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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 good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hake” (71 reviews)
“snoek” (38 reviews)
“prawns” (41 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 8:30 pm Hours
Seafood, Fast food
86 Hout Bay Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Delicious seafood- you can tell there is nothing fresher. I highly recommend this for a casual meal!

Thank Kenzie_Bea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The combo was great, and definitely not a bad selection if you in the mood for a bit of everything and you can’t decide

1  Thank Elroy B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to go when visiting Hout Bay. You can get your fish and chips or calamari rings from this place and then enjoy the views of chapmans peak while sitting on the waters edge. Great old school style fish and chips it...More

Thank Pacmanza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our traditional fish&chips place when arriving in South Africa: it's winter in Europe and so we fully appreciate the crispy fish @Fish on the Rocks in the bright sun and the fresh breeze of Hout Bay harbour. This is not a Michelin star restaurant, but...More

Thank RittersbergBio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there based on a recommendation from a friend. I like the hake and the servings are massive but other than that, it was just like any other fish and chips.

Thank SandyTM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a takeaway fish (restaurant) meals served in boxes. You order at the counter. Small sea food menu. They grill u wait and then search for a place to sit. It is popular but I generally find the food oily and would rather spend...More

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So enjoyable to have freshly cooked calamari with chips. We didn’t want too much and this was just right. Served in a facsimile bag of the London Eveing News of 1970. Great fun - enjoyed at the Urban brewery who sent us there!

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I have been going to Fish on the rocks for years, never fails to impress! Simple, classic British style fish and chips shop. Try the prawn, hake and calamari combo!

Thank RobRaw01
Reviewed 11 February 2018

A visit to this out of the way restaurant used to be a fun, unusual experience. It has now become a tourist trap. The prices have risen to "proper" restaurant levels yet the informal environment leaves a lot to be desired. The tables were sticky,...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 5 February 2018

fast service, food prepared well, huge portion so definitely value for money, needs more shade and seating areas, parking is limited and very tight so get there early.

Thank Kimberley950
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
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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