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Victoria Road | The Promenade, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
+27 21 438 2040
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Blues was always one of the better restaurants in Camps Bay. Fresh line fish, a selection of game and beef dishes that would bring one back again and again. More recently however the style of cooking has taken on a more modern look and flavour, the portions can be ridiculously small considering the cost. I have had a great meal... More 

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Thank Bernadette V
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I ate here mid February, I was retuning 15 years after I came the last time. The restaurant is smaller nowadays from 15 years ago and renamed Blues Beach House. Same great food and service. It's not the cheapest place to eat, but the food and the views are great

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Thank Adrian B
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would not recommend this restaurant. The food was okay but there are better options in Camps Bay. The service was dreadful. So disorganised and it made the meal feel so rushed and over priced. We spent two weeks in South Africa and both agreed this was our worst meal out.

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Thank Megan P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch here If you are near by you must call in and have one of the seafood platters You won't be disappointed

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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194 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

All my South African friends were raving about this seafood restaurant in the middle of the Camps Bay waterfront. Were they right? It's pretty good alright but it's not a "wow". Very nice interior though with nice view over the bay.

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Thank Tor_Malmros
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here twice in Jan/Feb. 2017 - having first visited (the twice-as-large) restaurant in the late-1990s. It still is well run, very popular wth great views over the beach and out to sea, especially at sunset time. Booking is essential. One new "feature" is the presence outside the restaurant across the road on some nights of an extremely noisy... More 

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Thank robin k
England
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyable afternoon... Inside table...due to sea breeze & requiring some nice shade... Great Service.. Excellent menu selection...with a Tuna Steak special...just delicious... Superb Waterford Chilled White... With expresso martinis to finish.... Enjoy...

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Thank AndyM35
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had such a lovely afternoon on the balcony with a bottle of great wine and some light food. Loved the view and although the wine was great value its was also brilliant quality.

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Thank Beetravels
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is up there in my top ten. The food was incredible, the staff were wonderful and the views were gorgeous. I can not say anything that would of made it better. The food is not expensive at all but presented to such a high standard. My favourite restaurant!

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Thank tomandhayley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit Cape Town almost every December and this is my place to go for awesome food and stunning views. Camps bay has an atmosphere u would find in very few places in the world. The staff has always served me with a smile and I don't mind waiting as the view takes my breath away every time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Road | The Promenade, Camps Bay 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 438 2040

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