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Thorfynns Restaurant

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Noordehoek, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 789 8006
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant cannot handle as many patrons as its full capacity will allow. If they are full, your service will be bad, and your food will be bad. We had a booking of 40, which they gladly took, and then got defensive when we complained about slow service - it took them an hour to take our orders, and a... More 

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Thank Natalia B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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169 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had one of the best meals in southern cape town with great service and views. The prices are very fair and the food quality delivers in spades. Great Thai seafood curry and Fillet was sublime too. We will be back. Great job!

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Thank ClemD2014
Darren B, Manager at Thorfynns Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for this review I have shown it to the chef. More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stayed at Monkey Valley a few times and it is really a shame that the food and service of this restaurant does not match the great views and the standard of accommodation. The breakfast we had there this morning was very average. The food was oily and not very tasty. I have had better breakfasts there and their... More 

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Thank LizJou
Bath, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Super view of sun setting over Noordhoek beach. Relaxed atmosphere. Friendly staff and enjoyable steak and fish meals.

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Thank 910WendyA
Bonn, Germany
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Unfortunately we were only able to enjoy the sunset looking over Long Beach. Food was very poor, artificial and not good tasting at all. Missed freshness and caring preparation.

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Thank Michael R
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great restaurant and views over Nordhoek beach. Party of 16 of us and service and food were great. Highly recommended if in Nordhoek area.

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Thank Richard B
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We booked a sunday brunch here for after my son's baptism. What a great choice we made. The manager and staff were incredibly accommodating and the views are just breathtaking. The food was great too. We would happily be back for another meal

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Thank NickyCUK
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

There were some bad reviews but we were pleasantly surprised. Stunning views, nice calm atmosphere and a good variety on the menu. The waitress was not very confidant but still efficient. No Pimms or my next best choice and the creme brule on the menu not available but we spent a good 3 hours and the was very reasonable. Definitely... More 

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Thank Ushandra
Muizenberg, Western Cape, South Africa
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90 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We have been regulars at Thorfynns for many years.We love relaxing on the deck with a long island ice tea.Sadly on Wednesday we couldn't order any.My husband had the lamb burger and rated it the best burger ever.I love the fact that the meat is free range and produce organic.We will always support ethical establishments.The caponata platter is really delicious,... More 

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Thank Suzanne R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

What a lovely view, really relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. Love the pumpkin and white sauce bake. Brought my kids and they had a great time, so naturally so did I. I must see for people wanting to experience the little gems of Cape Town.

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Thank taralee177

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Noordehoek, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 789 8006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?