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All 42 Hout Bay Restaurants

Fish on the Rocks

Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay, South Africa
+27(0)21 7901153
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Kuwait City
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162 reviews 162 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Fish on the Rocks offers simple British style Fish and Chips - but better. The Hake and Calamari are wonderfully fresh and plentiful and cooked to order. The Kingclip whilst tasty was fresh but a little tougher than the Baby Kingclip I had had previously. There are seats / benches outside under parasols to eat your food or a 1... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We visit Fish on the Rocks every time we are in Cape Town. It is a no-frills, down to earth well-run business. The seasfood is freshly caught and is prepared while you wait. There are benches and tables to eat on and the views are wonderful if you sit on the side of the restaurant. If you want trendy and... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The calamari and chips were much to oily for me, though the snoek my wife had was pretty good. It's a takeaway place with some benches more than anything else, but is very popular with locals. Best part of it was soaking up the atmosphere that they generated.

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Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We ate twice at this place during our Five Day stay in Cape Town. The snoek was good but the Kingklip was even better.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Get your fish 'n chips, sit on the rocks ... and enjoy the view. It's as simple as that. The fish is good and served quickly.

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Cape Town
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is just a place to get fish. No ambiance, no character, but just good fresh fish! TIP: There is an old cannon battery that dates back to the late 18th century next to the shop. Go look at the cannons. They have recently been restored. NICE!

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Lydenburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It is a no frills fish and chips place, but we were not expecting that both me and my sister would get sick from the food. I don't think we will ever go back again. The fish is way to greasy for those of us who don't often put oil/utter/marg etc with food. We were told this is the place... More

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

On a sunny day, when you sit outside and watch the sea, it's a lovely place to be. The fish and chips are good, reasonably priced, and quickly prepared. Parking available, although it can get busy. The little indoor market nearby is worth a look as well, and we enjoy walking on the pier and seeing the seals (who have... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

it's not really a restaurant, but you're able to sit outside and enjoy the very good fish and chips. Join the queue, order and wait for your number call. When you use it as a take-away, go to the adjacent rocks and eat your hake, snoek, prawn or whatever just near the old guns of Hout Bay. Very good quality... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is our favorite outing to enjoy the best fish or seafood you can get. Whether it is hake, snoek or calamari - always fresh and well prepared, the best. The 24 Prawn platter for 4 is excellent - a pity they do not offer a smaller version for 2! We just love the outing and vibe

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Additional Information about Fish on the Rocks

Address: Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)21 7901153
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
Cuisine: Seafood

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