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Olympia Cafe

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134 Main Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
27 (0) 21 788 6396
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't help but visit this place each year when we're in the vicinity of False Bay. Unpretentious, great service - waiters and waitresses always willing to have a friendly chat and know their menu well. Can't go wrong with seafood at this place.

Thank eddieleeds1972
Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice place with fantastic food. No reservations possible, but you can put yourself on a waiting list on a white board when you enter this place. We had 5 different dishes and all of them were of very good quality. Tuna and Steaks extremely good and you can check what happens to your food due to the... More 

Thank Alexander B
Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent coffee and breakfast. Slightly limited menu, but the choices available were great! Not disappointed one bit

Thank tessashevlin
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great experience. If you like superior meals in a more cozy and rough atmosphere, that is the place to go. They prepare the food in an open kitchen and you wouldn't expect to get such a high quality in that location. Extremely recommended.

Thank MZBB88
Georgenympton Devon
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had another Fab meal here.We return year after year to South Africa and always head for this cafe / restaurant for the great service and different menu every night the atmosphere is great ..not quiet but fun..everyone seems to be chatting and enjoying themselves. You can't book you put your name on the blackboard and wait...well worth it My... More 

Thank Dana S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoy great menu ( including mussels) at dinner. Don't be full by the coffee shop appearance...great dinner options and the bread still amazing!

Thank Gigika
Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful cafe busy and excellent in every way. Great views of the waterfront from across the road, casual comfortable seating, excellent tasty food with a definite greek flare, and wonderful coffee. The greek pastries were freshly out of the oven and quite something. We took a box of pastries with us on our tour south to the Cape to eat... More 

Thank Margaret M
Wallisellen, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Place Great friendly fast Staff And the menu is small but fresh And Change Daily ! I like the Place And atmosphere. You feel welcome there!

Thank Nightlife1981
Perth, Australia
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134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great spot to stop! Enjoyed a walk around the cute shops then had lunch. Mussels and house made bread. They bake their own pastries and bread and they are delicious. It's is not flashy very casual. I highly recommend

Thank Jill M
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only been for supper but boy o boy it never disappoints. The soft polenta , well stay away if you don't want to put on weight, the mussels non stop delicious and service always special. The regulars tell you what you need to know about consistent quality.

1 Thank John S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Main Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: 27 (0) 21 788 6396

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?