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134 Main Road, Kalk Bay, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
27 (0) 21 788 6396
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Ranked #4 of 21 Restaurants in Kalk Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Cape Town
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Breakfast is always great and perfect. After seeing a rat during diner time, I stayed away. Hygiene is to be improved to say the least

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Walking along the street in Kalkbay and came across this little cafe,went in and we were just going to have some cake but on seeing someone having the mussels that changed my mind straight away and they were fantasticservice was very good and friendly,we will be going back.

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Worcester
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Very popular eatery, always pretty full and the reason is that the food is really great. Wonderful staff and their Red Door bakery around the corner is well worth a visit. Looks like nothing from the outside, in fact looks like nothing on the inside too.... but very well worth a visit if you are ever passing. Don't miss it!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Don't be fooled by the look of this very casual restaurant. This is one of the best eateries in cape town. Excellent food at a great value.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We always visit Olympia Cafe and their Red door bakery. Baked bread is a must! Breakfast and smoothies always a winner - they are generous with their portions. The lunches are divine - they have lovely vegetarian options and dinner also lovely! My husband loves the mussels!The staff are friendly and full of personality. You have to try the cappuccino... More 

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Duisburg, Deutschland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I found this little paradise 2010 for the first time. Since then I keep coming back. It makes me smile when I get onto a plane to Cape Town knowing I will be back soon. Special thanks to the staff in the kitchen for their great mash coming with the delicious fish. And of course I also recommend the bakery.... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I like to sample a variety of food when we travel so very rarely do with frequent the same restaurant twice. However, after a delicious dinner, we'd decided to do it again. The menu changes daily too. I had the absolute most delicious seared ahi tuna that I've ever had in my life and I can say... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Olympia Cafe has something of the Emperor's New Clothes about it. One person says it's great, so other people say it's great, and it snowballs from there. I myself stopped going there about 15 years ago, having reached my personal limit - a high threshold incidentally - for aggressively terrible service and criminally filthy standards of hygiene. A recent chat... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Can hardly begin to review Olympia. Suffice it to say that yet again on a 5 day family holiday we ate there 7 times and were not disappointed. Simply inspired food combinations; friendly, lovely staff; great prices and a view. This is the best in the Western Cape and yes, we do eat out a lot!

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised. Unbelievable breads and baked goods. The ciabatta was the best I have ever had. I would go back to Kalk Bay just for this place.

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Additional Information about Olympia Cafe

Address: 134 Main Road, Kalk Bay, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (0) 21 788 6396
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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