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Harbour House V&A Waterfront

Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 4744
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (215 reviews)
“prawns” (130 reviews)
“yellowtail” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate at this restaurant twice during our visit to Cape Town, the second as guests of friends. Sadly, although the setting is lovely overlooking the harbour, the quality of the food is not up to the same standard. Service was very iffy and the...More

Thank 535barney
Reviewed 2 days ago

At Harbour House we've probably had the best seafood in a while. Gabriel was extremely helpful in recommending the dishes and the wines to pair it with. Service was excellent. This restaurant also has a very nice harbor location and you can have a great...More

Thank CabiriaB
Reviewed 4 days ago

Harbour house is centrally positioned overlooking a busy, interesting section of the waterfront. The prices are a big high and the service staff are slow. We had sushi and it was delicious, fresh and sufficient.

Thank Manya-ct
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a long day, great place to chill.. Perfect staff, great drinks and nice view... Reasonable prices... Recommended!More

Thank g b
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House V&A Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day g b, Thank you for your kind and positive review of the Harbour House V&A Waterfront. It is our mission and vision to deliver excellent service along with serving he most refreshing, mouth-watering dishes. We are very happy we succeeded in our goal...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

For the money it is a good value. Restaurant has a great atmosphere and caters to large parties. It also has a very good wine list.More

Thank Charisse B
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House V&A Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day Charisse B, Thank you for reviewing the Harbour House V&A Waterfront in such a glowing light. We are happy You enjoyed all we had on offer as well as our ambience. Harbour House looks forward to welcoming you back in the not too...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant in the good location, u never will be missed!! Good to see the sun down in this restaurant with a couple of bubbles!! We have the big group of 11. Food is good! I love my entree for steam mussel! Then main course...More

Thank Hoon T
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House V&A Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day Hoon T, Thank you for your lovely review of the Harbour House V&A Waterfront. We are so happy you had a great dining experience with us on Monday evening. It is great to know you enjoyed your seafood pasta and your friend her...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Waterfront, white tablecloth, great service. The food was really good, and the prices surprisingly low. Highly recommend,.

Thank Susan L
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House V&A Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day Susan L, Thank you for your review of the Harbour House V&A Waterfront. We highly appreciate your positive comments and are looking forward to your return visit. Kindest Regards Melody and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was very good, staff attentive and pleasant an easy place to spend an evening. Not cheap but very good value - Ambience helped by a band outside on the waterfrontMore

Thank Vag96
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House V&A Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day Vag96 Thank you for your review of the Harbour House V&A Waterfront. We are very happy you had a great dining experience with us while enjoying the outside ambience. We look forward to your next visit. Kindest Regards, Melody and the Harbour House...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After greeting us the friendly host organised us a table even though we did not have a reservation. We all had starters - I had a surprisingly good steak tartare, and then we shared two seafood platters for two between the five of us. Everyone...More

Thank triswhiteling
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House V&A Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day triswhiteling, Thank you for your review of the Harbour House V&A Waterfront. Hearing you had an amazing time brings great joy to our team and we can't thank you enough for choosing Harbour House as your location of choice. It is our aim...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the 6th May 2017, we ventured into the restaurant called the Harbour House at the VNA Waterfront in Cape Town. It was our first restaurant that we had lunch at since arriving in Cape Town that morning. The restaurant itself was well positioned outside...More

Thank FrankyB-ZN
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House V&A Waterfront, responded to this review

Good day FrankyB-ZN, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Harbour house V&A Waterfront. Hearing you had a good time brings great joy to our team and we can't thank you enough for choosing Harbour House as your location of choice....More

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BobandHilary
What are the opening hours?
25 January 2017|
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Response from czbrat1 | Reviewed this property |
Friday 12–4PM 6–10PM Saturday 12–4PM 6–10PM Sunday 12–4PM 6–10PM Monday 12–4PM 6–10PM Tuesday 12–4PM 6–10PM Wednesday 12–4PM 6–10PM Thursday 12–4PM 6–10PM Reviews from the web 3.9/5Zomato · 157 votes Plan your visit
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Response from Surreytraveller2 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any children's menu. We had sushi outside at lunchtime which was quite casual so probably would be ok for children. In the evening we were inside the restaurant and didn't see any children. Don't think it would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 4744
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