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“Great for families with small kids”

Dunes Beach Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #9 of 63 Restaurants in Hout Bay
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Situated on the beach, between the picturesque fishing harbour and the majestic, world famous Chapman’s Peak Drive.Soak up the most breathtaking views on the Cape peninsula from our terraces or balconies.
Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great for families with small kids”
Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Few restaurants offer tables in the sandpit, which makes Dunes great for kids. The menu is extensive and the view great. The food is average and the service adequate. It's definitely a step up from franchise family restaurants, but not for the fine diner. Have to mention this was lunch, sure looks like it could be a party place at night.

Visited July 2014
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Cape Town
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food, average service”
Reviewed July 16, 2014

I have been to the Dunes beach restaurant three times and every time their food were amazing. Their pizza is what keeps me coming back for more. Their service on the other hand unfortunately do not match their food... the service is average at best. We were there one afternoon and wanted to pay, so when the waiter confirmed the amount to be paid (we each paid separately with our cards) she would joke and confirm an amount with an added zero... She also punched in the wrong amount after I repeated the amount I wanted her to punch in... Wasn't really laughing after that

  • Visited March 2014
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Montreal, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great location!”
Reviewed June 28, 2014

Dropped by as we came down from Chapman's Peak Drive for dinner.

Food: Great selection! From seafood/meat dishes to handmade pizzas, and they are kids-friendly as they also have a kid meal section~ My vegetarian ciabatta was good, the pesto was tasty but not overpowering the flavours of the vegetables. My friend had fish and chips which was also good apparently. We heard that they are famous for their breakfast, unfortunately we did not stay in the area and couldn't come try it!!

Service: Average.

Value: Average.

Atmosphere: Situated right off the beach in Hout Bay, great views when dining outside of restaurant!

  • Visited May 2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“On the Beach!!”
Reviewed June 4, 2014

The view is great, the place can get a little over-aught with children running through the diners. The food is average, the service sometimes lacklustre, located on the beach, good to watch the sunset, with a cold one in your hands.

Visited August 2013
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Puurs, Belgium
2 reviews
“Beach restaurant”
Reviewed May 29, 2014

The beach, dunes in the restaurant. Very nice interior like you are sitting in the dunes. Very good and contemporary food. Nice theme.

Visited April 2014
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