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Fish on the Rocks

86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1153
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“hake” (77 reviews)
“snoek” (39 reviews)
“prawns” (44 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Seafood, Fast Food
86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like fish and chips visit Fish on the Rocks, the fish is freshly made the chips are great and you will have a inexpensive wholesome meal.

Thank 673monty613
Reviewed May 15, 2018

We visited the Fish on the Rocks after I read all the positive reviews. We were not disappointed the prawns were some of the best I have eaten I had the prawn and calamari combo and my husband had the hake. The food is freshly...More

Thank Carin14
Reviewed May 3, 2018

The food is amazing, value for money and always freshly made. Love it, Love it, Love it Should open more branches.

Thank Juanita J
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This place has been here forever serving hake and greasy chips wrapped in paper. Its a favorite with the locals but our overseas friends were not impressed with the parking are which is dirty littered with cigarette butts and garbage especially plastic on the rocks...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Great food . We had a combo . Hake,calamari, prawns . All of it was delicious . You can definitely taste the freshness of the seafood . The hot sauce ma we chillies was a hit. Everyone loved it. This is definitely a must when...More

Thank _fsuli
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Hake, snoek and calamari all delicious - fresh from the sea, helpings generous, cool drinks really cold - facilities great irrespective of the weather

Thank ssmerken
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Delicious seafood- you can tell there is nothing fresher. I highly recommend this for a casual meal!

Thank Kenzie_Bea
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

The combo was great, and definitely not a bad selection if you in the mood for a bit of everything and you can’t decide

1  Thank Elroy B
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go when visiting Hout Bay. You can get your fish and chips or calamari rings from this place and then enjoy the views of chapmans peak while sitting on the waters edge. Great old school style fish and chips it...More

Thank Pacmanza
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Our traditional fish&chips place when arriving in South Africa: it's winter in Europe and so we fully appreciate the crispy fish @Fish on the Rocks in the bright sun and the fresh breeze of Hout Bay harbour. This is not a Michelin star restaurant, but...More

Thank RittersbergBio
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1153
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