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Miller's Thumb

10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fresh fish” (63 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely brightly painted restaurant. Varied menu which is explained in detail to you by staff. We decided to go with fish. I've never been in a restaurant where you were given choices as to how you want your fish cooked. Offered 4 different ways. What...More

1  Thank trish f
Reviewed 2 days ago

right from the moment we entered the place, (for dinner) we loved it. friendly welcoming with detailed description of the menu . we took the "something fishy" dishes and we liked it a lot. good wine selection as well. all and all warm atmosphere and...More

Thank adi48
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recommended by friends and well reviewed so off we went. Great welcome. Sat at bar very briefly whilst they sorted table. Very busy and buzzing atmosphere. Quickly taken through specials and given just enough time to decide. Cameron was a great waiter - loads of...More

Thank Annie S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tuna with Malay sauce was amazing. Everyone got very healthy portions. Good prices, great courteous service. Wines were ok. I wouldn't return though because of the noise. There are no barriers to noise in the back room where 8 of us were seated with...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed at a hotel within walking distance and were hungry after hiking all day. We were at the door of the restaurant already 15 min before the opening time, but the co-owner Jane let us in for a drink! The carpenter cooked Malay style...More

Thank Hanna H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Crowded atmosphere, make a reservation as they get busy. Friendly staff. If you don't like fish, there isn't much on the menu for you if you were hoping for beef. There are a few items with chicken. I ordered a salad and asked them to...More

Thank TillieAndEarl
Reviewed 1 week ago

From some very serious advice I ordered the blackened Cajun spice steak, in a fish restaurant... Good call. Done as " the chef would like to serve it" it really did not need a steak knife. The service is very good and the ambience is...More

Thank Oogly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my other half on the first night of our honeymoon and it was perfect. Starters (muscles for her, springbok carpaccio for me) were great but the main is what won it. I had bluenose cooked Cajun style and it was literally the best...More

Thank pumba86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice little restaurant that specializes in seafood, but also have steak. Service is good and environment is quaint.

Thank Marius P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited MT more than 15 years ago and have been back many times. My wife still remembers her first dish. We took our children there the other night. Without a booking and packed as usual,they made room and again the food, service and...More

Thank Herman M
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Claudia K
Made a reservation on 24 Dec, keen to know if alacarte menu will be available or there will only be Xmas set menu at dinner? Appreciate advice here.
22 December 2016|
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Response from aneliadeklerk | Reviewed this property |
Hey Claudia, it's best to contact the restaurant directly. I worked for Solly and Jane (the owners) for many years and although they are masters at what they do, their social media game is not always on point :) As far as I... More
Mary M
Will Miller's Thumb be open on 26 September, 2015? Thank you. Mary Marcus
2 July 2015|
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Response from alexCapeTown | Property representative |
Hi Mary Sorry for the late reply, we don't check up on our trip advisor as often as we should. We certainly will be open on that date! We are open for lunches from Tuesday to Friday (12pm-2pm) and dinners from Monday to... More
Wolfgang B
Hello, you are opened today? Sunday?
13 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 3838
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