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Brass Bell

RR - RRR, ,
41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 5455
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (107 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“pizza” (54 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
41 Main Road | Kalk Bay Station, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend, our daughter and son-in-law, and our friend visited yesterday. We reserved a table and were placed in (yes, not on but in) the bikini deck. I fully understand that the place was packed because it was the first really warm Sunday of spring....More

Thank Melanie F
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there , Thanks for your response. I do hope you try Brass Bell again - please book ahead and request a table upstairs which has great views and is quieter than Bikini Deck. Also please so always ask for the floor manager to assist...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter celebrated her 18th birthday with a party in the Il Porto bar at the Brass Bell restaurant in Kalk Bay. From the outset, arrangements were hassle-free, and Jean and Sean were always accommodating to any of our wishes. On the day, a televised...More

Thank rikdedecker
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review and for acknowledging the staff's efforts in helping to make your event seamless! Happy Birthday to your daughter and well done to The Bokke!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service from our waiter Johan! Such a friendly face! Hope we get him next time again! Hopefully next time at water's edge!

1  Thank NicoleB7297
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write your review, glad you had a great overall experience at Brass Bell, from the food, the views and the most accommodating and efficient staff!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a mate of mine who loves seafood here, he had never heard of it. Suffice to say it was almost a religious experience! He had seafood platter for one, I had mussels main and seafood Curry main. Cause I am a pig 😂 food...More

Thank Garethzimbo
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Loved reading your review! Don't forget we have many specials on offer - call 021 788 5455 or check on our Brass Bell Restaurant & Bikini Bar Facebook Page

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have a cocktail, fresh seafood while the waves great you with a wet hallo. This is a perfect spot for love and rekindling your hearts desires. Their creme brûlée’s is the best!!!!

1  Thank kobiess
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review of Brass Bell restaurant! We're open 7 days a week, 365 days a year - see you soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent meals prepared by Chef Ronica Badal and served by the brilliant Gerry, our waitron for the evening. Friendly staff, clean facilities, tasty food and drinks. Excellent location - We felt like we were sitting within touching distance of the ocean. Different venues within the...More

1  Thank Gilinda8667
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful review and for acknowledging our amazing staff - they do give Brass Bell 'heart'

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Cape Town is always more memorable when you get a chance to visit the Brass Bell. This time was no different. We were quite apprehensive, because it was a beautiful day in Kalk Bay and the Brass Bell was bound to be very busy....More

1  Thank FransW143
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What more can one ask for indeed?! It's so good to read reviews like this, as you have mentioned everything Brass Bell strives for - Best Food, Best Service, Best Hospitality - and the sunning views are thrown in for free!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend the brass bell. I am so happy with how I was treated, the food was incredible. Gerry our waitress is phenomenal she deserves a 20 out of 10. my order was absolutely crazy delicious and I may live here but wow I...More

1  Thank CamillaP1404
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Gerry is an absolute star - thanks for taking the time to write your lovely review. You can also hire any one of Brass Bell's venues for private events - complete with the same amazing service! 021 788 5455 for more information

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brassbell No 1 Restaurant in Kalk Bay. Both my wife and myself had the fillet steak absolutely outstanding!!! Service very good as well

1  Thank JamesW8331
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We agree - No 1 in Kalk Bay! Glad you had a 100% experience with us here at Brass Bell restaurant. We are open 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Within walking distance from guesthouse. Very popular. May need reservation in busiest season. All food at its peak of freshness and quality. Beautifully prepared. Deserves its excellent reputation.More

1  Thank tarrjohnw
Jo S, Public Relations Manager at Brass Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. It's always a good idea to book a table at Brass Bell - especially in the summer months. The Brass Bell is in Kalk Bay, right on the Kalk Bay Train Station, which is the suburb adjacent to St...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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Description
Food, Fun, sea and sun are the essence of this spectacular venue which has views over the Kalk Bay harbour, Simonstown and all the way across False 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. The Brass Bell is an iconic institution and is continuously upgrading to ensure complete customer satisfaction. We aim to please! The Brass Bell is located in the heart of the historic fishing village of Kalk Bay, Cape Town. This seaside location not only offers one of the most amazing views in Cape Town but with 8 different dining areas, there is something to suit everyone. Surrounded by rolling waves, the restaurant complex of terraced dining areas, pubs and entertainment theatre offers visitors an unforgettable and truly unique di
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