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The Harbour Rock

Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (175 reviews)
“prawns” (53 reviews)
“chowder” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 788 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We had lunch overlooking the harbour and the food was just great! The waiter, Rudi, was so funny and was really professional and ensured that we had a wonderful afternoon. The house wine is excellent! The fish was fresh and well prepared with delectable sides....More

Thank lfrauenstein
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had an amazing dinner here! Excellent customer service and lovely food! Had sushi as a starter and salmon salad as a main. This restaurant will see us again soon!

Thank Alicia920618
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have noticed that things are slipping and we don't want you to fall into the trap of complacency. We don't go to a fast food restaurant for a lovely experience. We go to The Rock for a lovely experience and what did we find?...More

Thank DMRJohannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are nicer places to eat in Hermanus but if you choose this restaurant please note the mediocre food and bad customer service. We were a group of 7 and 4 of us ordered the seafood platter. The white fish on my platter was very...More

Thank Charlie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a large group and were given a great table over looking the harbour and beyond. For the most part the food was very good although one of my party was disappointed that their fish came in bread crumbs rather than batter - perhaps...More

Thank anthonyrhidianlloyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had only one night in Hermanus and were recommended to go to Harbour Rock and we certainly weren’t disappointed! Booked last minute to only just get in, so the restaurant was very busy, but despite this we were looked after very well by a...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

again a pleasant evening overlooking the fishery-port and watching the loading of boat ready to leave hermanus. the sushi-sashemi and the kingclip are standard but always top.

Thank udoab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here one evening and had no reservation , but the frontdesk man seated us anyway . Came back to this restaurant because of the sushi we had at our last stay in hermanus six months ago. Sushi was still good , but don't...More

Thank Hans9856
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very kind service and easy-going atmosphere. Unfortunaetly we got a servere fish posioning from the fish curry. The tuna was great though!

Thank Stephan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a venue with stunning views. The food is average and it’s a pity because it has so much potential. My suggestion is to remove the fist smell within the restaurant and to give proper wine glasses. Our waitress, Sharon, was a delight.

Thank Karin B
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Response from George A | Reviewed this property |
Their website is very handy
Martin W
6 November 2016|
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Response from Christoan S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin W. When posting questions please try to be more specific. When you say "best hotel" do you mean best in luxury accommodation, best in value for money, or does "best" mean "cheapest" or "closest to the beach"? As... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 2920
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