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Miller's Thumb

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10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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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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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place via Trip Advisor. It was a Friday night and we are lucky to get a table when booked last minutes. I made a reservation through phone and the staff could tell my name when we walking in. The setting of the restaurant is quite special (see my photo posted) with different painting and decorations. The menu... More 

Thank John_C_Chan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to dine in this well run, warm and affordable restaurant. My partner and I went there twice. Once on our own, 3 days later with family group of 10. Including a 3 year old. Family run business with fantastic staff. Food a taste sensation. Professionals in every way. We haven't stopped boasting about it to everyone. Thanks for... More 

Thank Tracy T
Greater London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing, memorable, the staff were all outstanding and seem to enjoy working here. If you want fine dining and linen tablecloths don't go. If you want great food and wine in a relaxed atmosphere -. Fish is excellent - Cajun blackened Rump- fantastic. Just Go!

Thank BrightcutOne
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111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I both had an excellent meal . When asked for a glass of Ouzo they presented me a bottle of Zorba.........this is the cheapest booze around in SA ; many a student knows this.... And it definitely is not Ouzo. Waiter Cameron was exceptionally helpful ; best waiter we even had in SA since 2005 !

Thank Hans9856
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263 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our dinner wouldn't be as gorgeous if it weren't for Jessica, the sweetest and most helpful waitress ever. Her suggestions were great, we weren't sure what food or wine to order. We had yellow tail and Marlin (catch of the day). oh, delicious. Highly recommended. Very nice atmosphere. You have to book. Good quality-price ratio.

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were lucky enough to try Miller's Thumb on one of our last nights visiting cape town. We were both impressed with the service and food quality. The hostess knew my name upon arriving (I was the last reservation) and did a great job of guiding us through the menu. I had the kingclip fish cooked with... More 

Thank kk0030
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a must for anyone in central Cape Town who likes well presented, high quality food at a very reasonable price. Seafood a speciality.

Thank Douglas M
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is so good we have to go back again tonight!. Service is impeccable with the highest food standards and very reasonable. Book it can be busy!

Thank THStaffs
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here on the basis of the rating on tripadvisor. Boy if they delivered. I had the "kingklip in Cajun crust" and found it amazing. My wife had meat and that was good too. I would highly recommend it and if you see the kingklip in cajun's crust... Have it.

Thank Realbert
Brighton, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on the recommendation of the owner Brads Grill in Newlands and we were not disappointed,the lady owner was fantastic as were all the staff,the food is excellent and the wine list is great,we have already booked our holiday in Cape Town next year and we will be going back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?