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The Harbour Rock

Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (201 reviews)
“prawns” (56 reviews)
“chowder” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Harbour Rock has a beautiful view over the harbour and ocean. The staff at Harbour Rock are always very welcoming and makes my groups feel at home. Great food, great wine and beer!

Thank Petro P
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love eating in this restaurant in the evening as the views over the bay and the harbour lights are stunning. Fresh seafood right off the fishing boats anchored below cooked as you wish. Best Dim Sum ever. Definitely worth a visit but you do...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful day on the patio. The calamari, tiny squid heads and crispy fresh salad were excellent starters. The kabeljou was extremely well prepared. As always, the service was top notch. Will certainly return!

Thank Tonia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had such amazing fresh sushi with such a great view. Thanks and keep up the great service. Will recommend the restaurant.

Thank karolinamartin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Harbour Rocks - To insult patrons with such a poor quality meal at substantial higher prices in the Hermanus area is undoubtedly a reflection of I’ll ownership, inadequate management, lack of proper and a professionally run kitchen practice, obviously no supervision and control over the...More

Thank thomas v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch 7th January and again enjoyed our 5th visit to Harbour Rock in the last two years. The views across Walker Bay all the way to Gansbaai are simply the best. The service always good and the food unpretentious, honest and so very tasty. The...More

Thank bruceh666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good, service is excellent view magnificent food can be relied upon . Our go to restaurant with visiting family and friends

Thank WendieHermanus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood was tasteless. Shocked that the rice was white and plain. But maybe this is because I’m a black South African and we tend to like our food with a lot of flavor. Their hot chocolate was nice though, right hot chocolate to water...More

Thank Nomfundo Verah S
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This restaurant is a little out of town but worth the visit for the Seafood Chowder alone. We went on a Sunday evening and then spilled next door to the locals favourite bar "The Gecko" where there was a live band playing and the place...More

Thank alimelone
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for a night to break up our trip to Gaainsbai. The hotel is split into parts but the main part is beautifully situated over looking the sea and its a fabulous outlook. We ate dinner elsewhere as they don't serve dinner....More

Thank Philippa S
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March 14, 2017|
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Response from George A | Reviewed this property |
Their website is very handy
Martin W
November 5, 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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 2920
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