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Cape Quarter Shop A11 Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 425 9077
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings
Description: French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality...
French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality home-style cooking.
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  • 48
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  • 6
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fabulous!!!"This is just a place to be"

We were at La Petite Tarte with my friends on Sunday for brunch and that was just a treat!If you have never been in a place like that please witness it by yourself.The scrambled egg;souffle 'omelette',and the amazing Pot roast chicken and vegetable pie was so delicious.WE LOVED IT.Josh and Vincent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Viwe Q
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were at La Petite Tarte with my friends on Sunday for brunch and that was just a treat!If you have never been in a place like that please witness it by yourself.The scrambled egg;souffle 'omelette',and the amazing Pot roast chicken and vegetable pie was so delicious.WE LOVED IT.Josh and Vincent couldnt just let us go without laughing out loud.thank... More 

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Thank Viwe Q
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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478 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Experience Fun and First class Server Josh has a contagious sense of humour and Manager Andre passionate about food and service Now open for dinner as well and open on Sundays Breakfast all day Homemade pies quiche cakes tarts

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Thank 871edieh
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We just came across a super multitalented young man who had a name tag labled "Josh" and was busy taking out some freshly baked delicious and most beautiful looking cakes from the back side i think thats where all the baking is done.We couldn't just resist his smile of all that shows true love and caring and he took over... More 

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Thank EdervalC
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here several times for breakfast and lunch. Food is fantastic and theres a great variation available. Cakes are delicious as well! Staff are all so friendly and helpful, gave us such a good laugh each time we were there and they remember you as well which adds to the experience. Josh, Noma, Posh and Marcia were all excellent... More 

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Thank WillStephen1972
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great vibe for a quick bite in the trendy Cape Quarters area. Friendly fast service and good food. The fact that it is packed should say something good.

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Thank Sakkie58
Leiden, The Netherlands
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful little bistro cum street cafe in the hear of the Cape Quarter. A good mix of french and local dishes. Great for morning coffee, lunch, tea or dinner. The decor is a tasteful mix of modern and traditional bistro which lends the place a charming appeal. The cakes are excellent - I will vouch for the carrot cake,... More 

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Thank Neil O
Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two enjoyable meals in pleasant surroundings, but the lamb shank was a disappointment in that there was less edible meat than expected.

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Thank JatLP
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a large water and as brought a small. Not all that annoying, but the chicken pot pie was cold and it was just a pile of mush with little taste. So dissatisfied

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Thank kimmie89450
Juhan K, Owner at la Petite Tarte, responded to this review

Hi Kimmie, I truly apologise for your experience not being good. If you would like to come back I really would like to make it up to you. Hope to be able to apologise in person. More 

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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my fourth visit. The first two, last year, were great, and the last two have been disappointing. Service is not as good as before, cappuccino too hot, food well presented but heavier than it needs to be. Lovely location, lovely decor, some great food, but standards seem to be slipping? Left disappointed again. Will go elsewhere from now... More 

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Thank LiveWorkTravel
Juhan K, Owner at la Petite Tarte, responded to this review

So sorry to hear about the last 2 visits-apologies!Our recipes are exactly the same and can't understand why the food would be heavier-really sorry for this. It gets difficult to gauge the right temp for the cappuccinos-some customers like it hot others not..again sorry you did not enjoy yours. Come in again and lets see if we can make you... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely coffee/tea and cake catch up place for me. My girlfriends like to meet up here. Charming little place. Cakes good. Did not try food. Will go back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cape Quarter Shop A11 Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9077

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings

Description

French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality home-style cooking.

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