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Red Herring

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
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Beautiful setting, great food, dog friendly

After taking the Labrador for a walk on Noordhoek beach, we were feeling peckish, so stopped in at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cape Town, South Africa
via mobile
Father days supper upstairs at the red herring

We normally go the Red Herring on nice sunny days however as I have been hearing some good things... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Corner Beach & Pine Roads, Noordhoek, South Africa
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Haven't been to the Herring in more than a decade...and it's still great food at affordable prices, all set in an excellent atmosphere. Waiter was a little too enthusiastic but had a very pleasant experience. Will be back on next visit to SA

1  Thank wayne B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 April 2013

I don't know if I went to the same restaurant as others who have reviewed it here, it certainly seem like it. The restaurant has a small menu, that's not a bad thing, rather do a few things well than many averagely is my view....More

1  Thank traveljunkiechris
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After taking the Labrador for a walk on Noordhoek beach, we were feeling peckish, so stopped in at the Red Herring. After parking under the beautiful milkwood trees, we settled at a table on the veranda and the exhausted Labrador instantly fell asleep at our...More

Thank ShinyBriony
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We are regulars at "The Herring" for many reasons - the main ones being the brilliant food and service, but also the fact that upstairs on the deck is one of the few places you get a wonderful view of the ocean and beach in...More

Thank 160hardym
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We normally go the Red Herring on nice sunny days however as I have been hearing some good things about the venue recently we decided to try it out on a wet and miserable Sunday evening. The service was great, the food delicious but it...More

Thank BigMike919
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The view is good but the service is poor. The menu has quite a few vegetarian and vegan options. I ordered a vegetarian pot pie and was served a beef pot pie, despite making it amply clear right at the beginning that I was a...More

Thank AnaNaraen
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We love supporting the local restaurants and we often just pop down for a quick drink or pizza. The pizza's are good but now that it's winter , I think they need to warm the room up with some warm furniture and make sure the...More

Thank mightymousemdsm
Reviewed 2 May 2018

In a unique setting among milk wood trees near Noordhoek beach you will encounter the Red Herring on Beach Road. A wonderful place with so many and positive offerings that is difficult to describe same in a review. Our pictures will assist in doing some...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We had supper here. A plus for me was the fact that they serve great low carb pizza ( with cauliflower base which I love). Atmosphere is lovely both inside and out. We sat on the upper deck which was sheltered and with great views...More

Thank MaxBanks
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Had the rump steak here this evening along with veggies and a salad. Ordered the steak med rare but got a medium, so sent it back to the kitchen. Apologies from 2 waiters and a manager. 2nd time round got a perfect steak. Veggies good,...More

Thank Derek T
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We were staying at Noordhoek beach and this place became a favorite from day 1! The vibe is great- so relaxed and laid back! We loved the staff and their willingness to accommodate 8-10 people with no fuss. The food was great! Definitely a go...More

Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The Red Herring has been open for many years now under a succession of owners. The current owners have effected some significant upgrades in recent years which we regard as very successful. We look forward to visiting the Red Herring when we are in the...More

Thank saswcpr
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