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Coffee on the Rocks

) #1 of 4 Coffee & Tea in Gansbaai #4 of 20 Places to Eat in Gansbaai $$ - $$$, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
81 Cliff Street | Die Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 2017
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“cakes” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Cliff Street | Die Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A superb view point at De Kelders. Nice, simple menu. Great chicken mayo tramazini. A variety of "off the menu" specials that complement quite a small menu. Ideal for lunch. Must be one of the best positioned restaurants to stare out to sea. An out...More

1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great view! Great Coffee! Addictive chocolate cake! Great service and such a charming interior! Amazing service full of advice on where to go in the area!

1  Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Beautifully located on the shore, the place to sit on a nice day is the upstairs terrace where whale and dolphin watching seems to be a regular practice. But indoors is also a very pleasant vibe of a neighborhood cafe with comfy armchairs as well...More

2  Thank medocain
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Bag an outside veranda table and you can enjoy a drink with a great choice of cakes whilst getting a close up show of the whales.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Arrived around lunchtime for a coffee( would haved loved a meal if we hadn't had a large hotel breakfast ). Even though they were in the middle of serving lunches we were given a warm welcome and a table on the balcony . We both...More

1  Thank Jennyapples
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We have been visiting Barry and Gayle's Restaurant for many years, every visit is an experience. It is a friendly little gem , where locals and tourists share the lovely ambiance, good food and friendly service and even whale watching in season.

1  Thank mariette4e
Reviewed 14 January 2017

After a Fatbike trip on the dunes and beach with Fatbike Tours South Africa, I tucked into a gourmet ostrich burger with blue cheese and green figs and crushed potato at Coffee on the Rocks with no qualms whatsoever. I'm back on the meat. The...More

1  Thank Aly V
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We loved our visit so much we went back again for lunch. Views do not over shadows the service and cuisine. Even without the views i would still rate this place 5 stars. Great work team.

2  Thank ClemD2014
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Although this coffee shop has one of the best views for whale watchers and good food, the fact that it only opens at 10am (for breakfast?) let's it down a bit. Booking advisable during peaks. Don't forget the binoculars and choose a day when the...More

1  Thank African_LandCruiser
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Excellent terrace to enjoy a late afternoon coffee or craft beer. We were there beginning of October with two whales swimming close by in the bay. Nice also: they had binoculars on the tables to view the whales.

1  Thank Harry_Vanhove
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Cliff Street | Die Kelders, Gansbaai 7220, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Gansbaai
  • Phone Number: +27 28 384 2017
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