Adventures For Your Tastebuds

Adventures For Your Tastebuds

The foodie experience of Hout Bay extends beyond fish and chips. The flavors and cultures meld into a delight of the palate. The diversity in the cuisines naturally evolved over the years. It bears testament to the multicultural community of Hout Bay – as their variety is verifiably the spice of life. Feel the warmth of our people while you enjoy some of the most delicious dishes and soak in that positive vibe that is Hout Bay.

Catch the vibe this summer

Mariners Wharf Hout Bay

One of the legendary restaurants of Hout Bay, Mariners Wharf. The Captain that leads this legendary establishment, Mr. Stanley Dorman, brought his vision to establish the very first waterfront of CapeTown, right here in HoutBay. In 1984 its world-famous Fishmarket opened and had evolved since, with the expansion of the Wharfside Grill restaurant in 1991.

Visitors to and residents of Hout Bay will welcome this magnificently illustrated book which describes how it developed from a source of timber to the beautiful village it is today, with its world-famous Mariner’s Wharf.

Foodie enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike can indulge in a variety of choices. Plan to stay a while longer in our beautiful Bay to gain the whole experience of the exciting tastes.

Best Pizza in Africa

With the title of “Best pizza in Africa” for the second year running, Massimo is a village favourite of both locals and visitors. The passion project of Massimo, his recent addition of liqueurs, offers the perfect complement to his dishes.

If you’re lucky to have a seat in his restaurant, you will enjoy the soulful, incredible tunes that many of the staff belt out, star-studded indeed! Savour the tastes of these mouth-watering pizzas. You can dine in or takeaway for a leisurely meal at home—one of the best restaurants in Cape Town and Hout Bay.

Deus ex Machina is another treasure in Hout Bay. The restaurant is housed in a historic building, with many stories of the friendly ghost, Elsa Cloete. This international brand draws “motorcycle/surf/ and all things creative to this exciting location.

Whether it’s vinyl, you seek or great memorabilia …or to hang out for some of the best dishes being served out at Deus. This child-friendly restaurant offers a fun play area and regularly hosts events for both adults and kids.

Head, Heart, Hands best describes my love of cooking and making people happy with my food, says Jeff Nathan, owner of The Voetsek Kitchen

Made with love. The Voetsek Kitchen Trailer offers delicious wraps.  Choose your favorite: Falafel, Karoo Lamb & Chicken, Shwarma, and Beef Shish kebabs. For the less adventuresome eater, you can grab a fresh burger.  Enjoy a regional favorite boerewors or samoosas.  Don’t miss tasting the variety of fantastic homemade sauces.

Brunch Anyone?

The Pelican is a cut above other restaurants in Cape Town and Hout Bay.  Popular with the locals, The Pelican offers a delicious array of breakfast and brunch fare. From fresh-made crepes and waffles to rich and flavourful eggs benedict.   Don’t be surprised to find people conducting a little local business over a cup of coffee or a cappuccino.  With the addition of a fireplace, The Pelican is the ideal spot in the winter to cozy up. Summers bring live music to The Pelican for all to enjoy.

Hout Bay can offer a delectable assortment of fine dining, eateries, and takeaways from sweet to spicy and everything in between.

Download our free ebook A Foodie Experience, and explore for yourself the flavors of Hout Bay.

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