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Harbour House - Waterfront

Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 4744
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (278 reviews)
“prawns” (157 reviews)
“yellowtail” (35 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On our first night in Cape Town for our party of six, we got absolutely drenched by a dam filling rain event, on our way to the restaurant. Being Kiwis, we took that in our stride and sat under the heater for our meal. Loved...More

Thank Steve-S-0604
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When I made my reservation I wrote that it was a special celebration and they did not read it . Of course they are not obligated to celebrate with me , but they should not ask the client if he has special requests if they...More

Thank Vanessa t
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Vanessa, thank you for sharing your feedback with us. To start off please accept our sincerest apologies for not acknowledging the special occassion that you noted with your booking, there is certainly no excuse for that. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We dined here for lunch, our waitress was very knowledgeable about the food on the menu. She advised us about the specials board and recommended a couple of dishes. We had the fish cakes to start, followed by hake and sea bass for our main...More

Thank Claire T
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Claire, thank you for your outstanding feedback and the lovely rating you left us. We will pass on your compliments to all our staff and hope to welcome you back at Harbour House soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

The service, ambiance and food was great overall.The prices of the food was a bit high.It is situated in a very nice locations with many activities around for before or after.

Thank XanderB66
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and the Tripadvisor community Xander. We hope to welcome you back at Harbour House soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a liltle frustrated by the service. We were with kids and they took a very long time to take care of us. After our complaint, they were ok. The food was good and the price fair.More

Thank fabio k
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us Fabio, we will look into improving the speediness of our service based on your experience right away, thank you for bringing that to our attention. Have a wonderful week further and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for lunch and it didn’t disappoint the food and staff were excellent great selection of seafood

Thank isobeltobin
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Isobel, that is wonderful to hear, we would love to welcome you back at Harbour House soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good location and environment, but the staff are not so friendly and try to push you in expensives wines or dishes. The food is ok, but overpriced. Seafood pasta? no, it is almost only a pasta without seafood! You will pay for the location, so...More

Thank brdamasceno
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback brdamasceno, we appreciate you taking the time to let us know and would love the opportunity to redeem ourselves and have you enjoy another visit at our restaurant. If you could send us an eMail with the date and time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for my wife's birthday after Table Mountain following a recommendation from Declan , the manager of the Akademie Hotel in Franschoek. Not overly busy when we visited although we had reserved to be safe. Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about the menu and...More

Thank Luxworld
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Luxworld, thank you for sharing your feedback with us and the Tripadvisor community. We are happy to know that we were able to contribute to your wife's special day and an enjoyable evening in our magnificient Mother City. It would be lovely to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable meal at Harbour House overlooking the water. The meal was well cooked and there was a good ambience in the restaurant. We had the hake and a superb steak. The service was good and the meal was good value. Recommended.

Thank Lesley B
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lesley, thank you for your review and sharing your experience with us and the Tripadvisor community. We hope to welcome you back at Harbour House again soon. Benjamin and the Harbour House Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant looks over the harbor in Cape Town. It's perfect for a special night out with a great atmosphere and wonderful food.

Thank Sandra M
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Harbour House - Waterfront, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely to read your feedback Sandra, we hope to have you back again soon.

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NuttyNoraCoDurham
November 26, 2017|
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Response from Lesley C | Reviewed this property |
It would be best to email the restaurant directly with your questions. The Waterfront is a popular New Years Eve Venue so booking is essential. As a fresh seafood venue, the menu may change due to availability. The location... More
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Noel G
October 26, 2017|
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Response from HarbourHouseG | Property representative |
Dear Noel G, We are indeed open on Christmas Day. We open our doors at 12:00. Please note bookings are essential.
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FordK22
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Reviewed this property |
You can google the menu (harbourhouse full stop co full stop za slash menus!) It is one of the more expensive places in the V&A Waterfront, but the food is very good. Plus, there are daily specials which are usually worth... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay 4 Pierhead, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 4744
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