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Cala la Pasta Italian Restaurant

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Main Road | Kamogelo Tourism Centre shop 26, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
+27 15 793 0452
Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Tue 08:30 - 16:30
Wed - Sat 08:30 - 22:00
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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is a wonderful family restaurant that is also small dog friendly. The atmosphere is that of happiness! The staff are cheerful, helpful and well trained. The best service I had this holiday! The play area is large and kept our children very entertained. Food was presented really well and tasted just as good as it looked! Well done Cala... More 

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1 Thank Angie F
Hoedspruit, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

Nice setting, excellent Italian food and pleasant service. When in Hoedspruit we often go to Cala la Pasta!

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1 Thank Aad S
Western Australia, Australia
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74 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

it is such a great opportunity to taste some amazing and authentic italian food in Hoedpsruit. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank Sarasadventures
Phalaborwa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

The family running Italian Restaurant is unique as it is owner managed by "real " Italians. The food is authentic, it is clean and you have a never ending choice of dishes, Pasta is home made and fresh. It feels like sitting in an Italian Trattoria. The owners Luca & Erica make you feel at home. Definitely I will recommend... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

Good wholesome home cooked food great ambience and very pleasant surroundings. It was a beautiful warm evening when we were there so all patrons were seated on the outside deck in - a very lovely dining experience. Service friendly as was the chef who visited tables.

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1 Thank 23DaveG
Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015

The food really is excellent. The only reason I am rating this down was poor service and lack of atmosphere. Best pasta I ever had

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cape town
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

Too often it’s frustrating to dine out at an Italian restaurant outside Italy. But Cala la pasta is an outright Italian restaurant. Luca is a real chef, the pasta is fresh and home-made, the staff friendly and available, the menu very complete. The touch of an authentic Italian trattoria, with a very nice setting, at the outskirts of the Greater... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed my dinner at Cala la pasta the service was perfect the food was delicious from the starter, main course and dessert was all lovely can't wait to go back again and spend as much I can for good food and good service...best restaurant around hoedspruit town and lipompo province.

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2 Thank Dineo Dee D
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

We were utterly disappointed with the decor. I was extremely concerned with the cleanliness!! Food was average. Service very good!

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2 Thank Marjo T
Maputo
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2014

Everytime we eat at Cala la Pasta, we have an awesome dining experience. Luca & Erica, the Italian Owners are always on hand to handle any requests and/or concerns and the food is great! It is our favourite restaurant in all of Hoedspruit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$11
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?