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“Great location, great food”
Review of Harbour House

Harbour House
Ranked #1 of 28 Restaurants in Kalk Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Harbour House Restaurant is located in the heart of an old working fishing harbour.Come and experience fine dining as the waves splash up against the windows while you enjoy the freshest seafood and line fish caught from our own boat.Window tables are a must so reservations are essential!
Watford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Great location, great food”
Reviewed November 15, 2012 via mobile

Once you have battled the traffic jam from the road works, the view here is great. Most guides say you needs to book. We did but it was not busy, however to ensure a window table I guess booking is a good idea.

At the risk if being boring and repeating previous writers, the seafood is very good and really well coked and presented. Staff attentive, wine reasonable and the view amazing. Oddly I was hoping for bad weather just for the period we were sitting there so that the waves would be crashing against the windows.. So had to make do watching the seals playing alongside the harbour walls.

In sum, book a table by the window, have good seafood and don't worry about the traffic you battled through to get here.

Thank Nahrobson
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Madrid, Spain
Level 6 Contributor
197 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Supperb service, great food and fantastic location”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Right on top of the water in the harbour. Very lively with fantastic atmosphere. Our waitress, Samantha, was fantastic. Fun, professional, informative and quick. We were 9 people and everyone was delighted. Seafood platter was amazing (Lobster, mussels, calamari, prawns, line fish like kingklipper and yellowtail...). Also delicious oysters as a surprise. Sushi was ok but surprisingly only salmos. Wine recommended by Samantha was fantastic. A supperb evening.

Visited November 2012
Thank Perrel
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Llucmajor, Spain
Level 6 Contributor
498 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
“Good seafood fare”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

A pleasant place to go to for a good seafood meal. Also, whilst it is still daylight, a fantastic view of False Bay.
The Fish Soup is a winner!

Visited November 2012
Thank Wolfgang H
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Simon's Town RSA
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Excellent food, well tempered wine, fantastic view and kind personnel.
We will return to Simon's town December this year, and for sure to Harbour house.

  • Visited December 2011
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Thank Stefan H
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Los Angeles, California
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Great place for fish”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

If by any chance you are not afraid of huge traffic jam induced by the roadwork just in front of the entrance of the harbor in Kalk Bay, do not miss this restaurant. The view is superb if you have a window table reserved and the sea food delicious.
On your way out, you may stop on the harbor fish market to buy as we did a 60lb fresh tuna and have it sliced for you by the local fishermen. Watch the seals and the cormorants begging for a peace of flesh!

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Horace N
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