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Lupa Osteria

Ballito Dr | Lifestyle Centre, Ballito, South Africa
+27 87 357 7409
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
“filet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ballito Dr | Lifestyle Centre, Ballito, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I take food very seriously and I believe food must be treated with respect. It was my 1st and last time here, as the food was horrible. The pasta, hake, line fish, roasted veges and chicken livers...what a disappointment. I don’t recommend this restaurant, so...More

Thank Phumzile Phumel... M
Adhil S, Owner at Lupa Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Hi Phumzile Thank you so much for your review as we appreciate our guests feedback. Kindly email us on lupaballito@gmail.com with your contact details as well as more informaton on your dining experience at Lupa Ballito, so that we can look into this matter and...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The restaurant came via a recommendation from a colleague, there are a number of places to go eat in Ballito to Salt Rock, in excess of 60 establishments. Thought and felt like Italian food and off we went to Lupa. We were the only customers...More

Thank Jeffthehangman
Adhil S, Owner at Lupa Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Hi Jeff Thank you so much for your review as we appreciate the feedback we receive from our customers. Kindly email us with your contact details to lupaballito@gmail.com as well as further information regarding your dining experience, as I will take this matter further with...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Ate here on my first night in Ballito, very impressed with all we had, the duck special was awesome as was the tiramisu!

Thank kadirvader
Adhil S, Owner at Lupa Osteria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Hi Kadir Thank you so much for your review! We do hope to see you again soon at Lupa Ballito. Si Vive Una Volta Sola! Kind Regards Adhil Sooknandan

Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went her for my wife's birthday and the setting is good and clean, the waiter was attentative and the food was delicious. It was a lunch time during the week so the restaurant was not too busy. Will go again.

Thank SharksSupporter1
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Walking in you instantly feel the love and passion that has been put into this beautiful restaurant which translates into the delicious food and excellent service. The Italian twist on the starter nachos is my new weakness! Every bite is bursting with flavor. Piping hot,...More

Thank Mandhira P
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Although situated in a shopping center , this italian restaurant is worth a detour. The food is good , the serice ie perfect and the seating is calm on the terrace. Also seating inside. The Lifestyle center on his own is worth to visit

Thank resqtaurant
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Lupa Osteria in Ballito for dinner and ordered risotto with wild mushrooms. It was so spicy, we could hardly eat it. This experience did definitely not have much in common with Italian cuisine.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Had the chicken breast with spinach & mushrooms on the lunch menu. Delicious, fresh & tasty! My husband had the pasta Alfredo which is served in half portions at lunch time but was sufficient for him as he doesn’t eat too much anyway. Highly recommend...More

Thank valr0cks
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

I am so sad to be writing this review, this restaurant came highly recommended, and what a disappointment. There were six of us, restaurant was very quiet and we only wanted mains, we had finished two bottles of sparkling water and wine by the time...More

Thank Dashiemaho
Reviewed 4 February 2018

My wife and I had seafood pastas which were excellent. Looking around us some of the meals looked really terrific. Will definitely be back.

Thank Andrew2105
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ballito Dr | Lifestyle Centre, Ballito, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 87 357 7409
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