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45 Stadler Road | Bloubergstand, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
+ 2721 554 1988
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice lunch

We've been for lunch. First impression was good. Like the others previous reviews the sea view is vert nice. Food not exceptional but the rate quality/price is fine. The wine prices are realy affordable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Silkanel
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Douala, Cameroon
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Douala, Cameroon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We've been for lunch. First impression was good. Like the others previous reviews the sea view is vert nice. Food not exceptional but the rate quality/price is fine. The wine prices are realy affordable.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Service was very good but food on the night was a bit of a dissapointment. Might just have been an off night cuz I've heard nice things about them.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This Restaurant has top class service whether it is for breakfast or dinner. The atmosphere is great and the views of the sea breaking on the rocks just in front of you are awesome as well as the view of Robben Island. The Breakfasts are also extremely well priced

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

On the Rocks has a great view of the ocean. We went for dinner and the restaurant was almost empty. The Food is adequate but not particularly exciting. My fillet steal came with the wrong sauce and vegetables! The remaining members of my party were satisfied but not enthralled by the food. The desserts were good but service was slow... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Besides a beautiful view of the sea and Table mountain, the food is also very nice. We had the breakfast pan which was delicious with eggs of your choice, sausage, bacon and potato rosti. The omelette was also very good. Service was great. Good value for money.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

What was supposed to be a fabulous lunch for our Moms birthday turned out to be a dreadful gastronomic experience. Crayfish for the birthday girl (at R340 per head) was tough and leathery and so sent back. The vegetarian meals were dried out and inedible, the pasta was a sloppy mess, the burger left much to be desired and the... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The views from this restaurant are gorgeous. There is nothing better than watching the waves while awaiting ones food. Service for breakfast was pleasant and efficient. The fire was great on a chilly morning. The Breakfast was plenty but could have been hotter? It also took awhile to arrive which was not a problem for us but could be for... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We have made a few visits to On the Rocks - whenever we are in CT, but always for dinner - this was a first lunch visit - on a perfect Cape day. Great seafood, magnificent view, good service, chilled wine - all makes for a great lunch! We will be back

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Been here twice. One visit left us with memories of shards of glass in our ice bucket and a second visit saw us leaving after 10min of no acknowledgement. Pity really as the food seems great.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Excellent Service, Alexander (Alex) was great and friendly. Highly recommend the breakfasts and seafood.

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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: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?