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23 Queen Victoria Street, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
+27 79 840 1084
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
“focaccia” (2 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

Napolitana pizza dough! Light with a gentle crisp and beautifully flavoured from judicious proofing. Fantastic pizzas

Thank Macs250
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having a meal at Lionello restaurant today felt like a true taste of Italy. Everything about La Trattoria was truly special. His gnocchi gorgonzola is a must.

Thank Athos1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Italian food and wine. Delicious. Friendly host. Definitely a destination restaurant in Stanford.

Thank aliwag
Reviewed 21 April 2018

THIS is a true Italian restaurant, and not just because Italians own the place. Italian food is about Italian spirit and hospitality. This you find in spades at La Trattoria. Papa cooks in the kitchen. Son waits tables. You'll find yourself in Tuscany in no...More

Thank Nairobay
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Just the most fabulous lunch today in the wonderful La Trattoria with the most charming Italian hosts in the world. We love this place ❤ Outstanding service and incredible hospitality, superb wine selection and the most delectable meal. Thank you Lionello, Corrado and team.

Thank Penny V
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

What better way to spend Easter Sunday with the family in the courtyard garden of this lovely genuine Italian trattoria . It’s slow scrumptious food served with well priced Italian wine , a delight in all respects , the father son partnership is a winner...More

Thank Expierencedtraveller
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The most authentic family-run Italian restaurant I have been to - from the name to the dessert!! Fabulous pizzas, home-made pasta, Italian wines and atmosphere. Favoloso!!

Thank 909gerts
A5324OLinfo, General Manager at La TRATTORIA, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!, we are so happy you fully catches the spirit of LA Trattoria. Hope to see you again ☺️

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times, but this is my first review. If you are looking for an authentic Italian experience this is the place to go. Delicious pizza (best I have ever eaten!), hand made pastas, great Italian wines, beautiful courtyard behind...More

Thank lyallw2018
A5324OLinfo, General Manager at La TRATTORIA, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Ciao Lyallw2018, So glad you enjoyed our little Trattoria. Thanks for your beautiful words. Quality, freshness and selection of ingredients are a "must" for us, and we are happy you enjoyed it and grateful you shared it. Really hope you will find someone as excuse...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Just stumbled upon this authentic Italian Restaurant. Feels like I just stepped into the Veneto serving toscana cuisine! The chefs Corrado and Lionello welcomes you at the door and within minutes you are submerged in LA VITA and heavenly dishes made from fresh and organically...More

Thank Sonja-Liezel Theron
A5324OLinfo, General Manager at La TRATTORIA, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Dear Sonja, So happy we have had the opportunity to meet with you and share the taste of our traditions in food and wine. Like Fellini said one day "life is a combination of magic and pasta", and you both definitely catch the spirit of...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Thank you Lionello, i had such an amazing time i had to go back for a second experience all in the same week! Your passion and service and friendlyness is evident in your food and great hospitality, may your business go from strength to strength!!!...More

Thank antond829
A5324OLinfo, Direttore generale at La TRATTORIA, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Anton, what can I say... Grazie mille!!! Thanks for your beautiful review; thanks for your support, your wishes, and thanks for feeling the vibes and the passion that we have for our Trattoria and our guests. A presto, Lionello

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$4
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:30 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail
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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