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Pakalolo Hout Bay

) #37 of 48 Restaurants in Hout Bay $$ - $$$ ,
10 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 0700
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good51%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“meet locals” (2 reviews)
“cape town” (6 reviews)
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Pub, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
10 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 63 reviews

Reviewed November 21, 2016

Nice food , huge portions , very mixed menu you can get everything from goulash to nachos . They have a rather good cocktail list and no really apparent measures to speak of - so thing can be stronger than they appear ! Wartermelon mojitos...More

Thank Brett C
Reviewed November 12, 2016

Basic pub, good for watching rugby on a Saturday afternoon or people watching. The furniture is a bit too basic, and could and should be upgraded. Also 2 brown sheets hanging at the window, do not pass for curtains. sorry! Otherwise, good vibe, and great...More

Thank 247LiveLife
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Always good. Menu is enough to cover all tastes and is always of an excellent standard. Good choice of cocktails. Never had a bad meal here even when full. Good vibe as well and right on the main drag though Hout Bay.

Thank capetownbiker
Reviewed July 6, 2016

My wife and I love to go there for a Saturday morning breakfast. It is lovely to sit outside and watch cyclists and motorcycles coming past to tackle Chapmans Peak. Good service, and lovely food

Thank Laufs B
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

An average overall experience. Don't fall for the convincing menu description of the ribs; they were tough, bony and dry. Nachos and burgers are the best choice.

Thank Wadelicious
Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

Great place fir a drink or a quick snack. Very informal and upbeat. Cocktails were good, music fun and food average but enjoyable. Nice place for pre drinks or after dinner 'party'!

Thank Kabous40
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Yummy food & cocktails, good vibes, especially when the weather is nice :) oohhhh and free wifi! Big bonus!

Thank Kayla B
Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Not one of the best cocktails I have tasted. Barman either mixed it wrong or didn't know how to mix. So sad because it's a nice place with a great vibe.

1  Thank Zan3dp
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

We stopped at Pakalolo on our way back from Chapman's Peak for a beer. The beer was coldish but not cold enough, but at least the service was good. If you want to watch the people go by it is worth a stop.

Thank StellaJ09
Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Decided to try out this restaurant after. ' recommendations ' it was appalling !! Waitresses with dirty aprons, sticky menus, basic would be putting it mildly. We had gone to try out their fantastic value Sunday lunch. When I asked what it was going to...More

Thank LesleySzabo2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Pub, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 0700
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