We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Toad On The Road

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pizza, Pub
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Westlake, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 788 1135
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 33: English reviews
Cape Town, South Africa
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started our pub crawling in Westlake at this laid back establishment. The liquor is reasonably priced. Quite a bit of craft beers on tap if u wanting something with a difference.

Thank lizelbeukes45
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We had "venison pie" and "hake and salads" for lunch. Family pub/restaurant with space inside and outside. Reasonably priced. I can imagine family times over a week-end. With all the children's drawings and coloring in pages on the wall, it looks great for families.

Thank Kazialil1
Saint Julian's, Malta
Level Contributor
179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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
Level Contributor
51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

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
Level Contributor
251 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 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
Level Contributor
120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
70 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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

Travellers who viewed Toad On The Road also viewed

Cape Town Central, Cape Town
Wynberg, Cape Town

Been to Toad On The Road? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, 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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Toad On The Road staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?