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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” (164 reviews)
“prawns” (53 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 756 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Was in the area twice in 3 weeks and ate at Harbour Rock twice too.... once with my mother and the other with a friend. Great place that suits everyone. First time we shared spicy tuna "snow ball" sushi as a starter. Definitely spicy (which...More

Thank KiddoSA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really nice atmosphere here. Great fish menu - the Kingklip was excellent as was the seafood chowder! Steak also good as was our wine choice. Reasonably priced for such a good meal. Would recommend if in the area.

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There were 6 of us at Harbour Rock on a work dinner and we all had fantastic meals. The mussels and sea food platters were outstanding. There is a good wine list as well with list of local Hemel and Arde valley wines. We had...More

Thank A L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Efficient friendly staff and the best winter sunny spot in town. Not your average harbour restaurant, this one is rustic upmarket. Reasonably priced bubbly by the glass and beer on tap. Breathtaking views 360. We only stopped for sushi which was excellent. Rainbow and rock...More

Thank LvN001
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the best experiences I have ever had. Sharing awesome Sushi and a bottle of Rosé with the love of my life. An as a bonus, the Whales came out to play!!

Thank petra s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on the recommendation of the whale watchers (go out on a whale tour with them, they are fantastic, and there is great review by me if your interested...) This was the sort of place you go to on a whim, on the recommendation...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had just 50 min for a lunch before our whale watching trip and we decided to have a quick lunch here. A nice waiter suggested we had fish, as it would be quick to make (and it was). We had squids, white fish and...More

Thank GiuSil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

in Hermanos. Simple place, but clearly the owners and family run this place. Rustic restaurant on the rocks on the water next to where you take the boat ride out for whale watching. We had the kabeljauw or cod. But it's not the cod you...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in a group of 8 for lunch last Sunday and the meals were disappointing and the service was poor.

Thank BobsCapeTown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant cash in due the location and view, because as far as service and food are concerned it does not warrant a visit. The menu and food being very ordinary, it is the service which is far below an acceptable standard...and any complaint was...More

Thank henningGV
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14 March 2017|
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, View
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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