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“MMM - Good good food”
Review of Miller's Thumb

Miller's Thumb
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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333 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“MMM - Good good food”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Had a great meal with friends and the service was a breath of fresh air. You go here to eat seafood and only seafood. The dorado and calamari tubes left us fingerless. The wine list is concise and also at good value. If booking, ask for a table at the very back of the restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank RicotheGreat
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Cape Towns best kept secret”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Hus band and wife owner team, complimenting each other with superb service
and outrageously divine food, fresh and a fusion of different tastes and flavours,
they have a menu for all types of palates, we have never had a bad meal at this
our all time favourite restaurant...5 start for sure, but hush...dont tell too many,
lets keep this our secret...

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank nats992
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Mönchengladbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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3 reviews
“Excellent blue nose fish cajun”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

Recently after some years back to this place. The owner remembered me!! Had an excellent blue nose fish cajun style. It was the ultimate recommendation of the owner. A must have are also the tentacles deep fried, not to find on the menu. Ask for this starter and you will not be disappointed.
Can't wait to get back to this cosy little restaurant.
Hans-Erich T.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Hans-Erich T
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Boston, Massachusetts
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1,857 reviews
1,475 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 964 helpful votes
“Great Chow, Service, and Atmosphere”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

This is a great spot. While everything we had was excellent (starters too) the thing to order here is fish. They take the 3 freshest catches of the day and list them on the board... you can have it prepared one of a few different ways... we tried all of them and all were excellent. The fish is perfectly cooked whatever way you choose. The atmosphere is so casual, the place is small. The wait staff friendly and efficient. After dining here it makes you cringe when someone suggests one of the touristy places at the waterfront... you just keep thinking, "I have to go back to Miller's Thumb". VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  • Visited August 2013
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4 Thank WINEandTRAVEL
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North Carolina
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79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“YUM!”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

We ate here with friends our first night in Cape Town. Fish was wonderful! Service attentive.

Very cozy and laid back atmosphere.

Highly recommend.

  • Visited May 2013
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3 Thank dwprairiefire
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