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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
Closed now
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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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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 56
    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
Warm place on a cold day.

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
CBertagnolli
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Calgary, Canada
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Calgary, Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 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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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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84 reviews 84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
31 helpful votes 31 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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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I love this restaurant, the staff greetings always make you feel as if you are right at home,Spiro is the most amazing host and is never short of giving us a good laugh...a real hands on owner.....the lamb chops always have to get my vote and i mean always. Really good value for money are the lamb hero's (spelling) they... More 

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Oranjezicht, Western Cape, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The chips were great (top marks on ChipAdvisor, if it existed :), but I was expecting better from the lamb souvlaki which was tough and chewy. The sardines seemed like they'd been cooked in old oil. Having said that, the food was OK, not terrible. Better than the overly-buttered food from Ocean Basket. Since I see a couple of good... More 

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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: Large groups, Romantic, 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?