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The Wharfside Grill

Mariner's Wharf | Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1100
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (19 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
“kingklip” (10 reviews)
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Mariner's Wharf | Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic setting, view and group of staff, especially Alfie the maitr’d! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ We toured HoutBay and surrounds on a Sunday afternoon and came accross a true authentic seafood experience, the most incredible Chardonny and real special treatment (not to mention that it feels...More

Thank landijac
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I'm not mussels person but will enjoyed when presented ~ indefferent.. Howeber, I am convinced this is the best I had ever ~ the 'starter' portion were faar bigger & better than I've seen at any franchice seafood restaurant ~ save you money & make...More

Thank Andre_Visser
Reviewed 14 April 2018

They were able to fit in a party of 12 without a booking and the service was great. Think pretty much in some form or other everybody in the group had seafood - and all reviews were positive. Lovely place.

Thank Bogotarocks
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We had a super fun evening here last night. Amazing sunset against the mountains and then lovely evening waves as the city lights up. Diverse menu with really fun and funny tone to liven up your ordering. Friendly staff.

Thank KayM1925
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We were meaning to eat the takeaway downstairs but were shocked by the ques . We ended up on this quaint little establishment . The manager was great and over accommodating with the little ones . Food was brilliant . Beer cold and delicious ....More

Thank AlanaChinhara
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off at magnificent Hout Bay after a day trip to Cape Point. Wife remembered the place from a previous visit (the red roof). Great decor and friendly staff. We all started with a shared Greek salad in a huge clam shell. Super fresh and...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 April 2018

After a long day touring the marvels of the Cape peninsula, we stumbled into this bar/restaurant for our tea. The wind was blowing hard across Hout Bay but the sinking sun lit up the mountains like a furnace and frankly we were hooked. Such amazing...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I guess this place is aimed at tourists. We are local and decided to pop in for a quick lunch. Lovely to sit on the open deck and look across Hout Bay. The staff are running - quite a frenzied feeling in the restaurant- not...More

Thank KarooChick
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We found this restaurant on our first evening in Hout Bay. The theme of both the decor and the waiting staff is nautical and many of the tables look out directly over the bay. The food was very good and we enjoyed it so much...More

Thank Jet1808
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had Dinner here on a Friday night and the place was very busy. We were put on a waiting list and had a drink at the bar. Only had to wait 10mins until a table became available. I ordered the Chicken Rosti which was...More

Thank DebbieAgates
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariner's Wharf | Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1100
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Mariner's Wharf is the first harbourfront emporium in Africa and consists of the upstairs 360 seater Wharfside Grill restaurant, the downstairs fast- food Seafood Bistro, nautical gift shops, Bakery and Fishmarket.
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