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Mitchell's Scottish Ale House

) #116 of 910 Restaurants in Cape Town Central $$ - $$$ ,
Cnr East Pier & Dock Road V&A Waterfront | Old Dock Master Building, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 5074
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (54 reviews)
“ribs” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Cnr East Pier & Dock Road V&A Waterfront | Old Dock Master Building, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 516 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great onion rings and beer sampler. One of the nicer places to eat at the waterfront. Very friendly and helpful staff. Next time we will try the wood fire oven pizza.

Thank LeonNoel7
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good vibe.Loads of great beer's to taste. Be sure to do a Tasting. Will have a good time if you love beer and pub food!

Thank 112tiaanl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The locally produced beer is pretty good and it being in the Waterfront is a great location, but that's it. Our waitress was partially absent, she had poor manners. The medium steak was white rubber and I wish pubs and restaurants would stop serving reconstituted...More

Thank Jamesixo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mitchell's is not our normal sport-watching venue, but circumstances were such that we had no option but to watch the Super Rugby final there. The facility upstairs is superb, with one enormous screen and numerous other screens both sides of the room. Having good sight...More

Thank idmw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to stop in to get a bite to eat and hoping to watch the Formula 1 race. The food was very good and they had a good selection of beers to choose from. Yes the have tv's so there was a variety of...More

Thank Albert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on holiday and went here twice. We had enjoyed the location on the first visit and the service had been good! The second visit we ate and I enjoyed the Malay Curry not that I'm an expert on Malay Curries!! My partner was...More

1  Thank Pat F
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here. Had a good waiter Teddy. Friendly and helpful. Oh but the food totally overpriced and so mediocre. Not even nice. The chicken snitzsel is so dry. Horrible horrible. The fish and chips another disappointment. Old oil, frozen fish not even fresh...More

Thank Penel0pe1968
russzieff, Director of Sales at Mitchell's Scottish Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your lunch at Mitchells last week. I appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We strive to give quality food at all times and can assure you that all our food is fresh. I look forward...More

Reviewed July 2, 2017

This was a very lively spot with sports on TV and a big, boisterous crowd. The food was good but not great, the beer selection also good but not great.

1  Thank Mike N
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I am one of a group of volunteers based in the waterfront. A number of our group are students with limited income. Mitchell's has been our stopover for many years, sometimes up to three times a week. Over the last month a new menu has...More

Thank idmw
russzieff, General Manager at Mitchell's Scottish Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We update our menu once a year, usually between April and June and although many suppliers increased their prices significantly after April, we have kept ours at last year's prices till now. We have re-looked at our costs and have...More

Reviewed June 13, 2017

visited this pub while we were at the waterfront. Very good beer (if you are OK with lighter beers) and the food was plentiful for the price

Thank SanDiego333
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Jenn T
June 12, 2017|
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Response from RussellZ50 | Property representative |
Hi there Yes we do sell ciders. We have local and international ciders and 2 ciders on tap. Looking forward to see you in our venue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr East Pier & Dock Road V&A Waterfront | Old Dock Master Building, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 5074
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