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The Harbour Rock

Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (190 reviews)
“prawns” (55 reviews)
“chowder” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went with friends who were visiting Hermanus for the day and who know the place well and this was their choice. I though it was a cut above others we've been to and one to which I'd return. Our starters were mussels and dim...More

Thank Northfolker
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing views of Walker Bay. Good food. Nice selection. Enjoyed our Xmas lunch there with out practice employees.

Thank Pieter P
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Delicious fish, wines and service. We came here on our last visit to South Africa 9 years ago and knew we had to come back

Thank annB1943
Reviewed 19 February 2017

First went here about 3 years ago and thought it was sensational so booked return visit with friends from the UK. Service was slow to start but then a party of 8 arrived at the next able and ours was forgotten! Terrible service from there...More

1  Thank Leonora B
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was full and we decided to wait until 9pm when a table was available. Plenty of local fish and shellfish. The dishes are simple, on a board, this is what we have today kind of thing. Very good. The crayfish(spiny lobster) was good...More

Thank Andyandnicki
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We were so disappointed with most of the fish we ate in Cape Town, which used to be its culinary glory, that we ordered it with apprehension, but perched over the new harbour at Hermanus, any other choice would have been illogical. However, we need...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The best and most affordable breakfast in Hermanus with the best view over Hermanus. The food and service is always excellent. Also highly recommended for lunch and dinner. Kindly book for dinner or you won't get a seat.

Thank Dorpshuys
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food was good. Had sushi and oysters and fish. I the staff was very well presented and attentive. The food was also presented very well. I think the portions and taste does not correspond with the prices. I think if the price is high...More

Thank RiesCor
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This restaurant has a wonderful view of the ocean. We visited twice on this trip. The cobeljou fish on the first trip was excellent. On the second trip the silver fish was excellent and the cobeljou was good. It is best to book but you...More

Thank MikeSmith2014
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

One is always concerned when going back to a restaurant that you have bee to before and given it a 5 star rating. We had no problems here everything was as we remembered it. The mussels,hake, kingklip and slow roasted pork, all excellent. The Dom...More

Thank watchman2015
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14 March 2017|
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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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, 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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