Things to do Near Me in Hout Bay

Things to do Near Me in Hout Bay

Weekend Chills in the Bay

One of the most common questions is, “What are the things to do near me”? This Thursday’s Top Ten are our recommendations things to do this upcoming weekend in Hout Bay. 

 DARG Easter Pop-up Market – DARG in Hout Bay is an excellent animal shelter that has been caring for, and re-homing previously abused and abandoned dogs and cats. This non-profit has done incredible work over the past decades. It is highly reliant on public generosity and support to keep its operations going, providing these needed services to these vulnerable animals. There is nothing more rewarding than volunteering your services to help take care of and show love to these lovable creatures.  Show your support this weekend (9th April 2022) for the DARG Easter Pop-up Market and help raise funds for the dogs and cats of DARG. This fun activity will include an Easter egg hunt and loads of delicious food options, ranging from home-style baked goodies to the legendary Massimo pizzas, 2nd books and antiques, and much more. Come and join the fun and support this worthy cause.

Voted Best Pizza in Africa

Best Pizza Hout Bay

Massimo’s Voted Best Pizza in Africa by is another accolade for a local pizzeria. Dine options or a takeaway, with an extravagant menu to choose from, you will not be disappointed. Wanting to wipe away the Monday Blues, look no further than Massimo’s. Apart from the delicious mouth-watering pizzas, be entertained by the highly talented staff. They also produce the most beautiful melodies, Acapulco style. The experience at Massimo’s gets even better when you indulge in Massimo’s Spirit Famosi. These delicious hand-crafted Italian liqueurs will wipe away those Monday blues and keep you inspired for the week ahead. To avoid disappointment, be sure to make your reservations.

The Deli & Biltong Shack – This small deli with big flavour and quality is a must-visit. This quaint little deli conveniently located on Victoria Road offers venison and pasture-reared beef biltong, all made with special care with a unique array of spices blended by the owner himself.

This deli provides quality, organic produce for more than biltong lovers. Their focus is to provide delicious, natural, healthy, and “as local as possible” quality produce for you and your loved ones to enjoy. The range extends to a wide selection, offering you a variety of goat cheeses, eggs, dried fruit & nuts, house brand pickles and spices, and organic vegetables.

The Sweetest Creations in Hout Bay

Crumbs Custom Cupcakes

Crumbs Custom Cupcakes – OMG! Is it cake? You will be easily fooled into believing this is a beautiful bouquet of flowers, but this is not so. The viral popularity of Crumbs Custom Cupcakes is in high demand. Talented artisan, Katie, has been creating these masterpieces over the past year, which has earned her great fame and support in the Mother City. So the next time you want to celebrate a special event, make this extra special by ordering your favourite bouquet from Crumbs Custom Cupcakes. To avoid disappointment, be sure to place your order well in advance. ➡️➡️Follow on Instagram 

The Love of the Sea

BlueBay2030 – Show your love for the ocean by supporting the incredible work being done by this non-profit, BlueBay2030. This organisation strives to achieve Blue Flag status for the mariner by 2030. Reducing the plastic and pollutants with the mariner helps save life above and below the waterline. Support their clean-up events and have some fun watching the Waste Shark or get on board Ollie. Engage with the resident zoologist, Chris Hames, who also heads up BlueBay2030, and learn about the extraordinary underwater lifeforms here in Hout Bay. 

Where to Eat Thai Food in Hout Bay

Bow Thai – Fancy some genuine Thai cuisine? Stay warm this winter savour, delicious Thai cuisine made with the freshest ingredients and crafted to perfection. Opt for a dine-in experience. The laid-back vibe will remind you of being back on the island. You can also order in. 

Bow Thai commits to reducing its use of plastic and helping to save the planet. All the packaging is environmentally friendly. In fact, customers are encouraged to bring their own containers for their takeaway orders. Now that’s a sustainable solution! 💚

Papinos Jolly Cook Hout Bay

Papino’s by Jolly Cook – The locals and visitors welcomed this new take on the legendary Papinos restaurant. This fresh new approach brings a unique vibe with a very extensive menu that will tantalize your taste buds. Feel at home in this beautifully decorated space, where the warm atmosphere and relaxed vibe are welcoming

The Flavors of Greece

Souvla Stix – Longing for the Mediterranean, then look no further. Be transported to this destination when you savour the tastes of the souvla – this is a Greek/Cypriot way of cooking meat and chicken over hot coals on rotating skewers. Mouthwateringly delicious!!! An experience not to be missed. Indulge in an early start, and enjoy Shakshuka for breakfast. There’s nothing like it! Breakfast will not be the same again

Synonymous with the term “Fish n Chips”

Fish on the Rocks – A visit to Hout Bay cannot be completed without the traditional fish n chips. Known as the “fish n chips “capital, Hout Bay is home to many restaurants that serve this popular dish. Fish on the Rocks has earned its title of being one of the best for fish n chips. Set in a beautiful location, on the water’s edge, with the iconic Chapmans Peak drive insight and the Sentinel in the backdrop. Be part of the hustle and bustle as you snake along the queue for your fresh fish n chips. Fish on the Rocks is the most popular choice in Hout Bay. This legendary restaurant has served mouth-watering fish n chips for decades to locals and visitors alike.

Flock to the largest bird park in Africa

World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary & Monkey Park – This iconic attraction in Hout Bay is one of the few large bird parks globally. A visit to the Park will give you an up-close and personal experience of the more than 3,000 birds and small animals. This Park is a must-see! Enjoyed by both young and old, take time to walk through spacious landscaped aviaries. The bright colours of the more than 400 species of birds and the playful behaviours of the monkeys bring a sense of amazement and wonder. This is a paradise for nature lovers and photographers.  Type on your phone things to do near me, and you will see World of Birds!