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On The Rocks

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, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My food was ok (vegetarian risotto), nothing spectacular. However, I'd eat there again just for the amazing view!! If the weather is good you have to sit outside! That's the best experience at the restaurant as you are right at the sea..

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The view from the restaurant was spectacular. The food was really something special. We had Ostrich and Springbok. It was absolutely devine.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

After our previous experience at On the Rocks, we've decided to take them off my list of restaurants to visit. When we were looking for somewhere close to our home to go for dinner we decided to give them another chance. I am SO glad we did. From the moment we walked in I knew this restaurant is different. The... More

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Plano, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We spent a large part of the afternoon just enjoying the view of Cap Town from the terrace of On the Rocks. The meal was excellent, service very good, and all in all very affordable. This place is definitely NOT Indian. It is seafood primarily with a lovely selection of wines. The view of Table Mountain from any table is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Exceptional location with probably the best view of Table Mountain any Cape Town restaurant can offer - the atmosphere is friendly, relaxed and welcoming - the food varied and good - the service friendly and good - the value very good - love the cigar bar! Well worth a visit even if only for the views. This restaurant has certainly... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I have lived in the area for 25 years but have not been to this restaurant for many years as the standard of food deteriorated. Today I decided to give it another chance and wow am I glad that I did! A cold lunch time, but was greeted by a blazing fire and a friendly host. my son and I... More

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Cape Town
2 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Wonderful setting, great service, great food, great presentation Just one complaint, everyone who had scrambled eggs said they were dry and overcooked.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

The title says it all. The food was an adventure. We had Springbok and Ostrich which was absolutely delightful. The service was 5 star and the view unforgettable.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We enjoyed a lovely relaxed dinner with friends on 1 June - cosy fire going, good food and service though the restaurant was very quiet on the night. Excellent wine selection. Like to be back or recommend friend - by that standard.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Great food, but more attention to detail needed for such a renowned restaurant in Cape Town. Here are my recommendations. 1. The sliding glass doors are rusting. It looks bad. 2. There are scuffs on the walls, paint them. 3. The 'On The Rocks' sign outside is faded, replace it or take it down. 4. I would suggest removing the... More

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