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Lower Slipway New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
27 (0)28-3130752
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
the real atmosphere

was with Belgian friends on holiday in South Africa and stayed over for 2 nights in Hermanus. 4 of my friends had been previously to the Quayside cabin and wanted to go back as they remembered the place was a very good place to eat sea food. So, we all went, and wow... was one of the best meals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Andre L
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Kempton Park, South Africa
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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English first
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We were a large group, the owner was very willing to change his menu up a bit and accommodate us in any way he could. We thoroughly enjoyed it, the vibe was fantastic, the service great and of course the food was delicious, all at very reasonable price

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Missed the buzz and the food was disappointing. On previous visits the place was packed and the food was great, this time only 2 other tables and the fish was poor.

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Kempton Park, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

was with Belgian friends on holiday in South Africa and stayed over for 2 nights in Hermanus. 4 of my friends had been previously to the Quayside cabin and wanted to go back as they remembered the place was a very good place to eat sea food. So, we all went, and wow... was one of the best meals one... More 

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Just don't go. The food was oily and greasy, the staff were rude and unhelpful (not just to us but we noticed to others who were braver than we were and walked out) and our view was of a plastic window rather than the table with fabulous views we had booked. The "cool" interior decorations look old and infested. Steer... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We have visited this restaurant regularly over the past several years and have always found the food to be of an excellent standard, well prepared and nicely presented. The menu is varied although the concentration is, of course, on seafood and the service is unfailingly friendly and efficient. Our most recent visit was yesterday (31/3/15) and the experience was just... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Made several visits in the last month, return visits and found the food as stood s ever. Excellent calamari and fish dishes. Casual eating in a fun setting. Helpful staff and good value for money. Looking forward to return visits next year. Highly recommended.

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Suffolk, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A return visit after a couple of years - still as good as ever and great value for money. Service maintained despite a "power outage" half way through our meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We were recommended The Quayside Cabin and we're delighted with our evening. You couldn't get any closer to the water without falling in ! And it's location right on the quay in the new harbour is great. It is, quite literally , a Cabin ; it is small, funky , fun and lively and the decor is eclectic. The great... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The food is very fresh, you don't have too many choices but just enough for your pleasure. Service is nice, good ambiance. Recommend.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We popped in without having read any reviews - and what a lovely surprise. It is indeed a cabin, on the slipway of the new harbour, an oyster shell's throw from the sea. Our waitress was wonderful - despite their fresh oysters (harvested in Arniston, a nearby fishing village) being large, she picked out 8 of the smallest in the... More 

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Address: Lower Slipway New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (0)28-3130752
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus

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  • Address: Lower Slipway New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: 27 (0)28-3130752

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic

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