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Toad On The Road

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Westlake, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 788 1135
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Saint Julian's, Malta
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178 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great family style pub restaurant with safe off street parking. Typical pub food ideal for families and groups. Service good. Nice selection of beer and wine. Lovely inside and outside terrace area. Clean. Staff attentive. Recommended.

Thank saswcpr
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was passing Toad in the Village, Lakeside when my friend asked if I had ever been there. "No". "Would you like to go?" It was lunchtime so I replied :Yes, why not?" (Hoping there would be food). We found a shady table in the pleasant garden area. Fenced off from the busy main road, and traffic noise muffled by... More 

Thank CPWard
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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233 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't expect to find glitz and glamour here, just a selection of reasonably priced beers; great food and good sports vibe. Ribs are great!

Thank GaryvE
Durban, South Africa
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104 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went there twice on a recent trip to Cape Town. It's a fine pub with a decent range of beers, and good pub grub. There's a nice outside area, but no view to speak of. It's a local, and not a destination venue, but there's nothing wrong with a good local where you can enjoy a drink and a... More 

Thank Jim D
Cape Town, South Africa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

this place is always Booming, management is on the ball and food is of good quality. Always some game to watch on the multiple big screens

Thank theoau
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Spent a relaxed Saturday afternoon watching the Boks, playing England!!! Great venue for a few beers and good bar menu, much more like a traditional Pub, and great atmosphere, all in all a very enjoyable afternoon..

Thank Robin H
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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69 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Nothing fancy here, but good food, generous portions, and the selection of beer is not bad. If you want simple pub food (burgers, pizza, pies etc) this is an excellent spot. The ribs and eisbein are excellent!

Thank CraigStr
Cape Town, South Africa
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We popped into Toad on the Road for a lunch on a very cold day. We ordered a bottle of wine and sparkling water (to make spritzers) The bottle of sparkling water was flat, so it spoiled out spritzers. After calling the manager, he immediately gave us a new bottle of sparkling water and a new bottle of wine. Very... More 

Thank Lindsay R
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every time I enjoy a meal here, I leave happy. Good service, great meals. Reliable and hearty. The menu is extensive, a good bet for lunch or supper.

Thank emma s
South Africa
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42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Went to watch the Sprinbok v Ireland game and have dinner here, so the place was packed. TV screens all round to enjoy the rugby. Service was great even though it was packed, with our orders being correct and tasty even when under pressure. Varied menu, the Chicken Schnitzel was excellent and friends that had burgers and pizza's said their... More 

Thank Doris10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westlake, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 1135

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