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All 27 Swellendam Restaurants

La Sosta Restaurant

145 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
028 5141470
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Ranked #1 of 27 Restaurants in Swellendam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: La Sosta is a small and welcoming restaurant.A few tables- reservations are recommended- , attentively cared for attended to, in order to create a relaxing atmosphere, revisiting in a modern way the traditional Italian cooking.Cristiana and her staff create new recipes, paying particular attention to the seasoning and territorialy of ingredients. Also our tasting menu of 6 courses change every month give way to the customer to enjoy the best offered in the “ menu a là carte “.
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Delicious food prepared with passion and attention to detail. Wonderful flavours and presentation. Attentive service.

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Houten, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

La Sosta was recommended to us by our host in Swellendam, and we are so glad that we too this advice. The restaurant offers you a stylish decor with a strong Milanese influence. There are only 5 tables in the house, which enhances the private atmosphere, which is confirmed by the warm welcome that the host Giovanni offers once you... More

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England
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

La Sosta is only a small restaurant but it was fantastic. The food was superb and the welcome and service was great. The food was different to what you might normally expect but showed class and flair and was very tasty. Fine dining at its best. We hope La Sosta continues to be successful.

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Hampshire, UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Recommended this restaurant by our hotel hosts (Augusta de Mist) - excellent choice! We opted for taster menu style dinner rather than al la carte. Some lovely dishes served up by wife (the cook) and husband (front of house) team. Even arranged a complimentary transfer from and to our hotel. Highly recommended by us!

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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

La Sosta is not a traditional Italian restaurant, not a pizza in sight. But the modern take this restaurant puts on Italian flavours is something to behold. We ordered the tasting menu which included several courses that took us on journey through their full menu. Everything was wonderfully cooked, beautifully presented and best of all tasted great. The restaurant is... More

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Swellendam, South Africa
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112 reviews 112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

From the first moment we stepped through the door we were treated like family. Food was delicious and lovingly prepared. The many little extras impressed us. Service was friendly

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Wallington, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Apologies for the late review - we came ; back in April . Booking is essential . Having had 4/5 meals out in Swellendam it is safe to say that this restaurant justifiably sits at the top of the reviews on Tripadvisor . The food is of a very high quality and a lot of care goes into the presentation... More

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our hotel (Bloomestate) recommended us this place and I think it was one of the best meals during this South African trip. The food was Italian, refined, tasteful and beautiful. The host very good and the bill very acceptable. Can strongly recommend this place to everybody.

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Chalfont St Peter, England
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food was excellent! Being competently, sophisticatedly and caringly prepared in a way that you tend only to get in an owner run restaurant. Service was also excellent, but also friendly and you felt that they were enjoying serving you. Wines were superb, as usual in SA. The meal cost was very reasonable given the quality.

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

We visit this restaurant and guesthouse at least once a year going back a few years now. Nothing beats this wonderful couple's hospitality and cooking. Best tiramisu! Try for yourself

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