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Miller's Thumb, Fine Fish Fare

10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
0214243838
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We have been eating in this restaurant for years and the quality of food & service is always consistent. Great steaks & fish.

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Charlotte, NC
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Miller's Thumb is a charming, family-run restaurant just off Kloof Street. We ate here at lunch (served from 11-2pm) and could not have had a better experience. They serve fresh seafood with a daily fish selection. Based on the fish you prefer, the owner suggests a preparation and accompaniment. The grilled calamari with peri peri butter was incredible! You MUST... More 

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Charleston
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

My husband suggested this because of the Trip Advisor rating. We weren't disappointed. Every employee we encountered had their happiest face showing. We asked warily about a steak covered in dark chocolate sauce. Also, we questioned the term 'rump' steak. Not to worry. The flavors melded perfectly and the steak was very tender. I had pasta with olives and sun-dried... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

To the point!! Great food, brilliant service, fantastic staff, wonderful atmosphere, and if i lived here i would go everyday to be in there company and eat the whole menu, i loved it .......

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Based on the rating and reviews, I expected better food here. The grilled fish I ordered was tasteless. The prawns were good, but somewhat small for the price. The service was good, but overall, the meal was clearly not worth the price. I would not go back, especially given the abundance of good fish and seafood restaurants in Cape Town.

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London, United Kingdom
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90 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Managed to get a last minute table once evening and so glad we did. The location is on a main road opposite some bars, one glitzy and one not so glitzy so you have to park on the nearby streets and walk as there is no car lot. Menu is simple and fresh, we shared a blue cheese salad which... More 

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Nice, France
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105 restaurant reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

If you enjoy fish you must come here. A blackboard that changes regularly as the fish becomes available. Your chosen fish is cooked and then you choose your choice of butter or sauce. Works well. A wide choice combination. Clever. Other dishes are available such as fish curry, meat curry, penne, chicken and a few more meat dishes. Great selection... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We had dinner at Millers Thumb on Thursday night and the food was great and fresh. The service was also very good and relaxed. But my problem comes in with the yellow tail fish. I have to say this dish was not worth the amount of money charged. For R150.00 you get a tiny piece of fish (the tail end)... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Miller's Thumb is really a laid back and cosy restaurant with great food and a happy and helpful service. Thumbs up! :)

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Called and was told the restaurant was fully booked but could fit us in if we came early. Lovely service and great wine but the food eas a little disappointing. The fish soup was great but the fish was a little dry anf the chicken and prawn curry quite bland. Amazing cheesecake desert.

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Additional Information about Miller's Thumb, Fine Fish Fare

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

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