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Live Bait in Harbour House

Main Road | Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
+27 21 788 5755
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (41 reviews)
“calamari” (44 reviews)
“line fish” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Road | Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is a great location overlooking the harbour and clearly a popular venue which could account for the slow service. It was very noisy and hard to converse. The food was nice but the seafood platter was quite expensive at 450 R and corkage was...More

Thank laNyonsaise
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

Dear laNyonsaise Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor following your visit with us at Live Bait in Kalk Bay. We truly value your opinion as it is from your comments that we are able to uphold our commitment to...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us as a must-go-to place by two people so we were pleased to be able to get a table at lunchtime during a whistle-stop tour of the coast around Cape Town. The views were good - tables by the window...More

Thank KarenVenn
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Karen Venn Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Live Bait Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is an excellent seafood restaurant with a truly special ambience. Situated on the Kalkbaai harbour wall we had Cape Fur Seals resting on the rocks right below our window. The seafood is fresh and service from our waiter was fast and efficient. The hake...More

Thank Jan N
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Jan N Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Live Bait Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we...More

Reviewed 3 December 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful Sunday lunch here. Came highly recommended by our airbnb hosts and we certainly weren't disappointed. The line fish was absolutely delicious.More

Thank Julie T
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Julie T Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Live Bait Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016

We found this place all most by accident, but what a great find, really good spot overlooking the harbour and rocks, if you book in advance best to ask for a window seat, as the views are great. Food was excellent, Crayfish and chips were...More

Thank Robin H
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Robin H Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Live Bait Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had great fish here. My tuna steak was delicious and great value whilst my girlfriend enjoyed her hake and chips. Amazing value as well with stunning views.More

Thank Michael K
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Michael K Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Live Bait Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we...More

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Our food was delicious, however the service was a let down. The waitress seemed to be inconvenienced by our existence. Other waitresses I saw appeared friendly so perhaps we were just unlucky. When my meal arrived, one part was incorrect, not a big deal, but...More

Thank sunshinelover15
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear sunshinelover15 Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor following your visit with us at Live Bait in Kalk Bay. We truly value your opinion as it is from your comments that we are able to uphold our commitment to...More

Reviewed 22 November 2016

Live Bait is one of the top simple fresh seafood restaurants in this part of the Cape. Its catch of the day is a remarkable value for money. Service first rate by a team of really knowledgeable and friendly wait staff. And don't miss the...More

Thank Francis p
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Francis p Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Live Bait Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we...More

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Live Bait was recommended to us by the hotel and the food was very good, but the noise from everyone in the restaurant was unbearable. The restaurant wasn't completely full, but the low ceilings and blank walls meant that everyone was shouting over each other...More

Thank SurreyCpl75
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The location of this restaurant is stunning! I have never experienced something like this before - it feels like the waves stroke your back. The food was outstanding, the portion of seafood pasta soo huge I had to ask for a takeaway. Malva pudding -...More

Thank Kristina Z
HarbourHouseG, Manager at Live Bait in Harbour House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

Dear Kida90 Thank you very much for your review on TripAdvisor following your visit to Live Bait Kalk Bay. The team aim to please and provide our guests with the best possible guest experience when dining with us. We pleased to hear that we achieved...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Kalk Bay Harbour, Kalk Bay 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Kalk Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 5755
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