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Dunes Beach Restaurant & Bar

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RR - RRR, Seafood,
1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1876
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (38 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 603 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Good location, excellent play area, staff friendly. Food poor. Having read some other reviews I am not sure if I ate in the same place. The food was below average and cold.My review will not make a difference because the location is so good but...More

Thank AnnetteSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the relaxed beachy atmosphere, the great service from the waiters, the stunning views and the really great play area for the kids. The food was outstanding, we enjoyed fresh sushi, and beautifully prepared beer battered fish and chips and the crumbed calamari and chips....More

Thank DKoster101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place with wonderful food. Must try there Seafood platter and beef fillet is just as great and don't forget to order your cocktails

Thank HeidiPap
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was touring with my group and we had booked this restaurant. It was a chilly evening but blankets were eventually provided to keep the delicate soles warm whilst we are and drank. The menu was good and we all enjoyed our choices.

Thank Topnotchted
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our good Jhb friends for breakfast early Sunday. While the view is marvelous the food leaves much to be desired. Simple English breakfast they managed to barely warm a half tomato 🍅 ( how about cooked through, tender juicy with skin ready to drop...More

2  Thank lgriffiths2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to sit and watch the sun go down on Hout Bay. Far more relaxed than Camps Bay or Cape Town. Great choice of food. We are calamari, sushi, salads, pizza and burgers... every meal hit the spot and beer from the local brewery,...More

Thank Escaped-Chickens
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are regulars here as you can’t beat the amazing view and relaxed atmosphere. Kids love it. However was very disappointed with my breakfast yesterday. So overpriced for a tiny egg/Salmon croissant with zero attention to presentation. I will have breakfast at home next time.

Thank JennyandMarc2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They say: “Location, location, location.” And in this category, right by the beach, “Dunes” is an easy winner! It may not be a universally accepted “Fine Dining” place, but FOR ME they have the best prawn coctail on the planet! LOVE IT! ❤️❤️❤️ Did I...More

Thank Jürgen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a very windy day, we found a table for lunch at Dunes without booking. Normally opening up to the beach, the wind breaks were down to keep the wind and sand out. Dunes is a no nonsense, straight forward seafood restaurant right on the...More

Thank MalcolmM1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most incredible restaurant directly at the beach from Hout Bay. Either a delicious breakfast or a romantic dinner, it is just amazing and totally cosy. The staff is very sweet and the food absolutely delicious. You can park in front of the...More

Thank Zwillingsseele
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa (Formerly Dunes Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1876
  • E-mail
Description
Situated on the beach, between the picturesque fishing harbour and the majestic, world famous Chapman’s Peak Drive.Soak up the most breathtaking views on the Cape peninsula from our terraces or balconies.
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