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Ferrymans Tavern

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V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 7748
11:00 - 02:00
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Boksburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice and relaxed. Had something to bite and to drink. We sat outside with a good vibe around us. You have to try the Ferrymans lager they brew it themselves.

Thank xxnadu
London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an inside market setting with lots of choice. There is a great coffee bar, lots of food from all around the world. It's buzzing & there is a great atmosphere

Thank BigblueAl
Cape Town, South Africa
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I took shelter here during a rainstorm and decided to have lunch. One of the attractions of Ferryman's is that they brew beer on the premises; I had the Ferryman's Lager which was light (at 3%) but very tasty. The service was good and the waiter friendly. I had the Harissa Chicken Burger. The portion was generous,... More 

Thank robdotinfo
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst waiting for friends to join I took a seat at Ferrymans for a quick drink and then go on to another restaurant in Green Point. This was not meant to be. We ended up staying from 16h00 until 22h00, purely because of the pub vibes and easy grub. Nice for a drink and quick eats before venturing about in... More 

Thank Johann O
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164 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our obligatory stops when we visit the waterfront. Good selection of spirits and beer on tap. Fun musical entertainment al fresco ... great for people watching and a chance to rest your feet. But then best head off to one of the top rated restaurants for your meal, as the food here is very much a... More 

Thank Angelo G
Wentworth Falls, Australia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun fun place to sit drink and watch the world pass by .....service excellent food very good excellent prices and great serves

Thank Sue L
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is always great and the views of Table Mountain from the outside seating are spectacular! It's always busy, and being set in the touristy V&A waterfront, always has a varied and exciting atmosphere. They also often have live bands on.

Thank Zach G
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated in the cold (there were other seats available) even on request were not moved. We were not informed of the play area for small kids. Food took forever to reach us. Waiters were nowhere to be found. Food quality were poor. Overall not a pleasant experience.

Thank yolandik
Ely, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A relaxed feel and pub style food for when you don't want a more formal meal. Can sit out or inside.

Thank traceymac22
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very noisy, service very slow. Very limited menu. Ok if you don't mind not being able to talk to your companions and you are into the sports bar / let's drink till we drop scene Plenty of TV screens for the sportsfans

Thank Louis V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 7748

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