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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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Arezzo, Italy
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246 reviews 246 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

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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Johannesburg
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This was a birthday celebration with 5 people. The welcome was good as was the service. The restaurant has an excellent wine list, but we chose to pay corkage which was reasonable. The food is excellent - the special of the evening was calf liver - it was cooked to perfection and delicious. Definitely worth another visit.

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Marsaskala, null, Malta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Italian dishes in the heart of Capetown.....T-Bone steak (aka Bistecca Fiorentia) to share for two....cooked to perfection! Well done and keep it up

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Avezzano, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I highly recommend this restaurant: It really is an Italian restaurant, all the ingredients are fresh and first quality, cooked properly according to the Italian recipes. The service is excellent, the atmosphere very comfortable. I enjoyed very much the evening I spent there: good food, good wine and very pleasant company. I miss it very much. I wish to add... More

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Cape Town
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We dined at Ileone last evening, and yet again , we were not dissapointed! Service is friendly and efficient, with knowledgable staff about the current menu . The restuarent does offer a few dishes of the day , presented as " specials" - which the waiter does confidently explain each dish to you. In fact, since my last visit -... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

i've heard rave review about this place from a couple of my business partners and apparently it is hard to get a space without reservations especially on weekends. since it was close to where i was staying, i walked over and sampled a couple stuff on the menu since i wasn't that hungry. we ordered their lamb and legendary prawn... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When we first went here the food was superb, the portions were ample and the ambiance good. We've been back 2-3 times since and each time (culminating in the last one) the place has got a bit more tired, the portions have reduced as margin is squeezed and its just feels a bit like its trading on past reputation-it feels... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Authentic Italian food and a wonderful menu. The staff are efficient and the restaurant itself is plainly decorated but cosy. The wine menu is good and we ordered the Doolhof Pinotage which was outstanding. If you are looking for good Italian food, this is definitely the place to be!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The most expensive Resturant of all my travels into Africa. For a table of 14 they would only allow 2 corkage. Although the good is average and the service ok. There is no value for money I will not come back.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Cape Town has a lot of Italian cuisine on offer. Il Leone is amongst the best--and we've tried them all many times. The atmosphere can be loud, especially upstairs in the smaller rooms, but the food is quite good. Our table had a mix of fish (excellent Kingklip) and pasta --all good. Wines are priced typical of Cape Town restaurants,... 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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