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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 15
    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
Exceptional food and view

Compliments to the chef! Everybody in our foodie family loved their food! View of Table Mountain hard to beat. Great setting for a great time!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Johan W
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Neuchatel, Switzerland
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We walked to this restaurant from our lodging, and were enthralled with the views! As it was a chilly evening, we had drinks outside as we at We watched the sun sink into the ocean and cast a purplish-pink hue over Table Mountain. Tremendous! We then moved inside for an excellent seafood dinner. I'd read some reviews here that said... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Compliments to the chef! Everybody in our foodie family loved their food! View of Table Mountain hard to beat. Great setting for a great time!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We took a chance (ie had no reservation) and were lucky enough to get a table at On The Rocks last Sunday! The atmosphere and setting were just perfect, the food outstanding, and our gorgeous waitress Pinky just made the evening for us - she was such great fun while still very professional! What a good South African advert On... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Very nice restaurant - great food and service. We didn't have a booking and the restaurant became full, but they made a plan and found us a table. Obviously very popular with overseas visitors as one could pick up lots of different languages.

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at sea
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We really enjoyed our lunch here. Our server, Gilbert, was excellent. The food was well prepared and nicely presented ... catch of the day (dorado) and calimari. We ate outside under an umbrella. The views of Table Mountain are incredible from the patio. Workmen were working on a tile project and we found the noise annoying during our meal.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Food is average, not great. Service training definitely needed as we waited forever for everything not to mention no one at the door to greet you accept a very big sign please wait to be seated!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The restaurant is brilliant for breakfast as well as the other meals, but the view across the sea towards Table Mountain in the morning is stunning. The sea is right in front of you crashing over the rocks. In the evenings the sunsets are equally fantastic and it's such a pleasure to dine as the light falls and the lights... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We took an elderly relative for lunch and wanted to give her an experience that she would enjoy more than the 'regular' Blouberg and Big Bay restaurants. Unfortunately, this was not to be. On a beautiful, windless autumn day - all but one of the big sliding doors were open so we sat in a closed restaurant which has one... More 

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Cape Town
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

On arrival I was made to stand at the reception desk while the waitress first set out the glasses on the table (which had been reserved 4 days in advance, so they knew we were coming). The floor around the table was so disgustingly dirty that I had to ask the waiter to clean it first, which he did quite... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We visited this restaurant on the far side of Cape Town during our stay there. The food was excellent and well presented! I had the catch of the day which was blue fish for main and calamari for starter! I was not disappointed one inch!! The view of the Table Bay and Table Mountain at same time was heavenly! The... 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?