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Live Bait Restaurant

Main Road | Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 5755
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (43 reviews)
“calamari” (47 reviews)
“fish” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Road | Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Live Bait has been a favourite restaurant since they opened. We used to go there at least once a week. On the 31st of October 2018 my friend and I had one of the worst meals ever at Live Bait in Kalk Bay. This was...More

Thank Travel10853244092
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Travel10853244092, thank you for bringing this to our attention, we are terribly sorry that nobody has come back to you on this and I will personally ensure that we get to the bottom of this right away. Would you be able to share with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the Greek salad, the bread, the seafood platter, the oysters and chocolate cake. I was so incredibly full but the veg with the garlic sauce and that basil sauce were so good. I don’t know the last time we had a meal that...More

Thank wake_up_maggie_may
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Maggie, that is wonderful to hear, thank you for sharing your feedback with us and the Tripadvisor community. We already look forward to having you back with us... Benjamin and the Live Bait Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked some local residents who recommended Live Bait as being the best value for money. You get the same view as the restaurant upstairs with the same quality food but lower prices. Prawn Peri-Peri was fabulous. A nice balance between Harbour House and Lucky...More

Thank AnnakatrineN
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for such great feedback Anne, we will share your review with the entire team and hope to see more of you soon... Benjamin and the Live Bait Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

For my husbands birthday on Monday the 5th of November we wanted to something light like fish and and a great view. We decided on Live Bait as we hadn't been back their in ages due to some previous bad experiences... Well - I'm afraid...More

Thank Ingrid L
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Ingrid, we appreciate you taking the time to share this with us and bring your valid concerns to our attention to internally address right away. We would hate to lose you and certainly for such fixable lapses on our side, how about we invite...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Live Bait is a favourite in our 'book'. Last Sunday the restaurant was teeming! Tables were over-flowing and with that comes amplified noise pollution! Difficult to listen and chat among one selves! However the cuisine was as good as always: the piri-piri prawns are highly...More

Thank Rick T
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback Rick. We look forward to seeing you return during a slightly more quiet time... Benjamin and the Live Bait Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great treat with good company with the rough seas bashing up against the window adds to a great ambiance.

Thank BrendanTheron
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback Brendan, so good to hear that you are enjoying it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good experience, food is great and nice n quaint, order some of the more interesting meals. Overlooks the harbor which is a plus..Service is nice n quick. I particularly did not enjoy the sushi and believe there is better value for money elsewhereMore

Thank BrettW1408
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Brett, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our fresh seafood and would love to hear what you think we could do better on our sushi offering. customercare@harbourhousegroup.co.za Subject: LB Kalk Bay - TR102018 Benjamin and the Live Bait...More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A quaint restaurant on the out skirts of the harbour really sets the mood for an evening filled with ambience! Not only was the view breathtaking but the service provided by Monique was outstanding and the cherry ontop was the delicious meal! Really an evening...More

Thank skyeswart
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for your excellent feedback skyeswart, we are so happy to hear that and hope for many more memorable times at Live Bait soon...

Reviewed 25 September 2018

I visited Live Bait last week and enjoyed the whole experience. The location cannot be beaten - right on the harbour edge of the charming town of Kalk Bay. Janine, our waitress, was fantastic. She was attentive and friendly and nothing was too much bother...More

Thank Station144
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi Station144, thank you for such an incredible recommendation, we are delighted by your feedback and look forward to your next visit already. Benjamin and the Live Bait Team

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Took friends of mine there for an early supper. We ordered the prawns and they were devine. Sitting in the restaurant you have this lovely view over the sea and harbour and it really makes for a great time

Thank mvtouring
HarbourHouseG, Guest Relations Manager at Live Bait Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hi mvtouring, thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so happy to hear this and hope to welcome you back real soon. Benjamin and the Live Bait Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 5755
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