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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%
Travellers talk about
“snoek” (41 reviews)
“fish and chips” (103 reviews)
“calamari” (52 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food
Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Kalkys is one of our must visit places when visiting Cape Town. It’s not a fancy restaurant but a good place to experience local fish and chips whilst enjoying the view of the harbour. its like sitting in a working harbour watching the fishermen unloading...More

Thank Vijay P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely food - the seafood platters are the best especially for sharing. The little place has a great chilled vibe with a fresh smell of the ocean

Thank 612staceye
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place really looks a bit dodge but I enjoyed the atmosphere and the food. Its all very entertaining. When complaining about the red wine glass I was made to drink up at the till so that they could pour another half glass. Slightly tipsy...More

Thank BarnabiEnslin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little hidden treasure. Not a conventional eatery. Loud and noisy with a great bustling of people. Literally a hake calamari and chips heaven. A must experience for all.

Thank paddy153
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience dinning out at Kalky's! We didn't just go there once - we returned at least 6 times, on a 10 day holiday. The portion sizes are fantastic - the food quality & taste is out of this world & the service...More

Thank SamanthaBotha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best go to place for affordable and fresh seafood. For me I haven't tasted CT if I haven't eaten here. Highly recommended. Ease take cash to pay as no swiping facility. ATM in store but sceptical wen it comes to ATM fraud. But cash...More

Thank iamick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the longwalk up cape point. We were famished. So we went for seafood dinner at kalkys. Its platter for two is great value for money. Its one of those places that are the neighbouhood institutions. It was my third time. I will be back.

Thank lwandoruga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kalky's is a vibrant, noisy local institution. Expect long queues in the summer but the fish is fresh and worth waiting for. Chips crunchy on the outside and fluffy on the inside just as they should be. We enjoyed take away hake, calendar and chips...More

Thank Gansyandd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very long wait. Food was delicious but our hake was 1/2 size of normal portion. Lovely place gorgeous setting by ocean. Seals nearby.

Thank S0much2cN2liltym
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed the place and the food, our kids however had a culture shock. I think is good to expose them to it but depending on your kids take-aways might be a better idea. It is noisy, allot of shouting order numbers...More

Thank OctoberSand
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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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