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The Tavern - CLOSED

Beach Road | Old Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 4457
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
18 Oct 2016
“Lively, fun place”
5 Jun 2016
“Great seafood”
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Pub
Beach Road | Old Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
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Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

The food is really good. None of us had any complaints apart from the crumb mixture used on the calamari strips. Strange taste. But the calamari was as soft as (soft) butter. My husband had the sole and it was superb and a good size....More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We decided to take our boys for dinner. On arrival at the Tavern, we were asked if we had made a reservation. On replying no, we were made to feel that they were doing us a huge favour. Placed at a table in the corner...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Stopped in late on Sunday afternoon. Drove out from Cape Town, explored the area and decided on an early supper. Glad we did! View from upstairs is good and we watched the winter sun sink behind orange clouds. Our waiter was attentive, bringing drinks quickly...More

1  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is the 3rd time that I`ve dined here. The quality of the food and the service is great. A friend that is a connoisseur on Butterfish deemed it to be up with the bestest that he has experienced. I had Sole and my wife...More

Thank Hendrik B
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We visited the restaurant on a cold and rainy Tuesday (public holiday) for lunch. Fortunately we arrived early before the crowds appeared at this very popular establishment. We were seated in the non-smoking section but the smoking section (bar area) seemed to have a much...More

Thank KobieMarie
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I visited The Thirsty Oyster for lunch on June 10th 2015 for lunch which was of the "OK" variety. Some days later I checked my credit card and found a charge of R195.00 for the Thirsty Oyster. Suspiciously there was another charge for R195.00 for...More

Thank CalgaryLaddie
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we visited the restaurant during a power cut, so the menu choices were somewhat limited. My wife chose the prawn and chicken curry and I selected the calamari strips. The curry was tasty and just hot enough. My calamari with lemon butter sauce was...More

Thank djza
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Absolutely great, local and fresh fish. All served in season only, which is nice (no calamari rings on Sunday - booooo). It's a really cool bar and restaurant and it is BUSY...at least the last couple of times we went. The last time being for...More

Thank Howzit_CT
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Believe now called The Thirsty Oyster in Gordons bay habour. Just had the best calamari if have ever had than in any other establishment. Good service and good food. Highly recommended Nice environment

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 20 April 2015

If you want top quality seafood, especially calamari you have to eat here, however. Don't outstay your welcome and if you do take some liver tablets LOL Great people, great vibe. Louis is a legend!! Ask for him if you are there at night, Good...More

Thank locke4596
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African, Pub
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  • Address: Beach Road | Old Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 856 4457
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