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Vista Marina Restaurant & Bar

Dock Road | Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront, 8001, South Africa
+27 21 814 4510
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“greek salad” (2 reviews)
“rump steak” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dock Road | Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront, 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I recently attended a wedding at this stunning Waterfront venue,it blew me away how beautiful this venue is for weddings and functions,food and service was tops.

Thank 232shaunh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some initial reservations since many dishes on the menu were not available, including the entire tapas menu. We settled for the fish fingers and fries for the little one, linguini funghi and chicken kebab salad for ourselves. Kitchen service a bit on the slow...More

Thank EtihadBlues
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view.of the docks from outside. Very smart inside. Very nice snacks. Can recommend the Sardines. Great service,

Thank GerardP888
Colleen R, Manager at Vista Marina Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Gerard, we are very lucky to have such a location, we hope to see you back at Vista Marina

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch outside on the deck. We had salad and pizza which was both pretty good. Good service as well.

Thank ChristiPretorius
Colleen R, Events Manager at Vista Marina Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are always looking for ways to improve

Reviewed 9 March 2018

Staying in the Waterfront apartments meant walking past this restaurant on our way into the front. On our 1st night in Cape Town, and wanting a quick and early dinner, we stopped here. It's certainly changed from the aquarium cafe it used to be. Staff...More

Thank Louise C
Colleen R, Events Manager at Vista Marina Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Louise, I hope we will see you again on your next visit - :)

Reviewed 7 March 2018

A well balanced menu to please even the fussiest of eaters with good service and pleasant surroundings. The seals frolicking in the harbor make a nice and unusual addition.

Thank GeraldineOttawa
Colleen R, Events Manager at Vista Marina Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

:) thank you so much Geraldine from Ottawa - I hope that we see you again next time you are in Cape Town

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Brought the wife and kids for a light lunch on Sunday afternoon after visiting the Aquarium, the decor is a bit opulent to my liking but we took a table nonetheless! So we tell the waiter we not that hungry and he suggests a selection...More

Thank jibreel1707
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We celebrated our anniversary on valentines day at the Vista Marina Restaurant.........and wow what an amazing dining experience. Oysters, prosciutto crostinis, kingklip, rump steak, turkish delite creme brulle, chocolate cigars and a complimentary bottle of Deetlefs estate wine for R770 per couple.........thats value for money...More

Thank Juan D
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Food was 'average' and not at all worth the price of R770.00 for two. The general manager was walking around in shorts and a t-shirt. The atmosphere was not warm and romantic. Over priced for what it offered. We will NOT be going there again....More

Thank joannerodenbach
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

If you wish to avoid disappointment then give this place a miss. Totally the worst place in the Waterfront. The management is inept. Do not be surprised if you are informed your ordered item is unavailable 30min after placing your order. In fact this happened...More

Thank Hellmuth J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$46 - US$220
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dock Road | Two Oceans Aquarium, V&A Waterfront, 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 814 4510
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Relax in Vista Marina's ultra chic surroundings while you enjoy our delicious Mediterranean inspired menu,handpicked wine selection and comfortable yet glamorous ambiance. Enjoy a taste of luxury and sophistication at the water's edge, with uninterrupted views of the V&A Waterfront's Marina and a unique angle of Table Mountain seldom seen after dark. Join us for breakfast,lunch or dinner and indulge in an all new dining experience. Vista Marina offers just the right balance of comfortable refinement and contemporary opulence.
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