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45 Stadler Road | Bloubergstand, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
+ 2721 554 1988
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It was not communicated to us during our booking that kids was not welcome. No kids menu. Found the menu overall limited. And nobody explained the wine by glass system - found out afterwards - which reflects badly on the service. Kitchen slow.

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The first time we visited the newly renovated restaurant and it was very loud and bright for an romantic evening setting. The sound echo's from the walls. My Kingklip was dry with sickly sweet cherrry tomatoes dressing the dish with raw potato wedges. Big fat lemon pieces was served and salt pot out of order. We waited 50 min's for... More 

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Corralejo, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We found On The Rocks by accident and dropped on a little gem. Off the main strip so relatively quiet. Watch the sunset over the ocean whilst having a great meal, great wines and excellent service. It is so good we returned more than once. Ten out of ten.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Thank you to the staff for two most enjoyable meals there. Made us feel very welcome, and enjoyed Bloody Mary Oysters. MMMmmmmmm! Wine and menu went well together. Cannot fault what we experienced. Thank you

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Durbanville, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lovely location with the potential to be a great restaurant . This spot should be booked solid for a month , but luckly , you'll get a table . Food is average , wine list a little limited - even though they have an intersting wine tasting concept . Service ( delay in anything getting out of the kitchen )... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Lets see, great location, wonderful views. My wife and I got married "on the rocks" 7 years ago! Back then we had a wonderful time and the best of everything. Every year we try going back for an anniversary meal! This year we did so again and it was a huge disappointment. Very slow service, it took 20 minutes just... More 

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Leopoldsburg, Belgium
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The night we visited the place was sold out so it was very loud. Weather was not to good so it was impossible to sit outside on the terrace what would have made a great comfort difference. It was almost impossible to have a reasonable conversation. Food was not bad, average, we have eaten better troughout our roundtrip in South-Africa.

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A location right above a rocky beach with Table Mountain in the background is hard to beat. We found the wait staff helpful and pleasant and the ambience delightful. The Tiger Prawns were outstanding and I would highly recommend them. Ask for a window seat if possible and ask for the window to be opened. Magic! If it's not too... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Awesome location, good menu choice and an attentive team of hosts and hostesses. Oh, and the food's good too! It can get quite hot outside in summer, so take your sun screen (factor 30+) if you're doing lunch. Sunset is simply stunning! Enjoy.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Good food, attentive staff and a stunning view with good friends and you can't go wrong. Nicely secure from the wind a step away from the ocean.

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

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