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The Harbour Rock

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Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
+27 28 312 2920
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always receive the warmest of welcome greetings. The menu, although not extensive, is so good! The setting is magnificent. The staff is well trained. It is always good to go back there.

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Wilcox1
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi really good here, but main course of prawns was uninspiring, but nothing wrong with it. Easy walking distance of Harbour View Guest house.

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EMSWORTH
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal here. Recommended by the owner of the guest house we were staying in. I could not decide what to have and opted for sushi which was excellent, fresh and innovative, beautifully presented. The rest of my party had fish which was perfectly cooked. The food took a while to arrive, but we were in no... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since 13 years I visited Harbour Rock, for it's spectacular views and the good food and service. The views are still the same, the service is hectic, my butternut soup hadn't any taste and the tuna sushi was of low quality. No one asked if everything is ok or if the food was good. Even after low tipp no interest.... More 

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san rafael, ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant located at the new Harbour with a beautiful ocean view. We started with oysters..cheap, fresh and delicious. Friday they offer a special sushi discount menu. I was Definately in sushi heaven. I had a huge platter of sushi for $13 US!!! Truly the best freshest ever!

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Thank Sandy S
Verona, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is beautiful with an amazing view on the harbor. We have eated fish, sushi, curry fish and grilled fish. A lovely dinner. Good service.

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Reigate
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit Harbour Rock while we were in Hermanus and we weren't disappointed - it is in the must stunning location and we walked along the cliff path from Hermanus old harbour and by the time we got there we were hungry! The food and wine was great and service was all outstanding. Ask for a window... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a nutshell: good view, bad food, terrible service. There are other spots in the area that I would take a gamble on before darkening this place's door.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has the best ocean views of Hermanus harbour. The service was excellent and friendly. Good music and value for money. Large selection of sushi which I really enjoyed and my wife loved the lamb curry. I would recommend this place without any hesitation

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Meise, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been putting a smile on my face for many years. The food is sublime, the view is breath-taking. And the lobster,divine. They have a very good wine list and the bread is moreish. All in all. Book, go, eat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Site 24A, New Harbour, Hermanus, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 312 2920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?