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La Pentola

87 Marine Drive | Shop no 4, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 1685
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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International, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
87 Marine Drive | Shop no 4, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My starter - calamari with mango and hummus - was an absolute festival of flavours, a very unique combination. The children love the Chicken Santorini! Their monkfish was perfectly prepared with a great sauce to complement the fish. I tried a piece of my wife's...More

Thank Edwin A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good variety of excellent food Served by very nice students..... Quality to Price very good !!!!! We joined in two following days

Thank Bjergegaard
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I went there for dinner. It only gets dark here quite late so we asked for a window table. The view over Walker Bay is magical. Our waitress was Mona Lisa but there was nothing enigmatic about her smile. It lit up...More

Thank Dairmuid S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

very nice view from the second floor of the Ocean. the food was ok. no spices very plain food no sauce... not special. staff is nice. there is a nice cafe and cake house under the restaurant

Thank eli72014
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family and I visit la pentola and I can honestly say we have loved every meal and experience. Very creative dishes served up by very knowlegable and attentive staff. Keep up the great work guys. Love eating here

Thank tclondon90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a full Menu, waitress, Violete, well trained and on the spot, as a Restaurant owner in KZN I was pleasantly surprise wirh the high quality of food and service, well done!! Will recommend anytime. Your Gluten free food are tops.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great restaurant with great food and huge wine list. All beautifully served. Great atmosphere as fully booked every night so need to book ahead.

Thank Gillian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a great table in this first floor fish restaurant that enabled to see whales whilst eating ! wonderful food served by our delightful, attentive and knowledgeable server Brandon. It's a very popular informal restaurant and gets busy every day, so booking is essential...More

Thank pamp2010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the time you enter you feel welcome. I did not book but they made a plan to accommodate me. The waitres serving me was better than good. For a starter I had the snails. Wow great stuff. The service throughout was excellent. Mains was...More

Thank Ryno E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here and enjoyed a window table for two. The staff were very good. The menu worked just fine for us, but is somewhat traditional. Daily specials included abalone pasta which my wife tried and enjoyed. I thought it was a bit firm....More

Thank pmjd
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27 December 2016|
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Response from Shane S | Property representative |
Yes of course we are I have three of my own kids.I am so sorry this response took so long I dd not know of this trip adviser function .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Marine Drive | Shop no 4, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 1685
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La Pentola established in 1995 has a breath taking panoramic view of Walker Bay, the birthing ground of Southern Right Whales. The perfect venue for executive chef/owner Shane Sauvage's authentic fusion cuisine. All food is prepared to order, using only the very best quality ingredients, real butter, fresh cream and fresh herbs.Yes absolutely no MSG! The menu by internationally renowned executive Chef/ Patron & award winning author Shane Sauvage,comprises of a large variety of fresh seafood & Abalone, free range cuts of beef (KWV Fillet, Tender T-Bone, exotic game dishes, a great selection of vegetarian fare (Aztec Mushrooms) and a decadent selection of in-house deserts (Chocolate Terrine). La Pentola offers a Diamond award wine list with a large variety of local and international wines. We are an A la Carte restaurant that also caters for corporate functions, intimate weddings and special occasions. Open Monday to Sunday Lunch & Dinner.
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