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“Views Food Service...GREAT !”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Harbour Rock

The Harbour Rock
Ranked #13 of 109 Restaurants in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $27
Cuisines: Seafood, Sushi
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Good for: Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Stamford
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Views Food Service...GREAT !”
Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant overlooking the bay from the New Harbour.
Setting was matched by the food. I firmly believe that this has to be one of the best places to eat around the town. How anyone from The UK can fault the prices, or quality I have no idea. I fancied fish and the grilled hake was absolutely to die for ... And cost the princely sum of 75 rands which is less than a fiver ! Grilled to perfection it melted in my mouth...my wife had seafood chowder which was stunning, and the mussels starter I had was delightful, some of the finest I have tasted. The grilled Kingclip was also a delicious main course to be recommended. The ambience was very pleasant as was the service. Great wine at giveaway prices made this, as in so many South African restaurants, a meal to remember. Anything like this in the UK would have cost more than double, and we would find it difficult to get fresh grilled fish like this away from the coast. Definitely worth a return visit to try something else from their menu !

Visited January 2014
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Potter Bar, Herts (near London), England
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360 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
“Great Views”
Reviewed January 20, 2014

You will have to travel a wee bit towards the outside of town and pass through a residential area to reach this restaurant.

I recommend booking a table by the window so you get a sea view.

It was a cold evening when we visited and they had a hearty log fire burning and sat us by this which was great.

This is a trendy place and the food is also good but we did find afterwards better places to eat at reasonable prices.

  • Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent sushi by the New Harbour”
Reviewed January 15, 2014

Great place for sushi and fish, with view over working New Harbour in Hermanus. Good value for money too

Visited December 2013
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Blackpool
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Beautiful Setting”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

The view from the restaurant over the habour was really nice and the food was good but not great. It is more expensive than some of the other places we ate in Hermanus but is also more upmarket than other places. It is seafood with a thai fusion and we did enjoy it but the service was a little stiff although pleasant.

  • Visited October 2013
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Hamburg
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“Great Sushi, Great View”
Reviewed January 12, 2014

After quite a walk from "Downtown" Hermanus we had wonder late lunch break with very frsh sushi, great service and excellent wime (Chenin Blanc). As a result we returned for dinner and enjoyed it again. Definitely also value for money, can only recommend further

Visited October 2013
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