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Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Grill
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

popped in here for dinner after watching the sunset over chapmans peak. was not disappointed at all. fantastic view. food was great. ambience also great. will definitely go again.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 February 2021 via mobile

Great atmosphere with a live band on sunday’s . Great food and spectacular views of the harbour ! Well worth a visit 👍🏼

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2021 via mobile

Had a great time! Amazing food, good view and efficient staff with good attitudes. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 13 December 2020

we were there with two friendly couples for a late lunch and did not regret it. we were enjoying one man band Francois how was doing hello a great job. everybody was happy with their food as well, we will be back.....

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

The Lookout has reopened this week in Hout Bay Harbour. They have an “Oyster Special... R12 each !” We ordered have a dozen. They were medium in size ,tasty & very fresh. Our waitress Nicola was fantastic. She even organized us some squid as a...pre tasting. Deciding on the pan fried Patagonian squid & the Gambas Pil Pil prawns we enjoyed the most delicious lunch. The views over the Harbour towards Chapman’s Peak Drive are excellent too. Big thank you also to Berkeley who was serving behind the bar.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 28 March 2020

We missed the ferry to Seal Island so decided to have a beer here on the quayside. Sitting in the sun with boats coming and going, sea lions playing in the water and being fed fish offal from the local catch life couldn't be more...pleasant. Just 40 minutes required to recharge our batteries. Recommended.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 21 March 2020 via mobile

We searched Hout Bay restaurants before we went on our holiday to SA Try and sit out on the deck, the sun was shining and the atmosphere was enjoyable. The staff were knowledgeable and honest about portion sizes so we didn’t over order ,a quality...which was appreciated. The food (platter for 1) fed both of us and we are still talking about how good it was... Only minor issue, the front of house was poor as our names were taken and people with no bookings were being shown to their tables before us by other staff as we sat at the bar. Loved this place...we will definitely be back. Seals on the dock are a bonusMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 15 March 2020

Enjoyed eating at this place . Never too busy so we could sit anywhrer we wanted . Staff as most staffs in SA not very well trained , but they made an effort . One of the floormanagers was clearly not up to her task...but the overall feeling we had was good. Food sushi or otherwise was very good . Ample parking.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

It’s a Friday night favorite! Music; sunset over the Harbour ❤️❤️❤️; fresh sea food; attentive service! A great place to hang out! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

4 years ago it was impossible to enjoy a meal here because of the smell from the nearby fish processing plant. This has now been closed down, I suspect much to the relief of most of the inhabitants of Hout Bay so we went back...to the Lookout for lunch. We shared oysters, hake and chips and carafes of rosê. It was all first class with pleasnt efficient service. What a joy to find an old favourite back on form.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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  • Yes, The Lookout Hout Bay Restaurant & Bar offers takeaway services.

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  • The Lookout Hout Bay Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4