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The Harbour Rock

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Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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Cannes, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly people, good food and great views. just take care, when there are big groups it can get noisy.

Thank RVsculpteur
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Might be a little bit out of town however worth investing £3 in a taxi to get here .... or stay at the Whale Lodge Guest House and you can walk it in 5 mins!! Great selection of seafood or if you fancy steak .. good value and delicious. Great views, friendly, informed staff and nice selection of wines. On... More 

Thank George A
Morston, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went with friends who were visiting Hermanus for the day and who know the place well and this was their choice. I though it was a cut above others we've been to and one to which I'd return. Our starters were mussels and dim sun, both very good. Then kingklip all round - always a treat if you're visiting... More 

Thank Northfolker
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing views of Walker Bay. Good food. Nice selection. Enjoyed our Xmas lunch there with out practice employees.

Thank Pieter P
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious fish, wines and service. We came here on our last visit to South Africa 9 years ago and knew we had to come back

Thank annB1943
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First went here about 3 years ago and thought it was sensational so booked return visit with friends from the UK. Service was slow to start but then a party of 8 arrived at the next able and ours was forgotten! Terrible service from there on! Tow of us has ordered Cape Salmon - a rare treat - however it... More 

Thank Leonora B
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was full and we decided to wait until 9pm when a table was available. Plenty of local fish and shellfish. The dishes are simple, on a board, this is what we have today kind of thing. Very good. The crayfish(spiny lobster) was good and we had it served with a simple salad and a glass of wine. Nicki... More 

Thank Andyandnicki
Oxford, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so disappointed with most of the fish we ate in Cape Town, which used to be its culinary glory, that we ordered it with apprehension, but perched over the new harbour at Hermanus, any other choice would have been illogical. However, we need not have worried. The kingclip we had here was absolutely fresh, with a beautiful taste... More 

Thank Christopher D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best and most affordable breakfast in Hermanus with the best view over Hermanus. The food and service is always excellent. Also highly recommended for lunch and dinner. Kindly book for dinner or you won't get a seat.

Thank Dorpshuys
Hermanus, South Africa
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good. Had sushi and oysters and fish. I the staff was very well presented and attentive. The food was also presented very well. I think the portions and taste does not correspond with the prices. I think if the price is high the taste should be excellent. All in all the food is still good and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 2920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?