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Harbourview Restaurant

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23 Quayside Centre | Corner Wharf Road and St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 1431
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (6 reviews)
“local fish” (3 reviews)
“fish chips” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
23 Quayside Centre | Corner Wharf Road and St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Waiting to get into our accommodation we just fancied some pancakes that were on the menu. However they didn't have any so we ordered waffles with salty caramel sauce and ice cream plus a coffee. It was all delicious. Great view overlooking the harbour

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We were In Simonstown for the week end with our 2 doggies, we were looking for a place to have breakfast. I walked into Harbourview Restaurant to ask if we could sit at tables outside. The restaurant was empty but 2 women sat at a...More

Thank vinnydrew
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We ate outside, overlooking the harbour. The food and drink came quickly and the hake and chips were delicious.

Thank N D
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The food here is mediocre at best, the service leaves lots to be desired, and the management (the fake blonde manageress) has no clue what is good for the shop! There is some fantastic music talent, that improves on the vibe, by playing at the...More

1  Thank richandnadesbentley
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The place was empty on a lovely Sunday lunchtime. That should have been an indication! We got 2 x tough and tasteless steaks and 3 x fish that were full of bones. Plates were cold and we had to send our wine glasses back to...More

1  Thank LorraineW1579
Reviewed 26 June 2018

I enjoyed the food--it was a little pricey but they give you a lot. And the oysters were nice and fresh. Good place for prawns.

Thank smartrabbit
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at Habourview, promising fresh oysters, mussels, prawns, crayfish, fish, etc. We had the R710 seafood platter for two. Good selection of seafood, but over cooked and bulked with rice and salad. Prawns were dry, and mussels shrivelled. Fish was ok, sauces VERY...More

Thank wateva_44
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I am not sure why a lot of people grumbled about this restaurant. The food is good, it is reasonably priced and served quickly. The location is great, right next to the harbour and the staff are friendly and attentive. All in all a great...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Good food but it was overpriced compared to other restaurants. You probably pay more for the location. Service was a bit slow.

Thank Natskey
Reviewed 7 April 2018

we went to Harbourview restaurant on our way to watch the penguins. we had lunch there, and most of us admitted it was the worst restaurant we visited during our two week trip in South Africa. I ordered beef fillet and asked that it's cooked...More

Thank Yair K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Quayside Centre | Corner Wharf Road and St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: +27 21 786 1431
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