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Cafe, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 19 February 2022 via mobile

Having been away overseas I hadn’t been to Coffee on the Rocks for around three years and I am really glad to have returned. Marvin is super friendly and professional and the view of the ocean is always entrancing - I just had a croissant...and coffee which were excellent!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 28 January 2022 via mobile

An absolutely gorgeous restaurant with very friendly hosts. We only stopped there for tea and cake, but the food menu sounded yummy. On the day we were there they had chocolate cake and apple pecan tart, both of which were to die for. All this...topped off with a stunning view from our balcony table. We will definitely be going again when next in the area.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 13 November 2021 via mobile

We were welcomed quickly and sat outside on the terrace We had the wraps with chicken and pineapple, It was delicious, and the views ste amazing

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 25 August 2021

What a brilliant place to spend the afternoon with excellent food. The restaurant overlooks a the bay and we saw Southern Right whales right near us as well! Unforgettable experience.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Thank you Danielle for your kindness & warm hospitality. First time visit to Gansbaai. Idyllic setting. Best lemon merinque ever. Relax, breath & take in the views.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Cruiser40185209529, Owner at Coffee on the Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2021

We are so pleased to hear that your first experience of our town was such a great one. Please do come back again soon. These views are waiting you!!

Reviewed 20 March 2021

Went for coffe and cake and was not disappointed. Delicious and the views to complement. Would definitely go back, in fact might go for sundowner

Date of visit: March 2021
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Cruiser40185209529, Owner at Coffee on the Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2021

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you again soon!!

Reviewed 15 February 2021 via mobile

Great view, thats about it. If you looking for great views while eating or drinking something, this is the place. Rest is overpriced and very very average

Date of visit: February 2021
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Cruiser40185209529, Owner at Coffee on the Rocks, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2021

We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your dining experience with us. We cook everything on the day and only use the best and freshest ingredients available which comes at a price.

Reviewed 1 January 2021

We love this location (if you can find a spot) as it is often full to capacity. I love going here in whale season as on one visit we spotted 15 whales blow while enjoying a lovely cup of tea with scones. Can't wait to...come back, save us a spot!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

The service, coffee, food and cakes were fantastic, and reasonably priced. The atmosphere in this new venue is vibrant, rather than cosy and quiet. The weather was rainy when we visited, but we would love to return in good weather and sit outside on the...timber deck.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

Easy & simple café with snacks and great cakes! Their coffee cake was super juicy and tasty. The location on their balcony is perfect to watch whales!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Coffee on the Rocks is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5