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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (65 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 1,453 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Food is delicious and well priced with charming service from both the owner and the waitress. A charming restaurant which amazes me we don't visit more often!

Thank margiehk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We reserved in advance of our trip to Sa, and are very happy we did. Had Moroccan dorado and fish curry, the latter was particularly good. Good prices. Highly recommended.

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we were greeted by the owner to the time we left we felt as if we were special. The atmosphere is excellent and you knew it was going to be a good night. The wait staff are the best, the menu extensive...More

1  Thank mike385
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a group we had fish cooked two different ways and both were excellent. We also had the Mozambique curry which was also fantastic. The service was also excellent.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant again for a delicious fish meal. There is really no equal for the fish here. I rate them on a par with my favourite restaurant in the Seychelles. We had a salad and mushroom crab starter. It was delicious, piping hot...More

Thank Waggy1610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always such a good evening eating there. Good waiters... well trained and attentive ,,, Great fish always

Thank 252dave
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We have never had a bad meal at Miller's Thumb! We often entertain our overseas visitors there and they are always impressed by the excellent food and attentive staff. One other point is that you never leave there hungry. The presentation and taste of the...More

Thank seniortraveller44
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly. Welcoming. Casual and delicious. Fish cooked to perfection. Every time. Solly and Jane are a fabulous team!

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent and the service attentive. The restaurant is quaint, well attended, and decorated in colours similar to Bo-Kaap. Cameron our server was right on top of things providing detail of the complete menu, our appetizers, main course, dessert and after dinner liqueurs...More

2  Thank fai235
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Service - 5/5 Food - 5/5 Had the marlin and another fish they had on the menu. They get fish daily and it's prepared to perfection! The flavors are rich and the dishes were delicious. The oysters we had were plump and meaty. Very friendly...More

Thank glowbe_trottah
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1 June 2017|
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Response from THStaffs | Reviewed this property |
The fish curry and local fish dishes are superb. The meals are in GBP around 20 per person for a couple of courses at the very most and the wine is very reasonable and good! The service atmosphere and high quality of food is... More
Claudia K
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
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
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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