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The Harbour Rock

Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (162 reviews)
“prawns” (50 reviews)
“chowder” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 743 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the harbor front overlooking the ocean we saw a wonderful whale display. The fish is outstanding and the atmosphere is gemudlich.

Thank daleen51
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

It's a pity if a really good restaurant looses it's special strengths. Today evening the service was just near zero. Water came quickly, but then the lady was not seen for 15 min. Probably for cigarette... My complaint about smokey air from cigarettes way answered:...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent seafood. Kids enjoyed it too. Warm fire on a rainy night. Very good attentive service. Sushi was great. Freshly made.

Thank Janine S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

A table right by the fire, after gettibg soaked between the oarking lot and the restaurant..gruel would probably have been good. The array of food served was certainly not gruel. Everything from the chowder to the handrolls to the prawns, curry and pork belly drew...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

May is not high season, but you feel very welcome in this restaurant. The view over the bay is superb, must be great during whale season I guess. The food was delicious prepared to our liking. Definitely a place to remember whenever in the area

Thank Viv015
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I've paid them a visit for dinner in April. The restaurant is located right on the ocean, which makes it a fantastic spot for a romantic night. Their seafood is fresh, we've tried their sashimi as well as the fish platter for two. We also...More

1  Thank Francesca B
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We had the best hake & chips we have ever had at this restaurant! The service was great and lovely views of the harbour and sea. A must visit again restaurant

Thank Willem1954
Reviewed 25 May 2017

With a view across the harbour this restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy some fresh seafood. I recommend you make a booking to try and get a table from which you can enjoy the beautiful view as they can get busy quickly. As they...More

Thank Dewald R
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went there in the evening so didn't have much of the view. But the service was excellent and I enjoyed my seafood breedie. The tuna looked great and the others enjoyed their prawns. Highly recommended.

Thank hanns b
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Magic view but poor service and very ordinary food. Rather dissatisfied as sushi used to be very good

1  Thank Henry T
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Response from George A | Reviewed this property |
Their website is very handy
Martin W
5 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, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
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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