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Mariner's Wharf

Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1100
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (127 reviews)
“lobster” (24 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
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Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I'm not a big seafood person but this had to be the best fish and chips I've ever had. The fish was hake fish and cooked to perfection. Douse it with vinegar or tar tar sauce and it's even better (also no bones like snouef!)....More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent Menu and location, with views of the harbour, bay and mountains. Great for fish and seafood. Theme decor. Free parking. Recommended.

Reviewed 6 days ago

To sit on the outside deck with a grand view of Hout Bay and divine seafood is just the perfect recipe for a good day out. The drink selection is marvelous, good wines, cocktails and beers and then you turn the page and look at...More

Thank johnnycns
Reviewed 1 week ago

By far my favorite seafood restaurant in the Cape, friendly efficient staff with a sound knowledge of both the wine and food menus. My personal choice, East coast soles, always tasty and cooked to perfection. infact this is making me hungry, I'm popping in right...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great seafood fish and chips is good,the langoestine were excellent and the Fish Curry is reallyDelicious

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is a must stop when visiting Hout bay. I Had the calamari rings with rice and it was one of the best! my husband enjoyed a seafood platter - big enough to share and it was top class. The service was excellent for...More

Thank Rika B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery is beautiful and the restaurant has a very nice traditional style. It is primarily a seafood restaurant as the name suggests and an amazing one at that. We went with my relatives, a group of 11 people and every single one of us...More

Thank Mairi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to a few fish and chips eateries in Cape Town and surrounds, and every time we visit Cape Town the family wants to take us to another "amazing" fish and chips spot. Please do not even bother! Mariners Wharf makes the best...More

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must if visiting Hout Bay. The fish is fresh and delicious. The view is just beautiful. Great spot for lunch.

Thank Trevvl
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We decided to take my granddad put for lunch. On the last minute we decided to go to Mariners Wharf. We were not sorry with our decision.We ordered our drinks. Merry Mermaid- Amazing sparkling wine with elderberry cordial. My new fave. We then ordered 2...More

Thank Lee-sah T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1100
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Mariner's Wharf is the first harbourfront emporium in Africa and consists of the upstairs 360 seater Wharfside Grill restaurant, the downstairs fast- food Seafood Bistro, nautical gift shops, Bakery and Fishmarket.
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