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Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
+27 21 788 1726
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“snoek” (37 reviews)
“calamari” (46 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food
Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

No frills excellent meal. Calamari was brilliant as was the hake. Friendly and full of character among the fishing boats and seagulls.

Thank GRtravelling
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is at the entrance of the little harbour. The atmosphere is casual and social. The fish is very fresh and tasty. Chips are homemade.

Thank Kangarou7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For lovers of fresh fish this is the right place. Cheap and excellent all from service to atmosphere to dishes!

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Cape town hospitality. Excellent service. Good food. Nice walk in the harbour. Seals lying in the harbour. Fresh fish on sale in harbour . Come early for lunch to get parking. Fills up after,12.

Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Eat where the locals eat! This is basic, low-cost fish and chips. But incredibly fresh, cooked on demand and very quickly, and incredibly cheap. Rough it and love it. Calamari and Snoek both highly recommended!

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Can't miss this when you are at Kalk Bay. Took the Hake FC and special which is crayfish tails and chips. Batter is pretty good but I wish they would serve in hot especially given it's winter. But most of the fried were already laid...More

Thank Ash L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Hubby and I always go to Hout Bay for our fish treat, but when I was on the google search engine I came across Kalky's, so we decided to try it out, just as good as Hout Bay's Fish and Chips.

Thank Georgeous010
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Not a fancy restaurant but a good place to experience local fish and chips whilst enjoying the view of the harbour. .parking can be crazy on a weekend....the fish is crisp and tasty and good price .service is fast considering how busy the place is...

Thank AmBand
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you like sitting in a working harbour watching the fishermen unloading their catch, selling straight off the boat, while eating your fish and chips, this is the place for you. Nothing fancy, just good food at a very low price. Nobody can match Kalky's....More

Thank Clan_Nisbet
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The food we ordered was fresh, tasty and served very quickly. It seems to be the place where the locals come for a tasty lunch. It is right on the harbour, alive and bustling with activity.

Thank Mad9
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Dave D
14 March 2017|
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Response from Joeboy69 | Reviewed this property |
The accept CC but don't take bookings
25 September 2016|
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Response from Alma P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do sell wine, beers and ciders
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 1726
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