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Al Pescatore

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14 Edward Place, Ballito, South Africa
032-946-3574
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 141
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  • 19
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dolphin sightings

Been here twice already, both times enjoyed the meals, sat indoors but had a beautiful view of the ocean, when the dophins were visible Trevor made a point of coming to each of the patrons table and making them aware of the dolphins, the atmosphere is calm and relaxing, my husband and I enjoyed a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Shamilla B
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Been here twice already, both times enjoyed the meals, sat indoors but had a beautiful view of the ocean, when the dophins were visible Trevor made a point of coming to each of the patrons table and making them aware of the dolphins, the atmosphere is calm and relaxing, my husband and I enjoyed a delicious sunday lunch, food is... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Always enjoy a good meal here. Never ever let down. Trevor what an awesome host. Thank you my father inlaws birthday was great.

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

What a beautiful setting, wonderful to lunch over looking the sea. The waves crashing and a great glass of wine who could ask for more. The food is also very good, we had a variety of things between the 4 of us I had prawns, my husband has pizza our friends had snails and a T-bone steak all the food... More 

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I'm soo happy to read this review ! I was ill on Sunday and did not make lunch but Phindi ,my manager did very well buy herself .Very proud of her ! Im glad you enjoyed our wine and food with a bit of beautiful sea views thrown in.It was a stunning day too. Hope ill meet you next time.... More 

Ballito, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Al Pescatore have the best views in Ballito. The staff and management are always very helpful and there are always new items being added to the menu. Whenever I have a visitor not from Ballito, I take them there, fantastic.

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I agree , Who would want to eat fresh fish in any more beautiful place , as this ??? I'm very proud of my girls that put there heart and souls into there presentations of our new creative meals.Thank you for choosing us as your preferred destination. Trevor. More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I went for our last supper and wanted a special memory to end the holiday in Ballito off on a High ! I had the Sole and my wife enjoyed the Prawn curry ! What a meal ! Great atmosphere , great view ! Top notch !

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Its so good to hear we ended your great holiday ( I hope ? ) with the " Last supper " We well known for our Soles as we always try to get the biggest we can lay our hands on. Hope we will see you soon Best of luck Trevor. More 

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My wife and I visit Ballito Bay annually and have eaten at this restaurant on special occasions for many years. We enjoy interacting with the owner (Trevor) and genuinely appreciate his interest in feedback and willingness to adjust dishes to personal taste. Over the years, we have had only one experience that was unpleasant. One curry dish was just too... More 

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I'm sorry I missed you . Flew back from Madagascar on the 20th.Its great to see you enjoyed every thing , with out me being there. I will be working hard on some new specialty's this new month.I hope I will see you before you leave ? Regards Trevor. More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Even when the boss man himself is out the country, Al Pescatore continues to improve & impress !! An excellent all round operation -

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Kev, I'm so sorry I didn't see you ! Would have loved to spend some catch up time with you. Thanks for the great comments , I appreciate it ,coming from the best Hotelier in the business. Next time I hope we can have a quick game of golf :)) See you soon Trev More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had an amazing time at Al Pescatore! The venue overlooking the beach is awesome. We had the prawn curry - best ever, a pizza (great) and the line fish between us. Great taste and enough to eat. Service was good. The owner, Trevor, runs a slick operation. Do not miss if you are in the area"

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind mention.I always say , " you as good as your last meal " That means that their is no room for error ! Hope we will see you again. Trevor. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had the best ever Durbs curry Pizza!!!! Delicious....so much so we asked for more curry topping for our yum steak! Perri Perri prawns lip smacking good x great cocktails too

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I remember your table well.You clearly love good food and it was so nice to serve you. As I'm sure you realized , we don't play when it comes to our Perri Perri Prawns.Good and spicy ! Love them too ! Thanks again Trevor More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Fab food, fab service, fab view and host was friendly and welcoming! Loved it! Wonderful atmosphere and waitresses knew their specials by heart! Impressed

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Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

A big thanks for the waitress mention ! I spend a lot of time and effort to training my gals well ! Nothing worst than a waitress with no knowledge of her product .Drives me crazy ! Hope we can serve you soon , Trevor. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: 032-946-3574

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?