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La Petite Tarte

11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 9077
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“carrot cake” (32 reviews)
“chicken pie” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
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French, Cafe, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we have very good meal here and like the place..We like the cake also. Very friendly manager Andre was very helpful to me and wife. nice area this part of cape town. feel bit like lisboa!

Thank dariusflisboa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a small De Waterkant area local place that is like a big kitchen on a lovely farm. It's very comfortable and the decor is great. I had breakfast here my first day in Cape Town, and it was excellent... all fresh, natural...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute little restaurant, French country-side bistro style, superbly tasty food, ever-smiling staff. Lunch or supper or an afternoon treat: it won't leave you disappointed.

Thank 367luce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do visit this gorgeous little place in Cape Town’s Cape Quarter. Really good food, cozy atmosphere and very friendly staff. We had the glass noodles with prawn and a pizza and both were delicious!

Thank Fathima D
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

What a gem !! Had a great lunch followed by a delicious carrot cake!! Warm and funny service ! Nom nom nom A bit of Paris !

Thank Ria M
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic little place reminding us of a Paris street café Beeakfast was fantastic. Great taste and good portion But i have to recommend the carrot cake. Its is out off this world! Almost picked up the plate to lick it clean

Thank Cornelius J
Reviewed 12 April 2018

What used to be excellent restaurant has downgraded to average, the pricing is however better suited to fine dining

1  Thank Ophelia334
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Next to the Manhattan bar you can sit there outside for breakfast. The food is very good. It was a little loud since they very busy with changing some stuff in the restaurant. But overall it was nice.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Great bobotie, fast service, good variety of beers. The only think I would add I in bobotie is raisins. Will come back.

Thank Irina T
Reviewed 20 March 2018

My wife and I had dinner here a week or so ago. We took advantage of a "special" and we were not sorry. We sat outside on the verandah. I was surprised to read about the bad service and the rude manager - our waitron...More

Thank georgestof
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9077
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French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality home-style cooking. Evening south African and International cuisine inclusive of full bar service
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