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Fish on the Rocks

86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1153
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Seafood, Fast food
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86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 348 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was exploring areas around Hout bay and stopped here for a nice seafood lunch. Portions are reasonable and the food great. Also within walking distance to the local flea market

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WernerDalziel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the menu options as a casual eat-out. It is a must-do experience when you are in Cape Town or Hout Bay. You are served by friendly lovely ladies at the counter and they make sure you get your food while its hot. Great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Showme38
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fish and chips massed produced. Dont get fancy as the Hake is the best buy. Nice location overlooking the bay with the old cannons nearby.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Escape48096243447
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been here years ago and went back for the fish and chips and calamari. Just as I remembered it. Very fresh, simple and wholesome, for deep fried fish and french fries that is. Very simple fare and simple dining. Outdoors (covered) on picnic...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EVASATraveler
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Hidden gem! It was highly recommended by the locals. Not only was the food delicious but it was soooo inexpensive. We had the calamari as well as it was probably the best calamari we’ve ever had.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kat B
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

The establishment is a bit out of the way but worth the trip. It was not busy when we visited, it was 14:00. We had the traditional fish and chips served rapped in "newspaper". A calamari burger. I would have preferred the chips served separate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fifosna
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

We went there around 19h30 thinking it was an ok time for dinner. Our mistake since if we had checked online we’d have seen the closing time is 20h30. We had 4 word of mouth recommendations prior to going there so our expectations were high...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank noor_mauritius
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Cape town is the first place i have ever had Hake fish...and it super delicious.here at fish on the rocks. The fish and chips is awesome. It's a must meal whenever you are at the lovely Hout's Bay. The fries were crispy just the way...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome prices for tasty food. Well worth the tour and drive to Hout Bay. Windy on certain days but area to eat is covered

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sal0shnas
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Went with my sisters for a fantastic fish and chips. The Hake was done to perfection. Food was well cooked served with a smile Best calamari I've had in years. The place may have the look of not being very modern but it captures the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 294howardk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:30
Monday
09:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:30
Thursday
09:00 - 20:30
Friday
09:00 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1153
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