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Olympia Cafe and Deli

134 Main Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 6396
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (103 reviews)
“bread” (55 reviews)
“croissants” (36 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Cafe, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
134 Main Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We love Olympia Cafe and visit every time we’re home. The quirky, eccletic vibe sums up Kalk Bay and this great little eaterie, generous portions of delicious food. This last visit there seemed to be an inordinate amount of flies (on a cold Cape winter...More

Thank 661debs
Reviewed yesterday

This is the perfect place to come when you are starved after an active day. The portions are very generous. If you love lamb, and they happen to offer the shank that day, don't pass it up!

Thank weemstea
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch. Excellent service and fresh food. We enjoyed a steak roll and yellowtail fish. A limited selection of dishes but all incredibly fresh and delicious! We also enjoyed some fresh ciabatta bread baked on premises. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Gaynor B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Olympia Cafe after hearing about it on the radio and from neighbours - what a little gem! Old and worn and tatty but absolutely fabulous. We were a bit early for lunch and their breakfast menu was still on - decided on ‘filled’...More

Thank 996christinen
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a classic cafe. Hugely atmospheric with amazing food; fresh ingredients and a vibe that is very special.Make sure you get there early for breakfast otherwise you'll queue with the rest of Cape Town.

Thank SimonB589
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have an awesome little bakery just around the corner. Go past the liquor store and up for about 15 meters. From inside the store you have a fun window into the actual bakery. The sweet stuff and also the bread is delicious! This should...More

Thank Bram Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend who lives in Fish Hoek recommended this place and it really is a gem. Very good value and very tasty food in a very cosy cafe. The menu changes from lunch to dinner. I had liver and onions with mash and thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent mussels again. Fantastic by far the best mussels in Cape Town. Reasonably priced. Service can be slow. But well worth it.

Thank William J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I introduce this little gem to all my guests when we do our Peninsula photography tour! The service is always super friendly and professional, the pastry and food is always excellent and the cafe is authentic and has a quaint local ambience with an artwork...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Brilliant pastry... Brilliant setting... Brilliant atmosphere... People drive from far to experience the produce of the bakery.

Thank RudiBosbouer
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Questions & Answers
24 March 2017|
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Response from StuarttheChef | Property representative |
Hi there, there is a parking lot close to the restaurant and also lots of safe parking in the surrounding streets
21 August 2016|
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Response from Vicki360 | Reviewed this property |
We ordered so I don't know, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Main Road, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 6396
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A favourite of locals and tourists, come and enjoy a meal or buy something from the bakery shop
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