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Ferrymans Tavern

V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 7748
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“nachos” (9 reviews)
“pub grub” (21 reviews)
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Seafood, Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buli is the most attentive waitron we have met. Service is quick and with a constant smile! The drinks are cold and delicious. Knowledgeable about this to so o the V&A water front. Ordered a muscle pot to share which was not a problem. Tables...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NannonR
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food (pulled pork and hake and chips for lunch) was nice (although not exceptional) and setting convenient but was dampened by ridiculously overpriced beer (even by Waterfront standards) and really slow service despite it been quiet.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JustinF_ZA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a busy night with lots of people having a great evening. Liam is a great and fast bartender with great peoples skills. Great advise. Great vibe and can see I will be back soon

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DanitaA15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and a great selection of food, which was a good quality and a reasonable price. Also a great place just to have a beer and most evenings they have good bands playing

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NigelStn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

on sunday 4th november i drove 70 km to visit this restaurent for food and drinks i am a very experienced guinness drinker so i just want to warn any weary travellers who like me would love to have a nice creamy pint of guinness...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 24pj24
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I would like to thank the management and all who made the World Rescue Challenge Swap night a huge success , especially Kiko and Chef for all your help ,the international participant's had a fantastic time and enjoyed venue and good food also the live...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Meander13394231653
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We always head for ferrymans when in cape town. Good beer, decent food and a good atmosphere great place to visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lancsprop1
RussellZ50, General Manager at Ferrymans Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2018

Thank you so much guys.hope to see you soon again

Reviewed October 28, 2018

The food was excellent, the prices are very good and the athmosphere pretty special. Our server was Sylvia who was very helpfull and super friendly. She speaks very well German. As the restaurant was very full, the service was a bit slow, actually not really...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Arlette Z
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Luckily found this place on the first night of a 9 night stay with family to Cape Town. Have to say loved the place that much we went every day and became regulars for our stay. (Even spotted us on previous reviewers pictures) Always a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Elizabethjoyvernon
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited this bar a few times when in the V&A Waterfront. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and suggested the best local beers, great location.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nbennett480
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March 9, 2018|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Both this pub and one next door have TV’s , usually with Sport on but think satellite only , so not sure about Rugby. Lots of Brits hang out there though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $30
Seafood, Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 7748
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