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Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 970 6677
10:00 - 19:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We accidentally found Snoekies and enjoyed a wonderful meal of fried snoek, hake, calamari and chips. The food was real tasty and we enjoyed the atmosphere of being on the harbor. It had a true feeling and no just a commercialized place. Service was quickly.

Thank Hennie L
George, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really the best Fish and chips. Service fast and friendly and food not expensive. Please do not order double portion of fish if you are not very very hungry. After a long day we really enjoyed the fish. Not easy to find but ask at the entrance of the harbour and they will direct you. Really worthwhile.

Thank heineraudrey
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Cape establishment has been around since the 1950's. Starting life from a converted bus and selling to local fishermen. They are still serving fishermen and the rest of us mere mortals. It is always worth the trip out to Hout Bay to have some snoek (a local Atlantic fish) and chips. Spoil yourself

Thank lcrause
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Hout Bay a visit to Snoekies is an essential part of the trip. Just watch out as it is very popular and huge queues form at lunch time. If you are into fine dining then you will be disappointed but you get good honest food.

Thank Maloudja
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

What better meal can there be than fresh fish and chips eaten in a working harbour listening to seagulls and smelling the sea salty air. This is what you get a Snoekies. I have eaten here a few times and can recommend the Snoek and Chips. Portion sizes are generous and the fish tastey and fresh. Service is quick too.... More 

Thank Mark B
Sandton, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

A visit to snoekies is a must every time we in Capetown ... Best fresh snoek and chips .. calamari and hake ... A rustic family setting .. beautiful views .. looking shopping stalls nearby ... Just do it ... promise you will be back ..

Thank Imtiaz-waheeda
Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

i used to love snoekies but not anymore the snoek is boney and terribly greasy theres more batter than fish very bad... terrible

Thank DarrenAmbrose
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I religiously eat at Snoekies whenever I am in Cape Town. Traditional, good value for money and big on taste! you cannot miss it!

Thank Soraya D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

As a party of 4 we popped here earlier today. It is set in a strange location where I am sure many tourists miss it. Effectively it is dockside off the main road, you probably need to know what you are looking for. We got a platter for 4 ...this consisted of 4 hakes, 8 battered prawns, calamari, rice, chips... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Not recommended. Poor value for money. Over cooked, greasy and bones in the hake. Calamari portion so small

Thank geoffkiwi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast food
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 970 6677

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