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“Great View” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thorfynns Restaurant

Thorfynns Restaurant
Ranked #556 of 1,135 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Cuisines: African
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Preston, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Great View”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2014

We had a great evening at Thorfynns, there is a great view over Noordhoek beach, sitting on the decking watching the sunset was great. The food was very good and the steaks done to perfection, the service was excellent and made the evening. This is worth going out of your way to eat here.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
“Cape Towns best kept secret”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

Awesome ambiance , Fantastic food ,Friendly and willing staff... Child friendly.... Spectacular views.... I had my sons birthday party at Thorfynnes restaurant, and have subsequently booked my daughters 21st party. Reservations were incredibly helpful in assisting me in booking our family into their cottages ... Thank you Monkey Valley resort !!!!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Venue , good food, nice view.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2014

The setting is rustic and classy at the same time. Set overlooking the Noordhoek Beach.
The food was good and timeously presented, we had grilled calamari starters, with Steak and a dish consisting of beef fillet wrapped in bacon as mains. The three children accompanying us had fish nuggets with chips, of far greater quality and quantity than any franchise restaurant we have ever visited.

Although off to a slow start waiting to be seated, once we were seated, the presentation of the food and drinks was well timed. Presentation of the actual dishes, was also good. The Calamari was great and the steak the most succulent and soft that I have had in the last year. Much better priced than much more fancy expensive establishments as well.

A children's pay area and a swimming pool in the immediate vicinity of the outside deck tables also help to entertain the little ones.

Reasonably priced, great setting and good service make this establishment well worth a visit.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Little hidden gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

Friends recommended this restaurant and we were pleasantly impressed with the good service and quality of food. The calamari was very well prepared and tasty and the pizzas were good. The service was outstanding - all this at a reasonable price with an amazing view of Noordhoek beach. We will definetly be back.

Visited December 2013
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Muizenberg, Western Cape, South Africa
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Like a tropical getaway”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

This is the place to go for a romantic time out.The view is spectacular and the food is unpretentious and so affordable.Our waiter was really friendly and went the extra mile for us.The whole place lights up at night with candles everywhere and fairylights in the trees.Absolutely loved it!

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