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Beach Road | Parking: what3words ///probes.fiesta.rerun, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If ever you are in the area, don't be shy. The food is fresh and the atmophere is that of a lively little fishing town. Try the Snook! You wont be disappointed!

Thank Mandie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gets quite full this side during summer but a nice safe, shark netted beach with lifesavers. Take a walk up the beach to the other end called Clovelly...

Thank BrettW1408
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off here on our travels for lunch a couple of times. Super little restaurant on the front with live music, good beer and just enjoyed sitting in the sun

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an apartment just above the beach with an amazing view and I was surprised to see that the beach never got that busy. Nice to see the lifeguards and shark spotters here and on Sundays, the corner is enclosed by a shark net....More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stopped in Fish Hoek on my drive around Chapman's Peak for some reminiscing and it did not disappoint. The tranquil environment, which is slightly tucked away from the hectic nature of Cape Town is wonderful to experience.

Thank Happyjohnny
Reviewed 10 October 2018

If you are a group of friends wanting to go out and have drinks by the beach, Fishoek is not a place for you. There's just one pub there. But if you have small children, there's a nice play area for the little ones, also...More

Thank Christhwala
Reviewed 10 October 2018

With an air of an olde English sea-side village, Fish Hoek is a stunning place to stop for a swim and a casual meal

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We saw this lovely area on a drive-through in our minibus when tripping to Cape Point. Really beautiful and would repay a longer visit if you are not on the move and captive with your tour

Thank OLDGIT71
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I only go to Fish Hoek. It is less crowded than Muizenburg. Also cleaner. not as many things to see and do there though. just the restaurant and playground for the kids. but it is the best beach. the water is warm so beware of...More

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It was stunning to visit our old town again 9, 10, 11 , 12 this month, to walk along the beach that we frequented as children and experience the sounds , smells, sights again was magical, my twin sister really enjoyed the experience. the last...More

Thank Hilton d
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