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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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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (132 reviews)
“calamari” (117 reviews)
“chowder” (12 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
Hout Bay Road | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The fish and chips here regardless of whether you get the take away or go upstairs to the restaurant you will not be disappointed, I cannot explain what they do to the batter but it’s the most crispiest tastiest and the fish is so fresh,...More

1  Thank babesurrey
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this restaurant this week, was excited to try the fresh fish, the fish itself was lovely however the batter and fries / chips were so greasy I couldn't eat it...service was very good and the location was lovely...

Thank 132ionam
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited this restaurant a few times this year and have had only great experienced. They serve great food which is value for money. Service is excellent with friendly waiters and very involved Manager Alfie Majiet, he always checks on tables a few times during your...More

Thank Mishy_Dee_Vee
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short drive from Cape Town and a lovely Bay. We arrived close to lunch time and parked next to the Mariner’s complex. We walked around and looked at some stalls selling local souvenirs but really we were looking for drinks and lunch. On the...More

Thank mhallcool
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always our first restaurant when in Hout Bay. Always good quality fish. We are boring because we always have the fish and chips this is our bench mark for the rest of our holiday. Must say no others have equaled theirs. Good service...More

Thank djbeecroft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a stunning setting with a beautiful view of Hout Beach with it;s white sands and bay. We sat outside so it was wonderful with the scent of the sea air and sound of the gulls. My husband had the Fisherman's Basket...More

Thank Leean W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visited the interesting harbour of Hout Bay, we were looking for a more decent fish restaurant than the usual fish and chips snacks you can find everywhere. Choosing the Mariner´s Wharf was definetly the wrong decision. The outside view and the bread offered...More

2  Thank Goumet2000
Shaun B, Director at Mariner's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear "Goumet2000" We bake our seed-loaf bread daily in our in-house bakery and the views are of Chapman's Peak, the harbour, the beach and the bay of Hout Bay so I am glad you found that "okay". My concern is that you didn't enjoy the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, especially the fresh fish and sea food is excellent; service is very quick, even when they are nearly full, which it was on both times we visited it. Setting is great; we sat outside on the veranda, overlooking Hout Bay and the beach....More

Thank Aston P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tonight we have been there for the second time in a row. The food is delicious and fresh. The taste is gorgeous and spicy (if you order). We tried the fisherman’s basket - selection of seafood and fish. Just great. Yesterday we asked for a...More

Thank JRsTrip2PlanetEarth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got the prime spot!! Table at the bottom of the balcony - best view by far! Food is also great and the waiters are very friendly!

1  Thank Zel15
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Jackie O
November 25, 2017|
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Response from mrabotha | Reviewed this property |
Reply from the restaurant. Dear Andre Thank you for your enquiry. Please take note of the following: We take latest reservations on 25-12-2017 @ 12pm.[Nothing later]. We serve our normal alacarte menu. We require a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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