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Harbour House V&A Waterfront

Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 4744
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (262 reviews)
“prawns” (150 reviews)
“yellowtail” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived (having booked a table) just around 1pm for lunch. We advised the waiters a group of us were going to Robben Island at 3pm, but we figured 2 hrs should be plenty of time. Our waiter was very friendly when he was anywhere...More

Thank Tango_Tango45
Reviewed yesterday

Of the four restaurants we ate in on the waterfront this was the best great service and food not to be missed

Thank GeorgeHarrogate
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good place to have a drink and, if you wish, eat with stunning views. We just had a drink and took in the stunning views. Good selection of drinks to select from.

Thank JohnH3759
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant and location. Had oysters to start which were the best I’ve ever tasted then prawns for main which were to die for

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was on vacation traveling through Africa. When I got to Cape Town everyone recommended Harbor House - told us how amazing it was and one of the best restaurants in town. This was not at all the case - it was the most disappointing...More

Thank lbensi7
Reviewed 2 days ago

A high end restaurant with an excellent service and lovely food. Location is great and highly recommend visiting.

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I really like Harbour House. I have been coming here for years and today is the first time I have decided to write a review, purely because of the playlist/music. Note that this refers specifically to the sushi deck (upstairs). I had a lovely seat...More

Thank 904bernardd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here, however the staff were showing us specials up to 1920 Rand we simply had the seafood pasta and wine which was lovely and reasonably priced. I felt this was an nice place trying to charge hi end rates and...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Much better restaurants in the area . Looks like the fryer oil has not been changed due to all the seafood on my plate tasted the same . Great band but dont bother with the food....

Thank Vanessa E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the pleasure to be back in Cape Town on holiday. Having had an excellent meal at the Harbour House on our last visit we booked to go again. The staff were not exactly welcoming but pleasant enough. Having been seated a little earlier...More

Thank _triciairvine01
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Questions & Answers
26 November 2017|
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Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to email the restaurant directly with your questions. The Waterfront is a popular New Years Eve Venue so booking is essential. As a fresh seafood venue, the menu may change due to availability. The location... More
Noel G
26 October 2017|
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Response from HarbourHouseG | Property representative |
Dear Noel G, We are indeed open on Christmas Day. We open our doors at 12:00. Please note bookings are essential.
Ford K
29 July 2017|
Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
You can google the menu (harbourhouse full stop co full stop za slash menus!) It is one of the more expensive places in the V&A Waterfront, but the food is very good. Plus, there are daily specials which are usually worth... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 4744
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