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Il Leone Mastrantonio

22 Cobern Street | (corner of Prestwich), Cape Town Central, South Africa
27 21 421 0071
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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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Neuchatel, Switzerland
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192 reviews 192 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I was part of a big end of year dinner at the restaurant. I had been to the restaurant many years ago and do recall enjoying it then. We were served a wide selection of different appetisers which was a very good idea and which were fresh and tasty. I then selected the line fish option for my main course;... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Had a birthday dinner with family at Il Leone Mastrantonio. The food was mediocre. My padta was nothing special and my wife's veal equally uninspiring. Ordered sorbet for desert - it was very sweet and tasted artificial. Overall quite expensive for ordinary food.

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Brisbane
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

This was my first visit to ️this resturant but will not be my last. Great variety on the menu and all the dishes at our table were fantastic. I had a seafood dish served on cabbage as I am trying to avoid grains and it was delicious 👍

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Cotswolds
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76 reviews 76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I love it here and always include it in my plans for when I am in CT. A rather lovely building, great food freshly cooked and atmosphere buzzing. I had excellent Kingklip on this occasion but really everything looked good.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant looked upmarket with good finishes & nice linen on the table. There is a wine list, but no menu for other drinks. The restaurant serves a few craft beers as well as a selection of more regular or commercial beers, & has a very good grappa selection, but our waitress was not familiar with what was available, &... More 

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for the first time last night. It was a perfect evening out - staff were very knowledgeable and attentive, the atmosphere was great and the food was top notch. Also, the prices are very reasonable. I can recommend all the dishes we had - burrata and tuna carpaccio starters and the prawn linguine and veal with... More 

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I didn't know what to expect from Il Leone, but am pleased to say that I was pleasantly surprised with how wonderful my meal was. Everything from the salads to the pastas was delicious, but the Florentine steak was the absolute highlight. Be warned, that it is a huge portion and can definitely be shared between two people. The steak... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Being a big fan of Italian food we always love going to this restaurant!! The décor is simple and elegant, with interesting pieces of art on display. Be careful as your visit could end up being rather expensive as you could easily walk away purchasing a painting or two!! :-) The hostess that welcomes you at the door is extremely... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Definitely love this place. The vibe when you walk in is pleasant and the food makes you feel gooood. I've only done lunch here, but it's awesome. The selection is fresh, healthy, and so so tasty. They've got an amazing Natella crepe as well. My mom and I split the Crepe - to die for. Check it out if you... More 

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Arezzo, Italy
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271 reviews 271 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Ok usually I really do not go to Italian restaurants outside Italy but I didn't do the booking and my friends keep telling me it is an excellent place . Good location on two floors with limited space outside . It was a very windy evening so the table upstairs was very welcome. I had fried calamari to start with... More 

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Address: 22 Cobern Street | (corner of Prestwich), Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 21 421 0071
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Cuisine: Italian

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