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Kalk Bay: Harbour House or Live Bait?

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Kalk Bay: Harbour House or Live Bait?

Hi all,

can anybody tell the difference between these two restaurants?

They seem pretty similar, except on is upstairs and one downstairs.

Do they have the same style/menu/prices/ "views"?

I don't know wich one to book for dinner...

Please help! Thank you!

Edited: 4:50 am, January 28, 2012
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1. Re: Kalk Bay: Harbour House or Live Bait?

See for yourself.




Enjoy your meal! :-)

Cape Town
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2. Re: Kalk Bay: Harbour House or Live Bait?

They have the same owner but are quite different otherwise.

Harbour House is more upmarket, bigger emphasis on service and fine dining, and this is reflected in the prices, although they do have very affordable winter specials. The view from upstairs is great and there is also a large, airy cocktail bar and lounge at the harbour end of the building.

Polana is also good next to Live Bait on the ground floor. It has an Ibiza type feel to it with large bay windows opening on to the breaking waves. Half lounge / cocktail bar half restaurant, with Portuguese style cuisine and good bar platters / tapas type snacks.

Cape Town
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3. Re: Kalk Bay: Harbour House or Live Bait?

Hi There

I would suggest you book Harbour House for dinner instead. As mentioned by Luke, Harbour House is more upmarket and is perfect for dinner. The view is beautiful and the food is lovely.


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