Where was The Kissing Booth filmed? Filming Locations Guide

The cast Joey King and Jacob Elordi
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Netflix has already announced the third installment of The Kissing Booth. The three parts of the teen comedy were basically filmed in Cape Town, South Africa. Few sections of the movies were actually shot in California, where most of the action is set.

Joey King (The act, The Conjuring) leads the cast as Elle Evans. Australian actor Jacob Elordi (Euphoria, Deep Water) plays her secret crush, the hottest boy in high school, Noah Flynn. Joel Courtney (The Messengers, The Empty Man) is Elle's best friend and Noah's younger brother Lee Flynn. You can also find all the filming locations where The Kissing Booth 2 was filmed following this link.

The Kissing Booth house
The upper floor of the amazing Kissing Booth house where the Flynn’s family lives was added via CGI. This is the same Love Island villa featured in the 2020 edition of the British ITV programme. Nestled in the exclusive Eagles Nest neighbourhood in Cape Town, the 15,000 sq ft. mansion contains four bedrooms, five bathrooms and a huge garden with views to Table Mountain National Park.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
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Elle house
Elle's house is a private home in Hout Bay, a wealthy and picturesque sea-side and harbour neighbourhood.


Los Angeles Country Day High School
The Kissing Booth School is the campus of the University of Cape Town. A lot of filming took place in the Smuts Hall, a student residence set in a gorgeous building constructed in 1928.
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Playland Arcade Santa Monica
The Playland Arcade where Elle and Lee play Dance Dance Mania is located in the Pacific Park pier of Santa Monica. However, the interior set was built in a studio in South Africa. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


The scene in the beach
The beach cafe in Santa Monica was built and filmed in Hout Bay Beach, a nice suburb in the south of Cape Town. The hill on the right side is the Sentinel, a steep cliff that falls into the sea. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


The festival
The Los Angeles Country Day School festival in the 'Old Acapulco Bay' was actually filmed in Ratanga Junction. This was an old amusement park located in Century City, also in Cape Town. Image courtesy of Netflix and - Map


The park gazebo
The park gazebo was built just for the film on location at Wynberg Park.
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Hollywood sign scene
Although it seems incredible, the iconic Hollywood sign scene was filmed on location.
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The Kissing Booth beach
Despite the establishing shots recorded in California, the party in Venice Beach was also filmed in South Africa. Located between Lions Head and Table Mountain, the amazing white-sand Camps Bay Beach is full of bars backed by impressive mountains. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


The art deco hall ball
The senior year memories ball was filmed in the beautiful Art Deco Mutual Building (or Mutual Heights). The party was held in the magnificent Banking Hall. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


Airport scene
The scenes in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) were shot at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

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