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45 Stadler Road | Bloubergstand, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
+ 2721 554 1988
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Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Enjoyed the afternoon

We visited this establisment yesterday and loved the view, service and the food was excellent and flavourful. Will return

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Gary H
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Witbank, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Alberton
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We took a couple of family members out for dinner and all of us had such awesome tasting and looking food. It was my first time at this restaurant, but my husband had been before (couple of years ago) and he also agreed that both his visits were very good. Lovely atmosphere, music in the background, Waiters very good and... More 

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Kendal UK
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Visited On The Rocks tonight, i ordered. Fillet steak which frankly was to die for. My husband ordered a Green Seafood Curry & as both our meals were so outstanding he insisted on wanting to meet the chef who turned out to be a really sweet lady whose name is Annette. We would highly recommend a visit to this restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

It was perfect! Was unsure due to other reviews but was very pleasantly surprised! Food -AMAZING! Service - AMAZING What more can a girl ask for! Do yourself a favor...

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Food good but think our waiter was new as a bit unsure of everything. That said lovely setting with ocean views. We were staying at Pinard On Sea next door

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Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had booked a table far in advance for a friends special birthday. On arrival we were taken to our table which had not even been layed up. We were still seated while they sorted out the table. The staff were stressed & running around like headless chickens trying to look after not only a large wedding party but also... More 

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Witbank, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We visited this establisment yesterday and loved the view, service and the food was excellent and flavourful. Will return

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful view but the service and food not up to scratch. Our waiter had a big corporate table as well so he totally ignored us. Had to eventually ask other waiters for some service. He asked if we would like to taste the wine. When we said yes he ignored our request and poured full glasses. Said he couldn't bring... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

While having family from France and the UK staying with us last week, I took our guests out for breakfast at On The Rocks so that they could enjoy the beautiful views and supposedly good food. Although I've only eaten at On The Rocks once before, it was a relatively enjoyable experience and so I felt comfortable with my recommendation.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

My husband and I had a booking for 20h00 for Valentines day dinner. We were welcomed as if we were VIP guests. We did wait a bit for our food but it is understandable as it was a busy night. Our waitress apologised for the wait and was very attentive at all times. Our food was wonderful and nicely presented.... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Valentines Day - pay R400 pp on reservation - and you are restricted 2 either a 5 or 8pm seating. Arrogant I thought.. very.. but I was returning to On the Rocks after 15 years.. and this time to treat my own family. Such fond memories as a child. My word.. from the get go, I was subjected to sheer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 45 Stadler Road | Bloubergstand, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: + 2721 554 1988

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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