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Ferrymans Tavern

) #96 of 910 Restaurants in Cape Town Central €€ - €€€ , , Vegetarian Friendly
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 7748
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“pub grub” (17 reviews)
“great pub” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped bye for a drink and eats, while listening to some live music. A very pleasant experience. This is a local waterhole and popular for tourists too. Was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the "pub style" snacks and food. Great food and good service!

Thank R8979PFandrewe
RussellZ50, General Manager at Ferrymans Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello There Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We hope you have a wonderful time in Cape Town. Looking forward having you again soon. Best wishes Kiril Kirilov

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have always enjoyed having a casual dinning at Ferryman's but this time the experience is something left to be desired. The food was a saving grace but barely. First we were seated outside where the live music is. Normally I would have enjoyed it...More

Thank Jay1072
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unique in this area .... a real "brewpub" serving an excellent range of local beers as well as other drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Food portions are substantial and good value served by a welcoming and friendly staff. If you are after top cuisine, this...More

Thank JG_LGC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted an early dinner at the V&A, and chose Ferryman's. The non-smoking section was way round the back, and we had it to ourselves, although it filled up a wee bit while we were there. The Ferryman's Ale (Scottish Heavy) was pretty good, and...More

Thank yycyycyyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fun place at the waterfront,just next to the cape wheel. courteous staff, good food( big portions) and beer, had peri peri wings and the seafood platter they have a band in the evening , good music and dancing , lots of fun !

Thank Charu M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few artisan beer, a huge eisbein, live music and jolly good time. That`s what saturday afternoon looks like at the Ferrymans.

Thank BalintRichter
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We had a burger and fish and chips. Main courses about $10-15. All good including the beers! Cocktails about $6.

Thank ozzie5melbourne
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We only have ourselves to blame really as we had eaten here a few days earlier and enjoyed the music so decided to go back. Second time around the service was extremely slow which wasn't the staffs fault rather the lack of them. We had...More

Thank JummaBee
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We stopped here one evening at random. The restaurant has lots of outdoor and covered seating, mostly on picnic tables. The menus is casual with basic food choices. I had fish and chips, and my wife had the soup. The service was friendly and the...More

Thank GeoTrvlr2008
Reviewed 10 May 2017

I always liked Ferrymans because of the beer. The service is ok but not too good, as they lack waiters to service all the people. The food is ok but expensive - but food prices are high in the waterfront.

1  Thank Johan v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 7748
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