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“Very Aptly Named!”

The Lookout Deck Hout Bay Restaurant, Bar & Sushi
Ranked #7 of 66 Restaurants in Hout Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Lookout Deck Hout Bay arguably boasts one of the best views in the Western Cape. Situated on the water's edge in the Hout Bay harbour, the restaurant boasts breathtaking mountain and ocean views.The restaurant has an extensive menu including: premier seafood, freshly caught line fish from the local fisherman, live Cape rock lobster, succulent LM prawns, juicy black tiger prawns, fresh steamed black mussels, as well as the finest cuts of A-grade meat. There's a great selection of appetizing salads, wood-fired pizzas and hearty breakfasts.Japan meets Hout Bay with a new Sushi Bar on the deck. Wasabi greets Sashimi with Maki & California rolls and more on the side!The Oyster Bar continues to draw cheers with Champagne accompanying chucked live oysters.The bar stocks local and international beers, including Amstel, Stella and Castle Lite on tap. The wine list reflects the wine growing regions of the Cape.Enjoy sensational sundowners and cocktails whilst listening to local live music on selected evenings.
Reviewed November 3, 2012

Sit out on the deck & watch all the activity of the busy little harbour while you enjoy a good variety of food. Watch the seals lolling around outside or tourist boats heading out to seal or whale watch. Worth a visit or two if you are staying around.

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Thank WishIWasSailing
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

The atmosphere was lively with a small band singing and playing oldies but goodies. The frozen daiquiris were very sweet, and the fish and chips tasted fine but were not extraordinary.

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

The Lookout Deck is a favourite haunt; a group of us paddle surfskis (ocean racing kayaks) in Hout Bay and almost always end up rehydrating on the deck afterwards. The restaurant comprises a a more formal indoor section (that we seldom visit) and the outside deck, which has a more informal atmosphere. It also has heaters that are switched on during winter - giving the deck an all-year capability.
We usually eat from the pub-food menu - tasty, reliable and we always wash it down with ice-cold castle draught... It's got to the point where the waiters greet us with a cheery, "the usual?"...
Strongly recommended!

Thank robdotinfo
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Reviewed October 26, 2012

We often visit the Lookout Deck for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and we are never disappointed. The food is always good and the staff are always amazingly friendly. We are loving the seafood specials and really hope they get extended. We have a number of friends and family from abroad and upcountry who insist on going to the Lookout when in town as they love the weekend entertainment, the view, the variety of food and the vibe in general. Gandalf, Lauren and Fazlyn are super special and make us feel like going back again and again.

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Thank DandFamily
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Located in a picturesque harbor, this restaurant features both indoor and outdoor seating. Casual dining on local fish as well as a variety of other fast-food type fare make this a great setting after a day on the water or to cool off after a hard day’s work. Interestingly, they purchase wine at auction that is then bottled uniquely for them from various local South African wineries. There is a wide menu selection, along with spectacular desserts. The pavlova is one of the best I have ever enjoyed.

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Thank Lestertheinvestor
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