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10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
0214243838
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6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 737
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  • 58
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  • 21
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food in laid back atmosphere

Great food, great ambiance, great atmosphere. Good price for the quality of food and drink! Very friendky staff, cool boys and girls. For an informal night out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Erna W
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Cervia Milano Marittima, Italy
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great food, great ambiance, great atmosphere. Good price for the quality of food and drink! Very friendky staff, cool boys and girls. For an informal night out.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The appearance of the restaurant is quite unassuming- but very cozy and warm. The first bottle on corkage was free which ensured spirits were high from the get-go. We had a fantastically entertaining waiter Jonno who delivered the specials with such flare! The menu has a selection of beautiful fresh fish which you can choose your style of preparation-Cajun, Moroccan,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had dinner at Millers The place was packed and quite noisy My starter was crispy calamari that was nice and soft but not crispy as per the menu My wife had a salad that was smothered in olive oil Both our mains were fish and that were OK

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Our most recent visit ticked all the boxes, from the great food, well priced wine to an excellent and chirpy waitress. We had an absolutely stunning mid-week evening. We'll be back...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful family run restaurant in central Cape Town. The owner herself takes your order and explains the special fish selections of the day. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. We had a party of 15 and no one was disappointed. The selections are fresh and local. They are prepared with several options for sauces etc. This is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Shocking decoration, average service, fortunately very good Cajun steak. Sadly starters (soup and salads) are below average. Deserts very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This has got to be one of the best fish restaurants in Cape Town, it also has a designated parking lot for customers which is fantastic when going out for dinner on Kloof. We didn't have starters as the desserts looked very tempting. Each of us had a different fish off the menu and all four dishes were cooked to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

I entertained a party of nine. The service is attentive with staff offering suggestions on wine, fish selection and preparation style. The wine list is good. The entire party enjoyed the meal. The owners were present and it adds to the quality of the experience. In my view, a superior experience to the more tourist meals available at the Waterfront.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Not in the middle of everything, but easy to get to. Freshest of fish, prepared in the way you want. The owner to greet you and guide you. Always packed with regulars. And a terrific wine selection at a reasonable price. What more could you want?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is one of Cape Town's finest fish restaurants. All the food is good, calamari Cajun outstanding as is everything on the menu. Family run, great atmosphere, wonderful hosts.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 0214243838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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