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Pescarne

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1 2 Redsails Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 0380
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

lots of busy restaurants nearby but this one was not and I guess its because its relatively pricey, theres a rather sterile atmosphere and although the service eand wine list was good, it wasn't a place on my go to again list

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Thank Neil H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Pescarne was sold and has been bought by a fantastic couple who have changed it's name to Grill Under Milkwood. Great food, great service and reasonably priced. Our first choice for a meal out in Hout Bay.

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Thank Pat B
Goa , India
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Extremely well presented food and taste was just as good Service was great and value for money too Was not rushed away after meal was finished . Richard was attentive , polite and professional at all times

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Mid Wales
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

Good quality of food,excellent choice and very reasonably priced. Service first rate.Parking right outside the door.

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Thank rsbron
Preston, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

First of all we ordered the Halloumi ! It saltier than the sea ! Really bad !! Which put us off our main course, which again was below average ! I asked if the seafood was fresh ! It wasn't ! Microwaved mussels and frozen calamari

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Thank RelishIbiza1
Cheshire
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

We decided to give Pescarne another go even though we had 2 bad experiences previously. We had friends staying and been to our usual favourites but should have heard the warning bells when everywhere in Hout Bay was more or less fully booked and they didn't have a single booking. Everything we seemed to want to order they didn't have... More 

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Thank JoanWoods
Western Cape, South Africa
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2016

As a local in Hout Bay, there are over a dozen great places to eat out, unfortunately this is not one of them. We ordered sushi as a starter, the wrong order arrived. Feeling sorry for our waiter we just ate what was brought to us. The mains weren't much better. The calamari was very bland and unappetizing, it wasn't... More 

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Thank Tash A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

So much potential and never reached. Poor service, shocking hygiene and sub standard food. Out of stock on Oysters, bland under sized prawns and no sauces offered with the prawns. Very disappointing - avoid at all costs.

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Kent
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Where do I start! Our first two choices of wine were unavailable. The waitress then took our order for starters and then inexplicably rushed off without a word to take another order. We were left with menus in hand confused. After 20 minutes she returned to say that 2 of the 4 choices were unavailable, so we re ordered and... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015

Went there for my husbands birthday dinner, we sat outside which was very pleasant. The service was good, as was the food we ordered. There was four of us and all enjoyed what we ordered. Would recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $27
Cuisine
Seafood, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 2 Redsails Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 0380
Description
Pescarne... Engineering Food... Where passion for food and service still lives with pride. We consider ourselves a truly South African restaurant with a Spanish / Portuguese / Italian name... And as is suggested...We do both meat and seafood very well with the majority of our signature dishes proudly boasting these combinations. From our wild oysters to the homemade Amarula panacotta and every culinary delight between... Come and enjoy perfectly engineered food with subliminal service from the people who thrive on trying to make your experience a fantastically memorable one.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?