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The Hops

$$ - $$$
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14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 32 946 2896
08:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food takes a bit long but good value for money. Will always recommend to anyone. Suggest live entertainment on all nights over peak holidays.

Thank Thierry F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly this pub has lost some of it's charm for me and had gone down since I reviewed this a year ago. Last year I raved about the platters which were excellent value for money and so, so good but this year they were totally overpriced, especially for 'added extra's' and the food was really poor. Everything on the platter... More 

Thank Wayne G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We had such a good family time on Sunday 12.03.17 at The Hops, our food was delicious but because of the portions we ended up taking "doggy bags" for the Eisbein. The next day when we cut it up for our lunch boxes , there was sand on it, like someone dropped it before putting it in the takeaway boxes.

Thank Caralize V
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Definitely somewhere I'd recommend. Good food right by the ocean, and to top it off, ice cold beer. I'd say its worth a visit.

Thank OnTheGoChef
Pretoria, South Africa
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had breakfast here on a couple of occasions. Food was good. Service was very good. Very good sea views, situated 30m from the sea. Laid back and relaxed. No complaints, keep it up.

Thank Beefeater7
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Live music most if not every evening , staff very friendly . Mainly went for drinks had a nice breakfast and pizza one day. Would recommend- great beach view !

Thank Melissa L
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a few drinks and pizza at The Hops. Place looks like a typical pub. Very relaxed atmosphere and stunning view of the ocean. Waitress was friendly and delivered good service. Pizza was delicious.

Thank Annalien d
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We went to Ballito mid January 2017 and was told by friends to go to THE HOPS for breakfast - they do lunch and supper too BUT their breakfasts are the wow factor! So we went and OMW a nice variety to choose from. The location is perfect as you can sit and look out on the ocean too. The... More 

Thank clubfleeceytex
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Situated under Al Pescatore right across the road from the sea with great breaker views. Fantastic for a quick bar meal and cold beer. Often have music too.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Most dreadful service ever, super slow and they forgot half our food. Took absolutely ages to arrive and when it did it was very average. Stay away.

Thank flippytoetap

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 2896

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