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The Lookout Deck Hout Bay Restaurant, Bar & Sushi

) #8 of 48 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)
“tuna steak” (6 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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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is conveniently located in the harbor. After our boat ride we went here for lunch. We were quickly guided to a table for us all five next to the water. We enjoyed a good lunch; the tuna salad and the Dragon sushi were...More

Thank Niek W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is situated right in the harbour overlooking the many small yachts and sailboats. The exterior open area offers deck umbrellas during warmer summer times. The pizzas are great and quite affordable. The seafood is pretty expensive and clearly aimed at foreigners who are...More

Thank MajTaute
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used the hop on hop off bus for the day. Our last hop off was in Houtbay. We had just over an hour to grab a bite before we had to catch the last bus of the day. We asked passers by what would...More

1  Thank Annali K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yo! The freshest fish in the harbor I found served here! This place has an amazing view over the harbor and it feels like you're actually on the harbor. It's a great place to enjoy quality seafood with family or friends!

1  Thank Anzel d
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Oooh I must say the best calamari ever I ate I enjoyed them I will defiantly go back their sauce devine

Thank portiarabatshidi
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for a walk along the harbour and found this restaurant bar overlooking the waterfront. What a view! We were early and the only people there. We asked them if they were opened for supper. A waiter hastily put on an...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Recently had our daughter's 21st birthday celebration at The Lookout. We opted for 60 guests and was pleasantly surprised with exceptional service and a general WOW from most of our guests. The venue's decor was great, service was on par from the waitrons, food was...More

Thank Leonmart67
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A great way to spend a lazy sunday afternoon. The anbiance and vibe are brill.The views over the waters edge and watching the seals performing for us in the sea below our deck.The staff were efficient and attentive.The food itself was top class and very...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food with great service and a fantastic view! We got married in Hout Bay and decided that we will stay in the area for our honeymoon. This is a wonderful place to chill and have a great meal with a great atmosphere and fantastic...More

Thank Maryke B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

3 of us were there on Saturday late afternoon. Restaurant quiet. Most of staff watching TV. Had a nice waiter who took our drink order and a completely rude and impatient waiter who took our starter order (who would obviously prefer to be watching TV)....More

Thank capie0
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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