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41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7990, South Africa
+27 21 788 5455
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08:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great time. Thanks again to Jaki for once again delivering 5 star, organised service. We were all very impressed with the effort put in.

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Thank RyanBurchell
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing place to eat and stare out to sea. Fantastic value( the best I have experienced in SA) and a great and diverse menu. This is the 2nd time in 12 months I have visited and will, I hope, go again next year

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Thank christopher999733
Interlaken, Switzerland
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66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were 5 sitting at a window seat with a beautiful view over the ocean the meal was good fresh fish - this is no chic place but the food is good value served by friendly staff recommend lunch time - would return

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Thank Yorkiman
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best beer battered hake I have ever had. Simple and tasty. Great vibe, pity the bikini bar was closed at the time. I'll definitely be back for more.

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Thank Marc H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I made the horrible mistake of going to The Brass Bell for dinner on a Sunday evening. The place looks grubby and the service is non existent. We ordered fish and calamari and a pizza. The food was over priced for the type of restaurant and very mediocre. By 2 am we were both in the bathroom... More 

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Thank Angela L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent the afternoon at the brass bell with family sitting in the sun outside drinking cold beers and wine and enjoying the mussels and line fish. Our waiter was attentive and friendly and prices were fair. The food was well cooked and enjoyed by all

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Thank Garethzimbo
Randburg
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Brass Bell is well located in Kalk Bay. The restaurant was quite empty at lunch time. The service was quite slow. Staff were climbing on tables to clean windows and this was a little off putting. The food was good , although slightly over priced. Our waiter was friendly and very helpful. After all I had heard about this... More 

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Thank Virginia314Randburg
Kruger National Park
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was unexpectedly quick and attentive, though that is relative in this country of generally poor dining service. Food was ok - nothing to write home about. One of my limes for squeezing on the fish was desiccated. I'd give them a lower rating but the views are stunning.

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Thank Brian J
Cape Town
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

been coming here for years. Service always variable but usually posiitve in the end tonight worst . place was half empty, waiter either useless or unitnerested since >6 at table = 10% tip - not sure which menus never taken off tables, glasses and plates piled up never moved, waiter had to be tripped up each time wanted to order.... More 

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Thank Peter H
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ended up coming here after another booking fell through. Plan B for the day turned out to be a cracking evening. The food was excellent - we both had the kingklip which was phenomenal. The service was friendly but not intrusive, and the view they gave us was just grand. Our table was overlooking the rocks with the waves... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International, Pub, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 23:00
Monday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:30 - 23:00
Saturday
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7990, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 5455
Description
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?