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Harbour House

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Seafood, International, Mediterranean
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Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 4133
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Harbour House Restaurant is located in the heart of an old working fishing...
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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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Top Class Seafood

Right in the Harbour with the breakers crashing on the front deck and wales breaching in full view of the diners.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
DougCapeTown
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Somerset West, South Africa
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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Somerset West, South Africa
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103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Right in the Harbour with the breakers crashing on the front deck and wales breaching in full view of the diners.

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Johannesburg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Harbour House has a reputation for being great which might sometimes be a bit unfair. What this does is create an expectation of things being great, and then potentially when something does not go according to what you are expecting, you feel overly let down. On the flip side, when something does go wrong as a restaurant of this calibre... More 

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Do not be put off by the scruffy parking lot and plain building, the inside houses a lovely dining room upstairs with sweeping ocean views, maybe some dolphins playing in the water, and excellent seafood. The prawns were excellent but there was a nice selection of meat (e.g. Lamb) as well as fish. Saw many family groups enjoying a Sunday... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My husband and I made a dinner reservation at Harbour House and were given a lovely table at the window. It was spring tide and the view of the waves crashing against the rocks was awesome! Our waitress Audell was attentive and helpful. We chose to have the three course dinner and made our selection of starter, main and dessert.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was the second restaurant on our winter special journey. It was way better than the other one. The winter special menu is good quality and value. The waiters are always good, knowledgeable and pleasant. The special portions are more than adequate and always of the same high standard as the rest of the menu.

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MirjamSch, General Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear ElaineMHarvey, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. It is always good to get positive feedback from our customers. Kind regards Lynton Liou More 

Tampa, FL
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120 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We arrived starving in Fish Hoek late one evening. Our B&B owner recommend this restaurant because we wanted fresh seafood. Oh boy, did we get fresh seafood! Two of us shared the grilled seafood platter. It was cooked perfectly and included 3 lobster tails, calamari, mussels, shrimp and fresh fish! I do believe it cost about 35 USD. It was... More 

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MirjamSch, General Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear Vjv2007, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. For your first dinner in South Africa, we are so happy you chose Harbour House Kalk Bay. Kind regards Lynton Liou More 

Atlanta
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

What a great setting, very exciting as the waves crash onto the windows. The food was good to and overall well worth the visit.

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MirjamSch, General Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear GLPW, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are very fortunate with our location right on the rocks of Kalk Bay. The view coupled with the ambiance and food of Harbour House, offers a great setting for all our guests. Kind Regards Lynton Liou More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We arrived despite a delay on the train after visiting the penguin colony at Boulders. We were greeted and sat overlooking the sea, close to a log fire that warmed me up, or was that the excellent Graham Beck brut. The menu was explained with great enthusiasm by Ed. We went for grilled crayfish as a starter that we shared.... More 

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MirjamSch, General Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear Peter E, Thank you for the review on TripAdvisor. We say that it was possibly both that kept your warm. We are happy your enjoyed your dinning experience with us at Harbour House Kalk Bay. We will surely commend Ed for his exceptional service. Kind regards Lynton Liou More 

Cape Town
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My wife and I went to Harbour House to celebrate our wedding anniversary. From the moment we arrived on a very cold windy night, we were made to feel welcome and were taken straight to our table which had a beautiful view of the ocean and the seals lying on the rocks. The warmth generated by the fire made the... More 

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MirjamSch, General Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear Lust4LifeCapeTown, Thank you for the review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your dinning experience at Harbour House Kalk Bay. We will be sure to commend Christopher for a job well done. Kind regards Lynton Liou More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

they have 2 menus and we chose the 'winter feast'. what amazing value. delicious 3 course meal for R220. The food was spectacularly tasty and the fire made it a real cosy evening out, when it was howlng outside and freezing frikking cold.

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MirjamSch, General Manager at Harbour House, responded to this review

Dear Markloves2eat, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. Join us next month for our new Winter Special menu. We change it every month during the winter months. Kind Regards Lynton Liou More 

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Additional Information about Harbour House

Address: Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 788 4133
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood, International, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Doing business, Scenic view, Families with children

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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