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35 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 3462
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (31 reviews)
“fried milk” (13 reviews)
“beef slider” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
35 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the changed location, but not the quality of the food. very happy. we noticed 2 small things that would be good to look into for Cheyne's. 1. try to get the plates more at one time at the table per course. we at one time...More

Thank Albertnlsa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious, what a treat! Food is really tasty and full of flavour, can highly recommend the potato dumplings (our favourite dish of the evening) and then we thoroughly enjoyed the chilli beef and duck! Peanut shake was to die for! Portions are perfect! Service...More

Thank Chels W
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Cheynes is one of my favorite restaurants. Last Wednesday we were there again but there was a big lock at the door. They moved to a new location. A nice old building with a good vibe. The menu was very good, Some new dishes and...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We really enjoyed our meal here. The choices were very interesting and I enjoyed all our choices especially the seared salmon. The food was presented beautifully and the service good. One of our favourite meals on our two week holiday. For the quality of food...More

Thank merryweather29
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I had high expectations, based on previous reviews, but had a disappointing experience. As with many restaurants nowadays, the acoustics are bad, so you cannot have a decent conversation without shouting across the table and lipreading. The service was fine, but the food was very...More

Thank Butch R
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Whilst my life revolves around food I seldom venture to restaurants. I'm lucky enough to poses the skills to cook better than most chefs and I'm married to someone who cooks 10 x better than me so we don't bother much venturing out from our...More

Thank 755wallaces
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We have visited this restaurant before, but last night we had to eat and leave. They had booked a large table of about 20 people and then another table of 8 people. This unfortunately in a small restaurant then contributes to huge noise, and we...More

Thank baren
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Had dinner at Cheyne's with a fellow chef. Just wow. The flavors explore your palate resulting in layers and profiles of happiness. Cheyne has cleverly integrated culinary methods with quality ingredients, whilst remaining true to what he aims for. Highly recommend his establishment to anyone...More

Thank Guy C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

One of the local lady recommended this restaurant. It was far from Capetown but ended up very happy and worth traveling. They serve like tapas style food with Asian/more Japanese food. OMG great fresh tasty food. This was one of the best food we had...More

1  Thank TravelProNewYork
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Fairly small intimate place in Hout Bay, on the Main Road and still often missed. Interesting cuisine and definitely a culinary experience. You need to book even during weekdays but it is worth it.

Thank Dirk L
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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 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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