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Il Leone Mastrantonio

22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 0071
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (137 reviews)
“vitello” (6 reviews)
“tiramisu” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Good genuine Italian food served with a smile. Especially impressed by the tiramisu they brought out for my birthday :-)

Thank MietJ
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Il Leone Mastrantonio clearly feels like a high-end Italian restaurant in an old home, because it was an old home at one time - and that feeling of being in a town villa still remains. The menu and wine lists are very varied; the appetizers...More

Thank jglsongs
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Service is very efficient and friendly. Menu doesn't change, year in, year out but always really good. Same with wine list.

Thank 104Guinness1
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Food and service was awsome . The lady went out of her way to make sure we are satisfied . We had seafood pasta with white wine

Thank Pieter g
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Its a wow - prawn linguine at its best - so flavoursome!! Wines are are pricey, but well chosen. A real treat!!

Thank rjay2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Il Leone was recommended to us by a good friend of mine and we were not disappointed. The first courses were delicious-especially the melanzane and caprese salad. The main courses were also very good. We had the spinach ravioli with four cheese sauce, the fillet...More

Thank albert m
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I have been there with my boyfriend in our first dinner in Cape Town. We were wonderfully recevied and treated by the hostess and the waitress. The food was amazing. I strongly reccomend the gnocchi and 4 cheese sauce. Me and my boyfriend shared a...More

Thank larivillanova
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A great neighborhood choice--didn't seem too touristy and was very laid back. The portions were very large. In all the food was solid, and the location was comfortable, but the food want anything special. This is where we wound up eating after three attempts to...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 28 September 2017

On our last night in Cape Town we decided to try out this restaurant without a booking as it was close to our hotel. The restaurant was full but the wonderful manager Claudia found us a spot at the bar. The quality of the food...More

Thank CT15_12
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A very good Italian restaurant with a decent wine list. The paintings for sale "gallery style" make it interesting to dine there. The food was good and honest.

Thank ArneHFrandsen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 0071
Description
During our recent visit to Cape Town, we ate at this restaurant on the strong recommendation from the owner of our hotel. He was right! Very good good, BYOB nad great staff and a very friendly efficnet waitress. great food...highly recommended
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