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Mariner's Wharf Restaurant

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Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1100
09:00 - 21:30
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best service we've ever had...ask for Ben...you won't be let down...food was amazing...recommendations were amazing...10 out of 10 for dedication

Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For the freshest tastiest seafood!!! The nicest calamari I have ever had!!! Definite must when you are around Cape Town.

Thank Marita Z
West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant is located on a beautiful location at the beach and you see that there is a story behind this restaurant. I ordred a cocktail (mermaide) with champagne, but all i tasted was lemon.. there almost wasnt champagne in it. The food was ok( boyfriend had fish and chips, i had the local afrikaanse fish) but it Wasnt the... More 

Thank Lieselotte4565
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We use this restaraunt regularly and it is always top class. Specialises in seafood dishes, their fish and chips are a signature dish and always great. Friends tell me their steaks are good too, but why go into a fish restaraunt and order steaks when there are great steak houses close by?

Thank Martin D
Krugersdorp, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely the place to be - great views and good food makes for a fun time. There were loads of options and as someone allergic to shell fish I felt safe in an seafood restaurant- well done !!

Thank j0766
Durban, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An extensive range of local seafood meals is on offer along with great views of Hout Bay harbour and the activities along the quayside

Thank Greg L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Mariner's Wharf for the second time in December. They have a great menu, the food is delicious, the staff attentive but the service was slow. We were seated at the rear end of the deck which gave us a nice scenic view but we had to wait long for the bill. Nevertheless the food was good, the... More 

Thank MJoão C
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never will I order soggy fries and 4-5 calamari and 3-4 prawns at exorbitant price....gross...best to walk 10min further for less greasy food...

1 Thank ginettemorin823
Shaun B, Director at Mariner's Wharf, responded to this review

Dear ginettemorin823 Sorry about your experience. I should imagine you are referring to our downstairs fast-food Bistro. With respect, 10 minutes further down the road you will find two outlets that are more expensive for that item (R120 and R99.90 when we are R95) so I am note sure why you say our prices are exorbitant. We use A-grade potatoes... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has a deck overlooking the beach. It offers fresh and simple sea food and beers. Enjoyable lunch

Thank IamZozo
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my family to enjoy a good old fashioned English styled fish and chips. Wasn't too bad I'm was quite impressed with the fast service.

Thank OfficialByronUK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1100
Mariner's Wharf is the first harbourfront emporium in Africa and consists of the upstairs 360 seater Wharfside Grill restaurant, the downstairs fast- food Seafood Bistro, nautical gift shops, Bakery and Fishmarket.

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