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Harbour House - Kalk Bay

Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 4136
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (248 reviews)
“langoustines” (39 reviews)
“panna cotta” (18 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant came recommended by a friend so I thought it’s a brilliant opportunity to book a table for a reunion and party of 6. We travelled a very long distance to South Africa and although Kalk Bay was a long way away off from...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VivaTheGrapevine
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded today

Dear VivaTheGrapevine, thank you for taking the time to bring all of this to our attention, we are terribly sorry that you has such an unsatisfying experience with us and wish to humbly apologize for that. There certainly is no excuse for the lack of...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Today I was was disappointed for the first time in many years. We took German friends to the restaurant for a 60th Birthday. Their ordered food was ok but I received the wrong steak and it was cold. 260 Rand you must be joking 😩...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank _hannecorbett
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Hanne, thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention. Please excuse our lapse with your steak, that is unacceptable and we hope that you were assisted with a new freshly made dish in the end? If you could eMail us...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We have visited here a number of times before but it is worth saying that it again served up truly delicious food. Service was great - Gardiner a super waiter for us - and of course the setting was as beautiful as ever - we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gillian C
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Gillian, thank you for sharing your experience with us on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your compliments about our delicious seafood and are delighted to hear that you felt well attended to. We hope to welcome you back again by the fat seal... Benjamin and the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Harbour House on the recommendation of a friend and were delighted with the experience. As the name suggest, it sits right on the harbour with the water lapping/breaking below. Sea birds and seals provide some side entertainment. Food was very nice with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve M
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Steve, thank you for your lovely review, we appreciate you taking the time and hope to have you back again some time. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a regular of ours and it never disappoints. Went with some friends and the food was excellent, views incredible as always and to top it off, we had a fantastic waiter named Treasure!!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank marki759
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark, thank you for sharing your experience with us and complimenting Treasure, that is great to hear. We appreciate you taking the time to review our restaurant on Tripadvisor and look forward to having you back with us already. Benjamin and the Harbour House...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant and were not disappointed. The dishes we chose were all delicious and combined with the setting it made this evening an excellent experience. We must especially thank Pierre the Manager for his kindness and consideration who went the extra mile...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barbara K
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Barbara, thank you for sharing your experience with us. How wonderful to hear that you felt well taken care of and enjoyed our delicious seafood. We cannot wait to welcome you back. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sadly, we were let down very badly by Harbour House on this occasion and I'm sad I have to write this review. We booked a table for 12 of us for our pre wedding family meal, three weeks in advance. It was a Saturday evening...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David L
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David, we appreciate you taking the time to bring this to our attention in such detail and we are terribly sorry that we let you and your guests down. A number of lapses from our side seem to have led to this rather unsatisfying...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant located right on the shore, with the sea at your feet (and potentially some sea lions too). Sea food was really really good: we've tasted salmon tartar and tuna steak. Well presented, wonderful taste and good quantity. Large list of wine. Very friendly &...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tarik80
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tarik, thank you for your outstanding review, we appreciate you sharing your experience with us and the Tripadvisor community. We would be delighted to welcome you back again soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I, visiting Cape Town and area from Switzerland, had the chance to stop for lunch at Harbour House. the place is absolutely fantastic and had great table with Sea view. Menu is great and specials on the "ardoise" always brings additional charm....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DamienK_12
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Damien, thank you for your remarkable review, how lovely to hear that. We wish you and your girlfriend a wonderful time further in our beautiful country and would love to welcome you back at Harbour House when you are in the area again, perhaps...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The four of us all agreed that this was the best meal we had in South Africa. The setting was great, we could hear the waves splashing up the side of the pier. Our waiter Serge was lovely, very friendly and helpful. The food was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Soula50
lifeandbrand, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Kalk Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Soula, thank you for sharing your experience with us, how wonderful to read such great news. We look forward to seeing you return soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

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Dave H
20 September 2018|
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Response from lifeandbrand | Property representative |
Dear Dave, you are welcome to bring one bottle for every four guests at R50 per bottle. Please do be aware that it changes for MCC (R120) and Champagne (R400). We hope to welcome you soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House... More
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Brenda W
13 December 2017|
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Response from Demeter | Reviewed this property |
Wherever you sit the view is great. I prefer one of the table right next to the window, there is a cute little table on a balcony which is very private...but may be rather windy on some days!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 4136
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Description
Harbour House Restaurant is located in the heart of an old working fishing harbour.Come and experience fine dining as the waves splash up against the windows while you enjoy the freshest seafood and line fish caught from our own boat.Window tables are a must so reservations are essential!
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