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Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
+27 21 788 1726
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“snoek” (43 reviews)
“fish and chips” (120 reviews)
“calamari” (55 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food
Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Kalkys for lunch on our recent honeymoon following both a recommendation from a friend and it being in the guide book we were using. It took a few minutes to find from the car park but it was well worth it. Filled...More

Thank KEW135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The way fish and chips oughta be. No white tablecloths here, nothing fancy to look at. Stand in line to order for cash only and take your huge piece of fish and pile of fries, and grab some malt vinegar to sit outside at long...More

Thank GnMe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best snook and slappy chips i have had in ages. My sisters ordered the hake but said it was a bit bland. Irregardless of the place being packed, the atmosphere was still good. It felt like dinning on a big communal table. Will definitely be...More

Thank clarawatadza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a fancy restaurant. It's cash only. Long queues and simple seating...the wait is not long once you've ordered.. the fish is fresh and tasty and definitely worth visiting if you want to eat like the locals...

Thank AmBand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right on the harbour front so you can't get fresher fish to take-away. Always full of locals and if you are lucky you can spot a seal nearby while you wait for your take-away.

Thank SwissGoWest
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hake and Chips R60 that’s a steal... Food was fresh and really good, found it by accident when we drove down the coast.. Excellent choice.

Thank Jaco F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just been back to Kalkys after a long break. We're regular locals and usually enjoyed the food....often take away. The grilled calamari was over salted, soggy, littered with unidentifiable very soggy red stuff. Not tomato? We ate half and now feel I'll. New owner? Staff...More

Thank julieann_mindry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here one evening and the food was just fantastic. great value for money and could not be any fresher, a must visit for seafood lovers.

Thank Shah A
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

After a very disappointing visit to Mariner’s Wharf in Hout Bay and feeling ripped off, we stumbled across Kalky’s. We ordered a family meal: 1 hake, 1 snoek, chips, calamari, 6 rolls and a 1L coke for under R200! Wow- absolutely delicious fresh fish (not...More

Thank Brett U
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

For years I have heard good reviews and decided to finally go and see for myself. It is an awesome experience. Immerse yourself in local culture and flavour. Noisy and fun with a queue that’s worth the wait. It does move quickly. Lots of different...More

Thank 772JacquiT
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Questions & Answers
Dave D
14 March 2017|
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Response from Shafieka K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dave Kalky's is a very casual place. You order your food and sit at any available table, inside or outside. I am not sure about credit cards but I definate not debit cards. I always pay cash.
25 September 2016|
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Response from Alma P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do sell wine, beers and ciders
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 1726
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