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Blues

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Victoria Road | The Promenade, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
+27 21 438 2040
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff

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  • 292
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  • 87
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  • 43
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's Not Just Another Fish Restaurant-They try Harder

Blues is a brilliant fish restaurant in a prime location overlooking the Camps Bay beach which buzzes with life whether you check in for lunch or at the sunset hour for dinner. The choice of fish and seafood meets all tastes while to the friendly and enthusiastic staff nothing is too much trouble... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
J71johnnym
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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England
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great setting, a nice and cool dining area, great vibe, lots of staff and very busy BUT. They don't have the service element working. We were "looked after" by 5 different people whilst having drinks and a main course. Each person was very friendly and courteous, but here's the issue, no one owned our table. We had to ask... More 

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Thank WineHighlander
Greater London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Blues is a brilliant fish restaurant in a prime location overlooking the Camps Bay beach which buzzes with life whether you check in for lunch or at the sunset hour for dinner. The choice of fish and seafood meets all tastes while to the friendly and enthusiastic staff nothing is too much trouble. Blues does get busy but that just... More 

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Thank J71johnnym
London, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have eaten at Blues in the past, and had poor service and pretty average food. But I continue to see good reviews, so we decided to try it again. It has been several years since my previous experience. I'm sad to say that it really has not moved with the times. The service was good, and our waitress was... More 

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Thank Ian R
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is good and hence popular...so it can get busy...but well worth it. Great food, great service...Chelsey made us very welcome. Thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Lockington58
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Restaurant is buzzing and spacious. Price is reasonable. Food is pretty good, but nothing to distinguish it from any one of 3 or 4 other restaurants in the vicinity. View from the balcony of setting sun is amazing. One small point, tables on balcony are a bit cramped and we were warned that the balcony had a slight slope outwards... More 

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Thank Barry S
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked in for late Sunday lunch, greeted by very friendly staff. Trevor our waiter for the afternoon introduced himself and looked after us very well throughout the afternoon. Helped us with our wine choice as list only had names and no explanation. We had the Calamari to start which would have been better if it didn't have so much garlic.... More 

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Thank Guy N
London,UK
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Situated upstairs across from the beach, this restaurant is a lovely classy restaurant with lovely views and great service.

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Thank LBS
Godalming, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

had both lunch and dinner here and both meals were good. Salads were occasionally a little heavy on the dressing so maybe ask for it on the side, but the seafood was amazing. Raised up from the main road so slightly away from the road noise and cars, and bustle, but great viewing place to people watch and have a... More 

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Thank Sarajane B
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six of us had a very good meal to celebrate a 10 year wedding anniversary. We had asked for a table outside but due to the strong wind we ended up inside which was a good thing as it was really windy. We still had a great view of the sunset behind the palm trees and a good time. Three... More 

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Thank Wayne H
Baar, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we heard a lot about the blues, but were very much disappointed. the food was mediocre, but the service close to lousy. maybe we just had bad luck with our waiter as the other waiters were much more into their job, telling guests about specials, giving infos about the wine - our just wanted to get it over with. sorry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Victoria Road | The Promenade, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 2040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?