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1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 3462
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (46 reviews)
“fried milk” (14 reviews)
“chilli beef” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather upscale restaurant but absolutely worth every rand. The staff are amazing, even though the area was load shedding during our stay we still received our food surprisingly quickly. Dinner for two with a bottle of wine was only about 800 rand with tip...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank smcguire71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found that gem when driving around table mountain and where looking for a good lunch location. This visit - 2 couples - was a real excellent experience where we met outstanding Japanese influenced kitchen and great service. We can only recommend the place! Each...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Interrete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cheyne’s offers Asien tapas. I had the Mumbai Chilli Beef and Tuna Tataki with pickled daikon, wakame and beetroot. Very good!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gp3112
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always have been a BIG fan of Cheyne's: ever since it first opened its doors and i even took 'the heat' from other 'tripadvisors' when I rated the entire experience better than the 'Test Kitchen' - with exception of the wine list! But that was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Rick T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Cheyne’s last night for a meal with friends & I wanted to post & say how lovely, fresh & creative the food was!! Been only once before in the new premises & it did not disappoint. Was unusually quite for a Saturday evening...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LinzW_12
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Hout Bay has long been something of a culinary desert, even more so with the recent closure of the excellent and much-missed Kitima. Cheyne’s (we heard it pronounced Shane’s by several people) tries to fill the gap by serving the Cape Town food of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OldHound88
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Wow this was some yummy food! We were a group of 10 and it's such nice sharing tasty food with a nice atmosphere, good wine list and friendly staff.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I was looking so forward to eating in this restaurant on our recent return to Cape Town as I have previously tasted his food What a disappointment. What you get on your plate is not what is described on the menu. The one dish was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Beate30
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Love coming back to this establishment, always deliver high quality food, awesome service and the best value!! Love their cocktails and delisious deserts. Well done and see you soon

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank StepankaB5
Reviewed 2 September 2018

First visit, but not our last. Chose it as the last minute while stuck in Hout Bay, and blown away by the magnificent food. Smallish dishes but we were completely full after the required minimum 4 tapas dishes - had one extra just to try...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank lekud
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 3462
  • E-mail
Incredible Contemporary Asian Cuisine, Cocktails and an impressive selection of wines.
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