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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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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Simply the best place in Swellendam to have dinner. Dutch Cape style building; beautiful. Interiour not spectacular, but clean and cozy. The place is being run by a wonderful Italian couple, he's running the front of the house and she's the chef. This restsurant is warm and welcoming. Information an suggestions on what to order are great. Food was just... More

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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Travelling through Swellendam. Treated to chauffeur driven service to & from our hotel.Greeted by a charming Italian couple who are passionate about excellent service & excellent food. What a treat! Era miraviglioso !!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Probably one of the top Italian restaurants outside of Italy. We had a very special and romantic evening. The pasta was perfectly prepared. Check the times that the restaurant is open (it is usually closed on Sundays and Mondays) to avoid dissapointment.

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York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had dinner at this delightful little place during a one night stay in town. Some of the best food we have had in South Africa so far. The husband and wife team moved out from Milan and she does all the cooking herself; self taught not a chef by trade. That makes it all the more amazing as the... More

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I hardly write reviews about restaurants but last week we had dinner over here and it was absolutely lovely! We love Italian food and have experienced lot of nice restaurants in our own country and in Italy. We probably hadn't expected a good Italian restaurant in SA but eating at la Sosta was like eating in Italy! We would definitely... More

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Cookham Dean, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Additional Information about La Sosta Restaurant

Address: 145 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
Phone Number: 028 5141470
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
Average Prices: USD 7 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

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