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Harbour House - Waterfront

Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 4744
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (284 reviews)
“prawns” (163 reviews)
“yellowtail” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
Value
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LOCATION
Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to this restaurant on Sunday The outside the waiter Tenashe was amazing, manager Danita made recommendations about what her favourite Harbour house sushi and wine, she knows her stuff. a little pricey but worth it..

Thank Climber829651
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review Climber, we are delighted to read that you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 3 days ago

We, as a family, had a meal here recently. The place was not too busy and service was up to standard. As this is mainly a seafood restaurant we had a variety of dishes between us. My hake dish was great, although I might add,...More

1  Thank Pat B
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Pat, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. To hear, from an expert like you, that our hake was to your liking is truly wonderful and we appreciate your compliments. It would be lovely to have you back with us, feel free to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Waited a very long time for our food, main course was yellow tail special, severely over cooked - so disappointed as it was our first night and we had heavily researched before going. Coupled with the waiter hassling us for a tip despite the service.More

Thank GillianRussell
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Gillian, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that we could not contribute to a wonderful first evening in Cape Town and seem to not have met your expectations. If you are in town...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived in CapeTown late afternoon and immediately call for a reservation luckily we were able to be obtain one. We started out with the scallops and prawn and an amazing beet pear and goat cheese salad I ordered the calamari served with spring rice...More

Thank Chooey46
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Cheryl, thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we are delighted by your wonderful review and will pass on your compliments to the Chef. It would be lovely to welcome you and your husband again. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

A very highly rated restaurant on the V&A waterfront. I gave it a shot for a late lunch. I was sadly and sorely disappointed start to finish, both with the food and service. Plus, the outdoor seating is just next to two slips where the...More

Thank finesilver
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear finesilver, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are just as disturbed by your feedback as you must have been and would like to apologize for not being able to provide you with the same experience as so many guests from far...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went there twice within the last two days. Dinner inside was very delicious. The service was excellent, but overall we had quite a bit of waiting time. The food (sushi) still ist outstanding. We then went on the deck today. The food again is...More

Thank I1635LPpatrickh
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Patrick, thank you for sharing your wonderful compliments on our food with the Tripadvisor community. We will look right into improving the speediness of our service and appreciate you bringing that to our attention, rest assured that this will have improved when you visit...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Finally got a booking here. The tables are basic and very close. Ordered the deep sea prawns which were delicious but very expensive .Conversation is very difficult as it is very noisy Service is slick

Thank afromashford
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear afromashford, thank you for your lovely rating you left us, we are glad we could finally welcome you and hope to see you again soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time tonigt. We had the sushi special and it was absolutely fantastic, especially the salmon roses was out of this world . Even though they were extremely busy, the service was Top notch as the General Manager Danita jumped in to assist...More

1  Thank Excursion36200449027
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We could not be happier to hear such lovely feedback Excursion36200449027, thank you for sharing that with us. We look forward to seeing you return and wish you a fun weekend ahead. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You are at the waterfront so it's to be expected to pay a little more, but the oysters and fish offerings here are fresh and tasty. The design of the restaurant offers multiple unique views of the waterfront as well. Worth the extra cost if...More

Thank 25wanderlings
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you 25wanderlings, that is lovely to hear from you. We hope to welcome you again soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, but not great. Prices moderate. Service was a little slow, although the place was busy. A nice setting on the waterfront.More

Thank wbblum
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us wbblum, we will work on offering you an even more spectacular experience when you return. If you have any suggestions for us please feel free to get in touch on customercare@harbourhousegroup.co.za. Benjamin and...More

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NuttyNoraCoDurham
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
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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.
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FordK22
29 July 2017|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
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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