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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” (44 reviews)
“fried milk” (14 reviews)
“chilli beef” (7 reviews)
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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The menu is divided into four sections,sea, land, earth and happy endings. The Asian style tapas menu is well thought out and embraces a wide selection of dishes ranging from vegetarian to beef, pork and lamb. The dessert range is a little limited and the...More

Thank mikelillyman
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Their winter special is great value at R150 for 3 courses. Wine is a tad expensive but the overall dining experience is wonderful, as always.

Thank Ghost Z
Reviewed 20 May 2018

When in SA and in the south last year we visited Cheynes. It was much talked about in all circles. Bookings were hard to find. We went there. Four of us. We gave Cheynes a five star review. It was wonderful. This year we have...More

Thank saswcpr
cheynereaction, Owner at Cheyne's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hi, Thanks so much for letting me know about your experience at Cheyne's, obviously its always better to bring this to my direct attention before moving onto social media....... Will address each issue below... Our Yum Cha menu is designed to share, its costed at...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

I brought two of my friend from out of town to the restaurant, & given that this would be my first time experience, I was slightly apprehensive/anxious about what to expect. The interior decor was eclectic, yet somewhat cosy. We ordered a few tapas between...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The food at Cheyne's is simply out of this world - full of flavour, delicious and the setting provides a great atmosphere! Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank brendamu2018
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Stopped by en route to Tintswalo Atlantic for the weekend. The menu great - as ever and the Tempura excellent

Thank docadam2015
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

To anyone who finds themselves in Hout Bay must go. Stunning. Great Asian fusion. A brilliant replacement for Katima which is now terribly dissappinting. Take the tasting option. Brilliant value for money. Try his other testaurants aswell.

Thank ERMouse
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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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