Best Places to Watch the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Best Places to Watch the Cape Town Cycle Tour

Hout Bay Welcomes Cyclists & Spectators

The Cape Town Cycle Tour starts Sunday, 13 March, at the famous Chapmans Peak Drive in Hout Bay. Along the route, you will feel the electric excitement in the air.

Beginning in 1978, the Cape Town Cycle Tour has been drawing cyclists and spectators from all over the world to its scenic routes of South Africa. What started as a small event with just a few hundred riders has turned into an internationally acclaimed cycling extravaganza.

Here are the top 10 places to cheer on cyclists and indulge in the hospitality of Hout Bay.

Seattle Coffee Company on Chapman’s Peak. The ideal setting, get the perfect view from the deck while sipping on your favourite caffeine shot and cheering on the riders as they come down Chapmans Peak Drive. Do your bit to give them that boost to the goalpost.

Ideally located to catch all the hype and vibe as the cyclists ride by. The delicious Italian-style Restaurant with a hint of Portuguese influence is perfectly set on the main road just before Chapmans Peak in Hout Bay.  

Enjoy the exotic tastes of Morocco right here in Hout Bay. The best falafel!. Achla is excited to host their first Bingo & Falafel evening this Tuesday, 15th March 2022, hosted by the gorgeous Princess Pop, guaranteed to be a fun evening for all.  

Fat Olive
Whether it’s vegan, you seek something wholesome, enjoy the delicious meals from this great food truck, located at the perfect spot to view the cyclists and cheer them along.

Delicious food with healthy options using only the freshest ingredients! Relax and enjoy breakfast or lunch under the trees or tented areas. Catch a glimpse of the cyclists and join in the cheer and support.

Zur Holzbucht
It’s never too early for a beer! Enjoy your favourite ale or pilsener or choose both in this fantastic beer garden, well located to enjoy the open air and be part of the vibe of the Cape Town Cycle Tour.

Hout Bay Coffee
Voted one of the best coffee’s in Cape Town. This cosy coffee shop, tucked away in Fisherman’s Village, Mainstream surrounded by a stream and lush gardens. The electric buzz of the village precinct, together with the most delicious coffee, will set you a-buzz while you view the cyclists peddle by

Enjoy the various decadent meals ( breakfast and lunch ) enjoy al fresco. A popular hangout, conveniently located in Mainstream Mall, will not disappoint. You will not be far from the action, step aside and view the cyclists whizzing by.

The Pelican Hout Bay
As the riders enter Victoria Road gearing up for the infamous Suikerbossie the Pelican is the best spot. Enjoy the delicious light meals or breakfast while sipping on your favourite wine or beer or fresh juices and smoothies, all in a very cosy setting.  Have an incredible view of the event.


There’s always a party happening here. Live DJ, pizzas and beers, and a whole lot of fun as you cheer on the riders, giving them the final push as they do their last incline on Suikerbossie.

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