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The Harbour Rock

Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (170 reviews)
“prawns” (51 reviews)
“chowder” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 776 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried the Harbour Rock Sea Grill for lunch and while the food was tasty and the service was good I did feel somewhat underdressed and 1 coke, 1 small water, a calamari starter and 1 fish and chips for R232 was a little too...More

Thank Geo H
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I especially enjoyed the Seafood chowder and the sushi nigiri and hand rolls and my wife enjoyed the king kilo. Service was great.

1  Thank Ken S
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The fried fish just about average, service average, rather pricey. A great pity, as so much more is expected from a restaurant at such a special location. OK for a beer or two, provided that the whales are “on show”.

Thank Hekkies
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was really a bad experience, the food was simply bad, not spiced correctly, but furthermore the quality was poor The cream in the dessert was even sour. My wife got sick the next day.

1  Thank kessiger
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Although some if the main meals were a tad pricey, the excellent service, beautiful setting and fantastic food were absolutely worth it. From the outside parking area... looks can be deceiving, but the inside of the restaurant is warm and inviting with staff welcoming you...More

Thank Yvonne V
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Situated in New Harbour this would probably be better for lunch than dinner as locate directly on waterfront. Dinner was ordinary and pretty sure my curry was microwaved. It was tasty but not exceptional. There are probably better places in center of Hermanus

Thank gladys3152
Reviewed 7 September 2017

For many years now I have frequented this fabulous restaurant. It Perth on the rocks at the New Harbour. The Staff are always extremely accommodating and the embience perfect. I have recommended this restaurant to many of my friends visiting South Africa. Highly recommended.

Thank maritaFullerdeBeer
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Food was great. The restaurant wasn't very full but great location at the new harbour. We had a lovely evening. The dessert was also amazing!

Thank harels
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Service almost always good. Food, especially the sushi, is of a good standard. Great place to relax and watch the whales

Thank Twoplanes
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We took our parents for their 61 anniversary and everything was perfect.The best waitres and great food from staters to pudding. The dum sums ,sushi ,cob and cream brule was served so nicely and we could not have booked a nicer restaurant. Lovely setting and...More

Thank WillemanEsme
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Response from George A | Reviewed this property |
Their website is very handy
Martin W
6 November 2016|
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Response from Christoan S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin W. When posting questions please try to be more specific. When you say "best hotel" do you mean best in luxury accommodation, best in value for money, or does "best" mean "cheapest" or "closest to the beach"? As... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 2920
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