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Cheyne's Restaurant

1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 3462
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (33 reviews)
“fried milk” (13 reviews)
“beef slider” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate diner there with a couple of friends. We enjoyed everything we ordered, the food really was excellent and obviously very fresh. The service was extremely slow which wasn't a problem as we were having a great time, but can be inconvenient sometimes.

Thank ClaireJX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice on out recent trip to South Africa and the food is comparable to some of the best fusion/tapas restaurants in London. It is packed every night and I fully understand why. We had 7 dishes between us and were prepared to...More

Thank david j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living in Cape Town, we are spoilt for choice in every way. We have a world of beauty, culture and food on our doorsteps. Cheyne's is extraordinary. The head chef, Cheyne, has the ability to transport ones senses to another world. The flavours are overwhelming,...More

Thank Tinaunity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cheyne's really offers an awesomely consistent experience of unusual and superb fusion tapas style dining. Every time we go there we have a great gastronomic experience. For a set fee you can select 4 dishes - which is great if you'd like to try as...More

Thank Thunderboltz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really interesting flavours and combinations. Service is good and if you go for the 280 R deal where you get 4 dishes you won't go home hungry. Definitely worth a going.

Thank Juergen e
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Outstanding food and great service. An unusual menu -- interesting asian fare. You choose several dishes to make up the meal. Highly recommended.

Thank n s
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We were the first customers, so the place was virtually empty, which allowed our waiter extra time to discuss with us the procurement of the more unusual ingredients and their skilled preparation. He was knowledgeable and seemed to respond to our love of cuisine. We...More

Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The restaurant is pretty dark inspire of picturesque decoration. Tables are very close to neighbour tables, gives a cramped tight feeling. The staff is friendly, competent and efficient. The menu choice is good, food presentation is very good, food quality somewhere between good and very...More

Thank LEO R
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Despite it being a 30 minute drive from where we live out to Hout Bay this remains one of our favorite dinner places. The food is always consistently good and my meat loving spouse can get as good a meal as vegetarian me. Service is...More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The food was spectacularly good, but it is not a place to bring your kids unless they are exceptionally interested in food and well behaved.

Thank karinsthlm749
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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, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, 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.