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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” (31 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 3 days ago

I was walking down the hill with friends visiting from abroad and as it started to rain and we thought we would pop in for a quick coffee to wait the rain out. Although we initially thought it was closed due to the rainy weather...More

Thank mpofu31
Reviewed 1 week ago

My review may be tainted by the fact that I have been wanting to go here since forever. Fortunately the experience lived up to the expectation. The staff were friendly, attentive and have a lovely sense of humor and are engaging. Our food was presented...More

Thank Oogly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little French cafe with a lot of options. Food was delicious and the coffee was better than back home. Service was excellent and the waiter was very funny. Bonus that there was free Wi-Fi

Thank Lani_S179
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We ended up at here on the off chance as the place we had planned to eat for breakfast hadn’t yet opened. Best decision ever as the breakfast was lovely. Between us we had full English and two bacon and flapjacks (more like pancake clouds...More

Thank FayH200
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear patron allow me a quick explanation on us opening at 9 am, due to the ongoing transport unrest our employees have to endure taxis not showing up, roadblocks and unreliable train service we decided to open a little later in winter. From 1st October...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I waited 35minutes to then be asked what we ordered by a different waiter to the one we originally had. No coffee arrived within those 35min either. Unfortunately we didn’t get to try the food as we got up and left. Owner/manager...More

Thank Sarah A
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

I have apologised to you profusely and yes I have spoken to you as I was at your table when the orange was already served. Again my apologies to both you and your male companion It is not an excuse but a huge table of...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

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
LaPetiteTarte, Manager at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Greetings from cape Town Darius Thank you for your lovely review, Appreciated. Hope we see you again, soon! Regards Team La Petite

Reviewed 30 June 2018

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
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

We appreciate your lovely review . Hopefully we see you again in the near future

Reviewed 24 June 2018

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
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

I amas the owner having a tough time with my health situation but my amazing employees keep on doing the hard work to ensure happy customers, we appreciate your kindness

Reviewed 23 June 2018 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
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
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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