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Polana

Kalk Bay Habour, Cape Town Central 7945, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
17 Jan 2017
“Great fish and chips”
23 Nov 2016
“Now this is a view”
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Pub
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Kalk Bay Habour, Cape Town Central 7945, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 5 November 2014

The location of Polana right above the rocks and the waves in Kalk Bay is unique in Cape Town. The lounge area and tapas menu provide a really special evening treat. Watching the full moon rise over the bay... Our experience over many visits has...More

Thank Arthur F
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Liked the ambiance, music and friendly people. one can dance the night away and feel safe. Great place to spend a late evening.

Thank DianaPienaar
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The location is great but their 'rules' simply spoiled it: We went for an early lunch at noon. The restaurant was empty and we would have liked to have an al la carte meal near the windows overlooking the rocks and sea. They refused to...More

Thank Trevor R
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Sit right next to crashing waves, drink some bubbly...and have great tacos ....we love it there every time we give to Cape Town. The restaurant is situated in Kalk bay

Thank MarizaBryanston
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We had lunch here purely by chance on a beautiful Saturday afternoon in April. Isn’t it just wonderful when snap chance decisions turn out well and provide you with a pleasant memory for the rest of your life? Well this was one of them. GENERAL:...More

Thank gulliversmate
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We had a hint to The Polana from some Capetonian friends, otherwise we wouldn't even have gone to Kalk Bay, but rather to Simon's town in our way back from the Cape Point. The bar is a great place to enjoy a sundowner directly on...More

Thank Miriam H
Reviewed 4 April 2014

It is the mix that make's it. Have a nice dinner and continue to party after, with the ocean just behind the window... Impressive. We enjoyed having a very nice meal and afterwards, the music becomes louder, people begin to dance and later, even your...More

Thank vincentBel53
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Book table her based on recommendations from friends. Very busy place, most popular spots are those for drinks. You sit almost in the waves that are crashing in, very cool. Service was slow, but food was decent. Not a memorable place for the food, but...More

Thank yef70
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We stopped for a quick lunch -- Caesar salad, which was fine. The view is good, with casual drinks-related seating closest to the window, so we had our coffees there. The speed of the service was utterly glacial. To be fair to the waitress herself,...More

Thank PeterC489
Reviewed 7 January 2014

If you wnat a quiet drink and tappas this is not the place for you. Having said that the food was excellent.

Thank Rhodocrat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalk Bay Habour, Cape Town Central 7945, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
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