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Skybar and Grill

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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One visit ..... not tooo bad

We went to the Skybar for a sundowner late one afternoon. Staff was friendly-enough, but not very... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
IP_CapeTown
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Visited the sky bar and enjoyed the great views. Staff were very friendly. The service was slow... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
marisavl
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Germiston, South Africa
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible21%
6 Aug 2018
“The Doors are Locked”
22 May 2018
“Drinks”
About
Skybar is located on Level 5 of Desroches Hotel Margate overlooking the Indian Ocean & its beautiful surroundings. Skybar is Margate’s finest, offering guests the most beautiful sea view of the Margate beach whilst sipping on your favourite drinks.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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113 Marine Drive | Level 5 , Desroches Hotel, Margate 4275, South Africa
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+27 39 312 0435
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

It looks like this hotel is in serious financial problems. The entrance is chained and from what I've heard utility bills have not been paid. A shame because it has so much potential and it's what Margate needs.

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank GDTravelsMargateRSA
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Visited the sky bar and enjoyed the great views. Staff were very friendly. The service was slow, but when my cocktail arrived I was pleasantly surprised, well prepared...worth the wait. After the initial long wait, the waitress was then very attending and friendly. Will go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank marisavl
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Good day, Thank you for choosing to have drinks at the Skybar and for your kind words and great review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We went for drinks at the Skybar on my birthday. What I like about the place is the magnificent view of the Indian ocean coastline from the roof. You can have beautiful views of the sunset from there. They have comfortable sofas on the deck...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank louisd102
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks for the great feedback, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This place is very poorly run, I booked Christmas lunch 5 weeks before Christmas and phoned to check a second time then they phoned me back to confirm that the booking was fine. We arrived on the day to find we didn't have a booking,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank 117ursulav
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi, Apologies for the late response, we actually did not know that we were on TripAdvisor. Please note that this will be brought to management's attention as we pride ourselves on our customer services! Thanks for taking the time to let us know, we appreciate...More

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Great view. Great service. Friendly staff. Food priced at reasonable rates. View bit blocked by sea spray on windows. Needs constant cleaning

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Mikehe1
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks for the great feedback, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 31 October 2016

beautiful view and setting but very expensive and poor service - you can have lunch which is well prepared and tastes good - the place gets very noisy from time to timeMore

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank 367eugener
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi, Apologies for the late response, we actually did not know that we were on TripAdvisor. Please note that this will be brought to management's attention as we pride ourselves on our customer services! Thanks for taking the time to let us know, we appreciate...More

Reviewed 11 October 2016

We went to the Skybar for a sundowner late one afternoon. Staff was friendly-enough, but not very eager to attend to us. Music a bit too loud - maybe the reason why the staff could not hear what en when we needed something. We realize...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank IP_CapeTown
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi, Apologies for the late response, we actually did not know that we were on TripAdvisor. Please note that this will be brought to management's attention as we pride ourselves on our customer services! Thanks for taking the time to let us know, we appreciate...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Spent the weekend at the hotel so used the Skybar for a late afternoon lunch and cocktails. Took a while to get a menu but once we were attended to drinks were yummy and food delicious. Bar staff very friendly. Nicely set out , spacious...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 697michd
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks for the great feedback, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Good vibes. Had my fill from a wide range of cocktails and service was just great. Chill to some awesome local sounds with the best pina colada in town. The view is nice, too.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Susari d
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks for the great feedback, we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 March 2016

Had a company event held here, the Ugu Jazz after party, hosted by Ciroc. It was a good experience. but hotel needs some proper trained staff who work fast. overall good experience. would love to come back and try out the food next time.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank TrishaRamiah
Judd S, Public Relations Manager at Skybar and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks for the good feedback, we hope to see you again soon!

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