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87 Marine Drive | Shop no 4, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 1685
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12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch without reservation but luckily our waiter mamaged to get us a table as the place was quite busy. I must commend this restaurant for its excellent and friendly service. The food was fresh and well prepared. Great atmosphere. The wine list was well stocked. Highly recommended.

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Thank poilkj123
Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! More 

Hermanus, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated Dads birthday last night at La Pentola. Amazing meal, Simone thank you for making our evening a super special one, your service, friendly smile and added personal touches to our meal really made everything just perfect. The food was out of this world. And also to Lorin, Nicole, Tan, Nolan and Stephen who all made a point of personally... More 

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Thank kirsty694
Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Thank you for your review you made us all smile today ! More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite restaurants on the Garden Route. Shane Sauvage and his kitchen crew made fusion into an art. The service in the dining room was very good. And the view of Walker Bay from a window table made our day.

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Thank Agne L
Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Thank you we love you too ! More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant might be overseen because you have to walk upstairs to find entrance. The menu offers a good choice of fish, meat and vegetarian dished. Had fresh and delicious fish. Had 2 waiters looking after the table. One was excellent and the other one was focusing on good looking. I expect the waiter to know the catch of the day... More 

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Thank Frogy007
Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Thank you for your review & what would life be with out the Ken & Barbies of this world . LOL ! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant with great views if you get a table at a window. The service was most impressive and polite. The meal was most enjoyable.

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Thank Nick J
Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

Hermanus, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Tuesday the 28th February we dined at La Pentola with friends from Pretoria. The pleasant experience started at the entrance and ended once we left. The food, atmosphere and staff were all flawless. Thank you guys....you are absolutely brilliant. Thank you Stephen for the entertainment! Our friends will definitely visit La Pentola in Pretoria.

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Thank SelkirkHouse
Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review .You put a big smile on Steven's face . More 

Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this place by our guesthouse. An unassuming entrance up the side steps gave way to a clearly popular and thriving restaurant with superb views. The staff were attentive and informative over the wide selection of food available. The food was simply superb. Every dish cooked to perfection. They even provided an iced "doggy bag" for our deserts,... More 

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Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

I LOVE YOUR REVIEW !!! Thamk you we work very hard to impress. More 

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sea food is brilliant but there is a wide range of dishes to chose from. The service was first class and the wines good value for money. I'd go there again without thinking!

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Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Don't think just come back anytime you are welcome !!!! More 

Coniston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived without a reservation and welcomed by the owner who assured us there would be a table available soon. We enjoyed the evening great food and attentive service.

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Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

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Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was upstairs-the view was perfect. The food was excellent and the staff were so helpful and attentive.

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Shane S, Owner at La Pentola, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments :-) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Cuisine
International, Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Marine Drive | Shop no 4, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 1685
Description
La Pentola established in 1995 has a breath taking panoramic view of Walker Bay, the birthing ground of Southern Right Whales. The perfect venue for executive chef/owner Shane Sauvage's authentic fusion cuisine. All food is prepared to order, using only the very best quality ingredients, real butter, fresh cream and fresh herbs.Yes absolutely no MSG! The menu by internationally renowned executive Chef/ Patron & award winning author Shane Sauvage,comprises of a large variety of fresh seafood & Abalone, free range cuts of beef (KWV Fillet, Tender T-Bone, exotic game dishes, a great selection of vegetarian fare (Aztec Mushrooms) and a decadent selection of in-house deserts (Chocolate Terrine). La Pentola offers a Diamond award wine list with a large variety of local and international wines. We are an A la Carte restaurant that also caters for corporate functions, intimate weddings and special occasions. Open Monday to Sunday Lunch & Dinner.

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