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Dunes Restaurant & Bar

1 Beach Road, Hout Bay, Cape Town Central, South Africa
021 790 1876
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Price range: $5 - $15
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated on the beach, between the picturesque fishing harbour and the majestic, world famous Chapman’s Peak Drive.Soak up the most breathtaking views on the Cape peninsula from our terraces or balconies.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated on the beach, between the picturesque fishing harbour and the majestic, world famous Chapman’s Peak Drive.Soak up the most breathtaking views on the Cape peninsula from our terraces or balconies.
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Montreal, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Dropped by as we came down from Chapman's Peak Drive for dinner. Food: Great selection! From seafood/meat dishes to handmade pizzas, and they are kids-friendly as they also have a kid meal section~ My vegetarian ciabatta was good, the pesto was tasty but not overpowering the flavours of the vegetables. My friend had fish and chips which was also good... More

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Puurs, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The beach, dunes in the restaurant. Very nice interior like you are sitting in the dunes. Very good and contemporary food. Nice theme.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Great food, good wine, lovely location on the beach, children's play equipment..... This all makes for a great family night out! Thoroughly recommend the calamari and the ribs. Helpful staff and lovely atmosphere too - most relaxing night out in ages!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We visited Dunes for breakfast one morning after we had arrived in Cape Town the night before. I had the Eggs benedict on muffins and it was delicious - sauce a lovely consistency and everything was fresh and hot. My boyfriend had the scrambled egg and salmon on toast which he enjoyed too (though was slightly jealous of my choice!)... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We went with a group of about 40 people for my husband's work end of year party. The tables were all set up under a canopy for us and the waitresses were ready to take drinks orders immediately. The food was a sort of set buffet braai menu, everything really well prepared. The kebabs that were prepared on the braai... More

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Muizenberg, Western Cape, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

The service is good and the manager is really hands on.We ordered pizza and nachos and everything was great.They have amazing Pimms jugs with fresh fruit.Ample parking and great views.Prefer the downstairs area without people at the bar passing comments.

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Kerry, ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Had a great lunch here with family and friends. The food was yum- fab fish, kids had calamari. Great outdoor dining with views of amazing chapman's peak. The beach is right on its door step and the kids thought this was amazing. Would def recommend!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Dunes is the kind of place that makes Hout Bay memorable to tourists. Location is perfect and the vibe is always good. We are regular visitors at Dunes, but never order food as unfortunately this restaurant has one big problem that is the slow, slow, very slow service from the incompetent staff. Worth to sit in for a cocktail.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Dunes is one of our family's favourite restaurants. We go there in summer and winter because each time we go, the atmosphere is different. It is situated on Hout Bay beach at the car park, so there is nothing between the restaurant and the beach - just the car parking area. The position is perhaps one of the best in... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I love the location; the food, the cocktails- the vibe!! Awesome restaurant! One of my regular spots :)

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