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Chalk and Cork

51 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 5822
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (47 reviews)
“pizza” (48 reviews)
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Pizza, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
51 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an introductory restaurant for chefs, waiters and waitresses, they begin learning their trade here. I found them to be very intent on learning and pleasing the guests, plus the food is pretty good. they have a fair selection of drinks and beers and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went in here by chance and was not disappointed! Excellent service, sat upstairs, wonderful atmosphere! All had the same Club Mexican pizza and it was lovely! Did ask for fries, they didn’t do it but you didn’t need it! Wine was gorgeous and so was...More

Thank Carinna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just by chance we came upon Chalk & Cork on our way back from Table Mountain. It is in the Garden District so an easy walk from city center locations. The view from their patio is spectacular- Table Mountain on one side and parasails over...More

Thank IanMumford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had some of the best food in South Africa here. I had a few tapas for myself (the truffle mushroom risotto, the mussels and the fish) and it was so freaking delicious. My friends has the pizzas and they enjoyed it as well. They...More

Thank hannahpowerrr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Some exciting and very tasty dishes such as beef fillet and others that failed to deliver such as salmon mousse and the calamari. I would return for lunch for sure!

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at this nice little wine & tapas bar. You can sit outside in the little garden or upstairs to enjoy the delicious tapas creations or a slice of pizza. Try the deserts with a coffee from the bootlekker coffee roastery...More

Thank Sandra R
chalkandcork, Manager at Chalk and Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Sandra Thank you so much for the lovely words. We are glad that you had a great experience and look forward to your next visit with us. Charl Manager

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Went there quite late after 9.00.. most restaurants were closed because it was New Year’s Day .. service was slightly slow but food was really good ..it’s a tapas bar so portions are small .. excellent lamb steak served with pomegranate and peas.. pizza was...More

Thank Lee S
chalkandcork, Manager at Chalk and Cork, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Lee Great to read about your good experience at our restaurant. Thank you for understanding that service was slower than usual being New Year's day but I'm sure the lamb made up for a slight wait! Hope you will visit again soon. Charl Manager

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are traveling in South Africa for our honeymoon. Chalk and Cork was our first meal in Cape Town as it is located close to our hotel. We were pleasantly surprised at how good the pizza was. It was a very nice...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

we met friends for a lunch. everything we tried was nice .peach dessert too sweet. espresso not good at all . overall good experience with very nice waitress in a very hot day

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Beautiful setting, tasty menu and friendly staff. We came on a rainy day so we weren't able to enjoy the outdoor seating area but it looked beautiful. Food is casual and most dishes were good. I would highly recommend the pizza. The fish dishes were...More

Thank Sonia A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 5822
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