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R 58 - R 192
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Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza was so nice .. and our waiter Dube was on point we were here happy ..the view and everything was amazing, will be back

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 6 January 2024

Nice spot for sundowner & light bites. Local crowd, basic but good. Enjoyed the pizza & a glass of rose

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 26 August 2023

Service was terrible , my table was not cleaned , I had dirty dishes on my table when my drinks arrived. I struggled to be helped by waiters… I was not tended to and physically had to get up to place my food order and...waited at least 30 mins trying to get my bill. What a waste of a family dayMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 24 July 2022 via mobile

Awesome view, decent prices and service but very slow with their food delivery. Great for a slow afternoon. Just chill.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 July 2022

Great place to have a drink in the afternoon after a walk on the prom . Nice selection of drinks and food

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 29 June 2022

Awesome afternoon spot to enjoy a drink in the sun. Pool area as well, great weekend vibe. ~food is decent

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 20 April 2022

We went for a walk on the promenade and there was a buzz at Rockpool - on the main beach road - great spot. We were lucky to get a table. We had the best fish & chips as well as fish and calamari combo....Great value. We received very friendly and efficient service too! We even called the manager to give him a compliment for the seafood - thanks! You'll see us again - hopefully soon too!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 11 March 2022

During my visit in Capetown I went several times to this place, at night for a drink, during day time for snacks/lunchs. Nadine is the best waitress I have met all over capetown. Even for high quality southafrican standards she was so kind and helpful....Her recommendation was also great: The lemon cheesecake milk-shake - fantastic. They serve a great variety of dishes, from breakfast to pizza, fresh fish, burgers, deserts... and a lot of cocktails and wines... wonderful international atmosphere...More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 19 February 2022 via mobile

This place could be so good but for the fact they serve the type of food you would expect from a sports bar. It’s low end with higher end prices. They get away with it because of the location.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 18 December 2021

Yesterday my mother and I went to Rockpool. We were looking for a cool place in the Seapoint area. The first impression was a relaxed seafood restaurant but the menu contains many different and delicious dishes. A friendly waiter named Romano showed us to a...table. We immediately started spectating the menu. Romano recommended the “ Breakfast Pizza”. And I must say it was worth it! Overall it was an experience we will never forget.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 23 November 2021

Great location for a casual breakfast, lunch or dinner. The waitering staff were very friendly and welcoming. My mom and I both ordered the grilled hake and salad, which was superb. The portions were substantial too.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 25 September 2021 via mobile

Stopped at Rockpool for a quick meal and drink, post a cycle. Waited unnecessarily long for drinks. Ordered Nachos and a Chicken Salad. Below average, but we were hungry: Nachos had onion rings that were made first thing in the morning. Not fresh or warm....Salad, for the price, just really not worth it. (Tasha’s has salads for the same price and they are hella fresh and a real, decent meal) The chicken was also cold, meaning it wasn’t grilled per order. A little sad because there are only a handful of restaurants on the beach road strip of Cape Town.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 July 2021

No matter what time of day this restaurant is always busy. There is always a great relaxed atmosphere here. The waiters are very helpful and pleasant. Our lunch was delicious. Service was quick. We enjoyed our lunch here.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 9 November 2020

This restaurant has a good vibe and has a lovely menu that caters to a wide spectrum of tastes. It has indoor as well as outdoor seating, very friendly, efficient service from the waitrons and the Manager makes a point of coming round to the...tables to ensure that you are happy with your meal/experience etc. Food has never been a disappointment. Popular both day and nightMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 6 August 2020

We stopped off here after a day walking around Cape Town and ended up staying a couple of hours. It's the perfect place to relax and unwind. They show live sport on the TV too.

Date of visit: January 2020
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There are many, many take-out restuarants in the Cape Town area. Why would you choose a place that you're not sure of. Would it not be easier to get your friend to suggest a convenient place close to where he is staying and... More
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Yes, Rockpool offers takeaway services.

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Rockpool is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4