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Miller's Thumb

10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kingklip” (161 reviews)
“jambalaya” (28 reviews)
“fresh fish” (73 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

This was my third visit and once again was blown away by the fantastic flavours of the food produced. What seems a fairly simple menu merely disguises the treat that follows from complex sauces which totally enhance the freshness of the array of fish. Don’t...More

Thank Ranniy
Reviewed yesterday

We called in on the off chance, bearing in mind we had a booking 3 days later. We were given a table in the back room, which was was quite bleak. I ordered the fish curry and my wife, who wasn't that hungry ordered the...More

Thank yorkie39
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for lunch, which was their quiet time. Attentive and friendly staff, matched with incredible food. Fresh and perfectly cooked seafood. Delicious

Thank anitamar90
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dinner on a Monday evening and the place the buzzing. Casual atmosphere with friendly professional service made for a comfortable experience. We ate prawns, oysters and mussels to start - the prawns were outstanding. Blue nose for main course with al dente stir fry veg...More

Thank Bosker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a find on our last day in Cape Town. The atmosphere was jovial, the service Impeccable and the food marvelous. We had the prawns and calamari to start and it had to be the best calamari we have ever had. The grilled Kingklip was...More

Thank perkis
Reviewed 4 days ago

After a while, we came back to Cape Town and we enjoyed Miller´s Thumb a lot again. We had a great Dinner there, the service and everything were excellent like in the past. The fresh fish is a must if you go there! My recommendation:...More

Thank Cars10L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of guests and tables squeezed into this colorful, lively spot with very good sea food dishes and wait staff dashing here and there. Good vibe throughout.

Thank lgf2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great oysters, fantastic local fishes in different preparation modes. Tasty wines and great desserts. Kind personnel inclusive the owner lady. The premise is surprisingly small, so prebook before you come. We loved it!

Thank Balázs D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had 2 large prawns for starter and kob fish with noodles. Coffee cake for dessert which was just fantastic. Only negative is that it is quite overly priced so wouldn't revisit however staff were very welcoming and helpful.

Thank mhairy7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality fish served, service was great. Quirky little place. Book ahead via your hotel. Two courses were around £25 pp.

Thank dsmensah
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22 December 2017|
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Response from Luke J | Reviewed this property |
I e-mailed. Lady owner responded but late saying TripAdvisor kept giving e-mail address for reservations despite her saying it should be by phone. She was very nice and i did get a cancellation. Bottom line is use phone.
4 November 2017|
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Response from InezzPatel | Reviewed this property |
I will do that please state the time and ur name for their reference
23 August 2017|
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Response from mike385 | Reviewed this property |
Quite close. From MQ to main road, turn left, about 200 meters turn right and it takes 10 to 15 minutes easy walk. The guys at MQ will give you a map if you ask them. It’s worth going, it really is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 3838
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