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The Quarterdeck Restaurant

Portswood Road | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 418 3281
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Portswood Road | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The restaurant has a wide choice of meals on offer and great staff. The food and service are excellent.

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This restaurant was in our hotel The Portswood and we decided to have dinner here rather than venture out into the town. It was a very nice experience. It was not busy and we were served promptly with nice food. Worth having dinner here if...More

Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Cape Malay food, huge portions, great price, good service, and lovely decor. The Chef's Feast is a terrific deal- the Savoury Malay Platter is a great and substantial starter, with divided plate of samosas, meatballs, breaded prawns, etc. and nice dipping sauces. The chutney...More

Thank travelbelle88
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The menu consists largely of different types of Cape Malay curries - we had a lamb curry which was excellent. The restaurant and bar also has a very good winelist; service was friendly and attentive.

Thank Rinette187870
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We visited for lunch and decided to have the Chef's menu. Which is a choice of 1 of 2 starters, 4 of 7 curries and 2 of 3 desserts. We sat outside near the pool on a hot day - beautiful and quiet - hard...More

Thank cillab1
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant is very nice and cozy to eat breakfast or pop in for a snack/glass of wine, while you have a meeting in Cape Town. Quiet and cozy coaches to sit in for discussions. However not the best when you are tourist and would...More

Thank carinl974
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Wonderful food and wonderful views over the harbour. We sat outside and had the most amazing views. Patrons as well as staff very friendly.

Thank bev485
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We patronized this restaurant for the first time and had high expectations for quality of service and food. It is absolutely not worth the visit as we were expecting to savour real Cape Town style fish and chips. The fish was tough - knife couldn't...More

Thank manogaran2006
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

After a wonderful Tour at Simon's Town, we went to Quarterdeck for lunch and I have to say the staff was really great. The only reason I would not go back is their foot. It was very dry and tasteless. The salad was old. The...More

Thank vanenciad2016
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here one evening after a tiring day, the service and food was sublime and the bill was only 515rand! Recommend their bubuti it's a traditional South African dish, it was delicious. If you're around the waterfront seek it out. It was an old...More

Thank Lynne2908
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portswood Road | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 3281
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This is a Cape Malay Restaurant inside the Portswood Hotel, in tehw aterfront area of Cape Twon
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