We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Papino's Restaurant

14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay, South Africa
021-790-4077
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #18 of 42 restaurants in Hout Bay
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
Restaurant details
Write a Review

17 reviews from our community

94% Recommend
    5
    11
    0
    0
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Thursday night pizzas have become a bit of a ritual. Their Roequefort pizza is delicious! I personally prefer their take aways than dining in the restaurant itself.

Was this review helpful? Yes
hout bay
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We recently celebrated my birthday with family and some friends at Papinos. We have been going there since our arrival 25 years ago and it is the same as it was then. The service was attentive, the wine list is long and reasonably priced and the food like home cooking. Thanks for a lovely evening.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yaxley, Null, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

What a gem this place is! We have been visiting each trip for the past ten years. It is now under new management of "Sally", who started here as a waitress. Obviously she has learnt all the key aspects of how yo run a successful restaurant as the meal we had was outstanding. Basically it is Italian style cooking with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scarborough, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We always enjoy eating here and have never been left wanting. Great food, excellent service and a place to keep going back to.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Somerset Village, Bermuda
Top Contributor
237 reviews 237 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

We have been frequenting this restaurant since '99 & although it has changed hands the basic recipe remains the same.... we find it consistent with good very pleasant staff & great value. Our only criticism would be the scarcity of veg which tends to be a small dish of stir fried whatever is available..... but that said their steaks are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ilkley, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Never been before but will eat here on the next visit to Hout Bay. Great value & excellent quality. The Pork steak was superb along with the Ostrich fillet. Used by a lot of locals and a great take away pizza place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
houtbaai
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I am italian and had the worst overcooked amatriciana pasta, my wife had line fish which didn't taste fresh. We do not recommend pasta or linefish maybe you will have better luck with the pizzas. Riccardo

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We went back to our favorite Hout Bay restaurant twice on this trip. As always the food was excellent and if we visit the area again, we'll be back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hove, actually (UK)
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Ate here twice. Friday night was heaving, lucky to get a table. Monday night almost deserted, Not open SUnday nights. Tasty food, have the springbok shanks. Friendly staff and good value food and wine. Husband enjoyed seafood plattter, really good value Son loved the ostrich steaks. DEfinitely would recommend.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Papino's in Hout Bay is the best pizza place in Cape Town. Cozy atmosphere and lovely waiters. Great for a romantic dinner or even a family get together.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Papino's Restaurant also viewed

Hout Bay, Cape Town
Hout Bay, Cape Town
 
Hout Bay, Cape Town
 

Been to Papino's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Papino's Restaurant, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing