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For locals and tourists alike, seeking a world- class dining experience in an spectacular Cape Town, seaside setting, Harbour House offers an experience like no other. Situated on the water's edge in the picturesque harbour of Kalk Bay, this iconic store was established in 1996 and continues to boast exquisite views of the working harbour, False Bay and the Hottentots Mountain Range.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, International
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Outstanding lunch with unbelievable view. What a treat! Our tour guide (Mansur) booked and handled everything as a surprise to us. A special corner table can't be matched. Recommendations of the small seafood platter was spot on target. Being from USA, we expected too much...in size and sauces. This "main" was easily shared and there was no need to waste food, again as happens with USA portions. Oysters are a must! Perfect...and we don't say that lightly. Of course, the meal was even more delightful because of Emma, our server. Her smile radiated, even behind the Covid mask. She's terrific! Don't miss this very special restaurant!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Life&Brand, Agency / Consultant at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Montanacouple, Thank you for your stellar review of Harbour House Kalk Bay. We pride ourselves on cuisine excellence and it pleases us to know that you enjoyed your meal and Emma provided you with great service. We hope to see you again, soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such an amazing evening with family. The staff and especially the waitress were truly exceptional at entertaining us.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Life&Brand, Agency / Consultant at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Sphinx0041, Thank you for your wonderful review of Harbour House Kalk Bay. We are thrilled that your waitress provided you with excellent service We look forward to welcoming you all back again soon. Warm regards, Harbour House

Reviewed 1 week ago

Hosted my birthday lunch here recently and it was an awesome experience all-round. The group was large - 17 people - and we were well taken care of by Brigitta and the rest of the Harbour House team. The service was impeccable! The feedback from...my guests was good all round - the views are remarkable, the food delectable, and the ambience was perfect for the occasion. Thank you for making my birthday memorable! I will certainly return in the future.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 25Barakam, Thank you for your positive review of Harbour House Kalk Bay. We are thrilled to hear that you chose us to host your birthday lunch and that everyone had a great time. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Harbour House...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The view, the location, the food, the venue...this is a must visit. We sat directly above the rocks ans the sea. We had a view from the Kalk Bay harbour on the left across the bay. They had a wood fire in the centre of...the room to drive away the winter chill. And the food. We had seafood (obviously) and every dish was superb - prawns, mussels, calamari, linefish, risotto - all amazing. Make a plan and get here. It's worth it.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Richsaffa, Thank you for the complimentary review and recommendation of Harbour House Kalk Bay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and the view with us. We very much look forward to having you back for another excellent experience. Kind regards, Harbour House

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an iconic location and the view and setting is really fantastic. It was my first time back here in years, and sadly the food was very underwhelming. We expected really great food and it was below average especially for the price. We...were also hoping for great seafood considering the location and unfortunately it really wasn’t that great. A for effort, but perhaps Covid has affected the delivery here. Pity. We won’t be back unless we hear something has changed.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Marielbrand, Thank you for taking the time to review Harbour House Kalk Bay. Your feedback is very much appreciated. We are disappointed that your food was not consistent with the high standard we pride ourselves on. Please could you kindly take a moment to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time and the service was excellent, thanks to our waiter Gardner! Our food was exceptional. We will highly recommend Harbour House any day!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Estelle1011, Thank you for your positive review and recommendation of Harbour House Kalk Bay. We are thrilled to hear that you were impressed with the food and service you received from Gardner. We look forward to many more memorable experiences with you. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 29 April 2021 via mobile

The food was really good, specially the prawns with Mozambican butter. Everything was very good, the service was kind and satisfying and the location is amazing. Recommended

Date of visit: April 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2021

Dear Zeralos, Thank you for your stellar review of Harbour House Kalk Bay. We are glad to read that you enjoyed both your prawns and the service. We do hope to serve you again, soon. Warm regards, Harbour House

Reviewed 13 April 2021

We went to the Harbour House restaurant on Saturday 10th April, we have both been suffering from food poisoning symptoms ever since since, I had the mushroom and crayfish pasta and my partner had the hake. We have never felt so ill.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2021

Dear Mouse1908, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are very disappointed to read about your experience at Harbour House Kalk Bay. We would greatly appreciate the opportunity to address the issues you experienced with you directly. Kindly provide us with this feedback,...More

Reviewed 5 April 2021

Absolutely wonderful restaurant. The sushi was absolutely die for and the service was exceptional. Our waiter Treso R was by far the best waiter we have ever had. Would highly recommend :)More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2021

Dear Paulapot, Thank you for your wonderful review and recommendation of Harbour House Kalk Bay. We are delighted to hear that we provided you with the finest quality sushi and excellent service from Treso R. We look forward to many more memorable experiences with you....More

Reviewed 24 March 2021 via mobile

Was in the area and thought finally I get to test it... well what a total disappointment. One thing to mention, my waiter that started me of was a nice guy. Restaurant 80 percent empty but got the worst table right beside the kitchen and...limited view. Service totally non existent and the food average. Place has seen better timesMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Life&Brand, Owner at Harbour House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2021

Dear Yvonnes123, Thank you for taking the time to review Harbour House Kalk Bay. We are disappointed that your food and the service was not consistent with the high standard we pride ourselves on. We would appreciate the opportunity to resolve this matter with you...More

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LuzeG
9 January 2019|
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Dear Luze, we would like you to be comfortable while having dinner. If you don't mind leaving the shorts and flip flops at home though you will fit right in at our restaurant, see you soon... Benjamin and the Harbour... More
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Harbour House Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5