Summer '21 Tastes Great in Hout Bay

Summer ’21 Tastes Great in Hout Bay

Come Hungry

Hout Bay has been hailed as the Fish & Chips capital of South Africa; no visit to CT is complete without a taste of this signature dish. Over the years, the legendary seaside village has transformed into a melting pot of cultures.

This diversity is reflected in the unique tastes served up at over 75 establishments in the Bay. Travel the world right here in Hout Bay, each dish being adapted with a local twist.

Come sunset, chill out and enjoy the vibe with friends over drinks and appetizers. Discover a local craft beer or small-batch gin.

This summer season, make Hout Bay your retreat, with so many options to savour and tantalize your taste buds. The local, homegrown feel at many of our restaurants will provide you with more than just that delicious meal but that real authentic experience that will keep you coming back for more.

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While we save the planet, keeping it authentic is the approach that most of our establishments in the Bay take on – using ethically sourced ingredients and adopting a more enviro-friendly approach in their restaurants. Owner-run establishments are what create these unique dishes, so you have the promise of a mouthwatering meal.

Dario’s, this local hangout, is a Hout Bay favourite coffee shop and Italian restaurant. The owner, Dario, runs the cafe, and Dario’s clients become family!  The atmosphere is casual and friendly.

One of the best family-friendly places on the beach is Dunes Restaurant and Bar.  Dunes is the only beach restaurant on the Atlantic seaboard in Hout Bay.  You will enjoy breathtaking views of Chapman’s Peak, the Sentinel while enjoying cocktails or a bit to eat on the beach.

And no visit to Hout Bay is complete without a stop at Fish on the Rocks.  In 1951, Fish on the Rocks opened as a fisherman’s supply store and turned it into a restaurant 30 years ago—an icon of Hout Bay, with a loyal following. And of course, try the fish and chips.

Fisk on the Rocks Fish and chips

Each of the restaurants of Hout Bay delights in their unique style and cuisines to provide you with a memorable experience. There is something for every palate – so many choices, too little time? We invite you to stay a while!

Deli a la mode

New deli-style stores have attracted the locals and visitors alike. With their unique, top-quality range of products -these aesthetically pleasing stores, together with their extensive range, has customers returning for more.

Deli & Biltong Shack was born out of the love and appreciation for good, honest, healthy food is Deli & Biltong Shack.

And we love the Butcher’s Mermaid! They dedicate themselves to providing customers with locally sourced, free-range meat products, the finest charcuterie, and a choice of deliciously-prepared dishes on their terrace.

Whatever your tastes, you will be deliciously happy when you indulge in the foodie experience of Hout Bay. Make Hout Bay your home this summer and eat like a local. #summer21

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