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Miller's Thumb Restaurant

10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kingklip” (158 reviews)
“jambalaya” (28 reviews)
“fresh fish” (64 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Always such a good evening eating there. Good waiters... well trained and attentive ,,, Great fish always

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never had a bad meal at Miller's Thumb! We often entertain our overseas visitors there and they are always impressed by the excellent food and attentive staff. One other point is that you never leave there hungry. The presentation and taste of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly. Welcoming. Casual and delicious. Fish cooked to perfection. Every time. Solly and Jane are a fabulous team!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and the service attentive. The restaurant is quaint, well attended, and decorated in colours similar to Bo-Kaap. Cameron our server was right on top of things providing detail of the complete menu, our appetizers, main course, dessert and after dinner liqueurs...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service - 5/5 Food - 5/5 Had the marlin and another fish they had on the menu. They get fish daily and it's prepared to perfection! The flavors are rich and the dishes were delicious. The oysters we had were plump and meaty. Very friendly...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We quite enjoyed our dinner here. It was a nice welcome to Cape Town, after a few days of eating conference foods outside of central city. The environment is warm and cozy, the service attentive. We had varied experiences with our fish. My dinner companion...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Between 12 & 16 June, I took 2 groups of international guests to Miller's Thumb and both times we were enchanted. Superb service, incredible fish and wonderful wine! A must do whilst in Cape Town.

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Yes, it lived up to the lofty TripAdvisor reviews.. The dining experience from greeting, initial bar drink and dinner was very good. If I'm honest, I'm not a huge fan of the green and orange wall colors (a tad too strong but did convey fun,...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited here while we were In Capetown for vacation and could not be more pleased with our dinner choice for the evening. From the Second we walked into the door until we left we felt right at home. The staff was...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Terrific seafood, lots of specials available on a daily basis. Went here twice on a short visit, reasonably priced as well.

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Questions & Answers
1 June 2017
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Response from Realbert | Reviewed this property
Kingclip in cajun crust. To die for. Prices were more than fair, but coming from Zürich i an biased toward really expensive...
Claudia K
22 December 2016
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Response from aneliadeklerk | Reviewed this property
Hey Claudia, it's best to contact the restaurant directly. I worked for Solly and Jane (the owners) for many years and although they are masters at what they do, their social media game is not always on point :) As far as I... More
Mary M
2 July 2015
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Response from alexCapeTown | Property representative
Hi Mary Sorry for the late reply, we don't check up on our trip advisor as often as we should. We certainly will be open on that date! We are open for lunches from Tuesday to Friday (12pm-2pm) and dinners from Monday to... More

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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