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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for breakfast on our 45 anniversary. Hops has a vibe about it like no other. There is a buzz, a joy and happiness from the staff and customers. Beautiful sea views as you enjoy your breakfast. There als a lovely playground...for children, and a pizza kitchen. We enjoyed the breakfast so much the Saturday, that we went back the Sunday. Their prices are reasonable. Parking can be a problem at peak times.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 19 March 2021 via mobile

Pretty decent service. For a “Hops” place I expected more beer options. Especially craft beers on draught. I was a bit disappointed by the lack of variety. We ordered nachos, which was essentially Doritos covered in cheese.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 14 March 2021 via mobile

This restaurant is in a great position, wonderful views. Good drinking spot. The two dishes we had were awful. Nachos, which were Doritos chips, cheddar cheese, rotten avocado and sour cream that was also off, salsa, which was not salsa but tinned tomatoes. Mussels in...a thick cheese sauce, why? We’ve eaten their pie and chips on our last visit, that was good. They need to up their food game but probably rely more on drink sales.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

I can understand why this place is so popular as the food is amazing. In the last week we had drinks and ate there twice. The service and food is of high quality and we will be back.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

Restaurant has a wide menu to cater for many tastes, beer on tap and a further shooters menu. Definitely a place worth going to, but better in a crowd

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 4 April 2020

Love stopping off at Hops after an evening stroll long the broad walk or to meet friends after a long day at work. Always vibey. GREAT views. So lovely to sit and watch the ocean while catching up with mates.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 17 March 2020 via mobile

Vibey pub restaurant with a superb view of the beach and sea. They also have super specials. Check their Facebook page. The menu has a good variety of dishes to indulge in. Good value and worth it for something casual.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 13 March 2020

This restaurant is an embarrassment to our village. The food is terrible and one gets the feeling that their kitchen reflects the dirty area where the tables are. The manager is super arrogant and has a take-it-or-leave-it attitude which really is terrible. Stay away at...all costs from this bar/restaurant if you want to stay healthy and happy.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 18 February 2020 via mobile

Have been here before and over time very little has changed (luckily). The venue is right on the coast and the view thus is awesome. Service once again was good, friendly and fast. Stuck to some of the well known dishes, i.e. fish and chips...as well as a pie and chips. The food is not pretentious. This is just good wholesome cooking at good prices. So if you are in Ballito, then take a stroll down the boardwalk and have a lekker meal at Hops.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 13 February 2020 via mobile

Very good service from staff and the menu very good nice menu with very nice and tasty food keep on with good service see you again

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yes, Hops Bar Food offers takeaway services.

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Hops Bar Food is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5