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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” (262 reviews)
“prawns” (150 reviews)
“yellowtail” (36 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Situated right by the harbour side, this restaurant has a prime location. Would recommend booking. Choice of seafood excellent and extra value in the daily specials. Service good and, considering the location, prices OK. Recommended

Thank GB57
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is well located at the V&A with view options to the harbour, sea and Table Mountain. The varied seating options include sofas; traditional chairs and tables as well as bar-height tables and stools. Great choices for any occasion. The day we were there...More

Thank GRM-Swaziland
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Propably best sea food restaurant in Cape Town. Also good service and wine list. High price level but worth of every Zar!

Thank Kari J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tried to get into the restaurant below but it was full. They have a bar on the roof which has lovely views of the harbour or mountain. The sushi is delicious and the service was great.

Thank 772JacquiT
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived (having booked a table) just around 1pm for lunch. We advised the waiters a group of us were going to Robben Island at 3pm, but we figured 2 hrs should be plenty of time. Our waiter was very friendly when he was anywhere...More

Thank Tango_Tango45
Reviewed 4 days ago

Of the four restaurants we ate in on the waterfront this was the best great service and food not to be missed

Thank GeorgeHarrogate
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good place to have a drink and, if you wish, eat with stunning views. We just had a drink and took in the stunning views. Good selection of drinks to select from.

Thank JohnH3759
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant and location. Had oysters to start which were the best I’ve ever tasted then prawns for main which were to die for

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was on vacation traveling through Africa. When I got to Cape Town everyone recommended Harbor House - told us how amazing it was and one of the best restaurants in town. This was not at all the case - it was the most disappointing...More

Thank lbensi7
Reviewed 5 days ago

A high end restaurant with an excellent service and lovely food. Location is great and highly recommend visiting.

Thank Heidi A
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Questions & Answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
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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