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Castella Amare Restaurant

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47-5th Avenue, Melkbosstrand 7441, South Africa (Formerly Die Kliphuis)
+27 21 553 3892
10:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a lunch time visit on a superb day in Cape Town. The outside seating is almost on the rocks and it feels as if you are right by the ocean. The drinks were served in chilled glasses, a nice touch. The portions were generous and the food tasty. The staff were friendly and not overbearing.

Thank Brett T
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a lot of room for improvement, but for what Castella is it is pretty great. The location is the best in Melkbos. The waitress we had was amazing. We enjoyed the place so much that we returned again and the waitress even remembered us. We'll be back again! Seafood is very decent and the menu very affordable.

Thank Mark C
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most delicious house burger I've had in my life. Great cocktails. The sea view is amazing and you just feel so relaxed.

Thank Chantel T
Melkbosstrand, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Their food is always great and staff is always friendly and welcoming! We're regulars, always returning for more! 👌🏼

Thank 886cheriseh
Atlanta, Georgia
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Chicken liver appetizer was delicious. Prawn appetizer as a good portion and well prepared. Lobster was tasty. One in our party had the seafood platter. Said it was excellent. Couple f folks had pizza. Good wine selection. Very nice atmosphere. Inside and outside seating.

Thank beetlebaileyCool
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to sit outside or inside. Next to the beach and nice for evenings. Food is great and the service normal but friendly.

Thank Werner S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

What a lovely spot and such a potential to become even better. I had the eggs benedict (I'm kind of like a self-proclaimed expert that often gets disappointed) and they were yummy! I must also praise the manager who always makes a plan. He's got great energy. If ever this spot (including manager) comes available I wish they will give... More 

Thank mySalvationCafe
Garden route
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic spot for chilled afternoon.Very well organiced owner and manager. Will come back for more in the near future

Thank GardenrouteGunner
Western Cape, South Africa
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Like so many restaurants in Blouberg this little place is on the beach. You see,smell, and hear the sea. The food were excellent and I can really recommend the hake , little bit more pricy but generous portions. I am sure they make their own batter as it is not the boring pre-frozen hake pieces you normally get at most... More 

Thank leonjfourie
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is our favourite spot in Melkbosstrand. Right next to the rocks. Food and service always excellent and good value.

Thank Esne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47-5th Avenue, Melkbosstrand 7441, South Africa (Formerly Die Kliphuis)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Melkbosstrand
  • Phone Number: +27 21 553 3892
On the Beach...With outside seating and spectacular views, dog friendly (On a leash please), South African restaurant with a Portuguese flavour

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?