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Brass Bell

41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 5455
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (93 reviews)
“fish” (66 reviews)
“pizza” (47 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
International, Pub, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning view, great service from Saskia our waitress and excellent food. A must when in the area! Please ask for Saskia if you want excellent service.

Thank Janine P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food- the fish and calamri combo was outstanding. And even better service from our waitress Saskia who was quick and very professional. Would definitely recommend to anyone!

Thank frmnic
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fabulous seafood lunch with the entertainment being the waves crashing onto the windows while we ate. Great service by Saskia and the calamari was melt in your mouth wonderful. Top location, a very reasonably priced quality meal.

Thank Vikki K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place for every occasion! Ask for Saskia. Fantastic waitress with professionalism bar none. Excellent conversationalist! Loved every minute of our time there.

Thank Heidi L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Saskia is an awesome attentive waitress!!! Great view scrumptious food cold wine! What môre can you sal for?!

Thank Adelle T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was busy on a sunny Sunday afternoon, however we were able to get a table right at the large window overlooking the ocean. The view is incredible. Service was prompt, friendly and helpful. Saskia, our waitress, was knowledgeable of the menu, keen to recommend...More

1  Thank ldejongh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in and was greated by a lady infirming us that her section is full and we can "go look around". We have never been there and not sure where anything is or how it works. We ended up walking to tge furthest section...More

Thank Mareze K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is hard to beat the views if you find the right table in this sprawling, rabbit warren restaurant. The atmosphere is very relaxed - the waiter was a bit too relaxed I think - and the food is good, solid, basic fare. We had...More

Thank IanDogless
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the infamous Brass Bell restaurant for meal and drinks, great views food and what absolute attentive service from our waitress. Gerry was Friendly, came over to check on us often everything was top notch with our orders and the service received from her....More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers the most amazing setting right on the water with the waves crashing right around you, and our waiter Johan was simply outstanding!! We have visited this restaurant twice in the last week on our holiday and we absolutely loved the perlemoen chowder...More

Thank bboyduk
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Questions & Answers
23 March 2017|
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Response from Lisa_Brass_Bell | Property representative |
Good day, our most sincere apologies for the bad service you have received. If possible, please comment with your e-mail address so that I can just confirm who was on duty and so that we can attend to this as soon as... More
Simone M
26 February 2017|
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Response from Derek M | Reviewed this property |
if it's not holidays not to busy if holidays busy but not as busy as weekend sorry reviews a bit late
Jo E
5 January 2017|
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Response from Gary G | Property representative |
Hi Jo E, We clean the pools every morning at +- 10h00. A lot of trash blows in from the harbour beach and surrounds. The City of Cape Town are responsible for the public pools, but we try and maintain them for the swimmers... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 5455
  • E-mail
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 literally right on the ocean. During a high tide it is not a rare occasion for the waves to splash up against your table. Choose from our 9 different venues to enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail with a view.
The Brass Restaurant & Pubs has become an iconic institution over the years and is continuously upgrading to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
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