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“Disappointed”
Review of Lupa Osteria

Lupa Osteria
Ranked #5 of 52 Restaurants in Hillcrest
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Lupa used to be high quality tasty food. But this has slowly deteriorated, do not think we will visit them again, food was average and the cocktail which was suppose to have crushed ice (lemon ice) had no crushed ice. We also had to wait for our waiter for everything we wanted, even though the restaurant was basically empty. Another excellent restaurant falling into the KZN trap of low standards

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

we decided to go for an unexpected lunch here having spent the morning at Shongweni Dam canoeing, so we were hungry.

The décor, ambience, friendly staff and management can not be faulted.

However the chicken pasta I ordered which I was sceptical on as it had mustard was not appetising at all considering I was hungry, also disappointed that I only had 3 plump prawns and about 5 pieces of cubed chicken in a full plate of pasta.
The son's girlfriend had the vegetarian pasta which she also played around with.
It seems the only happy person was my son who ordered a calzone and was very satisfied with his meal.

In Lupa's defence maybe the cocktail I ordered Aperol Spritz was not sweet enough for me & set off my unpleasant experience.

I was quite surprised though that not much variety on the menu for a strictly Italian eatery perhaps more variety pastas/pizza's

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Thank Michelle J
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

My home away from home, I love this restaurant and cannot imagine my life without it! Excellent food, incredible service, brilliant staff, from owners, managers, waiters, waitresses and bar folk. The best restaurant in the Upper Highway area by a country mile.

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Thank PhilippaYorke
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Good food with superb service . The menu was very good with many options . Great setup . Highly recommended

Thank Argy75
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

If you want a vibey place to hang out in groups, then this is the place to be. The food is average but not too bad. The steaks are a bit boring and bland but the pasta is really good as they make it themselves. Overall it is a good restaurant to go to. I will go again

Thank Chrisvantonder
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