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“South African fish and chips”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Fish on the Rocks

Fish on the Rocks
Ranked #14 of 64 Restaurants in Hout Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Fast food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Nistelrode, The Netherlands
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125 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“South African fish and chips”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

Not really a restaurant but a great place to get a nice piece of fish after visiting the Hout Bay harbour market. Watch the stunning mountain views. And occasionally a seal swimming by. Fish we ate was very good, chips not up to my standards, very soggy.

Visited September 2013
2 Thank TripleOne
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Czech first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Durbanville, South Africa
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not the best”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

We stopped by Fish on the Rocks for lunch and we ordered the Calamari and chips. Price wise, R38 wasn't too bad, but the calamari was way too tough & oily. I opened the packet and the calamari was just lying there in the oil. A bit disappointing as we had heard such good reviews. The restaurant was quite busy, but the staff seemed to be on their toes and were very friendly. The location is beautiful and we sat outside and enjoyed the sunshine and the fresh sea air.

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank BrigNel
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2013

I went by several times and the air literally stinks. I mean who wants to eat fish when the air smells of rotting fish. Sure it might not be the restaurant but I did go round the back and saw some rats!

Visited June 2013
3 Thank ILO111
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Cape Town
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“the best fish and chips....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

If your visiting Hout Bay, and your feeling for some traditional fish and chips- this is the place. rolled in newspaper, just lie in England - and it's great valiue for money. Service is quick, food is good quality, portions are generous. you can sit around the benches avaialble outside, or you can sit on the rocks , looking out to see. The seagulls fly above your head, hoping to catch a nibble.

Visited April 2013
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Warner Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fish and Chips.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2013

Who can go to Hout Bay and not have fish and chips here. I made the mistake though of having Snoek. Did not realise it is very boney. The hake and calamari were good though. Great location

Visited April 2013
1 Thank glasgowgirl5060
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