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Woodcutters Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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The Woodcutters Arms is a traditional, English style pub in the picturesque Hout Bay. We offer great service in a relaxed atmosphere. Our menu comprises home cooked, British inspired dishes including beer battered hake and infamous scotch eggs. We use fresh, locally sourced produce. In addition to our menu, we offer a daily specials board, including and our popular pot pies. We stock a large selection of craft beers, as well as ten draught beers on tap. Perfect to enjoy in our shaded beer garden or whilst watching a sporting event on one of our 4 large screens.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews scotch egg sunday roast beans lamb burger salad fish and chips great pub pub grub on tap different beers the main road great place to watch craft beer light meal specials board nice vibe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't speak too highly about this place --- the staff ( especially the manager) are more than welcoming! Food is good ( and over the years we have tried most of the food available,and cannot fault anything!) We didn't want to come back to Cornwall...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Oldie1950
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Went to Quiz night on a Monday, really well attended and well run quiz, good fun and the food excellent as well.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 809neilf
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Woodcutters Arms - Houtbay... The short... Excellent value - good food - perfect setting. Details... Wanted my guest to see Houtbay - chose Woodcutters as they are Doggy Friendly and have good beer. Sat outside under trees with a clean table - waitress brought me...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank krissteyn
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

We called in for a pre dinner drink during which there was a tremendous storm. The rain was so heavy we couldn’t move so ordered from the interesting menu. My wife had steak which was excellent, I had fish and chips which were very good....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SouthBankBoy
Reviewed November 18, 2018

From an Englishman who has been in CT for 2.5 years, ths the the best traditional Sunday Roast that I've found. Beautiful settting, pleaseant staff and nice vibe. Cheers to Freddie and Gift for looking after us, we'll defo be back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PHILCEEEE
Woodies790, Manager at Woodcutters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you for the awesome review! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A large family gathering meant moving tables and chairs. This was not a problem. Helpful and keen to assist. All of our food was beyond the average pub lunch. Excellent. Definately see us again. Only criticism was the fact their seemed very little ambience. Needs...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GlynnisD
Woodies790, Manager at Woodcutters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thanks for the kind review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Traditional pub feel with a great menu. The scotch egg was awesome and the fish & chips is one of the best in Cape Town. Plenty of different beers on tap and lots of sport. Service is great too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carrick86
Woodies790, Manager at Woodcutters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed the food and service. We have some awesome new beers on tap coming soon. We hope to see you back to try them out!

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Popcorn chicken with actual popcorn in the chicken, good selection of beer to enjoy with the food, overall a nice place to grab a bite and watch the footy with a beer.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chef_Life_Eats
Woodies790, Manager at Woodcutters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed Woodies and hope your team won in the footy!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Wonderful old style pub atmosphere with excellent food, beers on tap including English Ales and friendly and efficient staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank michaelwood2015
Woodies790, Manager at Woodcutters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

We pop in here when in the area. Mainly for a few drinks although the food looks great! Pleasant manager and staff in attendance. There is indoor and outdoor seating. Indoor is great pub-style ambiance. Outside is quite special with a nature feel ... good...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank saswcpr
Woodies790, Manager at Woodcutters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you for your lovely detailed review. We hope to see you again through season.

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