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The Indian Oven Hout Bay

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The Indian Oven strives to provide the best possible Indian culinary experience outside of India. Prepared the traditional way in an authentic clay Tandoori Oven our dishes are made fresh daily with ingredients sourced from local markets, farms & suppliers. Situated at the foot of the Chapman's peak drive on the Main road we are right in the center of Hout Bay's 'food court' region providing visitors to the area that all too popular 'foodie' experience. Come try our famous Lamb Rogan Josh, Chicken Tikka Masala or Palak Paneer. Sauces, Cheeses & desserts are made in house & together with wood fired Naan breads, Rotis & Parathas create the perfect Indian meal. We have Biryanis, Bunny Chows & Rolled
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, Lunch
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Indian
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews curries butter chicken naan dahl flat bread great indian food cape town your taste buds take away wonderful evening our waiter attentive service top class south africa chapman's peak neil fenugreek
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very The menu is very good and extensive. The service was excellent - very attentive waiter. Will definitely become a favourite restaurant with us.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Cindy-Sevasti
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm NOT one for fiery, hot Indian dishes which cause one to sweat & feel like ones mouth is on fire!! I rather enjoy flavourful, medium spicy Indian fare & The Indian Oven serve 2 dishes which I thoroughly enjoy! As I don't eat red...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Martine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on a couple of occasions during an extended visit to South Africa hence the belated review. First time was in February but we did also eat here at the end of March, with our friend Michel before our return to the UK. Really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Susan H
Reviewed March 16, 2019

The Restaurant is a little hidden in the last corner of a shopping mall. It is also a hidden gem! Extensive menu with lots of vegetarian dishes and Dome very hot stuff. I had the chicken vindaloo which put me on fire (I was warned...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Andreas C
Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

Ever since leaving South East Asia and returning home, my husband and I have been searching for the real deal when it comes to Indian food - something on par with Curry Culture in Singapore - well we have found it tucked away in Hout...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KajD
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here and ordered each the trio of curries. It was waayyy to much food and could not even eat have of our food. The portions of the trio of curries are realy to big for 1 person. The curries are average. Not...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank foodmust
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Good sized portions of foodcat a sensible price with the most amazing flavours. I even dipped the juice on the Durban curry despite not eating meat, it was so good. They even offer take out if you can't finish you meal. Great service too

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FunkyMarshmallow
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

It is our favourite Indian although coming from Noordhoek means paying the toll fee. It is worth it. The vegan bean curry is my personal favourite but the aubergine dish tastes wonderful as well as the paneer dishes. Our meat eating friends love it as...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Grappa2010
Reviewed January 3, 2019

The menu is very big so it's great that you can order a curry trio which is a platter of 3 little curies of your choice. Good to share and more than enough. Combine with different types of rice and papadums, and also veggie rice...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AstridWitteveen
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Indian Oven yesterday for a late lunch. Our first time there. We sat outside on the covered stoep. Innocent was our server and he was terrific. Friendly, helpful and attentive. My husband had the lamb Korma and I had the lamb Dahl...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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