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Quayside Cabin

Lower Slipway New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 0752
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“calamari” (33 reviews)
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“samosas” (3 reviews)
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Lower Slipway New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a few times and will go back. The food is delicious and the service friendly and efficient. This week I had the prawn curry pot and my husband had calamari. The curry was not too spicy and the calamari was...More

Thank Lishje E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hake and chips with half portion of calamari. Hake was dry, chips were not fresh and a small portion, calamari strips were greasy. The batter on the fish was rubbery. It seemed like the portion of fish had been lying in the back of a...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

When you visit a restaraunt today and the difference between chips and salad is R25:00 for 2 pieces of tomatoe a little lettuce, some diced cucumber,2 olives and 2 cubes of feta cheese you then realise that they do not want the locals but rather...More

Thank Buzzman2
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

What could be more charming than a seafood lunch , in an active fishing harbor , in a converted shipping container. Seriously. Brilliant service , fresh oysters to die for , calamari and mussels ( not calamari steaks which our waitress declared with disarming honesty...More

Thank derekcarstens
Reviewed April 4, 2018

What a little gem on the harbour just below Harbour Rock. Great food and quick service, be sure to book in advance as it is usually full.

Thank Jesse_Hamman
Reviewed April 2, 2018

This fish restaurant provides good value for money meals with attentive service, although it was disappointing and a little embarrassing that our vegetarian friend could not offered a suitable meal.

Thank PFM16
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Average at best, more likely well below average. What a waste of an excellent setting for a fish restaurant! Little to recommend Quayside Cabin as a place to enjoy fish. The fried hake was about average, but the grilled cob was small, tasteless, overcooked and...More

Thank Hekkies
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Very tasty Cape Salmon, great Hake too. A bit pricey for the average South African, but you do get quality food. Service is only mediocre.

Thank SA_AV2012
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Excellent place for fresh, quality local fish. However, the waiter and waitress who served us throughout the evening were arrogant, impatient and rude. Poor service has an impact on the entire dining experience - what a shame.

Thank Velvetpolenta
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I ate at this venue three times over the past two weeks with visitors from overseas. On each occasion the food has been excellent. The chef really knows how to prepare seafood and fish. It is not a fancy establishment but offers excellent food.

Thank Paul V
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February 8, 2017|
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Response from hermanusharbour | Property representative |
Hi, we may not give out our email on this platform. Please call us on 028 313 0752. regards Mike
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
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Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Slipway New Harbour, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 0752
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