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All 45 Hout Bay Restaurants

Lookout Deck Restaurant

Lot 65 Quayside | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 0900
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Ranked #24 of 45 Restaurants in Hout Bay
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Sushi, Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Lookout Deck Hout Bay arguably boasts one of the best views in the Western Cape. Situated on the water's edge in the Hout Bay harbour, the restaurant boasts breathtaking mountain and ocean views.The restaurant has an extensive menu including: premier seafood, freshly caught line fish from the local fisherman, live Cape rock lobster, succulent LM prawns, juicy black tiger prawns, fresh steamed black mussels, as well as the finest cuts of A-grade meat. There's a great selection of appetizing salads, lighter snack baskets, wood-fired pizzas and hearty breakfasts.Japan meets Hout Bay with a new Sushi Bar on the deck. Wasabi greets Sashimi with Maki & California rolls and more on the side!The Oyster Bar continues to draw cheers with Champagne accompanying chucked live oysters.The bar stocks local and international beers, including Amstel, Stella and Castle Lite on tap. The wine list reflects the wine growing regions of the Cape.Enjoy sensational sundowners and cocktails whilst listening to local live music on selected evenings.
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Bagni di Lucca, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Informal restaurant, by the harbourside, good views of the boats and the bay. Good for the family, fish dishes, but unremarkable food.

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Western Cape
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Food is good, staff are friendly and position is excellent. This restaurant is well frequented by locals as well as foreign visitors and it is the friendliness in most staff which I think that makes it a favorite. Food is good but not gourmet although prices are slightly steep for the local folk and the type of fare on offer.

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

our round trip around the cape took us again to the Lookout Deck Restaurant , we arrived late , never the less the service and the food was exceptional as always , after several visits we have never been disappointed ,i highly recommend the Lookout Deck Restaurant in Hout Bay Harbour . our next trip we will be back.

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Durban
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58 reviews 58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I've revised my opinion since my last visit! It's a pity TripAdvisor's rating system is only out of 5. Were it out of 10, I'd give a rating of 5, which equates to 2½ stars. Firstly, the positive: during the day or at sunset, you'll have the most marvellous view (hence the name) across the bay to Chapman's Peak. But... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I have been here quite a few times on a Sunday late afternoon when a band plays there and it is perfect for anyone who loves music from the 60s and 70s. Everyone knows all the words and sings along, some people dance and this is where you will find all the aging surfers and their now older beach babes!... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Was very good and not too bad value with a generous buffet. Worth a visit and there are really good views and child atmosphere.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I joined some friends who were eating for a drink at The Lookout Deck and my first impression was how long I had to wait for the waiter to notice me and see if I wanted anything. The place was quiet and that was disappointing. After I ordered a beer the mains started to arrive. After all the meals were... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Peak holiday season is now more or less over so thought that all the previous bad comments re slow service would have been a thing of the past; not so !! Went with friends for a one course lunch which, when it eventually arrived, was served on piping hot plates and was freshly cooked. Maybe this accounted for the delay... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My husband and I decided to have some sushi and as we've previously had great sushi at the Lookout Deck and it was a magnificent day, we went back there. As before the sushi was fresh and delicious, and the chourico and calamari salad was really outstanding. The service was also great. All round, really wonderful that we have this... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We've been here several times and have never been disappointed with the generous sized pieces of fish, prepared very well. I used to order the fish with the side of savoury rice and recently took to trying the healthier option of vegetables. The veg are sadly not a great side. The butternut was not well cooked and the creamed spinach... More 

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Additional Information about Lookout Deck Restaurant

Address: Lot 65 Quayside | Hout Bay Harbour, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 790 0900
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Sushi, Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse

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