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Petiscos

Parklands Main Road | Cavalier Centre, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
+27 21 557 3311
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (22 reviews)
“prawn cakes” (4 reviews)
“chourico” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Parklands Main Road | Cavalier Centre, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this venue for the first time and was pleasantly surprised. We were part of a large group for a friend's birthday,and besides our large group all the other tables were occupied. This says a lot as we went on a Tuesday night. My...More

Thank Troep H
Reviewed 1 week ago

17 of us gathered here for a family get together, and were seated at a long rectangular table, the one side of which backed onto a wall (ie those sitting on that side were pretty much trapped for the night). Not that I blame the...More

Thank TanyaAllan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The peri peri chicken cafrael with a side xai xai sauce is simply sublime. The service and ambience are always good. This is our favourite Portuguese restaurant

Thank Toonsoo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are very regular customers at this restaurant whether it is with family or friends. The reason why we go so often is. The service is fantastic Obviously the food is always good and consistent The cleanliness The vibe And good value If you are...More

Thank Grant L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in on a Thursday night to celebrate our friends 40th birthday. Just three of us and we all thoroughly enjoyed the LM steaks and our bottle of wine. Soccer was being shown on the big screen but this didn't impact on the atmosphere. One...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You want Portuguese food in the Blouberg area ?????????????THIS IS IT!!! go no further . allthe Portuguese specialities and then you have Chicken Peri Peri and you're in love with the place

Thank Ulrich E S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The prawn cake starters are a must. All other food on the menu is first class. On Sunday afternoons there is a must which is very pleasant. One feels so at home and cosy on a cold rainy day. The service and friendly staff excel.

Thank sharonedwards32
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Great place food super choice We went for a tapas type mess 5 starters. All excellent Great for lunch as nice and light .too

Thank sportingagent
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Super delicious food, well flavored, the typical Portuguese food!! Would recommend this restaurant to anyone who likes flavorful food! From the steak to the seafood! To the dessert!

Thank Deisy N
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We have visited this restaurant a few times now and have never been disappointed. The food is good and the all the items on the menu are well priced. Where do you get 1/2 peri peri chicken for R79!! Always a festive atmosphere and they...More

Thank Allen B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parklands Main Road | Cavalier Centre, Cape Town Central 7441, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 557 3311
Description
Petiscos Restaurant opened its doors in 2006 with the aromas of both Portugal and Mozambique drifting through Cape Town's West Coast. Somewhat of a hidden oasis in the midst of fast food franchises, Petiscos doesn't venture into gourmet designer cuisine either. Instead it offers the kind of soul-satisfying food a Portuguese grandmother would have spent the whole Sunday afternoon cooking. From the Mozambican-inspired nacional cream sauce accented with beer from the region, served on juicy prawns to the traditional Portuguese peri-peri chicken; there is something for every palate. The place itself looks like a part of Lisbon's streets was imported and grafted onto a corner that celebrated the African fusion of Maputo. On Wednesdays and Thursdays (7:00 - 10:00 PM), Saturdays (8:00 - 11:00 PM) and Sunday lunches (12:00-3:00PM), an eclectic array of live music is played, from beloved 'pub' hits, to hot Latino tracks to soothing guitar medleys. Petiscos is a place for everyone: a romantic dinner date, an indulgent Sunday family lunch, a Saturday Latino party with friends or even functions or large groups. Come dine in a small corner of Portugal...in Cape Town! Andy Da Silva is the owner of Petiscos. Having left a mark with Senhor Prego, a popular hot-spot in Joz, where arguably, the biggest pregos were served this side of the equator; Andy brought his love of Portuguese and Mozambican cuisine to Cape Town. Together with his son Rudi, they form the heart of what is essentially a family-run business.
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