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Miller's Thumb

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary
As featured in Lively viabrant City and 1 other guide
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10b Kloofnek Road | Tamboerskloof, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 3838
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 12:30 - 14:00
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I sat at the bar having a nice chat with the kind barman and the other staff and manager. Wine recommended was great. The fish recommended was done awesomely. And also I remember having had very delicious starter and desert. All in all this was an excellent experience. If in CT, reserve and go.

1 Thank Simon B
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely vibe in this place , great staff , wine and food excellent they have fresh fish on a chalk board each day and can be cooked in a couple of different ways. We had kingfish cooked in soy and ginger was amazing , plus the wine was delicious ! Would definitely recommended .!

1 Thank eeley1987
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent. Homely feel. Front of house came around to talk. Waitress very friendly. Try the bullnose with periperi butter. The fries were fantastic

Thank Nicolas E
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A spur of the moment recommendation led us here. My husband had the fish caterer done cajun style with an orange mustard tabasco sauce on thin veggies. I nibbled so much of his food it was perfectly cooked. I have the starter salmon ravioli . Nice texture pasta and tasty salmon filling. I have the mushrooms with crab unfortunately there... More 

Thank InezzPatel
New York, USA
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72 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant is located very close to the Mount Nelson Hotel. In fact we walked back at night with no problem. At first they gave us a lousy table but agreed to move us. The atmosphere was very pleasant and quaint. The food was great. We had a delicious curry. The staff was very friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant.... More 

Thank semsemsemsem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a blissful sensory experience! amazing food! I have referred so many of my friends and networks of contacts to dine at this fine establishment!

Thank Madge P
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We knocked and the place looked closed. But luckily we were the first customers for lunch and were treated very nicely for a simple light lunch Offered a half portion was great. Didn't want a whole plateful Food was tasty and my wife loved the Greek mussels Overall a nice place

Thank GolfDuck
Kendal, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Book in advance to be sure of a table in this homely restaurant specialising in fresh fish. The blue cheese and toasted walnut salad was the best I have ever tasted. Jessica our waitress was very friendly and efficient and is worth her weight in gold! The owner explains all the dishes to every table which is a nice touch.

Thank ktrim
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love the homely setting of this restaurant, it is welcoming and the staff are brilliant We have been coming over many years and if possible we enjoy it more each time The food is so beautifully cooked with so many choices, and the selection of wines are excellent it makes for a really lovely evening many thanks Jane and... More 

Thank Icesk8terglasgow
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great quality food at reasonable prices. Large selection of fish dishes which are delicious.Very friendly staff and management.

Thank Brian H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?