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Miller's Thumb, Fine Fish Fare

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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
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Great fresh fish, friendly staff and a relaxed vibe

Fantastic food that is incredibly well priced. Knowledgable, attentive and friendly staff. Great relaxed and casual vibe. A true gem.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Fantastic food that is incredibly well priced. Knowledgable, attentive and friendly staff. Great relaxed and casual vibe. A true gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Nice place, with the best fish choices. You have the choice between 3 different fishes and you select the recipe. No risk of a bad choice. Also nice white wine to pair with the fish

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We arrived for our first night in Cape Town and were directed to Miller's Thumb for some fish. The food is excellent and the service was really friendly. Everything was really reasonable priced (even the wine). Would recommend highly if you're in the mood for fish!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Good seafood selection in a casual and friendly atmosphere. you can choose what kind of seafood you want and what kind of preparation. Good choice of wines. Service was friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Being winter, you are always cold in Cape Town - but not here - it was warm and inviting. The fish options were good and not terribly priced. We had 2 apps, 3 mains, 2 desserts, a bottle of wine, and two teas for R914. Good food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a group of 12 visit Miller's Thumb last week. We were greeted by the friendly owner and led to the back of the restaurant by a very nice waitress. The restaurant has a large menu and a impressive list of daily specials. I ordered the Bouillabaisse as a started and the Green Thai Curry as my main dish.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

fresh fish in the heart of cape town. menu has local catch with a great way to cook the food. Good wine list

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

parking is not great but the food is the best seafood I've had in Cape Town. They have a. Lot of creative in the dishes they creat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

What a wonderful experience. Quirky decor, excellent attentive service and food to die for. My new favourite seafood restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

You won't find the array of fish this restaurant serves on any other menu, nor the expertise in exactly how to cook them! I have typically enjoyed the fish prepared with wasabi - but recently discovered that the chimichurri 'marinade' is my favourite. Yum! Lovely wine menu too. The owner and waitstaff were very friendly and approachable, and the atmosphere... More 

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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: Seafood, Contemporary

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, 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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