Thursday's Top Ten for Hout Bay

Thursday’s Top Ten for Hout Bay

It’s Thursday again!

And nearing the end of the month of love. If you are looking for recommendations in the beach precinct of Hout Bay for the upcoming week and beyond, here is our Thursday Top Ten.

Best things to do and EAT!

The newest excitement in Hout Bay is EFoil Cape Town. Electric hydrofoil (EFoil) is the new way to ride the water. The freedom to ride anywhere. Anytime. Without wind or waves. EFoiling is the latest craze; feel the freedom of flight over water.

Based in Hout Bay, Amakhaya Harley Tours offers memories of a lifetime. Experience the best of Africa on a Touring Harley Davidson. A fantastic tour through the world-famous Route 62 in Cape Town. Cruise to the majestical Garden Route to enjoy the breathtaking views.

Alternatively, pick up your Harley and take a ride on the iconic Chapmans Peak Drive. Catch the sunset and your Instagram pic.

Ocean Love Cinema. It is that time of year when Ocean Love Cinema hosts its outdoor movies. But keep an eye on their site for the upcoming movie events and dates.

Pamper yourself at Protea Spa. The restful sanctuary of Protea Spa offers a wide range of body treatments. Facial treatments, traditional Thai massage, and other therapeutic treatments.

Chappies! This year Chapman’s Peak Drive turns 100 years old. Show your love for Chappies by taking a selfie or group picture at the specially erected frame overlooking Hout Bay at the big picnic site.


  • Visit the Chappies Frame on Chapman’s Peak Drive at the 2nd picnic spot 300 meters before the day pass turnaround, coming from the Toll Plaza via Hout Bay.
  • Take a snapshot with the frame – either a selfie or with friends!
  • Share to social media with #CPD100YEARS
  • Winners are announced on random days during the 100 days celebrations.

Top Eateries

Darios Cafe featured in Discover Hout Bay Restaurant Guide

Dario’s Cafe is a family-run coffee shop that offers an authentic Italian ‘bar’ experience where the daily buzz of activity, closely placed tables, and intoxicating aroma coffee. Ideal for breakfast.

Dune’s for Lunch. The only Beach Restaurant on Hout Bay Beach since 1999. Enjoy an eclectic grill and seafood menu on their outdoor terrace or cocktails at the beach bar. Great playground for kids.

For dinner, the Indian Oven. We love that every dish is made to order, and all of their tandoori dishes are wood-fired in their authentic Indian oven.

Wanna go for a picnic? Prepare your own with delicacies from The Butchers Mermaid. This gourmet deli sources only the best products from ethical producers. Therefore you get the best taste and selection. 

The beach bar

The Beach Bar, anytime. This trendy cocktail bar is the place to be. Watch the sunset or the waves crashing on the shoreline which is close by or enjoying the sightings of the iconic Chapmans Peak Drive