! Plenty of better seafood in Te...More

Thank baxterclement11
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The title says it all. We happened upon this restaurant after the harbour cruise and weren’t disappointed. I had the beef burger 🍔 and was glad. A relaxing place with a pleasant atmosphere. The staff are friendly and helpful. Do visit this place.

Thank stevenholt81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ll keep this brief. We had two nights in Cape Town during our honeymoon, and after a superb dining experience the night before, our expectations were high. It turned out to be a downer. The room with its glass walls were extremely noisy. We had...More

Thank tomra2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After 28 days in South Africa, this was the first meal that was substandard. I had ceviche to start and my husband had steak tartare. The ceviche had a mild fish flavor but whatever it was marinated in was tasteless which is difficult for an...More

Thank Fran E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for dining out ,huge choice of restaurants very well priced , several bars for drinks also .

Thank mikenben
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say that the tuna was superb.... The fish cakes and seafood soup were a bit on the salty side. Presentation is amazing. We all agreed that the food was overpriced.

Thank RalphSinger
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27 November 2017|
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Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to email the restaurant directly with your questions. The Waterfront is a popular New Years Eve Venue so booking is essential. As a fresh seafood venue, the menu may change due to availability. The location... More
Noel G
27 October 2017|
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Response from HarbourHouseG | Property representative |
Dear Noel G, We are indeed open on Christmas Day. We open our doors at 12:00. Please note bookings are essential.
Ford K
30 July 2017|
Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
You can google the menu (harbourhouse full stop co full stop za slash menus!) It is one of the more expensive places in the V&A Waterfront, but the food is very good. Plus, there are daily specials which are usually worth... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 4744
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