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Harbour House

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Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 4133
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12:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a relaxed and sumptuous dinner while watching the sunset across the bay. A couple of lazy seals lay dozing on the rocks directly below our table... Our waiter was friendly and very attentive,and the food was absolutely excellent. We ordered a seafood platter for two, which was laden with crayfish, prawns, calamari, mussels and line fish. Each type... More 

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Thank RBWORLD
South East England, United Kingdom
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394 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved everything about this place. It doesn't look anything special from the outside but from the moment we walked through the door we sensed a warmth and a welcome. The dining areas are spacious, bright and light - lots of room. Service is attentive, friendly and in our case with Tresure, top notch. He hails from Congo and was very... More 

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Thank nauj63
Central Florida, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We celebrated my wife's birthday with a group of friends at Harbour House. It was excellent. Its best to arrive early to appreciate the views of the ocean infront of you, good advice from our friends to reserve a widow table. The service was very efficient, the food was excellent and the staff we all very accommodating with any requests.

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Thank bigcountryboy2016
France
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152 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been fortunate enough to dine in some very special places in South Africa, but our meal at the Harbour House in Kalk Bay will be hard to beat. Immaculate tables, impressive service by everyone, and a lunch full of color, textures, and amazing tastes. We had yellow tail and angel fish, both perfectly cooked and presented. Excellent South African... More 

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Thank Cynthia G
London
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spotted this place on our return from visiting the famous penguins in Boulders Bay nearby. It looked fairly unprepossessing from outside, apart from its location at the sea end of the harbour. Inside it was spacious and light (painted white) with revealed beams and interesting spaces. Crisp white tablecloths and knowledgeable staff who could describe the dishes in detail.... More 

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Thank StezzaWazza
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Harbour house Kalk Bay. Dear Stezza Wazza Hearing you had an fantastic meal brings great joy to us and we can't thank you enough for choosing Harbour House as your location of choice. We aim to deliver the most mouth-watering meals, served by professional and attentive staff, to ensure... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from a trip to Lima is hard to not compare. I would give it a 5 because I do think it was very good but I know it can ne even better. The presentation, the service and the place were all really nice. The waiter was very friendly and certainly knew the menu and wine. The food was very... More 

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Thank Paola O
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear Paola O Thank you very much for the great review on TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to hear you had an enjoyable experience at Harbour House Kalk Bay. I hope there is many more visits and amazing experience with us in your not too distant future. Kindest Regards, More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Harbour House has numerous entities around Cape Town, offering a varied style of eating. Having already visited their restaurant on the V&A and been very impressed, I must say that I was slightly disappointed with the meal. The views are dramatic and stunning, the food on the other hand did not live up to the expectation. Starters were the best... More 

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Thank Robin H
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear Robin H Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor following your visit with us at Harbour House in Kalk Bay. While it is certainly never our intent to disappoint our guests or provide anything less than the best in personal service and facilities, I would like to sincerely apologize for the food that was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is gorgeous but the food... never before have I wanted to cry and laugh at the same time because of food. Now I understand what is meant by "mouthgasm"

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HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear Amanda C Thank you for your review of the Harbour House Kalk Bay. Hearing that we made you wanted to cry and laugh at the same becouse of the "mouthasm" brings great joy to our team and we can't thank you enough for choosing Harbour House as your location of choice. It is our aim to provide not only... More 

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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Harbour Restaurant is really nice with a top view of the see! I ordered oysters and in the maincourse the Crayfish. The food was ok but not excellent.

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Thank GourmetCH2014
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear GourmetCH2014 Thank you very much for taking the time to provide your review of the Harbour House Kalk Bay. We would like to extend our sincerest apologies for the Oysters and Crafish that you did not enjoy at our restaurant. While it is certainly never our intent to disappoint our guests or provide anything less than the best in... More 

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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Kalk Bay for lunch. Family had told us about this cafe but seeing is believing. Building is at the base of the jetty and is situated on the rock ledge. You could not get closer to the water. We had a window table and were amazed to see seals playing not twenty metres from us. Had to have... More 

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HarbourHouseG, Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear BigAlister Thank you very much for your review of Harbour House Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we achieved this on your visit with us. I hope there is many more visits and amazing experience with us in your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 4133
Description
Harbour House Restaurant is located in the heart of an old working fishing harbour.Come and experience fine dining as the waves splash up against the windows while you enjoy the freshest seafood and line fish caught from our own boat.Window tables are a must so reservations are essential!

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