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45 Stadler Road | Bloubergstand, Bloubergstrand 7441, South Africa
+27 21 554 1988
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Cape Town, South Africa
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been there twice and in my opinion, this restaurant is overpriced. First time there were people from overseas with us and they ordered lobsters. Ok, they are usually expensive but there are many places in Cape Town where you can eat better cooked and tasty lobster for 30% less money. Second time some of us ate meat and other... More 

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Thank Alice L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I always try & visit when I'm in Cape Town. The wonderful scenery, friendly & efficient service, and delicious menu keep me coming back. And don't let the setting or quality fool you, it is also great value for money. This is an amazing place to while away a few hours, whether it be for brunch, sundowners or dinner.

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1 Thank Bernadette B
Cape Town, South Africa
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I felt like a princess here for a family dinner, we were waited on with great services, served appetizing meals and greeted as we left. The food and views were much appreciated

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1 Thank Yajna G
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have not been to this restaurant for some time and we realized we have been missing out on great food. The views are great and the food was even better. All the dishes were great but the seafood curry was our favorite . The ambiance was great and they have a corkage policy in place which is great .... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is an absolute must visit if you are in Cape Town, particularly if you are here during clear weather as the views back to table mountain, and the sunset are simply astounding. The location is about a 30-45 minute drive from Cape Town, but we had read such good things we decided to get an Taxi out and... More 

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1 Thank Henster79
OnTheRocks12, Manager at On The Rocks, responded to this review

Dear Henster79, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at On the Rocks Restaurant and for travelling so far to join us for dinner! It is such a pleasure reading a review like yours. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our view and that you received great service. A five star review is always... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love coming for coffee and breakfast at On the Rocks where you can sit outside if the weather permits, or inside. On the Rocks has great views of the sea, Robbin Island and of Table Mountain. The staff are friendly and professional too. On the Rocks is also a short walking distance right next to the beach from where... More 

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1 Thank Anne549
OnTheRocks12, Manager at On The Rocks, responded to this review

Dear Anne549, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at On the Rocks Restaurant. It is such a pleasure reading a review like yours. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our view and that you received great service. A five star review is always a great motivator for us all and we will share... More 

Krugersdorp, South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seating outside. The view was amazing. The service was a bit slow. There were a wedding and they were running around to serve them. The food was only average. I will not go out off my way to eat there again.

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Thank annelizeroetz
OnTheRocks12, Manager at On The Rocks, responded to this review

Dear annelizeroetz, Thank you for your feedback on your experience at On the Rocks. I apologize that the service and food you received was not the usual standards of On the Rocks. We value all reviews as this enables us to improve on our offerings and service. We have raised the complaint with our chef and front of house team... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view at On the Rocks is incredible and the food didn't disappoint either. From oysters to mussels to fresh line fish it was a great dining experience. Tables on the deck can't be booked but if you can get one on arrival it is well worth it especially during sunset.

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Thank greg0486
OnTheRocks12, Manager at On The Rocks, responded to this review

Dear greg0486, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience at On the Rocks Restaurant. It is such a pleasure reading a review like yours. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our oysters, mussels and line fish. A five star review is always a great motivator for us all and we will share your review... More 

Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

had a sundowner at on the rocks. beautiful view and sunset. looked at the menu decided to try the Mozambique prawns... well what a disappointment!! they looked great but never have I been so disappointed in a dinner.. such a pitty! the venue are great for sundowners not so sure about dinner and it's expensive...

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Thank Fransie K
OnTheRocks12, Manager at On The Rocks, responded to this review

Dear Fransie K, Thank you for your feedback on your experience at On the Rocks. I want to profusely apologize that you did not receive our normal standard of food at On The Rocks. We value all reviews as this enables us to improve on our offerings and service. We hope to continue the conversation privately to address all of... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for breakfast and was greeted by the most unfriendly staff that I have ever come across. We were clearly not very welcomed at this restaurant. A waiter indicated to us that a table was available, but the manager stated that there were no tables available. They were rude and most unprofessional. Not worth a visit.

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Thank Jean690
OnTheRocks12, Manager at On The Rocks, responded to this review

Dear Jean690, Thank you for your feedback on your experience at On the Rocks. I want to profusely apologize that you did not receive our normal standard of service at On The Rocks. We value all reviews as this enables us to improve on our offerings and service. We hope to continue the conversation privately to address all of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Stadler Road | Bloubergstand, Bloubergstrand 7441, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Bloubergstrand
  • Phone Number: +27 21 554 1988

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