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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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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“paella” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (30 reviews)
“fish” (28 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 532 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had cocktails at this restaurant a few weeks ago and my mother subsequently decided to have her birthday lunch here with the family. She booked for a table of 18 and when we arrived we were at first misdirected upstairs before being led to...More

Thank Shelly S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good for families. Right next to beach, and has a nice playground. Food was respectable, but the nachos were mediocre.

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a party of four adults who went to the Dunes for lunch. The outlook from the restaurant is stunning. The service was a bit surly. Two members of our party had the grilled Patagonian squid which was tasty but arrived at the table...More

1  Thank 335lebreton
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was excellent and the food was tasty, I have been to this restaurant for both breakfast and dinner and can recommend both menus.

Thank janinemariea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a midweek lunch at Dunes in a party of 3. Being midweek parking was not a problem and the restaurant had ample empty tables....though I can imagine that the situation is very different during weekends. We shared a mussel pot, 2 varieties of...More

Thank aubergine_man
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful Sunday lunch at the Dunes Beach Restaurant. Had their fish and Chips and daughter the Sirloin Steak. Both great dishes with very satisfying helpings. Although the Restaurant was full, service was snappy.

Thank mrlevin2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the perfect spot for families. Immediately outside the restaurant is a playground for children, from the very young to through the 11 years old. This allowed three families of adults to talk and the beautiful location uninterrupted. The calamari and fish and chips...More

Thank 617michelleb26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely restaurant was our refuge after we escaped across the beach following a traumatic disruption at the harbour. The servers were very sympathetic to our predicament and served coffees and drinks without any fuss. We were well taken care of.

Thank AnnieMG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even though we did not have a reservation and they were completely booked the waitstaff gave us a table and excellent service - that's how you do business!

Thank Venessa N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a Friday night dinner. The cocktail menu is interesting and the Mojitas are to die for. Wine prices are reasonable, We enjoyed the catch of the day and traditional fish and chips and both meals were more than good. Service is attentive and friendly....More

Thank chillier455
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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
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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