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Van Hunks

€€ - €€€, ,
1 Upper Union Street | Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 5422
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (24 reviews)
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1 Upper Union Street | Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found Van Hunks on Google Maps when looking fr something nearby, glad I did. As visitors from the UK it was pretty much like an English pub with bar meals, just the sort of casual place I like. Plenty of beers to choose from, great...More

Thank Part_time_traveller
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We visited Van Hunks twice while we were in Cape Town, and it's a great spot for a relaxed lunch and/or drinks. Huge portions for a very good price! Even just their fries are amazing!

Thank JenBuzz
Reviewed 7 January 2018

I visited here with my family on New Year's Eve. The staff were very busy but extremely friendly and professional at the same time. The establishment serves a whole variety of food and drink and it was a lovely place to spend two hours.

Thank John M
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Food was good. Massive portions! Vibe and location great. We will definitely go there again. Staff great too. More a bar pub lunch kind of vibe.

Thank 381sascham
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is a great place to chill out, either for coffee, drinks or a meal. We visited a few times during our Cape Town visit, and were never disappointed. A good house red, great ribs, and a fair T-bone. When it gets chilly the fires...More

Thank BobMarshall666
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Ate and drank here a few times as staying nearby. Always great, friendly service and really good value for money. Surprisingly good food and wine.

Thank meryllEngland
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Quite by accident we found Van Hunks and we sure are glad we did! Both times we went the restaurant was busy, but meals were served timeously and everything we ate was delicious. The fish was fresh, the chips crispy. The wrap I had, had...More

Thank JoyousTravellers4950
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Having arrived into Cape Town in the morning, done TableMountain before we unpacked, we were in need of a meal. Located near our hotel, we though this an easy solution to our first evening and are pleased we did. Good value, good food, nice staff....More

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I met some friends here when I was in Cape Town. The place really has a great vibe. Enjoyed the food as well as the famous pumpkin ale. There were other beers to try as well, on tap, which is always a good thing! Will...More

Thank Mark_Seeks
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Craft beer and affordable pub-like meals in a lekker local pozzie. A few TVs to watch the game and if the menu is not to your liking, Van Hunks is walking distance from several surrounding 'upper class' restaurants. The daily happy hour(s) from 17pm-19pm offers...More

Thank MajTaute
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Upper Union Street | Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 5422
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