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Cnr. of Beach and Recreation Road, Fish Hoek, South Africa
+27 21 782 3066
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“calamari” (20 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cnr. of Beach and Recreation Road, Fish Hoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the location, you may actually get a seaview with some serious down to earth good food, from the standard but prepped excellent seafood fare to tasty curries - all worth it!

Thank japoti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived and stood around before we were assisted. Table was cleaned and reset as we were a party of 6. Service was ok, I got the impression too little waiters so the were rather busy. Food order was spot on by the waiter. Food was...More

Thank AngelaSmith S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had wonderful evening out. The Durban lamb curry was spicy and perfect for a cold winter evening. The service was prompt and professional. Good atmosphere. Will definitely return.

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We're a family of 3 and we've had multiple meals at this establishment. When SEEN from outside you might think it too pricey to try, but once you give them a try you'll change your mind. Prepare to be impressed by their food, service and...More

Thank JuanitaH4
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Was a fairly regular visitor, as I lived nearby, great food and service,,..but in Holiday season student (read 'inexperienced') staff are employed and service suffers. I will presume this is a fairly common complaint where you have regular clientele, used to being pampered, suddenly sidelined...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Had an awesome lunch at Barracudas with the family while on a short holiday. Food was amazing, good portions and presentations, taste was exceptional and very good value for money. Service was very efficient and wonderfully friendly. Thanks Barracudas for a wonderful experience and we...More

Thank VictorVisser
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nice decor, clean, modern. Had fish and chips, mussels, calamari and steak, no complaints on any of the good. Fast and friendly service. Can recommend.

Thank voyagersolo
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Five of us lunched there most enjoyably. The lunch menu is quite restricted & as three of us were craving prawns it could have been a problem, but the very agreeable owner having warned us that they where not yet prepped happily produced a dozen...More

Thank gibbhelps
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I liked the feel of this place -- they've created a nice ambiance. It's a bit noisy, but not in a way where you can't have a nice conversation with your dinner companions. Fish and other dishes were good and service was ok. Nicely located...More

Thank jef-ind
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch cerebrating a friend's birthday! The food was excellent​, great value for money, the owner was, as always, attentive. I highly recommend.

2  Thank Michelle B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr. of Beach and Recreation Road, Fish Hoek, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Fish Hoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 782 3066
  • E-mail
Barracudas is a family restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere specialising in seafood. The restaurant, situated on the Fish Hoek beach front, boasts a fresh, contemporary and natural feel with a touch of coral and aqua. Maximum views have been created through floor to ceiling glass. The restaurant is fully licenced.
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