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Cala la Pasta Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

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Main Road | Kamogelo Tourism Centre shop 26, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
+27 15 793 0452
08:30 - 22:00
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Tzaneen, South Africa
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nothing else to add. Their Pannacotta is perfect and non plus ultra. Queen Nefertiti would have been seduced by it!! Togetehr with Luca's variant Carbonara is a world class absolute dish in my personal view.

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regular visitors here and always is a pleasant meal at a reasonable price. Pleasant staff and a short but sufficient wine list.

Thank Liam M
Hoedspruit, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always great food and a friendly atmosphere ! Authentic Italian dining in Hoedspruit ,owners are super friendly and the food is amazing definitely worth trying out !

Thank colours4africa
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a light lunch so I went for the salad, maybe not light but so fantastic I ate the lot, truly lovely food. We will be back

Thank Snaphappy2014
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Luca is the nicest and most accommodating host and the location was great for us to have a private party in the boma. Delicious food and awesome service too. Thanks :)

Thank Emz_manky
Hoedspruit, South Africa
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Cala la Pasta is your traditional Italian restaurant. The owners are amazing people, Luca and Erica - so welcoming and friendly. Definitely the best pizza and pasta in town! Great wine variety as well. Very romantic setting.

Thank Noble_Classics
White River, South Africa
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Had a lovely evening at this restaurant. We ordered pizza which was very authentic. It was just like the pizzas you would get in Italy. Service was good and the prices in line.

Thank Cazvw
Maputo, Mozambique
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181 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The restaurant is nicely located in a shopping center and is surrounded by a very rich and diversified garden. The menu is also very rich and diversified. We were however not lucky with the service, which was extremely slow, even though there was only one other table occupied. The waitress was extremely pleasant and tried to make us forget the... More 

Thank Marylene S
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You may as well flip to a page and point to a dish at random - it's a near guarantee that you'll still absolutely love what comes out of the kitchen! It's a bit odd to be sitting on the outskirts of Kruger National Park and tucking in to an amazing calzone, or a rich, delicious, authentic pasta dish -... More 

Thank Sid T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The pizza and pasta is to die for! and the owner and staff are friendly and make you feel truely at home!

Thank Joané B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Kamogelo Tourism Centre shop 26, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Hoedspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 15 793 0452
The Real Italian Restaurant, in the Lowveld. Home made Pasta end home made Pizza.All our food is prepared " a la Minute". Italian Chef and owner.Also available meat, chicken, seafood and vegeterian menu`. Luxury garden and play area for the kids. In the evening, romantic atmosphere with oil lamps and relaxing music.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?