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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (267 reviews)
“prawns” (151 reviews)
“yellowtail” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome location on the waterfront. Been there already a few times, at the beginning very nice but over the years it seems to get more the tourist place, also got quite expensive. Still the food quality is ok , the steak tartare very nice, the...More

Thank frank s
Reviewed yesterday

We eat very often in this restaurant, as it give you the option to eat at a table inside or outside. It ha a very good marine ambiance, one section of the tables is on sand.. They have a very wide menu, with excellent fish...More

Thank sevalex
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and I believe we were just unlucky. The service was extremely poor and the food was likewise not inspiring. But, every night it appears to be full so, make your own mind up and watch the latest reviews. Prices...More

Thank ZZJonZZ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Centrally located within the V&A Waterfront this restaurant is a popular restaurant which will need to be booked well in advance. Good service, great wine selection with a sense of overlooking a popular and vibrant tourist area

Reviewed 4 days ago

The sea food menu is reasonably extensive and is mostly fresh. The restaurant, being mainly glazed, has super views of the Harbour from the Ground Floor dining area which, has both indoor and outdoor dining. Likewise the Upper Floor, for less formal dining, also has...More

Thank a_kopec
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Totally overrated restaurant. Nice location but the quality of the kitchen is bad. Starters were boring and our main courses were not good. Tuna was overcooked and dessert was horrible. This restaurant is only for tourists and not for food lovers.

Thank qeetyhgfthuu
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a leisurely dinner in summer, seated outside. Views are wonderful and food was good. However prices are steep and the meal wasnt exceptional to justify it. There're many restaurants around that area that serves same quality of seafood at much cheaper price.

Thank Eva R
Reviewed 5 days ago

We tried a couple of times to get a table for dinner but it was fully booked most nights that we were in the city, so we decided to book a table for our last night in the area. We were not disappointed! The main...More

Thank asanderson87
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here many a time, usually when we have a craving for sushi. Most times we’ve eaten outside on a gorgeous summer day. This time it was evening and we had a great table with a very entertaining and efficient waiter Gabriel. Service...More

Thank Shireen B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting from the UK and had an excellent lunch in the terrace here. We had a mixture of the lunch offerings and would thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Malcolm P
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26 November 2017|
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Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to email the restaurant directly with your questions. The Waterfront is a popular New Years Eve Venue so booking is essential. As a fresh seafood venue, the menu may change due to availability. The location... More
Noel G
27 October 2017|
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Response from HarbourHouseG | Property representative |
Dear Noel G, We are indeed open on Christmas Day. We open our doors at 12:00. Please note bookings are essential.
Ford K
29 July 2017|
Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
You can google the menu (harbourhouse full stop co full stop za slash menus!) It is one of the more expensive places in the V&A Waterfront, but the food is very good. Plus, there are daily specials which are usually worth... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
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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