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Cala la Pasta Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

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Main Road | Kamogelo Tourism Centre shop 26, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
+27 15 793 0452
08:30 - 22:00
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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cala la Pasta is your traditional Italian restaurant. The owners are amazing people, Luca and Erica - so welcoming and friendly. Definitely the best pizza and pasta in town! Great wine variety as well. Very romantic setting.

Thank Noble_Classics
White River, South Africa
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely evening at this restaurant. We ordered pizza which was very authentic. It was just like the pizzas you would get in Italy. Service was good and the prices in line.

Thank Cazvw
Maputo, Mozambique
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180 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The restaurant is nicely located in a shopping center and is surrounded by a very rich and diversified garden. The menu is also very rich and diversified. We were however not lucky with the service, which was extremely slow, even though there was only one other table occupied. The waitress was extremely pleasant and tried to make us forget the... More 

Thank Marylene S
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You may as well flip to a page and point to a dish at random - it's a near guarantee that you'll still absolutely love what comes out of the kitchen! It's a bit odd to be sitting on the outskirts of Kruger National Park and tucking in to an amazing calzone, or a rich, delicious, authentic pasta dish -... More 

Thank Sid T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The pizza and pasta is to die for! and the owner and staff are friendly and make you feel truely at home!

Thank Joané B
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Situated in Hoedspruit, close to Kruger National Park, one would not expect a true owner run Italian resturant. Don't pass by this one which serves home made pasta just as it should be......Italian style. The owners welcome you and treat you like friends . Amongst a variety of pasta dishes so are there pizza's,steak and salads amongst other great dishes.... More 

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LukasHoedspruit, Proprietario at Cala la Pasta Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you Richard for your visit:) Happy you had a good meal and good time in our restaurant:) Grazie. Luca P. + Erika More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely the BEST calzone I have ever had the pleasure of eating. Service faded toward the end but merely a blemish on an otherwise unforgettable meal.

1 Thank sinjc
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Cala la Pasta is the best place in Hoedspruit for an Italian eating experience. Their pizzas are to die for. They also make the best Calzones. I recently had the chicken livers with a hot chilly sauce and it simply was excellent.

Thank WesselEsterhuysen
Hoedspruit, South Africa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This restaurant is well situated in town but with a garden feeling, good, varied menu, delicious food and great service. A favorite.

Thank Cristel B
Phalaborwa, South Africa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Every time we visit Hoedspruit, we find the time to visit our favourite pizza restaurant. Pizza and salads, the very best in town, with extremely friendly waitresses. a must go place, for good quality with very reasonable prices.

1 Thank Lengau_Lodge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Kamogelo Tourism Centre shop 26, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Limpopo Province  >  Hoedspruit
  • Phone Number: +27 15 793 0452
The Real Italian Restaurant, in the Lowveld. Home made Pasta end home made Pizza.All our food is prepared " a la Minute". Italian Chef and owner.Also available meat, chicken, seafood and vegeterian menu`. Luxury garden and play area for the kids. In the evening, romantic atmosphere with oil lamps and relaxing music.

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