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Harveys at the Mansions

221 Beach Road | Winchester Mansions Hotel, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 434 2351
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  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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European, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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221 Beach Road | Winchester Mansions Hotel, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

If you are in Cape Town make a point of dining at Harveys at Winchester Mansions Hotel. The kitchen there is currently run by a hugely talented chef, Justin May, who is passionate about food and creates fabulous taste combinations for his meals. If you...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed January 16, 2017

What an amazing experience we had. The Sunday Jazz and buffet absolutely outstanding. One of the best experiences you will every have. The food one of the best i have ever tasted. The chef came out to talk to us and had to tell him...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Hugely talented chef at Harvey's at Winchester Mansions Hotel, Sea point, Cape Town. Superb tasting menu where favours, textures and wines were assembled by Justin May. Exceptional experience. Service by waitress Pepsi was very attentive, knowledgeable and friendly and she went to huge lengths to...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2017

We recently went to harvey's for a late breakfast. The service was friendly and efficient and the menu offers a wide variety. Beware of the sea food chodwer, it is a great meal in itself, so don't order the pasta with it. My wife had...More

Thank hanns b
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We were lucky enough to be staying at The Winchester Mansions and had dinner at Harveys on our first night in Capet Town. A great menu with lost of choice - I made a point of choosing the Springbok and I wasn't disappointed. Great wine...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed January 3, 2017

We were recommended the Winchester on the day we arrived from the UK for sea views and cocktails. We were not disappointed and even though they were very busy the staff managed to fit us in and gave us fabulous service. The cocktails were lovely...More

Thank meadowsatkloof
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

We went to Harveys for Xmas dinner. Frankly a horrible experience - starters arrived 1:10 h after our arrival, main course after the band had already stopped playing. Both main course and dessert were served mostly cold. The kitchen was not even close to being...More

1  Thank Snogard_the_White
Reviewed December 23, 2016

We managed to get a booking at Harveys during peak season in Cape Town on a Friday night. From the minute we walked in we felt appreciated and taken care of. The staff were exceptionally attentive and our waitress, Pepsi was delightful. Not only is...More

Thank Andrea v
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Harvey's. The waiters and the chef were extremely friendly and accommodating... they were flexible with their menu as we altered the menu and received what we wanted.. the food was delicious .. the beef Wellington was delicious , succulent and the...More

2  Thank Holly T
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I came and had the tasting menu, ordering 5 courses. We had the cerviche and then Jane had salmon tartare whilst I had asparagus and poached egg with a lovely hollandaise. We were also offered amuse bouche to start and a tiny...More

1  Thank HLWalks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Beach Road | Winchester Mansions Hotel, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 2351
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Food, flair, flavour at Harveys . . . A "sundowner" is a drink taken at sundown, preferably whilst watching the sun slowly disappearing into the Atlantic Ocean. There are only a few places in Cape Town where one can do that in style and the terrace of Harveys restaurant at the Winchester Mansions hotel is one of them. Bistro by day and restaurant by night, Harveys offers guests South African cuisine with a European twist. No secret to the locals, the Winchester Mansions' Sunday Jazz Brunch is an absolute must. Throughout the year, renowned local and international jazz artists perform at the brunch, in summer in the If you have a chance, join us for the monthly Grapes, Gourmet and Gallery evening where Harveys welcomes food, wine and art lovers. We have joined forces with local and international artists and some of the best wine estates in the Cape for you to enjoy a great evening. For those special evenings with the girls join us for our Ladies' Night every Wednesday.
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