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La Petite Tarte

11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 9077
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“chicken pie” (26 reviews)
“carrot cake” (25 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 22:00All hours
French, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to try something new for our date night and we saw this cute little restaurant with a lovely Parisian theme with such good service and the steak that was cooked to perfection. We will definitely be back soon.

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous meals in a Malay style. Staff exceptionally friendly including the excellent chef. Highly recommended

Thank SonjaB60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many times we are locking for the big and fancy to become satisfied. In this case we have a small cafe/restaurant with fantastic food, warm personnel service and located nice. Don't miss it. Perfect for a dinner or just drop by for a coffee and...More

Thank RutgerGonaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

.......We visited this venue for the first time in July 2017 and tried the Special chefs saucii stickii ribs which we found to be Insidiously delicious. The staff and management was friendly and this venue has an ambiance of its own, yes if you have...More

Thank Vernon W
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I cannot thank you enough for this lovely and positive review, especially in a time where one could just get a bad review without even seeing or have met a customer in person .I sincerely hope en believe my employees could always keep up the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic carrot cake, great pear tart, delicious coffee and the cutest cups in town. Lovely vibrant ambience, perfect for ladies who lunch and anyone else who enjoy good eats and good friends.

Thank JacquesTheronZA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is basically a coffee and breakfast shop that now opens until late. And that’s the problem: as a coffee shop, it’s good, though pricey. The dinner menus is very limited, and it is expensive: for example, a steak costs you about what you’d pay...More

Thank NautieZA
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

My apology to both of you gentlemen however I feel that whatever I say would not change anything . The message is received and I have taken action to prevent other customers experiencing the same .

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband, daughter and I visited South Africa for the first time in early July 2017. Cape Town was our last stop. We found La Petite Tarte by chance, while wandering about town searching for our hotel. We stayed for 1 week in Capetown and...More

Thank Z2896YIfranciscoa
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A colleague and myself had finished meeting in Cape Town and decided on this restaurant after checking on TA. We arrived and were greeted by friendly staff. The place is very quirky. We sat a table by the counter and it was very dusty and...More

Thank SanC65
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

I am absolutely shocked by this review but also have to understand that staff take shortcuts, I can assure you that this will be investigated and culprit putting a quiche in a microwave will be dismissed after proper hearing is done.. This is an absolute...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

While walking in De water Kant in Cape Town, we came across a cute small unpretentious restaurant. What caught our attention was the homey ambiance and an advertisement about homemade carrot cake. The owner was very friendly; the service was quick and also very friendly....More

Thank MaxReh
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Only my pleasure serving amazing people all day long . Please visit us anytime soon .

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This cozy corner cafe on a colourful section of Cape Town with traditional, brightly colored Malay houses around it serves up all day breakfasts, lunches and dinners. They have fresh juices (made up in the morning and kept for no more than 3 days) and...More

Thank poleinahole1
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Your lovely review is much appreciated ,always such a good feeling to receive a positive message . All the best Juhan and la Petite employees

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9077
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French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality home-style cooking. Evening south African and International cuisine inclusive of full bar service
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