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1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 3462
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (43 reviews)
“fried milk” (14 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming back to this establishment, always deliver high quality food, awesome service and the best value!! Love their cocktails and delisious deserts. Well done and see you soon

Thank StepankaB5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit, but not our last. Chose it as the last minute while stuck in Hout Bay, and blown away by the magnificent food. Smallish dishes but we were completely full after the required minimum 4 tapas dishes - had one extra just to try...More

1  Thank lekud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start this off with saying that I am a big fan of tapas. And the chefs at this restaurant really know what they are doing. The food here is exquisite. Even though your pants are bursting at the buttons after your fourth plate...More

Thank FionaAl82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived with high expectations after good friends recommended to venue. Sadly our orders kept on being confused with another table & the service was terribly slow. Food was acceptable. Great concept, not so great on the follow through.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This has to have been one of the best "taste explosion sensations" I have experienced with food in many years. Fabulous selection of Asian tapas, pricey wines, relatively good service, but so worth the visit. I hope to return soon.

Thank KarenU254
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Loved the selection of tapas - slightly bigger portions than traditional tapas - the flavours, tastes were superb. Yes the wine prices are on the expensive side :( Our waiter was attentive but not overly so. I would love to eat there more often but...More

Thank BlueSkyArniston
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to Cheynes’ a number of time but last night just got even better. Service outstanding, food delicious and unpretentious and great value and the ambience in the new setting was great - plus it’s less squashed than old venue. Highly recommend the soft...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We cannot fault this restaurant on the food, service or ambience however because of their wine policy I am afraid we will not be returning as much as we would like to. On the website it specified 1 bottle of wine, per table, however we...More

Thank Cindy-Sevasti
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Tried the winter special, 3 tapas for R150 good value and most of the food was delicious. Service was very slow. Ordering extra tapas took so long, when it arrived we had gone past the need. It was very busy but should not be an...More

Thank Gingerlyn640
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Was not disappointed! Had an incredible apple crumb dessert with peach ice cream as well as a chocolate cake. Highly recommend the apple dish they're known for.

Thank Melissa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 3462
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Incredible Contemporary Asian Cuisine, Cocktails and an impressive selection of wines.
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