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The Lookout Deck Hout Bay Restaurant, Bar & Sushi

Lot 65 Quayside | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 0900
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (60 reviews)
“tuna steak” (7 reviews)
“prawns” (41 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

We had lunch here but unfortunately it was too cold and wet to sit outside. The inside dining area was very well laid out and smart. Good service. I ordered the Sole but they hadn't had their fish delivery. I chose the Salmon skewer and...More

Thank DebbieAgates
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always visit this place several times when I'm in Cape Town.The food can't be compared with the best but is still very good with a quite extensive menu and prices and service are good. I love the location and at,osphere of this place.The outside...More

Thank recordable
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday afternoon, with a late lunch, sitting on the deck, looking over the yacht marina and listening to great live music among so many friends and regulars. Great, attentive staff with good management and a wide selection of dishes available and a wonderful Sushi bar.

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a Sunday late afternoon/evening, they had live music which we enjoyed, 60/70 We had Kingklip grilled with lemon fresh, lovely. Prawns with lemon, juicy great taste, salad with seared tuna, delicious. House white wine, OK . GOOD PLACE FOR SEAFOOD very...More

Thank Helene I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always enjoyed Lookout Deck but this time! Poor unprofessional service from one particular waiter who blamed us the customer for sending the food back by banging the kitchen door! Also arguing with my husband .... what has happened to "the customer is always right!"? The...More

Thank Rosalind H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for a dinner and since we had been here about seven years earlier and it was a popular and crowded place, we decided to book a table for the night. It turned out to be completely unnecessary since there was a few...More

Thank Malin_o_Jonas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a Very Nice diner last Sunday evening on the deck! The fish (sole) was Good and fresh. Thanks for the great music, dancing and positieve Vibes... We Will be back next Year.

Thank peterpalo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We read reviews and this is a lesson in actually trusting what you know and not trusting the reviews, as standards vary hugely. While the Server and Manager saved the day by taking our rubbery and dry Kingklip off the bill and was hugely apologetic...More

Thank jpmcg69
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We got a fantastic table with a view over the harbour. We saw many seals during our lunch. The food was really good especially the salads.

Thank Marielle T
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Without a doubt one of the best places in Hout bay. My Husband and I was thrilled with the view of the restaurant and the food was exceptional. We will highly recommend and we hope to return to this beautiful place when on holiday again.

Thank shabelR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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