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Victoria Wharf | Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Breakwater Boulevard, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 418 3633
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Gauteng, South Africa
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Enjoyed every minute of being there. Definitely want to go back, we loved it. Visited there every day and never got tired of being there. If you go to Cape Town you cannot go there without a visit to the Water front.

Thank Carol B
Somerset West, South Africa
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257 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

If you want to experience shopping and or dining at its best in Cape Town head for the waterfront.Dining is available for all tastes and age groups. Shops are numerous and besides the well-known brands, include an elegant market selling African merchandise. The position is one of the best worldwide!

Thank Frank R
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Very caring, friendly, efficient staff. The food is very good and there is great selection of wines. You can eat in or out. If you eat out, be prepared for the noise of the seabirds as they fly around. They don't come to the tables but boy, do they make a racket!

Thank Douglas M
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34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is just a big shopping mall with lots of shops but offers lots of different restaurants and cuisine. There are also some attractions like the aquarium.

Thank Marki663
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

One can spend few hours easily being there. Lots of shopping, food variety, boating & so on. My City Shuttle bus station is adjacent to Waterfront.

Thank TravellerS2014M
Sandnes, Norway
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

A great place for shopping and activities on the harbour of Cape Town. Plenty of shops, restaurants and bars.

Thank SteRos
Laguna Beach, California
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240 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

221 is a good, relatively standard seafood restaurant, offering most of the dishes that one would expect -- very good and very fresh fish, simply grilled. I tried the curried mussels as an appetizer, which were good, but not unusual in the least. The service was friendly, but a bit slower than I would have preferred.

Thank James J
Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

An excellent day out. Shopping for all tastes and needs in the mall. An abundance of varied eating establishments, gold shops are a must visit as the price of gold jewelry is affordable indeed Mitchells is a very hospitable watering hole both day and night.

Thank Hugh W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Excellent location to chill - Be it breakfast, lunch, dinner or anytime of day. Brilliant atmosphere with large choice of restaurants to suite, couples, family or even business guests. Easy access to boat trips also.

Thank Dayandren R
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46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

When in Cape Town good to visit the waterfront. Lots of good food, music and shopping stores. ATMs also available. Live music can be seen often at the amphi theatre. Good to eat at restaurants overlooking the ocean.

Thank niruDurbs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Wharf | Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Breakwater Boulevard, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 3633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?