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Dunes Beach Restaurant & Bar

RR - RRR, Seafood,
1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1876
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“paella” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (36 reviews)
“oysters” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a walk along a beautiful beach and call in at this ideally placed bar/restaurant. Lots of seating inside and out. Good menu for both food and drinks. Enjoyed a tapas style meal including pizza, seafood and salad - all very good. Very popular with...More

Thank Beeteeyork
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main reason to dine at Dunes is certainly its setting right at the beach! Furthermore the oysters, sushi and sashimi were fresh and the service was friendly. So why not the maximum rating? Most of our main dishes were good but average (including the...More

Thank Jurgen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived after a sleepless overnight flight and the satnav taking us through the township next to cape town to need a bit of relaxation. What a setting, it was very windy the sea was ver rough and tge white sand was blowing everywhere. This...More

Thank philippa106
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, this place was recommended by the people who we hired our accommodation from as a good place to go, so we headed on out there on our first night. It was a bit windy, but there were no tables inside, so we went for...More

Thank Roodeberglodge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impromptu visit to The Dunes. Initially just a stop for a beer. We quickly changed our mind to some oysters and shared fish and chips. Large portion and delicious. Good service. The restaurant was very full on a Sunday. Reservation recommended.

Thank LBSterling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On every trip to RSA my wife insists that she hasn’t arrived until she gets her Cali mare and chips on the beach at Dunes. Always good and not expensive. It shows that a good meal can be very cheap in South Africa. Try a...More

Thank Grant H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visitor , thank heavens we booked a table in advance , clever move , seafood was nice , drinks ok , service was fast and friendly.Will visit again and try other dishes on the menu , nice vibe but live music will enhance

Thank GeraldG729
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One not to miss. It's right on the beach and has the most gorgeous menu. Try the peri peri chicken livers for sighs! Service very prompt from friendly staff.

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful lunch in a fabulous environment. Great staff and a wide choice of menu. Great for kids as well.

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food did not convince at all. The fish of the day was the worst. Sushi, Mussels and Thail salad was okay, but below average. Especially compared to the high class food you get everywhere in Cape Town. We went to another restaurant afterwards to...More

Thank 127emily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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
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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