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Van Hunks

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Contemporary
As featured in 3 Days in Cape Town
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1 Upper Union Street | Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 5422
12:30 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 01:00
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good setting, good beer. Bad service. Waitress very unfriendly, unattentive and forgot we were even there. The food didn't make up for the service and unfortunately they will not see me again....but who knows. Another time and another waitron with another chef.....

Thank Airvertise
Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect cocktails and friendly waiters! Love to go and look over the deck as the day comes to a end and the hussle settles

Thank E9837BUjohnl
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

an excellent busy and lively experience with a wide range of good food professionally served . We had the Kingclip fish and the succulent Rump steak and couldn't fault it. One can have quick meal or take your time and saver the atmosphere a little out of town but worth a taxi ride to get there. Give Tom our kind... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We popped in hot and sweaty from a days sightseeing around Cape Town primarily gasping for a beer. The manager was so welcoming and chatty that we sampled four more mini beers and gave him our opinion and then had a very pleasant bottle of wine. My wife had some fish cakes, I had a local dish bobotie, we gave... More 

Thank 216BigAl1958
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered the burger special, 2 plain burgers for R100...then paid extra for our toppings. One burger ended up being soya. Service was really not the best either. Asked to be seated at the empty table in the smokers section in front, was told "it's for smokers and non - smokers, at the moment nobody there is smoking so we're not... More 

Thank Helga K
Nerja, Spain
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stopped here for a few beers but ended up eating and I am glad we did. The ribs were amazing, burger and chicken curry were great as well.

Thank Iamthebride
bend oregon
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My wife and I enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. We happened to be there on the night when pork belly ribs was their special. Everybody seemed to be ordering them and they looked so good we joined in. Very good choice. There are many other choices on their menu as well to choose from if ribs are not your thing.... More 

Thank treeman_8
Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great vibe, airy, trendy clientele. Good and flavourful food. Great value. If you are in the mood for a casual patio dining experience. do it at Van Dunks.

Thank andrespaara
Westville, South Africa
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We enjoyed a fabulous family night out, made very enjoyable by the delightful waiter and quality food. The service was exceptional from all staff involved, and every meal was delish. Without a doubt the best spare ribs I have ever tasted, they just fell off the bone. Van Hunks is a great place for friends or family gatherings, a very... More 

Thank Gr00vy69
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Van Hunks on two occassions and I cannot say enough good things about the restaurant. The serving staff are excellent! Regardless of how busy the restaurant is, you never wait long for service. I tried the Van Hunks burger (AMAZING!!) and my friend had the pork belly ribs which were fall off the bone,yummy perfection. All in all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Upper Union Street | Kloof Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 5422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?