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Thai Cafe

15 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 7000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (11 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed today

From one of my favourite go to Thai Food Stores to a place i shriek everyone i drive by or see a store, I have had many good dishes and many bad, from takeaways to eating in, right now this brand has gone one way...More

Thank hiddencapetown
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We were greeted well and decided to eat-in. We ordered a starter to share and then Stir Fried Basil and Stir Fried Cashews - our usual preference - and two glasses of wine. However the main course arrived with the starter. The starter was cold...More

2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Food was tasty however the green and red curry we ordered had about half to a cm of oil sitting on the top which was somewhat offputting. Cheap eats with plastic tables and chairs. Functional rather than anything to write home about. An alternative to...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Really good food and service,also good value. Eat here twice during my stay in Hout Bay. High reccommended.

Thank wilsonjh
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

2nd visit to this Thai Cafe. Food is amazing and the service is very friendly. Its nice to see the open kitchen. Very busy with take outs and also to eat in.

Thank Ilkleygirl
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Have been to this restaurant a great many times. It is a local favourite. We started by ordering take-out most Friday evenings from it, but realised that the food was so much better straight from the kitchen, and on crockery - and at the same...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Had out frist dinner after Arrival in south africa. Great good food (curry and fried vegetebal dish). Friendly service. Same as five years before! A good place for a friendly priced meal.

Thank _jvdgalien
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit after craving Thai cafe houtbay. Iv been to all the branches in cpt. But the service and portions received from the Houtbay branch is not even to mention. Bad service unfriendly staff and I'm definitely not paying them a visit...More

3  Thank LATHUM D
ErawanCapeTown, Owner at Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you for your 2nd ever Trip Advisor Review. You cannot even be bothered to detail the complaint properly and write like a 12 year old texting friends. Are you for real is the review for real? So happy we won't be seeing you again...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Been waiting 90 minutes (so far!!) for one order of Oyster Beef - from Main Road to Valley Road - three phone calls and told it's on it's way every time!!

1  Thank 661debs
ErawanCapeTown, Owner at Thai Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Hi Debs So sorry we had a new delivery driver start work this week and he was struggling with some of the address's for delivery.

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is our "go to" place for take away. Good flavors, no fuss. Never disappointed. Personal favourites are Tom Yum soup ad the cashew nut ad chilli paste stir fry. Yum!

Thank LiveWorkTravel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Main Road, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 7000
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