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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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

A delicious meal in an outstanding restaurant. Super friendly wait staff made the evening a great dining experience. The views are out of this world. Will definitely be back soon.

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

this restaurant is almost worth 5 stars for the location alone. don t think it can be bettered anywhere - overlooking the mountain and the sunset - incredible. outside tables in warm weather highly recommended - window seats in colder weather much sought after. however our reservation had been made for the wrong night (but was sorted out after 10... More 

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Pretoria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Good food, impressive selection of wine. Perfect location as the name suggests add to the experience.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were a group of seven people, 4 local and 3 from up country. 3 people had starters-cheese fritters and salmon carpaccio-both were good. The main courses were very disappointing. Deep fried calamari, lamb shank, chicken breast and rump steak were well below par. The steak was tough and overdone - no excuses could suffice in a restaurant like this. They... More 

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SOUTH AFRICA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We from Pretoria and decided to take our family from Cape Town to this restaurant. We arrived to find someone else at our table and this is how the rest of the evening went .... Just one disaster after the other. Starters ... 3 cheese fritters R60 an absolute disgrace .... lamb shank Approx R195 no flavour and certainly not... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Booked a meal on the recommendation of friends who live in the local area and we were looking forward to a great meal to end our holiday. We were shown to our window table in time to catch the dramatic sunset that the location offers and given time to peruse the menu. The restaurant was very busy with a couple... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Firstly when our family decided to visit this restaurant the weather was perfect and to be sitting next to the sea literally on the rocks was a major factor influencing our choice . We were not disappointed . The friendliness of the staff was notable . The food however was pretty average whilst the prices were not .we ordered an... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had meals here a couple of times, and what I most enjoy here is the location and views. In summer you can sit outside, and enjoy a view towards Table Mountain and Robben Island; in winter they have a fireplace to heat up the interior. Food is very good and classy, and waiters very attentive and courteous. This is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I am fortunate enough to enjoy On the Rocks every couple of weeks and without fail enjoy the good food, wine and view. As a pesco-vegetarian there is always a great selection of vegetarian and seafood options, that are succulent and well-prepared and presented.

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Worst restaurant on our trip through South Africa. We have visited couple of places across SA - this restaurant was not matching the standard we had experienced in other places e.g in Cape Town or Winelands. Poor service and poor food.

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Additional Information about On The Rocks

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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