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The Alba Restaurant Boat

T Jetty | Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 65 975 8060
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
2 weeks ago
“Absolute must try”
2 weeks ago
Closed Now
Contemporary, Seafood
T Jetty | Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst nothing really wrong....just a 3 star experience. Staff try really hard, food ok at best but plenty of room to improve. The evening did not meet our expectations.

Thank ynot12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second time at the establishment, I felt like family. The first time was with friends, second, with family. The bubbly brunch caters for both. From the welcome, to the drinks, the food, amazing and super friendly staff that goes out of their way to...More

Thank mariechen m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I did the dinner cruise this past week and it was amazing! I read the only negative review of this restaurant on TripAdvisor but would like to reassure anybody reviewing this restaurant not to believe all she said. Everyone is entitled to...More

Thank Lynn T
CapeTownMichelle, Guest Relations Manager at The Alba Restaurant Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great feedback Lynn!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had an amazing evening aboard the Alba. Surreal views, excellent service and some of the best food I've ever had, Alba is a great way to have a unique dining experience in Cape Town.

Thank Sherpa60891871600
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We really enjoyed the atmosphere, the friendly and efficient service and the great food. It was really fun cruising around the harbour and seeing all the lights. The meal was superb and even our kids were accommodated. Would highly recommend it as a fun evening...More

Thank aureateix
Reviewed 15 October 2018

What a treat! Cannot wait to go again. Food and service was great. Ambiance intimate and relaxing. Great idea!

Thank HvW1973
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Great experience floating around the whole of Cape Town harbour with all the lights and shipping activity. Great food and great service. We want to do it again for a daytime experience.

Thank michaela8661
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Wow!!! Well done to the Alba staff for an amazing evening. The food, service and atmosphere was superb. I will definitly be back.

1  Thank cceliers
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Our family spent a very special celebration on the Alba Floating Restaurant last week. We kept it as a surprise for the person whose birthday it was and wasn’t he surprised? For locals it may be expensive, but it is all worth it. Although we...More

2  Thank syrma323
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is Cape Town's first dinner cruise and while it's a great idea to get this concept started here, Alba has a long way to go if it wants to survive long term. The pros: small and intimate, nice view of the harbor The cons:...More

Thank Serena H
CapeTownMichelle, Guest Relations Manager at The Alba Restaurant Boat, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Serena, We apologise for your disappointing experience. Please can you send us your contact details so that the general manager can be in touch? Please be assured that we take customer feedback very seriously. Regards, The Alba Team

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$49
Contemporary, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:00 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: T Jetty | Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 65 975 8060
  • E-mail
A first of its kind in Cape Town, The Alba is an exclusive fine dining restaurant boat. Measuring twenty-two meters in length, the Alba will take 72 seated guests for fine dining cruises around the V&A Waterfront harbour. Designed to be stable and smooth in the water, with floor to ceiling glass windows, which will ensure a comfortable dining experience with great views.
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