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1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 3462
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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 yesterday via mobile

Oh dear, returned this year for my birthday do to find a new larger restaurant. Nobody at Maitre D station to welcome us and service disorganised and erratic. Plates were forgotten and we had to wait a long time between courses. Glasses empty with no...More

Thank christel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had fantastic meal experience at Cheynes Hout Bay absolutely superb. Service and food excellent. If there was such a thing as Michelin in South Africa this restaurant would be 3 star Michelin. Well done Cheyne and his team

Thank capetown280477
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here with local friends, it’s effectively Asian tapas. Great ambiance and even greater food. Service was excellent, but the food was totally superb. If I lived in Hout Bay, I would be a regular customer.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with friends, a group of 5. Good service. Our server explained the concept & very actively helped on menu choices The restaurant is a collection of rooms, low ceilings, decorated in grey. So v dark. We all used our phones as torches as...More

Thank BigWorldLotsToSee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to the new venue , would choose another place to sit as the area to the left when you walk in was very noisy and quite stuffy... but that didn’t stop us having a wonderful night. Great service and the food is just...More

Thank Ally M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure why this restaurant gets such high ratings. I visited with friends and we had a broad selection of Tapas Alas nothing amongst the dishes ordered could be regarded as great, average at best. We all felt disappointed and considering the cost will...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to Cheyne's was such a pleasure that I was keen to go back again. Oh dear... On booking, I was offered and promised a table on the patio outside. On arriving, I was told there were no tables available outside. So we...More

1  Thank kalgran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has a very inspiring concept: Asian tapas. The tapas food plates are delicious, beautiful and big, and both visually and gastronomically on a fine dining -level. Drinks were also excellent - spicy and fresh. The service personnel could have been from time to...More

Thank MaestroReviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t really know what to expect from the food and at first glance at the menu when we were there we were a little unsure about it but as soob as the food was served we were delighted. Great quirky tapas portion dishes, really nice...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 7 February 2018

First of all, as we had a take away, I can not say much about the atmosphere restaurant, the service and the staff and only comment on the food we took home. YES, it was kinda new. New ideas of mixing food and ingredients. Bur...More

Thank ShutUpAndDance
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, 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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