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Miller's Thumb Restaurant

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10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went with my other half on the first night of our honeymoon and it was perfect. Starters (muscles for her, springbok carpaccio for me) were great but the main is what won it. I had bluenose cooked Cajun style and it was literally the best fish I have ever eaten - full of natural flavour and served with a delicious... More 

Thank pumba86
Oslo, Norway
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228 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A nice little restaurant that specializes in seafood, but also have steak. Service is good and environment is quaint.

Thank Marius P
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We first visited MT more than 15 years ago and have been back many times. My wife still remembers her first dish. We took our children there the other night. Without a booking and packed as usual,they made room and again the food, service and personal attention of the owner didn't disappoint. My children now have new favourite seafood restaurant.... More 

Thank Herman M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Definitely recommend and will like to go back. Good efficient service, excellent starters, mains and dessert. Coffee too! The owner was lovely, remembered us a few days later and also explains her meals very well before you make your choice. Simple, go eat here!

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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent! We had the baby calamari done Cajun style, kingklip in Malay style and Bengali fish curry. Pecan tart was to die for too! Definitely will be back before we leave the Cape Town.

Thank Kristy D
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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256 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a long time I have wanted to visit the restaurant and last night was the moment! What a pleasant experience! Friendly reception, interesting menu presentation, great wines and fabulous food! The salads for starters were colorful and tasty. We all had fish what a variety. The Kingklip with wasabi came out tops. The Blue nose cajun was delicately spiced... More 

Thank Johann S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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145 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose this place based on ratings by trip advisor. We were not disappointed in the least. Parking could be it's only blemish although we found parking 20m from the front door. Fish and meat their speciality with a proud wife running a tight shift in a fair but no-nonsense approach. The husband in the kitchen creating really great food.... More 

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Province of Alicante, Spain
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to get a table in this funky restaurant, the food was fantastic and such very friendly staff. Very worth a visit, but you may need to book.

Thank Sue894
Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel got us a reservation after our tour guide recommended this spot. Wonderful service and the food was amazing.

Thank lcoles408
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delivered on the recommendation of some foodie mates Interesting fish prep options Service with energy Well done

Thank Graham L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 3838

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?