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Mitchell's Scottish Ale House

Cnr East Pier & Dock Road V&A Waterfront | Old Dock Master Building, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 5074
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (60 reviews)
“sampler” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Cnr East Pier & Dock Road V&A Waterfront | Old Dock Master Building, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is busy all day! Always a great sign. Good range of beers on offer, fair prices and good pizza. Well worth popping into as you enter the V&A Wharf area.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had drinks here a few nights running. Great atmosphere and always seems busy. The food menu looked good but we did not eat there.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up eating at Mitchell's twice on our stay at Cape Town. The first time we popped in after watching the sunset at lions head and wanted something fast and casual. I opted for a Bo Kap Malay Chicken curry which was absolutely delicious....More

Thank Alexandra O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a break after shopping. Beer was great, service bit slow and not that welcoming. And it was very loud.

Thank KlausM_Vienna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The V&A waterfront has been rejuvenated in recent years and resulted in many upmarket restaurants. If all you want is a cold beer this is your place. The choice of beer is good, 15 on draught! The Mitchells beer tasting is the top 5 on...More

Thank Rogers-Rambles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice outdoor patio setting with an extensive beer selection featuring their own craft beers and other choices.

Thank windswept361
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the latter part of the day having a late lunch and number of pints in this pub. Good service with plenty of waiters and waitresses. Good selection of food to chose from and a mighty selection of beers to help wash it down. Well...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here on Feb 5th and sat outside on rickety wooden bench and table. Tried to order a local IPA but none available - only bottled Scottish. Had a uninteresting draft ale. Ordered a "Mitchell Special" pizza which had a nice thin crust...More

Thank fishnguy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited Michells almost every time we get to Cape Town - over years. We have always enjoyed our time there and always used to head there. This weeks visit will probably be our last. What a terrible experience. We never write negative reviews....More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Visted with freinds and family No wifi!!!!!!!!!! Needs a very good clean Toilets dirty Expensive drinks Please go to any of the bars etc other than this place Avoid.

Thank simon09
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12 June 2017|
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Response from RussellZ50 | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we do sell ciders. We have local and international ciders and 2 ciders on tap. Looking forward to see you in our venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr East Pier & Dock Road V&A Waterfront | Old Dock Master Building, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 5074
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