Oceans Echo is surrounded by a vibrant selection of dining options, ranging from cafés and delis to fine dining restaurants, representing the best of Cape Town’s fusion cuisine and offering excellent local seafood.
The Galley is probably the most well-known restaurant in Fish Hoek. Positioned right on the main swimming beach, it offers an informal atmosphere, laid-back cuisine, good value for money and a selection of succulent seafood.
Francois’ Restaurant is located on the corner of Beach and Recreation Roads, just before the entrance to the main beach. It has a large menu, wholesome food and an “old style” atmosphere.
The Meeting Place is situated on the bustling Main Road and combines coffee with quirky décor. It is light, airy, beautifully decorated and the food is delicious.
Just Sushi can be found at Simon’s Town Waterfront and is very popular with both locals and tourists.
Boulders Beach Restaurant is located at the entrance to Boulders Beach and it also includes a small curio shop. which sells cool drinks, ice-creams, snacks and bottled water.
Bertha’s, at the Simon’s Town Waterfront, is a firm favourite on weekends and weekdays alike. It has open-air and indoor seating with views of the Simon’s Town harbour.
Bon Appetit offers authentic French cuisine, in a fine dining atmosphere.
Café Pescado can be found on the Main Road. This family-friendly restaurant has a casual atmosphere and a large menu – their pizzas are popular with locals.
The Sweetest Thing makes delicious pastries and can be found almost opposite the first entrance to the Navy Base. If you chose to eat in and not take out, they have lots of reading material to keep you entertained.
The Harbour View Restaurant at the Waterfront offers a casual dining experience with well-priced, good food, delicious cakes and glorious harbour views.
The Salty Seadog, also based at the Waterfront, is a local favourite for fish and chips.
Seaforth Restaurant is practically perched over the ocean and boasts spectacular sea views. It offers a large, mixed menu which includes great seafood and is open from breakfast through to dinner.
The Black Marlin is close to Millers Point, just outside of Simon’s Town. Located on one of the most scenic coastlines in the Cape, it has earned its reputation for stunning seafood.
Flukes Restaurant – at the Southern Right Hotel – has a large menu with excellent facilities for both children and adults. It has a bar with television, which is popular with sports enthusiasts.
Olympia Café appears in almost every good-eating guide. It is both a deli and a restaurant and has its own bakery, which locals frequent 7 days a week. It is very popular for weekend breakfasts, so get there early to avoid the queue – although it is most certainly worth the wait.
Live Bait is also in Kalk Bay Harbour and is light and bright with spectacular sea-views. Their extensive menu boasts excellent seafood and sushi. It is also open for breakfast.
Muizenberg and Lakeside
Knead is located right on the Muizenberg beachfront. It is modern, fresh and vibey and most well-known for its cakes and wide selection of breads. The main meals and breakfasts on offer are equally delicious.
Empire Café is just off the Main Road (turn down the little road where you see the Corner Surf Shop). It is the sister-café to Olympia Café in Kalk Bay and offers the same popular fare.
Sostanza is a bakery par excellence that also serves delicious meals and excellent coffee. It can be found at the Old Bakery on the Main Road.
Mama Roma is also located at the Old Bakery and serves highly recommended Italian food.
Satori is a fantastic Italian Restaurant, positioned on the Main Road. It is well priced, intimate and has a “stay-as-long-as-you-like” atmosphere.
The Brass Bell is one of the oldest and most established restaurants in the area and is widely known for its excellent seafood. Surrounded by rolling waves, the restaurant complex of terraced dining areas is nestled into the tidal pool walls and offers visitors a truly unique dining experience.