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The Red Herring Restaurant

Bar, Pub, Pizza
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Pine and Beach Road, Noordhoek 7945, South Africa
+27 21 789 1783
11:00 - 23:30
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Mon 14:00 - 23:30
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 23:30
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Gerard was our server here and he was excellent. Looked after the fickle children and their constantly changing minds and the adults alike. The food was good , we ate downstairs so it was casual, not sure if this applies to the whole establishment. It was also busy which is also a good sign. Near the beach too.

Thank Kapow76
Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, friendly staff. Went several times. Just down the road from our rental. Great downstairs when really hot or windy but lovely terrace with good views too. Will go again next time we visit Noordhoek.

Thank vawebs
Tramore, Ireland
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145 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate inside - tables are spaced really far apart. The night we ate there it was quite empty, so not much ambience. I ordered the Quesadilla as a main course and it was delicious. We had very good service. This is a dog-friendly restaurant. There were a few wandering around. They didn't bother us at all.

Thank Sarah P
Essex, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband been with guys for an evening and loved it so we went for lunch. Sorry guys, worse burger I'd had in a long time and an acidic glass of wine. Husband then remembered some meals were good, others complained. All agreed nice view though!

Thank grannymelon
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch midweek so not crowded but service not exactly swift or attentive.Was windy so sat inside and always an unholy noise from the bar be it empty beer barrels being shifted, ice being tipped out by the ton and general shouting/loud talking between the idle barman and fellow staff. Food was also average although the fish and chips... More 

Thank James H
Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and local brewed beer, walking distance from Monkey Valley Resort. Service was also professional.

Thank Didier M
Cape Town, South Africa
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely venue. Sunset views are great. Food is good and service is good. It is always a favourite and I would recommend it for the atmosphere and sunsets in summer....

Thank OrbisMinistries
Norfolk, Virginia
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

After horseback riding at a nearby stable, my husband and I came here for some dinner. He had the fried camembert appetizer, we shared a kefta pizza and tried some local beers. The food was really really good and we watched the sunset against the beach.

Thank azsmile15
Bristol, UK
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

The food was fine, nothing special. However it was lovely sitting outside listening to the live music on an African evening... soaking in the warmth and the general hubub. And when it got a bit cooler they supplied blankets to keep warm.

Thank Obtuse
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was recommended to us and we went down Beach Road to find it - and what a find. Views, excellent food and a cool selection of creative vegetarian dishes, too.

Thank UteBu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Pizza
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
14:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pine and Beach Road, Noordhoek 7945, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Noordhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 789 1783

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