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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” (38 reviews)
“fish and chips” (100 reviews)
“calamari” (49 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food
Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 379 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I did not get a chance to eat at this restaurant but manage a quick visit and will return when I have a chance. If you want to mix with the locals and eat fish and chips straight off the boats then this us a...More

Thank MoccaJava
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Can't believe I didn't finish this review. This Iconic Harbourside Fish Bistro is visited by thousands of travellers from all over the world as well as people from Kalk Bay and the rest of Africs. The seafood is fresh and well cooked and the portions...More

Thank johnboother59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Kalkys twice during our stay. Although this is a low budget restaurant the diversity of the place makes up for it. The fish and chips are excellent as for the price and huge portions. The food is cooked fresh and can be fried...More

Thank Renno2355
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view of the harbour is awesome and it's a nice way to see the harbour isy and operated on a daily basis by locals. The food is tasty and affordable for families

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good with extremely generous portions. The atmosphere is rustic. We had a very nice time sitting outside watching the Harbours and all the activities as well as the seals swimming around.

Thank F1955IImarkk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple hearty fresh food. Chilled vibes and an authentically Cape Town fish and chips experience. If relaxed and casual is what you are after this would be it.

Thank LeeSom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, it's not really fine dining. You order your dinner at the window, don't expect a wine list, but you can get a cheap beer and the vino is fine. Food comes in massive portions with delicious "real" chips. I had a squid and snook...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic, Basic and some visitors might not accept the place as it is buzzing and active. the food however, is really great value and just so well done. the service is quick and carried to you. just a lovely place

Thank christruyachts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have read about this place in the lonely planet and were really looking forward to eating with the locals. However, our experience was not good. It is nice to eat with local people, but the food was not good. The fish was definately not...More

Thank Christiaan v
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Kalky's has the best on offer. Food is fresh and service is quick and easy. And the price is reasonable for everyone's pocket

Thank samuelsliz1
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Questions & Answers
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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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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