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Damhuis Restaurant

32 Beach Road, Melkbosstrand 7441, South Africa
+27 21 553 0093
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
African, European, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
32 Beach Road, Melkbosstrand 7441, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were there on a busy Saturday morning for breakfast. Service was really quick, food good and little one was entertained by the play area, so we could relax a bit. Will definitely visit again!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CarlaRauties
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We use to go here all the time. Food use to be good but quality feels a bit down. Line fish portion very small, deserts heavily overpriced and the crust of the Chocolate Torte tasted burned. Other than that great service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank eugened823
Stefan M, Owner at Damhuis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your review Eugene. Please send me your contact details in order for me to follow up and get more information from you. Our sincere apologies. stefan@diedamhuis.co.za Thank you so much

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have chosen some special meals - terrible. The fish wasn't cooked very well, the mussels tasted not very good. You better go for the standard like fish and chips. Further, our Mojito was mediocre.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank draftee96
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do yourself a favour and stop by this awesome restuarant. Good service and delicious food ( wide variety of choices).

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jet57573333901
Stefan M, Owner at Damhuis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago

An accommodating chef (for special dietary requests), fabulous food and efficient service. The setting, which has a view of the beach, is also unbeatable. The ambience of this historical building also provides for a very special experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nocity
Stefan M, Owner at Damhuis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the eggs Benedict. Hollandaise is delicious. Great spot, reasonably priced, stones throw from the beach. Kid friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrCapeTown
Stefan M, Owner at Damhuis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just had an amazing Vegetarian Burger. Ok, the fries could be a bit more creative.. but otherwise I think it was an amazing tasting and full burger. Thenservice was very friendly and fast. I can only recommend the place..

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank manuelrappi
Stefan M, Owner at Damhuis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Manuel!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop here for a glass of wine and some calamari after an hours walk in the sun. Very relaxed atmosphere and despite being full we were found some space to have a bottle of wine. Decided to order some grilled calamari at the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Studd2710
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found Damhuis almost, we’ll definitely, by accident as a result of having a drive west from Capetown - and what a happy accident! Initially popped in for a drink in the early afternoon but after perusing the menu decided we’d book a table and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iancX6805DX
Stefan M, Owner at Damhuis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much Ian!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited the restaurant today. I have been many times in the past but today I left dissapointded. Reason being was that we were a large table (8) and the waitress started off very well but then just dissappeared. We had to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Nikky L
Stefan M, Owner at Damhuis Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your feedback Nikky. We do apologize and will make sure we learn from our mistakes. If there is anything else you would like to share please send me an e-mail. stefan@diedamhuis.co.za Kind regards,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Beach Road, Melkbosstrand 7441, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Melkbosstrand
  • Phone Number: +27 21 553 0093
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy a relaxed dining experience in a South African National Monument. The Damhuis Restaurant, housed in one of the oldest buildings in the Western Cape, serves seafood and traditional South African cuisine in a unique setting that has a rich heritage and boasts views of iconic Table Mountain and Robben Island. Come rain or shine; the Damhuis Restaurant is the perfect spot for a family-friendly dining experience and a must-visit stop when exploring Melkbosstrand or the West Coast of South Africa.
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