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The Lookout Deck Hout Bay Restaurant, Bar & Sushi

) #7 of 50 Restaurants in Hout Bay RR - RRR , Seafood, Sushi
Lot 65 Quayside | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 0900
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (59 reviews)
“prawns” (38 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lot 65 Quayside | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Going there is always a pleasure. Staff always welcoming and not asking the stupid question "do you have a reservation" when restaurant is empty ! The food is really good and so fresh. Feels like coming directly from the sea into our plates. And the...More

Thank CTandyou
Reviewed yesterday

the staff were attentive, the menue was typical for a seaside location. the food could have been better. but was ok for the location and tourists doing seal island.

Thank Richard S S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recently went to the Deck, on friends recommendation.Food, ambience and service, lived up to all expectations. Thanks to Chef for a great Sirloin, juicy and tender. Thanks Andy the barman for quick and efficient provision of wine & drinks and of course the table service...More

Thank TonyCashel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for lunch and were fortunate to be seated at a table overlooking the harbour. The restaurant has an informal atmosphere and tables are minimally decorated. The menu is extensive and features seafood but has a large enough variety to satisfy all tastes. We...More

Thank Aeraille
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I returned here and was not disappointed. I enjoyed oysters as a starter and kingship as a main course - both were good and the waiters were very friendly and helpful, especially of bringing my mother who is confined to a wheelchair

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and great food. Items are abut pricier than other seafood restaurants but you get good value for money. Outside tables were a bit weathered but wasn't a major issue. Good experience. Will definitely go back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We try and go to this restaurant and pub whenever we visit Hout Bay. We love the Sunday mid late afternoons in particular and we listen to the live music. Wonderful music by a group of men, some of whom are quite senior. We tend...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing scenic route from Camps Bay to Hout Bay Lookout. An absolutely lovely place overlooking the Harbor serving the most divine pan-fried peri peri prawns, good stone oven pizza and the loveliest chips ever. A really good recommendation 👌

Thank devereauxr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I decided to venture out on Sunday for a drive to Hout Bay as it was such a glorious day. We have never been to the Lookout Deck and decided to try it out. The place was packed with people enjoying wonderful...More

Thank MerlotCapeTown
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Magnificent setting, looking out on the harbour with the sound of seagulls and the smell of the ocean about. Good service and very good food.

Thank Chris F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 65 Quayside | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 0900
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The Lookout Deck Hout Bay arguably boasts one of the best views in the Western Cape. Situated on the water's edge in the Hout Bay harbour, the restaurant boasts breathtaking mountain and ocean views.The restaurant has an extensive menu including: premier seafood, freshly caught line fish from the local fisherman, live Cape rock lobster, succulent LM prawns, juicy black tiger prawns, fresh steamed black mussels, as well as the finest cuts of A-grade meat. There's a great selection of appetizing salads, wood-fired pizzas and hearty breakfasts.Japan meets Hout Bay with a new Sushi Bar on the deck. Wasabi greets Sashimi with Maki & California rolls and more on the side!The Oyster Bar continues to draw cheers with Champagne accompanying chucked live oysters.The bar stocks local and international beers, including Amstel, Stella and Castle Lite on tap. The wine list reflects the wine growing regions of the Cape.Enjoy sensational sundowners and cocktails whilst listening to local live music on selected evenings.
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