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Dunes Beach Restaurant & Bar

) #9 of 50 Restaurants in Hout Bay $$ - $$$ , Seafood,
1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1876
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (6 reviews)
“play area” (21 reviews)
“kids play” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the perfect spot after a morning on the beach with the kids. More fun in the giant sand pit playground while we had a drink. Decent kids menu and good sea food for the adults. Everyone was happy. Beautiful view too. Worth booking...More

1  Thank LiveWorkTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed great seafood here, with great sparkling wine to enhance the wonderful position in the sand dunes just across the road from the beach

1  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place right across from Hout Bay Beach to sit outside, have a drink and/or bite to eat and watch one of the incredible sunsets over the ocean. They offer an incredibly varied food and drinks menu. We really liked the burgers, the casual...More

1  Thank MountainGoatSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting at lunch time, but it is worth to visit Dunes again! Nice place for in- or outdoor dining with delicious food and drinks!

1  Thank Chris70Berlin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and friend drove to Hout Bay to relax. We came across the Dunes and find it in an interesting location, so we decided to have some lunch there. We wanted to sit on the outside seating where you have an amazing view. Some desk...More

1  Thank Jay1072
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

superb. after travelling with kids around the great Cape of Good Hope and Chapman's peak road you just need to fin a place like this. great playground, very good food, relaxing views and wine! What else?

Thank Joana J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took my wife's 95 year old gran for lunch as she loves calamari. it has an amazing setting and luckily the weather was beautiful. we sat inside as granny does not enjoy wind...it was noisy as hell and the calamari was pretty average. i...More

Thank markloves2eat
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The perfect spot for a beach - lunch - drinks whatever combo. There is no better place as far as I am concerned to enjoy Hout Bay on a sunny day. Meals are fine, service with a smile. perfect for family's with children!

Thank Marjolein W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Great for couples but also great with kids as they have a seperate play area for them in the sand. Food is good. Oysters are the best.

Thank PetraK299
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We went to Hout Bay to find somewhere for brunch on the recent public holiday. We happened upon the Dunes and what a happy find it was. There was a choice of three breakfast buffets, all very varied and well priced. We chose the continental...More

Thank Alison M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Beach Crescent, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa (Formerly Dunes Restaurant)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1876
  • E-mail
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.
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