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Miller's Thumb

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary
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10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate here tonight for the first time. Introduced to the menu by Jane who exuded welcome and confidence in their food. Not misplaced! We shared the special salad to start which was delious and more than enough for two. The restaurant specialises in fish and we both had Kingclip for our main cours served in different ways and it was... More 

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NJ
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant was a recommendation of some friends. Its about a 10 minute cab ride from the wharf but well worth the ride for fish lovers. The owner/manager comes over to the table to explain the various fish options - all fresh from the local waters. We were a group of 9 and tried a variety of fishes, sauces and... More 

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Thank beatroff
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We eat here often as it's within walking distance of our house. Never had a bad meal here - fantastic food and service always.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well i've booked again for two days time. Wonderful service, brilliant food, attractive atmosphere. Just go. It's great. If only anything like it existed back home. Minor issue, no wifi so difficult getting an UBER.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are regulars at Millers thumb when we have time in Cape Town. Specials every day and real home cooked food with a Cape touch. Bring your wine or taste theirs. The restaurant is a converted house with nooks and crannies to settle in for a quite meal. Colourful decor and managed by the owners who will take time to... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best seafood in Cape Town. every time we go there, Great service and Solly and Jayne are the ultimate hosts. it is like visiting old friends. Wonderful experience

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Cape TOWN
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I hadn't been to Millers Thumb in at least 15yrs. Almost had forgotten it was still around. It's such an unassuming place and from the outside really doesn't let you know what joys await you inside. The chef and manager are the owners and really know their fish. Cooked perfectly, delicious and good size portions. I really think that this... More 

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Thank Cal L
dublin, ireland
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great fish done lots of ways....Kingclip was super nice wine list and very helpful waitress and manager

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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202 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place! Oh my. It looks unassuming - don't be fooled. It is something special. The staff are very professional and also friendly - they are clearly proud of their restaurant. The seating is great, with good sized tables, far enough apart for privacy. They happily chose me a wine as a match to my main, as I don't know... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As our overseas friend was visiting again and Miller's Thumbs is a firm favourite of hers, so it was our obvious choice. Solly and Jane never fail to impress. We love the salad with blue cheese dressing as a starter and the tuna with wasabi was outstanding as well as the steak Algarve style. Our guest raved about the Dorado... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
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
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: +27 21 424 3838

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?