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The Quarterdeck Restaurant

Portswood Road | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 418 3281
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“curries” (8 reviews)
“custard” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Portswood Road | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Choices of typical Cape Malay food was good. Had a wonderful experience at the restaurant. Attentive, helpful and the food was wonderful.

Thank Dianne R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My daughter and I went for lunch at this place. I must say words will not do justice to the food. We had an assortment of Cape Malay Curries which were amazing. this food was divine and the portions were big, we could not even...More

Thank Shamiso Alice M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Large portions of Cape Malay seafood. Tasty, a bit spicy. The breakfast there was also very good, especially the omelets!

Thank DougA943
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely ambience and friendly helpful staff. Had chicken and prawn curry which was good. However, given this restaurant advertises as specializing in Cape Malay flavours I was disappointed. I have had better Cape Malay curries at other restaurants in the area.

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The restaurant has a wide choice of meals on offer and great staff. The food and service are excellent.

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This restaurant was in our hotel The Portswood and we decided to have dinner here rather than venture out into the town. It was a very nice experience. It was not busy and we were served promptly with nice food. Worth having dinner here if...More

Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Cape Malay food, huge portions, great price, good service, and lovely decor. The Chef's Feast is a terrific deal- the Savoury Malay Platter is a great and substantial starter, with divided plate of samosas, meatballs, breaded prawns, etc. and nice dipping sauces. The chutney...More

Thank travelbelle88
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The menu consists largely of different types of Cape Malay curries - we had a lamb curry which was excellent. The restaurant and bar also has a very good winelist; service was friendly and attentive.

Thank Rinette187870
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We visited for lunch and decided to have the Chef's menu. Which is a choice of 1 of 2 starters, 4 of 7 curries and 2 of 3 desserts. We sat outside near the pool on a hot day - beautiful and quiet - hard...More

Thank cillab1
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This restaurant is very nice and cozy to eat breakfast or pop in for a snack/glass of wine, while you have a meeting in Cape Town. Quiet and cozy coaches to sit in for discussions. However not the best when you are tourist and would...More

Thank carinl974
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portswood Road | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront area, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 3281
This is a Cape Malay Restaurant inside the Portswood Hotel, in tehw aterfront area of Cape Twon
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