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“Great little place to stop & watch whales”

Coffee on the Rocks
Ranked #1 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Gansbaai
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great little place to stop & watch whales”
Reviewed October 24, 2013

We stopped here for the afternoon. It is a great place to stop for coffee and food. The seats on the balcony are ideal to watch the whales. You can also easily walk along the coastline of Gansbaai from here where there a several viewing platforms to stop and view the whales.

  • Visited October 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Coffee with a view”
Reviewed October 22, 2013

This coffee shop is situated on Cliff road in De Kelders an afforded us a view on the whales frollicking in the Walker bay. The coffee was good, the view was exceptional and the cakes were delicious. I had the chocolate cake and my wife had the carrot and pineapple cake. It is definitely worth a visit if you are in the vicinity!

Visited October 2013
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Tempe, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Great views, gracious hosts, good homemade food”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Gail and Barry have created a must-stop place overlooking Walker Bay (and the whales when they are here). Open 10 to 5, Wednesday through Sunday, with good food and drink, moderate prices, and a lot of good energy. Hungry, thirsty, or just want to stop and relax in the perfect place to do so, Coffee on the Rocks is the one spot in De Kelders for any and all of those reasons.

  • Visited September 2013
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Cape Town, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“What a surprising gem”
Reviewed October 5, 2013

Unexpected place that you feel totally at home - everything just works and they try to make you feel so at home. Dog friendly and that adds to the atmosphere - great personal touch and welcome

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Demandinggary
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Still the best!!”
Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Once again a memorable day with fantastic food! Love eating at this venue with fantastic views out to walker bay. Keep up the good work!!!

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