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Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 970 6677
10:00 - 19:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i used to love snoekies but not anymore the snoek is boney and terribly greasy theres more batter than fish very bad... terrible

Thank DarrenAmbrose
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I religiously eat at Snoekies whenever I am in Cape Town. Traditional, good value for money and big on taste! you cannot miss it!

Thank Soraya D
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a party of 4 we popped here earlier today. It is set in a strange location where I am sure many tourists miss it. Effectively it is dockside off the main road, you probably need to know what you are looking for. We got a platter for 4 ...this consisted of 4 hakes, 8 battered prawns, calamari, rice, chips... More 

1 Thank Chris P
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not recommended. Poor value for money. Over cooked, greasy and bones in the hake. Calamari portion so small

Thank geoffkiwi
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner there in the 30th. Meal was mediocre at best. Better places are available so pass this one by

Thank Michael E
Johannesburg, South Africa
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159 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like to eat real fish and chips by the sea, do not miss this experience! They have excellent combo's with prawn or calamari.

Thank DDR1234
Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

old world charm with tasty fish and chips 'parcels' the worthwhile reason for braving the traffic into Hout Bay harbor on a public holiday.

Thank FanieFza
Cape Town
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164 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We anticipated this to be a long afternoon, so prepared ourselves with lots of patience. It was a beautiful Sunday and the traffic into the Harbour area was backed up quite a distance, however once we arrived at the restaurant the wait was short as the service was friendly and efficient. The fish (snoek and hake) was fresh and excellent.... More 

1 Thank Jaqui D
Cape Town, South Africa
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139 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a Hout Bay institution....hugely popular with locals and for very good reason....the fish is so fresh you can imagine it's still wiggling...deep fried hake and crispy chips....go on..try it.

Thank olive c
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The best fish and chips ever. Cheap and cheerful. Local's favourite joint so be prepared to queue on Saturday (lunch), Sunday (lunch) quieter after the lunch crowd rush... but I feel the atmosphere is what makes it so special... As they say "local is lekker"

Thank Vievoo1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 970 6677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?