Surfshack: A Contemporary Seaside Diner on The Camps Bay Beachfront

Surfshack: A Contemporary Seaside Diner on The Camps Bay Beachfront Claire Gunn

Modern diner dishes, a laidback buzz, and stunning sunset views await at this stylish Camps Bay eatery.

With its sun-drenched beaches, dreamy turquoise water and a bustling bevvy of hangout spots, Camps Bay is one of Cape Town’s most cosmopolitan suburbs. But it’s the ever-expanding array of ultra-cool restaurants, with stunning views of the powdery aquamarine Atlantic Ocean, that make it a top dining destination for locals and tourists alike.

Surfshack Atmosphere
Claire Gunn

One such spot is Surfshack – a contemporary diner-inspired eatery – where lovers of a vibey yet chilled buzz will feel right at home.

Surfshack Camps Bay

The view-drenched terrace offers front-row seats to the dazzling ocean, while inside the rustic-chic interior lends itself to sitting back and soaking up the scene.

Diner dishes

Surfshack Food
Claire Gunn

The extensive menu at Surfshack features an array of tasty diner-style dishes with a modern twist, presented with panache.

Surfshack Cape Town
Claire Gunn

The sharing plates include crispy corn on the cob; tempura crab claw; blistered jalapeño peppers; and seared ahi tuna, with barbeque lamb chops; grilled chicken kebabs, dry aged sirloin on the bone; and a bucket of shellfish for mains. There’s also a pizza section and a variety of burgers, featuring a lobster roll; hot pastrami dog; hot honey-fried-chicken burger; and a bacon-beer-and-cheese burger, followed by sweet endings of frozen mousse, banana cream pie, and milk panna cotta – to name a few.

Surfshack View
Claire Gunn

The sea-facing terrace is the place to be on any given afternoon – the only problem is you might never want to leave.

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