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“A great corner pub, with real people, not just tourists”
Review of Van Hunks

Van Hunks
Ranked #168 of 1,195 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stopped twice, If your older, you may want to go for a late lunch - the shrimp was fantastic, service friendly and fun. It gets rowdy at night but we braved it for an after dinner drink. Enjoyed watching soccer with the crowd but knew when it was time to leave. Left with smiles.

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Reviewed February 18, 2014

We went to Van Hunks a year ago, attracted by the fact that they had a big range of craft beers. Shame was that when we took visitors there a few days later, the choice was down to 1-2. However the pub food was good and the mister much appreciated after a trip up Table Mountain. So it was a real disappointment when we went back there recently on a Saturday evening with younger visitors; it was very busy. It seemed that a large table of diners had arrived shortly before us and their order held up everyone else's - or so we were told. Drinks service was OK but food service was very very slow. And the quality of our food (hake and fishcakes) was poor, quite tasteless, and we couldn't wait to finish and leave - but it took the patience of a saint waiting for the bill, we had to ask 3 times for it. Won't be taking anyone back there, I'm afraid.

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Thank Jill M
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

I judge restaurants on what they claim and this place was great.

If you want a fancy, seven course meal, this is not the place.

If, however, you want a cold craft beer, vibey atmosphere and decent pub-style food, you dont have to look much further.

Will return with some friends

Thank Dirre07
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Stopped in for lunch with friends. Started out quietly but within half an hour the place was buzzing. Food was good as was the service.

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Thank Leni R
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

My friend recommended the ribs here so when we found ourselves there later in the week I had to try. Best decision. The taste even beat my mums - which is pretty hard. Definitely eat at this place!

Thank Harriet B
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