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La Vita'e Restaurant

Chatterton Road | Shop 10Invesco Centre, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
+27 33 342 1027
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Chatterton Road | Shop 10Invesco Centre, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This must rate as one of the "fine dining" experiences of Pietermaritzburg if budget is not an issue for you. Why it did not establish in more tasteful surroundings than a secondary shopping centre facing an over-full car park is a mystery. We went once...More

Thank cameronbrisbane57
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The food is always so good. I try a different item from the menu every time and I have not been disappointed once. The service is always excellent! Highly recommended.

Thank GailLuiz24
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Being in the industry and always working Christmas, it is a tradition that my husband and I go out for dinner on Christmas eve. Although the restaurant was very quiet, only had a few tables, it was very warm and the staff were very professional...More

Thank Angeliqueca
Reviewed 19 December 2017

I have been visiting La Vita both at lunch time and in the evenings and every single time a tasty meal has been presented. The menu selection is huge and the service great. Even during this festive season with a chock-a-block full restaurant the food...More

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at La Vita e for our work Xmas function 1 December. We were a large table and the waitrons were excellent in making sure we were all happy. The owner arranged a delicious three course set menu for us with a nice...More

Thank Kirsten T
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Staff we're excellent, food we're very very good. Wine was perfect, just felt a little cheated to pay for the water on the table. Otherwise we had a great evening.

Thank Pauline Y
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were a table of eight that enjoy food and that host a supper club once a month at each others house. We were looking forward to an evening that paired food with wine from the Cape. The wine was fantastic but the food was...More

Thank carlosdefreitas
Reviewed 7 November 2017

we always love to go to this restaurant, the staff is very friendly and helpfull the foods fresh, and very good. will always recommend my friends to go here at any time for a good outing

Thank Paparazzi100s
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Food was awesome. Well prepared and full of flavour. The atmosphere was relaxing a great place for a lazy lunch. Service excellent. Will definitely be back.

Thank xnadu-iphone
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on Thursday evening and restaurant was fairly quiet. Had feeling that waiter was keen on pushing their specials rather than any interest in what we might like. Went downhill from there. Food was ordinary and service contemptuous. This was after we had enjoyed fabulous...More

Thank aussiesJandP
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5 January 2017|
Response from Timothy L | Property representative |
Good Morning, please can you send me your email address so that i can forward my menu through to you. Kind regards Tim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chatterton Road | Shop 10Invesco Centre, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Pietermaritzburg
  • Phone Number: +27 33 342 1027
  • E-mail
We are an upmarket eatery, professional service in a fine dining setting
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