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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%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (43 reviews)
“fried milk” (14 reviews)
“chilli beef” (7 reviews)
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18:00 - 23:00 Hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always have been a BIG fan of Cheyne's: ever since it first opened its doors and i even took 'the heat' from other 'tripadvisors' when I rated the entire experience better than the 'Test Kitchen' - with exception of the wine list! But that was...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Cheyne’s last night for a meal with friends & I wanted to post & say how lovely, fresh & creative the food was!! Been only once before in the new premises & it did not disappoint. Was unusually quite for a Saturday evening...More

Thank LinzW_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hout Bay has long been something of a culinary desert, even more so with the recent closure of the excellent and much-missed Kitima. Cheyne’s (we heard it pronounced Shane’s by several people) tries to fill the gap by serving the Cape Town food of the...More

Thank OldHound88
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Wow this was some yummy food! We were a group of 10 and it's such nice sharing tasty food with a nice atmosphere, good wine list and friendly staff.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I was looking so forward to eating in this restaurant on our recent return to Cape Town as I have previously tasted his food What a disappointment. What you get on your plate is not what is described on the menu. The one dish was...More

Thank Beate30
Reviewed 17 September 2018 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 2 September 2018

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 30 August 2018 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 23 August 2018 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
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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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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