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Brass Bell

41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 5455
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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International, Pub, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was busy on a sunny Sunday afternoon, however we were able to get a table right at the large window overlooking the ocean. The view is incredible. Service was prompt, friendly and helpful. Saskia, our waitress, was knowledgeable of the menu, keen to recommend...More

1  Thank ldejongh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We walked in and was greated by a lady infirming us that her section is full and we can "go look around". We have never been there and not sure where anything is or how it works. We ended up walking to tge furthest section...More

Thank Mareze K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is hard to beat the views if you find the right table in this sprawling, rabbit warren restaurant. The atmosphere is very relaxed - the waiter was a bit too relaxed I think - and the food is good, solid, basic fare. We had...More

Thank IanDogless
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the infamous Brass Bell restaurant for meal and drinks, great views food and what absolute attentive service from our waitress. Gerry was Friendly, came over to check on us often everything was top notch with our orders and the service received from her....More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant offers the most amazing setting right on the water with the waves crashing right around you, and our waiter Johan was simply outstanding!! We have visited this restaurant twice in the last week on our holiday and we absolutely loved the perlemoen chowder...More

Thank bboyduk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely dinner experience last night at the Brass Bell! So refreshing to have such excellent service from our fine host Maxwell - thanks for making it a memorable evening. Great seafood, delicious crème brulee desert.. full moon reflecting in the sea gently washing...More

1  Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited the Brass Bell top restaurant last weekend for the first time in ages again and were really pleasantly surprised..the winter vibe was great with a fire going, the evening mood was great, and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal of delicious fresh Cape Salmon...More

1  Thank 52Shelley52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here which was good. The hot chocolate and coffee were fine. Our only gripe is we were told the orange juice was freshly squeezed but was definitely concentrated, sweetened out of a bottle.

Thank BTR77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast on the most beautiful day in Cape Town. The breakfast was a bit disappointing. We sent our eggs back as the white was still very runny and the presentation was not done well. After bringing the eggs back they were still not...More

Thank heineraudrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My retired Cousin took me and my partner outbto dinner on Saturday night. What a disappointment! Firstly after being seated I had to go find a waiter and get our menus..which are a Single lamentaed piece of card. No prawns on the menu except overpriced...More

1  Thank Anthony M
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24 March 2017|
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Response from Lisa_Brass_Bell | Property representative |
Good day, our most sincere apologies for the bad service you have received. If possible, please comment with your e-mail address so that I can just confirm who was on duty and so that we can attend to this as soon as... More
Simone M
26 February 2017|
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Response from Derek M | Reviewed this property |
if it's not holidays not to busy if holidays busy but not as busy as weekend sorry reviews a bit late
Jo E
5 January 2017|
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Response from Gary G | Property representative |
Hi Jo E, We clean the pools every morning at +- 10h00. A lot of trash blows in from the harbour beach and surrounds. The City of Cape Town are responsible for the public pools, but we try and maintain them for the swimmers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 5455
  • E-mail
Food, Fun, sea and sun are the essence of this venue which has views over the Kalk Bay harbour, Simonstown and all the way across the bay. Enjoy a meal and drinks with friends in a relaxed and laid back atmosphere literally right on the ocean. During a high tide it is not a rare occasion for the waves to splash up against your table. Choose from our 9 different venues to enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail with a view.
The Brass Restaurant & Pubs has become an iconic institution over the years and is continuously upgrading to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
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