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Ferrymans Tavern

V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 419 7748
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (9 reviews)
“pub grub” (17 reviews)
“great pub” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a burger and fish and chips. Main courses about $10-15. All good including the beers! Cocktails about $6.

Thank ozzie5melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only have ourselves to blame really as we had eaten here a few days earlier and enjoyed the music so decided to go back. Second time around the service was extremely slow which wasn't the staffs fault rather the lack of them. We had...More

Thank JummaBee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here one evening at random. The restaurant has lots of outdoor and covered seating, mostly on picnic tables. The menus is casual with basic food choices. I had fish and chips, and my wife had the soup. The service was friendly and the...More

Thank GeoTrvlr2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always liked Ferrymans because of the beer. The service is ok but not too good, as they lack waiters to service all the people. The food is ok but expensive - but food prices are high in the waterfront.

1  Thank Johan v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually stopped in here twice - once for lunch and another time to get drinks before having dinner elsewhere. At our lunch we had to return and cancel one meal ordered and have it replaced with another meal entirely - the original meal could not...More

1  Thank ADKtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our 4 day trip to Cape Town we would visit the Ferrymans before and after dinner. It was always busy, had a good vibe and the bands in the evening were entertaining.

1  Thank CM73_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Sunday afternoon need for a quick beer landed us at Ferrymans. We were not in the mood for the whole vibe and managed to get a seat outside at the entrance. From there we could observe, enjoy and sip on a beer... great "old...More

1  Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The venue inside and outside are most attractive and reminiscent of overseas pubs. The basket meals are delicious, especially the wraps and sauces.

1  Thank Larine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and relaxed. Had something to bite and to drink. We sat outside with a good vibe around us. You have to try the Ferrymans lager they brew it themselves.

1  Thank xxnadu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an inside market setting with lots of choice. There is a great coffee bar, lots of food from all around the world. It's buzzing & there is a great atmosphere

1  Thank BigblueAl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V & A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 419 7748
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