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Woodcutters Arms

RR - RRR, British,
37 Main Road, Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7680, South Africa
+27 21 791 0189
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good55%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“gammon steak” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
37 Main Road, Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7680, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful old style pub atmosphere with excellent food, beers on tap including English Ales and friendly and efficient staff.

Thank michaelwood2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We pop in here when in the area. Mainly for a few drinks although the food looks great! Pleasant manager and staff in attendance. There is indoor and outdoor seating. Indoor is great pub-style ambiance. Outside is quite special with a nature feel ... good...More

Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Woodcutters Arms is a classic style English pub, full of charm and character. They have ales from England as well as a wide selection of drinks. The staff are helpful and proactive and the food is incredible! Definitely worth the visit!

1  Thank Adam F
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I'm 58 and felt like a youngster in there (besides bar staff). There were some younger people that arrived later - it's welcoming to all (i.e. not at all racist management). Food was good pub grub. Interesting decor. I enjoyed it and have and will...More

1  Thank Brad M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

make no mistake ,only been there one time, a mate told the food was splendid there ....so when i nipped in and ordered the gammon and new potato , as a take away .....I shot off via Chapmans Peak ...was over the moon at the...More

1  Thank LordFrylinck
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Regular visitors to this place and never been disappointed Cajun chicken burger is my default choice. ...to die for 🍔😃 and the Scotch egg is perfection Fantastic friendly efficient staff, warm and friendly owners, reminiscent of a UK good grub country pub with beer garden...More

1  Thank dusktilldawn1970
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Woodcutters Arms is situated on the main road of Hout Bay. The famous M6 which continues from Chapmans Peak drive. Heading towards the city of Cape Town this pub restaurant is on the left hand side of the road and has good off street parking....More

1  Thank saswcpr
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We popped in for drinks and then had to come back for dinner the next night. The food was excellent - really good value. Service was great - always someone around to assist. Well worth the visit - place to meet the locals. We will...More

Thank peterhall899
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I love this pub, has an authentic English feel to it, delicious food and a variety of drinks both on tap and bottled, including craft beer. Great place to watch sport and they have a Tuesday night quiz.

Thank Adam F
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing... Try the sweet potato fries. Service was excellent and ethos was great. Food was the best. Had the woodcutters burger which was excellent. Prices reasonable.

Thank Debra O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Main Road, Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7680, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 791 0189
  • E-mail
Description
The Woodcutters Arms is a traditional, English style pub in the picturesque Hout Bay. We offer great service in a relaxed atmosphere. Our menu comprises home cooked, British inspired dishes including beer battered hake and infamous scotch eggs. We use fresh, locally sourced produce. In addition to our menu, we offer a daily specials board, including and our popular pot pies. We stock a large selection of craft beers, as well as ten draught beers on tap. Perfect to enjoy in our shaded beer garden or whilst watching a sporting event on one of our 4 large screens.
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