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Coffee on the Rocks

81 Cliff Street | Die Kelders, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
+27 28 384 2017
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (48 reviews)
“cakes” (22 reviews)
“chocolate cake” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
81 Cliff Street | Die Kelders, Gansbaai, Overstrand 7220, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During whale season you must stop here for lunch. The outside balcony has an excellent view of the bay. The quiche and salad was yummy, with a side order of whale spotting!

Thank Jillypickle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing breakfast spot! The staff were very helpful, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. My entire family including myself really enjoyed our breakfasts. The views from the outside balcony are incredible and the coffee was so good! We will definitely be back.

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived just before the opening time of 10:00, only to be barked at by a staff member off the balcony that they only open at 10:00! A better manner in which to effectly deal with early arrivals, would be to ask if the guests...More

Thank Claudine W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely day at the restaurant. Service was fast and friendly, and we were able to find (although limited) vegetarian options for breakfast and lunch. The view is wonderful and the staff were kind enough to let us work on...More

Thank SonyaS102
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful viewals at a unique venue with great food, coffee and service. A must for anyone holidaying in the overberg area!

Thank 746lindsayd
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Fab place to stop off and take on the views no whales but suspects it's the time of year and nature is nature of course

Thank joannehorne
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The view is okay but the menu very limited with no milkshakes and only a few cake options. Not suitable for morning coffee either as they open at 10am only. Service very poor and unprofessional.

Thank Sarel V
Reviewed 13 December 2017

My wife and I visited the establishment on two occasions. The first time we got there just as they opened and found the manager to be unfriendly. We wrote it off as everybody has a bad day. On our second visit we received the same...More

Thank Ryan V
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Great place to enjoy some quality food and watch whales close to shore, especially if you can get an outside table.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Wonderful food, great views and friendly service. A good selection of imaginative dishes. We finished up our 3 day hike here and enjoyed it very much

Thank Lizette R
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Restaurant Details

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