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23 Queen Victoria Street, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
+27 79 840 1084
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
23 Queen Victoria Street, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I challenge anyone to find more authentic Italian cuisine in the Western Cape , a bold statement but 100 % true . If you moan about the food here then you don’t know your Italian cooking ! The risotto is fabulous , the bruschetta an...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Expierencedtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely place to eat and relax. Staff was so attentive, as was the owner. The food was out of this world. Highly recommend to experience the wonderful flavors and wine of this bit of Italy in South Africa.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NorthStar636059
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best authentic Italian meals I have ever eaten. The staff very attentive. Great attention to detail. Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sunshine62380102326
A5324OLinfo, Direttore at La TRATTORIA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao Sunshine, Uau... Thanks for the super review and the beautiful words of appreciation. Those kind or reviews are for us motivation to do always our best and to keep on improving!! Hope to see you again, Lionello

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Food was very mediocre. The sauce on the pizza tasted like it was just pasata from a bottle. The pasta was sticky and very chewy and no I don’t mean al dente, I mean not cooked properly as a result of being stuck together. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Traveler57269632570
A5324OLinfo, Direttore at La TRATTORIA, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Traveller, we are very sorry for your negative experience with us. Al dente is opposite of very chewy. Misunderstanding can be avoided just reading ingredients listed in the menu. The Italian passata is with double "s". Addition of stewy ham done as per your...More

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Whenever we want to wow Friends and take them somewhere special, La Trattoria always comes up tops. From the moment you walk in you are greeted with open arms, smiles and immediately made to feel at home. The food is exceptional and considering every item...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 864claudinew
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

La Trattoria is the place you have to visit when you are in the Hermanus area. We had a sicilian salad to start and then Fettuchine con tartuffo, Stozzapretti a la Montanara and Amitriciana. The italian wine card is great and the prices very interesting....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Philipp W
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A great find in Stanford. The food was delicious and authentic. In no other Italian restaurant in South Africa have we found anything like this. We shared the crostini and a salad as a starter. The bread was delicious and tasted like freshly baked. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AshbourneFranschhoek
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing evening. The welcome was to genuinely warm and the food was delicious. We ate the creamiest seafood risotto washed down with a smooth Italian red wine. Dessert was a Vanilla Gelato and a shot of coffee. Thanks to Corrado &...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Plates are honest and adapted to South African or foreigner taste, I guess. owners and staff are really friendly

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dolomitieva
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A birthday luncheon of exception.Having lives in Italy to find a restaurant so authentic outside Italy has been an absolute thrill .We were a party of eleven very happy people Thank you for a very memorable day

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bushwaca
A5324OLinfo, Manager at La TRATTORIA, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Ciao Bushwaca, thanks for the beautiful review. Has been fun to have you, and thanks sharing such a special day with us. Hope to see you again soon, Lionello and Corrado

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 20:15
06:30 - 20:30
18:30 - 20:15
18:30 - 20:15
18:30 - 20:15
12:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Queen Victoria Street, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Stanford
  • Phone Number: +27 79 840 1084
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cozy Italian trattoria, family run. fireplace and back garden. over 60 labels of wine from Italy. fresh homemade pasta, homemade mozzarella, lasagne,... Listed as one of the best 500 restaurant in South Africa on Eat Out guide.
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