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“Eat with the locals” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kalky's

Kalky's
Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
21 788 1726
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Ranked #4 of 18 Restaurants in Kalk Bay
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Durban, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Eat with the locals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The fish and chips were hot, fresh and wonderful and sitting and chatting with the locals (fishermen's families) at the next table was great.

Visited November 2013
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Cape Town
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Kalk Bay institution”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Kalky's is an institution in Kalk Bay for a reason. Others may disagree, but I think its the best fish and chip experience on this side of Cape Town. The service is with a smile and the prices are super affordable.

Recommendation: sit at one of the outside tables and watch the dockside hustle and bustle of Kalk Bay's small harbour. Take a walk along the pier afterwards to do some seal spotting.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bellville, South Africa
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

well known fish and chips in Kalk Bay harbour. it can become very crowded over weekends but the quality of food remains the same. there is outside seating available or you can take the fish and chips and share it with the many sea gulls on the dock.

Visited February 2014
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Portside Perfection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Yes, you pay when you order and food delivered by number - but for atmosphere and delicious fresh fish at embarrassingly low prices - plus BYO wine - and forgot to mention friendly, accommodating service - simply fabulous and unbeatable quality.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Not gourmet dining, but if you are looking for an atmospheric fish and chips place right on the water -- this is it. We thoroughly enjoyed the food (except for the potato cakes). Also loved the seals playing in the harbor right by the restaurant. Also the staff was super friendly -- we were heading onwards to Franschhoek and the cashier took the time to map out a safe route for us.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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