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Fish on the Rocks

86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 1153
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“hake” (62 reviews)
“snoek” (35 reviews)
“prawns” (38 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:30All hours
Seafood, Fast food
86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is tiny but the food is amazing, so fresh and tasty. We had lunch there on a Sunday after visiting harbour bay market, so it was packed, but service is pretty quick.

Thank Heba M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We actually visited this place twice as the food was so good that we ended up back here! The seafood is the best you will find and the views are stunning and breath taking!! You can play with huge seals which are just behind fish...More

Thank Yusuf_H_786
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic traditional fish and chips with a view that would be hard to find anywhere else in the world!

Thank Kirsty P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Value for money like nowhere else on Earth Afterwards walk 20 meters and see the raw Ocean but never get to close to the Ocean and dont walk on the rocks but use your eyes as the sea is powerful.A wild seal visits daily behind...More

Thank LanceAron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove out to Hout Bay for a day trip and came across this gem. Situated on the bayside, it offers the best fish and chips in the area. The food was prepared in a jiffy and was most excellent. Do not dare miss out on...More

Thank PraveenDwarika
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wrapped in old school wrap, this is the ultimate fish and chips which never gets old and gets people coming back for more. A certain value for money,A simple yet classical menu. Food was great, service was quick and efficient!!

Thank IbrahimT_KZN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to absorb the local fishing village vibe and rub shoulders with an eclectic mix of Capetonians. The fish is fresh and the batter crisp and crunchy. Help yourself to condiments and choose either the great outdoors (on the rocks) or rough...More

Thank scubafan09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read a review of this place and decided to give it a go. Very basic but also very cheap. Hake and chips were way to greasy. Huge portion of calamari but also greasy. We also tried the prawns which had been cleaned but they...More

Thank ali24west
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

......when in Houtbay and you wanna catch a casual sea-food meal then this is a good place to come to where on a good day lots of seals come by and entertain the visitors while dining! There sea-food is always fresh and tastii! It can...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 4 September 2017

While the place as such is quite nicely located at the shore and the atmosphere is better than you typically would expect from a fastfood joint, the food preparation to my opinion needs improvement. The fish & chips were somehow "ok" - but quite oily...More

Thank Arne K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 1153
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