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Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar

RR - RRR,
Victoria Road | The Promenade Building, Camps Bay 8002, South Africa
+27 21 286 5075
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Victoria Road | The Promenade Building, Camps Bay 8002, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this hidden gem along the main route at the beach in camps bay. Cocktails taste great, the house wine is OK, but I'd rather stick to coffee or cocktails. Good service and relaxing atmosphere (although it seems mostly posh people go there) with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jasmin S
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review of your recent visit to Chinchilla...we appreciate the 5 stars! Glad you enjoyed the Chinchilla experience and we certainly look forward to your next visit! Kind regards. Chinchilla Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful bar....looks expensive but don't be put off. Worth a visit. Service excellent, reservations best, we just dropped in and was lucky. Sea front tables to admire the views available. Extensive drinks menu and food available.....didn't eat so can't comment. Nice place to relax, watch...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Curiosity801656
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review of your recent visit to Chinchilla...we appreciate the 5 stars! Glad you enjoyed the Chinchilla experience and we certainly look forward to your next visit! Kind regards. Chinchilla Management

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and sophisticated fully stocked bar and amazing decor. Stunning views of camps bay beach. Cocktails are delicious and good service. Overpriced but I guess you’re paying for the view

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank abiglover93
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your complementary review of your recent visit to Chinchilla. We certainly look forward to your next visit! Kind regards, Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar Management

Reviewed 9 November 2018

Chinchilla was recommended in the Sunday Times as one of the top cocktail bars in the world. It's not an easy place to find being on the top floor of a three storey building. Indeed it would be a top place for a Sundowner but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Richardofrich
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Sundowners the views👌🏾🌞 the cocktails were on point 🍹the girls ordered some pasta 🍝 heaven. There’s nothing to fault Definitely coming back with hubby next time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Excursion06993490735
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Thank you for your great review of your recent visit to Chinchilla...we appreciate the 5 stars! Glad you enjoyed the Chinchilla experience and we certainly look forward to your next visit! Kind regards. Chinchilla Management

Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is really a nice rooftop bar. Friendly staff. Very good cocktails and off course a very nice view on the beach. It is good to make a reservation for a table.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JBHolland
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Thank you for your complementary review of your recent visit to Chinchilla. We certainly look forward to your next visit! Thanks for choosing us. Kind regards, Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar Management

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing experience there on 24th September Heritage day! Celebrating my siters birthday. We were especially impressed by the service we received from Blessing, our waitron. Thank you for making it a special relaxing experience! will definitely be back!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank zuniquegeorge
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your great review of your recent visit to Chinchilla...we appreciate the 5 stars! Glad you enjoyed the Chinchilla experience and we certainly look forward to your next visit! We will be sure to share he review with Blessing, thank you. Kind regards....More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We celebrated my friend's birthday in this spot and oh we loved it. The music in the background makes it easier for one to relax and order another drink. The sunset views are spectacular.. How can I forget the staff, the guys (Nathan, our waiter)...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ImKeenLetsTryIt
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your great review of your recent visit to Chinchilla...we appreciate the 5 stars! Glad you enjoyed the Chinchilla experience and we certainly look forward to your next visit! Kind regards. Chinchilla Management

Reviewed 3 September 2018

For my 21st birthday we went for drinks and snacks at Chinchilla rooftop cafe and it exceeded all expectations! The view and location are perfect, the food and cocktails were delicious (although rather expensive) and the service was truly amazing! Would definitely recommend this spot...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank kellireynolds03
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your complementary review of your recent visit to Chinchilla. We certainly look forward to your next visit! Kind regards, Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar Management

Reviewed 30 July 2018

My girls and I visited Chinchilla the passed Saturday. Everything was amazing...from the view, the service, the food, the music, the atmosphere. We really had an amazing time and we are definitely coming back. Thank you for an amazing experience. -Sinazo

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sinazon2018
Kove_Mngt, Manager at Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you for your great review of your recent visit to Chinchilla...we appreciate the 5 stars! Glad you enjoyed the Chinchilla experience and we certainly look forward to your next visit! Kind regards. Chinchilla Management

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Road | The Promenade Building, Camps Bay 8002, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 286 5075
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Description
Located just upstairs from Bilboa, Chinchilla is an exclusive rooftop venue and the first of its kind in Camps Bay. Aimed at a sophisticated patron, Chinchilla is bringing forward cafe chic in the form of food, cocktails, music, art and ambiance. A playful, casual and elegant interior seamlessly combines beach with boho-chic while a menu featuring cafe classics.
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