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Mariner's Wharf

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$$ - $$$
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Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1100
09:00 - 21:30
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East London, South Africa
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Its been a while since last I visited the Marine's Wharf, but found it almost as good as the last visit, if you just took your fish and chips from the down stairs fish shop, fast efficient service and although inflation has taken its toll on the portion size and increased the bill four fold, the food was still value... More 

Thank VPVerwey
Hout Bay, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location if it is not too windy, nice decor BUT the food is not good at all and quite expensive. It is like to eat in a canteen. Shame!

Thank barnabe2017
590shaunb, Director at Mariner's Wharf, responded to this review

Dear "barnabe2017" Glad you enjoyed the establishment and ambiance but concerned about your food experience. Please email to me on shaunb@marinerswharf.co.za and tell me a little more on what you ordered which will allow me to investigate further. Assuring you of our best attentions. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was alright but the place was completely packed. There was a kiddies' menu available. The staff seemed a bit overwhelmed.

Thank karinsthlm749
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's 30 minute from out accommodation on caps bay , the restaurant design is historical and the seating is very comfortable . Staff is professional and food is very good. Bette to be visited at lunch time to enjoy the view at the harbor.

Thank medoo1976
Sedgefield, South Africa
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100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our lunch was delicious! Prawns, mussels and calamari to make your mouth water! The place was very busy, so service was not speedy, but it was worth the wait!

Thank dobz
Solihull, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A collection of sub standard restaurants and reasonable market stalls in a mildly unpleasant setting. Have a browse of the stalls then go eat at the Dunes Restaurant on the beach which is half the price and ten times the quality.

Thank AdrianB144
South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for great seafood in Cape Town? Then take a drive to Hour Bay and try the Mariners warf! An outside deck overlooking the bay and food to die for! We had the platter which was a foodies dream come true. The only negative is service was poor overall. The food makes up for this so we will be back!

Thank Darren F
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is amazing,the food was pricey and the hake was more on the oily side but the calamari was out of this world.The overrall service was impressive

Thank neteh750
Somerset West, South Africa
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154 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited them on a Sunday afternoon, in the mid of the long weekend. We had no booking, we tried a few times, but could not get through. Because of the many Trip Advisor reviews, we decided to go give them a go. When we arrived at the restaurant, there were physically 50-60 people, waiting for a table. Luckily, we... More 

Thank Bankiesa
Jersey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast outside overlooking Hout Bay Beach is a must❗Watching people taking their morning walks or dogs on the beach as this morning sun gets warmer is a great start to the day 👍

Thank Sarah B

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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$29 - US$37
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?