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The Tavern - CLOSED

Beach Road | Old Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
+27 21 856 4457
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Oct 18, 2016
“Lively, fun place”
Jun 5, 2016
“Great seafood”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, African, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Road | Old Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

We loved this crowded vibrant place, a fun bar scene, live music, super nice waiter. Ordered fish and chips and they were delicious. It fills up on the weekends, so arrive early to get a table.

Thank Becca_G8
Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Great seafood at a great location. Well known by the locals and been around for a very long time. Open till late and situated on beach front.

Thank Rika B
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Thank you Louis please pass my thanks to all the staff great service and good value for money. Polly and I had a great time. Please make sure you have seats reserved for next February.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed November 30, 2015

This place has quite a good vibe with live music been played and seems a popular spot with the locals. Unfortunately the food let this establishment down. I ordered the steak and chips. When it arrived both the chips and steak were cold. The waiter...More

Thank 39Design
Reviewed November 22, 2015

This Tavern is also correctly known as 'The Hungry Oyster Tavern'. It is at the end of the beaten track on the minor coastal road going east out of Gordon's. Bay.It is tucked away at the picturesque Old Harbour,next to the Naval College. It has...More

Thank Tdmcgh
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Ate here three times during our stay. Service was reasonably quick, if ordering ribs need to be aware these are cooked fresh and it is a forty minute wait, so order on the way in with the drinks. I would eat here again the ribs...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice location. The food was oily and the chips was probably the worst I have experience in a very long time. The service was good to start with and then I had problems finding someone to settle the account. Overall an OK experience of you...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Walked down to this place and had a nice meal. Nothing bad at all to say. Would go back again if in the area.

Reviewed September 30, 2015

I have eaten there on many occasions and most times the food and service with a smile is there. I have no hesitation in going back for more.

Thank Gatecrasher373
Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nice and Vibey - food good. It was raining at the time so lovely to have the fires going. Fun evening.

Thank Gardenroute27
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road | Old Harbour, Gordon's Bay 7140, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 856 4457
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