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The Lookout Deck Hout Bay Restaurant, Bar & Sushi

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Lot 65 Quayside | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 0900
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (63 reviews)
“prawns” (42 reviews)
“tuna steak” (7 reviews)
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10:00 - 22:00 Hours
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 2 days ago

A friend's brother was visiting from Vancouver and we took him on a mini tour of the Peninsula. He wanted to have lunch at the Lookout Deck. I last had lunch here over a year ago and remembered the great view. The welcome was warm...More

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon! The service was great,the vibe and the view is amazing! Looking out over Chapman’s Peak and the harbour. The menu has lots of options. The sushi and the calamari was really outstanding. I would recommend this...More

Thank Ruletjie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On Easter Sunday afternoon after being unable to park at camps bay we continued on into Houts Bay for a meander and lunch. We hadn’t booked but got an indoor table immediately. The salads and sushi were delicious, well priced decent portions. Service was excellent....More

Thank ddikelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lookout Deck Hout Bay has to be one of the best locations, if not the best, in Hout Bay. In the Marina, surrounded by yachts - you could be anywhere on the Mediterranean. But the cuisine sadly just doesn't match the view/location!

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t say this is worth the money. Overpriced and poor quality. Fish of the day served with old lemons (possibly from someone else’s plate), poor quality fish for R122 which is overpriced. My mussels were served Au naturel but couldn’t eat the sauce it was...More

Thank dublinwork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We by-passed Mariners and came here instead. We did not have a reservation but it would definitely be a good idea, especially on a nice weekend day. Even so, we were offered an inside table right away, or we could sit and have a drink...More

Thank PeterCharon
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

At first my friend's idea didn't seem like a bad one... The Look out in Hout bay has superb views of the harbour, amongst sweeping surrounds and is tucked away in a convenient corner enough to be peaceful & relaxing... We ordered a few draughts,...More

Thank Brad W
Reviewed 11 March 2018

have been there a couple of times and was always satisfied. excellent service, even when the place is crowded you will be served well. food is good quality, you can choose out of a nice menu.

Thank Wope
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Booked a table mid morning and by 2.00pm the place was packed. Nice panoramic views over the harbour and bay. Excellent salad and fish choices and would recommend.

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A simply stunning location overlooking the marina which provides an opportunity to get away from the hustle and bustle of the harbour and enjoy a relaxing meal. Nice surroundings although they are a little crowded at the outside tables. Food and service are good with...More

Thank GeraldineOttawa
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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