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Miller's Thumb

10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Service - 5/5 Food - 5/5 Had the marlin and another fish they had on the menu. They get fish daily and it's prepared to perfection! The flavors are rich and the dishes were delicious. The oysters we had were plump and meaty. Very friendly...More

Thank glowbe_trottah
Reviewed June 19, 2017

We quite enjoyed our dinner here. It was a nice welcome to Cape Town, after a few days of eating conference foods outside of central city. The environment is warm and cozy, the service attentive. We had varied experiences with our fish. My dinner companion...More

Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Between 12 & 16 June, I took 2 groups of international guests to Miller's Thumb and both times we were enchanted. Superb service, incredible fish and wonderful wine! A must do whilst in Cape Town.

Thank Linda T
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Yes, it lived up to the lofty TripAdvisor reviews.. The dining experience from greeting, initial bar drink and dinner was very good. If I'm honest, I'm not a huge fan of the green and orange wall colors (a tad too strong but did convey fun,...More

Thank rtkidd88
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited here while we were In Capetown for vacation and could not be more pleased with our dinner choice for the evening. From the Second we walked into the door until we left we felt right at home. The staff was...More

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Terrific seafood, lots of specials available on a daily basis. Went here twice on a short visit, reasonably priced as well.

Thank gmisk
Reviewed June 3, 2017

We hadn't visited this favorite of ours in about 10 years and although they were fully booked they managed to "make a plan". Nothing has changed - food was excellent and it's still as warm and friendly as ever. This is the go-to restaurant for...More

Thank Bongitole
Reviewed May 29, 2017

The atmosphere is nice and animation in and around the restaurant is inviting you to have a try. And it worth it ! The owner is present and with humour explains the menu. The menu covers not only fish or see-food products but these ones...More

1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Lovely brightly painted restaurant. Varied menu which is explained in detail to you by staff. We decided to go with fish. I've never been in a restaurant where you were given choices as to how you want your fish cooked. Offered 4 different ways. What...More

1  Thank trish f
Reviewed May 27, 2017

right from the moment we entered the place, (for dinner) we loved it. friendly welcoming with detailed description of the menu . we took the "something fishy" dishes and we liked it a lot. good wine selection as well. all and all warm atmosphere and...More

Thank adi48
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May 31, 2017|
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Response from THStaffs | Reviewed this property |
The fish curry and local fish dishes are superb. The meals are in GBP around 20 per person for a couple of courses at the very most and the wine is very reasonable and good! The service atmosphere and high quality of food is... More
Claudia K
December 22, 2016|
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Response from aneliadeklerk | Reviewed this property |
Hey Claudia, it's best to contact the restaurant directly. I worked for Solly and Jane (the owners) for many years and although they are masters at what they do, their social media game is not always on point :) As far as I... More
Mary M
July 2, 2015|
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Response from alexCapeTown | Property representative |
Hi Mary Sorry for the late reply, we don't check up on our trip advisor as often as we should. We certainly will be open on that date! We are open for lunches from Tuesday to Friday (12pm-2pm) and dinners from Monday to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Kids, Families with children
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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