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The Cock & Tail Cafe

€€ - €€€, Pizza,
Wiilliam o'Connor Lane | Shop 28 Rondevoux Centre, Margate 4275, South Africa
+27 39 312 2383
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
21 Feb 2018
“4th Visit - Just sit and relax with a cocktail of your choice”
29 Oct 2018
“good venue”
Open Now
10:00 - 23:30 Hours
Bar, Pizza, Pub
€€ - €€€
Wiilliam o'Connor Lane | Shop 28 Rondevoux Centre, Margate 4275, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

This was a good place to have a sun-downer however, the service was horrible from the minute we walked in the manager and the waiter looked like we were a nuisance and when we said we were just having drinks we were told to get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank southafricajane
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Just a visit for cocktails its worth. Menu is misleading in terms of the real price for the specific cocktail order - seems working on average pricing. Had a sausage basket - delicious but overpriced View on the beach and over the ocean - beautiful

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank thysswanepoel
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great cocktails. Atmosphere is great. Only down side is their prices. Coctails and food is over priced.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank KarlienB34
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Bar and Restaurant in a perfect location with a beautiful beach view, great service, with friendly management and staff. Good prices, great atmosphere. Pool table and TV's to catch the sport.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank TraceyR1563
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Overall it was a nice experience, however with that view its hard to "cock" it up. Hind site: it really is a cocktail lounge rather than an eatery. Our waitress Paige was excellent with a great sense of humour, but the food was pricey and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Monique707
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A regular spot when coming to Margate. A nice view, conveniently situated with reasonable food. A bit pricey but overall not a bad choice. Nice vibey atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank RikaWB
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Nice vibey place ! Great cocktails with a huge variety...🍹 amazing view !! Place to watch sports...

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank lauriepie7
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Very good experience. Good well prepared food. Tasty cocktails and great atmosphere. Deck seating not comfortable.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Carin D
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent location overlooking Margate main beach, but prices way in excess of any other place in Margate, for very average pub fare and extremely variable service. In the evening, male staff much more interested in assisting teen girls with selfless than serving customers, it seemed....More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank AndySmal
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is really an awesome place for friends to get together and spend some time together with the awesome vibe and even better drinks and cock tails.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank travcaine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Bar, Pizza, Pub
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wiilliam o'Connor Lane | Shop 28 Rondevoux Centre, Margate 4275, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +27 39 312 2383
  • E-mail
Cocktail Bar and Restaurant with the best sea view in town. Come unwind with some sun downers after a bad day or week! Live sport available on our big screen! "Traditional but Nice"
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