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30 Main Road | two blocks from beach, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
021-791-3897
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Spiro's in Hout Bay is the ideal restaurant if you're looking for...
Spiro's in Hout Bay is the ideal restaurant if you're looking for traditional, authentic Greek food made with love and care.There are al fresco dining areas on the patio in front of the restaurant and in the paved, enclosed courtyard with bar.
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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Yum. Child friendly and cosy

Traditional Greek food served with honesty and heart. Excellent for those with small children to be kept occupied whilst you glug your wine. Love the concept of no corkage on the 1st bottle and then only R50...it helps keep the bill down. Starters go for the Halloumi cheese - properly cooked. Lamb... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Clint W
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Western Cape, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Hout Bay, South Africa
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We're big fans of Greek food, and Spiro's doesn't disappoint. The starter dips are very good, esp the hummus and aubergine dips. The gyros are great. Have had several of the pasta dishes also, never disappointed. If you have kids, there's a perfect play room and outdoor swings area. This is probably the best restaurant in Hout Bay for kids.... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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88 reviews 88 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Traditional Greek food served with honesty and heart. Excellent for those with small children to be kept occupied whilst you glug your wine. Love the concept of no corkage on the 1st bottle and then only R50...it helps keep the bill down. Starters go for the Halloumi cheese - properly cooked. Lamb chops are amazing as is the lamb Gyro... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

No better place to eat on a cold Monday, with the wood stove burning and a hell of a deal on one of the largest steaks I've ever seen. If you are in Hout Bay on a Monday this is the place to be.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a very traditional Greek restaurant in Houtbay. It has an excellent ambiance and during your presence in Cape Town you should eat at least once. Food is average, staff friendly.

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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

What a lovely warm hearted place to have a meal. Kids can dress up and have a ball. Nice atmosphere and great food. A definite dinner spot for the whole family to relax and enjoy good food.

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paris
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This place is an icon on the hout bay food scene. Run by Spiro and his amazing staff. Consistently good fare, fresh and hearty. Lovely choices. Attentive service. Ambience in abundance. And a very special children's area with a designated au pair on duty. One of my all time favorites.

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Balsall Common, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great place to go on a warm evening to eat authentic Greek food at a reasonable price - could have almost been in Greece, apart from the Baklava which is always best in Greece. Casual dining on perfectly cooked Lamb Shank and Souvlaki - delicious!

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Looked forward to have dinner at Spiro's and we were very disappointing. Overpriced menu, average meze dishes, watery lambshank. Bad service, unfriendly waiters. When asking for the bill, we actually asked what was going on that we are receiving such bad service and Norman informed us that it was a busy evening. So that's that for an explanation.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Great authentic greek food and fantastic service. Beautiful atmosphere outside, which even hosts space for the little ones. Would definitely recommended the Meze platter for two.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great to have a childrens area while you eat in confidence they are safe. Friendly owner and staff. Attentive and helpful. Varied menu even though it is a Greek restaurant. Various areas to sit depending on the type of evening you want to enjoy. Relaxed and informal, or couples dining.

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Additional Information about Spiro's

Address: 30 Main Road | two blocks from beach, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Phone Number: 021-791-3897
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Main Road | two blocks from beach, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: 021-791-3897

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children

Description

Spiro's in Hout Bay is the ideal restaurant if you're looking for traditional, authentic Greek food made with love and care.There are al fresco dining areas on the patio in front of the restaurant and in the paved, enclosed courtyard with bar.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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