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Ferrymans Tavern

V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 7748
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“pub grub” (17 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Waited nearly an hour for our food and when it did arrive it was cold. Service poor. Management clearly knew there was a rugby tournament but did not add extra staff. I’ll Never go back.

Thank LaureenLund
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit here on our last night at the Waterfront after seeing how busy it was the night before. We arrived at about 5.30 when it wasn’t so busy and chose a table outside but under cover. This is a pub style establishment,...More

Thank RPPS_Monks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice relaxing time, waited bit long for our drinks and food but it was all good. Nice selection of beers, nice band, chilled vibe. We came here after a terrible experience at the Quay Four just minutes before that, where no one...More

Thank Darron D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub is very near the shopping mall and so hubby was more than content to sit in the sunshine nursing his cold beers whilst I hit the shops and afterwards we met up for lunch there. Food was typical pub stuff but my husband...More

Thank jubaltroop
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there one evening. Food was very good, service was excellent and some good live music was on. So the next day, after having had dinner somewhere else, we decided to get back there for some drinks - just to find out that...More

Thank Sagg111
RussellZ50, General Manager at Ferrymans Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi There We are so sorry that you had this experience on your second visit. If you don't mind would you please send us email with more details what exactly happen on gm@ferrymans.co.za We definitely would like to get to the bottom of the problem....More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good vibe, lots of staff, normally live music.. well situated,.. lots of action, people watching is great there.. Alcohol is a bit on the high side unfortunately.. generally its a nice place. Its also a great winter venue...Pub atmosphere with a vibe

Thank Skaris
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We haven't been to Ferrymans for a long time but it felt like coming home. I did enjoy the fish, the chips were rather floury and my wife was happy with her fillet. Nice beers!

Thank hanns b
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Typically shops and restaurants in and around a highly publicized tourist area are often higher priced than more out of the way locations. We didn't find that to be the case here. Had a nice meal of several smaller items and couldn't have been happier....More

Thank Autocoach
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

What drew us here was that whilst walking past we noticed that live music was being played and it sounded good. Although it's an outside venue there's a large under cover area with heating which was vibrant and full of people enjoying the entertainment and...More

Thank peterhampton
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Great value pub to get a decent meal. Food good quality and staff friendly. Live music so not the place for a quiet evening.

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Seafood, Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 7748
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