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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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1 - 10 of 845 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Picked this restaurant because of the reviews here. Did not disappoint. Led to a table of a view over the ocean at the back of this large restaurant. Here it was slightly quieter and if you are looking for a bit more atmosphere, I would...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our wedding anniversary dinner in a super setting. Mist over the Harbour, warmth in the restaurant, excellent wine and meal. What more can a couple ask for after 37 years? Thank You

Thank LanyO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked all the way here from the other side of Hermanus, found the entrance around the back having crossed the harbour. Wish we had time to go back for a meal because it promised to be good for what we saw of the menu.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone was so helpful and made you very welcome and in fact we ate at this restaurant overnight we were at Hermanus. The waiters/ress were very helpful with the menu and choice of wines and it couldn't be faulted at all. The second night we...More

1  Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As recommended by our host, my friends and I decided to try the sushi there. As an Asian living close to Japan, I got pretty decent sushi at home. I have also had some of the very best sushi in Japan so I have a...More

Thank cheuk yu c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been visiting Hermanus for many years but never been to the Harbour Rock Restaurant. I was invited with friends on a beautiful day. The views are amazing! You really need to be a fish lover to enjoy the food here. But the sushi...More

1  Thank lisasplaces
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When arriving without a reservation, we realised that this restaurant is quite popular. We were lucky enough to find a window table, which allowed for an excellent view over the tribbling waters of the Hermanus harbour. We order sushi for starters and grilled hake and...More

Thank YolandiClarence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Started with a seafood chowder which completely lacjed flavour, which had to receive lots of extra salt to taste like something ( and this was the highlight of our meal!) Very oily food for me and my wife. She had the calamari meal, swimming in...More

Thank DrJoseFenandez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited nearly two hours for my steak-mainly because they added anchovies butter to my plate-and it had to be redone. Could not believe that I ordered beef(not eating fish) and received a fish butter(thinking it was garlic butter) . Have to add though that my...More

Thank PaarlAlice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the new harbour is quite industrial the views from the restaurant over the sea are great. What made the meal so good was the quality of he food and the cheerful and helpful service. Good portions at a reasonable price, too. Best to book...More

Thank robina898
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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