Indeed, the rumours are true, Lucky Bao, one of Hout Bay’s most talked about eateries has made its way out of the quiet Republic of Hout Bay into central Cape Town! Known for their delectable take on Asian street food, the eatery made the schlep all the way to Hout Bay more than worth it, but now the schlep is finally over and the good people of Hout Bay can rest easy knowing that us inner-city folk will no longer be rushing their shores for a taste of Chef Cheyne Morrisby’s creations. With a fancy pants location in Cape Town’s hip Atlantic Seaboard, here’s everything we know about the Lucky Bao De Waterkant opening.

Lucky Bao announced the arrival of its second eatery via its Facebook page with nothing but a casual snapshot of the signage outside the new Lucky Bao De Waterkant site. Located on the quiet Napier Steet, next door to The Piano Bar in De Waterkant, this new addition to Chef Cheyne Morrisby’s is sure to be a huge hit.

Lucky Bao De Waterkant

According to the Lucky Bao Facebook page, Lucky Bao De Waterkant will open its doors on Friday 13 October 2017 so make sure you call in advance to book your table for dinner or lunch. The Hout Bay spot offers an intimate dining experience with space for only 8 diners around the bar but we’re hoping there will be a little more room in the new space.

If you’ve never had the pleasure of dining at this fine establishment in Hout Bay then know that you can expect some of the most delicious Asian-style grub Cape Town has to offer. In addition to a range of traditional Chinese steamed, filled buns (also known as a bao), Lucky Bao serves Yakatori (or Japanese skewers) and other Asian street food. Fan favourites include the Sea Bao (soft shell crab, lemongrass, & fennel salad – R55), Nori Dusted Fries served with Bullseye Mayo (R35), and Strawberry & Miso Shake (R45).

For more information and to book call 0790674919 or email cheynemorrisby@gmail.com. Don’t forget to say Hi to Lucky Bao on Facebook for updates on the new restaurant in De Waterkant as well as specials.

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