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La Perla

Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (63 reviews)
“tagliata” (7 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a long time since we had been here as the previous times we found the food disappointing and the waiters surly. But it all felt very different, despite looking as timeless as ever. We had two of the homemade pasta dishes and they were...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seems like most tourists end up at the waterfront for their ocean view, but I'm glad we checked out La Perla for a chance to see the Sea Point. The atmosphere is gorgeous and was a cheap uber ride from where we were staying in...More

Thank lnmoschella
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful early evening dinner watching the sunset overlooking the sea. Bliss - what happy memories. The seafood platter for two which contained sole, trans and calamari was fantastic - washed down with an excellent sauvignon blanc.The waiters were very knowledgeable without being...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although there are some other restaurants that impressed us more in Cape Town, La Perla served really nice food and had great staff. It was our first night in Sea Point and the waiter was really helpful. Good atmosphere and attentive staff. Reasonably priced. Would...More

Thank Derek S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great view, ok food, poor service and overpriced . Shame since I live 100m away . Only go back for sunset apperol drink.

Thank Washington M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy eating here, both inside and on the terrace. Good food, friendly staff, quick service and a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you La perla for the outstanding food and hospitality that was shown to my family by Nicolas with a friendly smile the service he provided was 1st class. He kept our drinks full ,was friendly and patient thank you for your incredible amount of...More

Thank Lain P
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Unlike the recent reviews our service was mainly very good.... a few unskilled trainees still have much to learn but the restaurant must follow the hiring rules..... Portions were huge, salad for two easily could feed 3-4 and calamari tasty also. Carpaccio needed more moisture...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Horrible. If your cooking Italian food. Learn first how to cook it correctly. Another bit of advice, wash your Vongoli before you serve it. Staff are lovley

Thank kiribrandli
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This restaurant has been around for about 40 years and was very popular. The setting is great as it overlooks the sea. I was expecting the same service as 20 years ago and took friends to dine there. The food was good but the service...More

Thank janab871
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
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