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The Bay Hotel Restaurants and Bars


Wine & Dine

Energising breakfasts, light bites, tempting cakes taken with afternoon tea and exquisite dinners featuring local produce – eating options at The Bay Hotel cater for every appetite. And for the thirsty traveller, choose from two stylish bars offering very different settings in which to sip your chosen tipple.

Tides Restaurant


Our bright and airy breakfast area boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, offering magnificent views to enjoy alongside a buffet of fresh fruit, baked goodies, cold meats, cheeses and cereals, plus the option of ordering a hot breakfast from our brigade of chefs.

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The Pool Café

Bistro @ The Bay

By day, Bistro @ The Bay offers a laidback ambience with its wooden decked floors and vast windows offering views of the main pool and further out, the palm-studded Camps Bay Beach. Lunches feature sandwiches, salads and pastas showcasing imaginative combinations of only the finest ingredients, while those with a sweet tooth can stop by later in the afternoon to choose from the daily selection of cakes and pastries.

By night, the magnificent chandeliers and soft lighting transform the Bistro into an elegant dining venue, serving contemporary cuisine created from local, seasonal ingredients. The dishes are upscale but the atmosphere remains relaxed whatever time of day you choose to join us.

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Sandy B

Sandy B Private Beach Club

Guests at The Bay Hotel enjoy honorary membership at Sandy B, our exclusive, private beach club. Join bronzed beauties for a refreshing dip in the pool or sit with some of Cape Town’s suntanned socialites, sipping a zesty mojito or a chilled glass of sparkling wine as you witness the sun’s dying rays dipping into the ocean.

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The hotel’s main watering hole offers connoisseurs an excellent array of beverages, including a vast selection of cognacs, wines and cocktails, plus gourmet coffee from the genuine antique brass Brasilia coffee machine.

Order the Caamiltini, a house special named after beloved barman, Caamil who has served thirsty guests here for more than a decade. Affectionately known as the “best barman in Cape Town”, Caamil has a loyal army of fans who come to taste, chat and soak up the comfy surrounds of the elegant bar for a pre- or post-dinner drink.

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