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“Yum-diddly” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Trattoria La Terraza

Trattoria La Terraza
Outlook St | Outlook Road, Southbroom 4277, South Africa
+27 39 316 6162
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Southbroom
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Yum-diddly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Whenever we are is this part of the world we can't help ourselves. You must try the expertly prepared food and the attentive caring service.

The view is spectacular over the lagoon and the food to match. Try their daily specials (they really mean it...special)

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
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English first
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great!! Until....”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

We decided to visit this highly recommended place in Southbroom. The evening was spoiled by seriously underdone chicken. The owner aplogized.
With not even a free coffee offereed for the raw chicken, we left paying the full price.

Will not return.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Paarl, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Good recommodation for a casual dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

It is not a perfect but that is the charme. When it is full, it might ge very noisy and kids are running around. But it is a place where many people like to go. A casual Trattoria where the Lady Owner Nikki is the soul. The food is better than ever before and the wine list also. We were recommended by Days At Sea Beach Lodge and they are right. It good for a nice italian evening or a lunch on the terrace by the lagoon. Good pasta. Be aware of police road blocks on Fridays when you have to go via the R 61.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Phnom Penh
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33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“A perfect balance between Casual & Quality”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Trattoria la Terrazza has been our favourite restaurant in Southbroom for years. This evening we ordered some beef fillets, crumbed chicken and spaghettini prawn. The menu itself is not that exciting but it is perfectly delivered and that's when a beef fillet becomes something special: the sauce, perfectly prepared medium-rare, all side dishes frwsh and excellent. The spaghettini prawn with garlic, hot chili, ginger, coreander and tomato is probably the best pasta dish I've ever had and am happy it has not disappeared from the menu. Wine list is well-chosen, we had a great bottle de Kelder Rose. Desserts: we choose 6 desserts for our family of five. The licorice icecream with a shot of black sambuco was very special. A great experience again and an example of how to balance quality of food, professional and friendly service with a casual atmosphere.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food, relaxed dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

this is a well established and competently run Italian based restaurant. The staff are professional and friendly, the proprietors are on site should you have any issues. The wine list is good, and the house wines perfectly acceptable. Whilst the menu is varied and the food is well prepared. If you are a serial visitor you may find the same menu as the last time you visited - maybe a case of "if it aint broke don't fix it".
Lovely lagoon side location - fantastic spectacle of a huge swallow roost in season.
Definitely ring and book as this place is very popular in high and low season, it's a must go to whilst in Southbroom.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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