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The Harbour Rock

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Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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Hermanus, South Africa
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

An absolute Gem in the new waterfront in Hermanus. Go for the spot near the breakwater for the best views. Bit cold there, but there are patio heaters there. There are a nice fire place in the centre of the restaurant. The menu is fantastic and it was really difficult to decide what to order. I had the Lamb Shank... More 

Thank Tiaan R
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

The food on this great spot is good but the portions of the calamari and the fish were small in respect to the price that we paid. Good and friendly service. Nice view as well.

Thank piri32
Somerset West.
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a fish restaurant,so fish is a must. There of course all the usual other dishes but fish takes pride of place. Sushi also very good.This is a very well run restaurant,superb staff who know their onions and their fish,so efficient and very helpful providing smooth warm service.We love going to this restaurant because it is always reliable,good carparking... More 

Thank Colin W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

the staff is absolutely amazing at this restaurant.. LOVE THEM. They helped me with a very special day with my partner. The food is great and the view is spectacular. BOOK YOUR TABLE NOW

Thank tshwarie
Johannesburg, South Africa
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Not knowing Hermanus very well, the Harbour Rock was recommended to us. We arrived and were given a stunning table overlooking the harbour. The waitress was extrememly friendly and efficient, and when we had explained that we had been wine tasting all day and couldn't select a wine suitable from their wine list, she told us to get one of... More 

Thank Lee-anne G
Mellieha, Malta
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at the Harbour Rock often over the past three years. It was always regarded as one of Hermanus's top restaurants, especially for seafood dishes. Our experience there tonight, however, was very disappointing. The fish (all six of us had fish - 3 had hake, and the other three kingklip). The fish was tasteless, which is typical of fish... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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285 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We popped in without a booking on a holiday Thursday. They restaurant was fairly full but we still got a nice table on the second row from the window. The view is lovely, the staff were super friendly and the food was really good. I had the creamy muscles ... Really nice My wife had the seafood salad she said... More 

Thank Eric J
Canberra, Australia
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136 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Enjoyed this place very much.Seafood platters were great and sushi was nice. Service was friendly on a very stormy day with waves coming over the breakwater outside.

Thank Jastogo
New York
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386 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Good seafood, what else, with excellent service. We had lunch here after watching the nearby penguin colony. The food was good, with a bit of flair.

Thank NewYorkWendy
South Africa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

We had a great evening with friends. Good service from the waitress and a super, tasty meal. It was an evening to remember - all was good.

Thank GlendaWoods

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, View
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?