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A Tavola

Shop #1 Library Square | Wilderness Road, Claremont 7708, South Africa
+27 21 671 1763
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop #1 Library Square | Wilderness Road, Claremont 7708, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our landlady recommended this restaurant and oh wow it is great. Friendly welcoming and excellent risotto. We had two other pastas and couldn't fault them. Plan to return before we leave Capetown

Thank Jacque2010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. This busy Italian Restaurant has a warm welcoming atmosphere, well trained staff and super delicious cuisine. The Zuppa di frutti Di mare was outstandingly good as was the cannelloni. I will definitely be back when next in Cape Town

Thank 1mcbryde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant for the last six years.We are well known to the staff who are well trained and knowledgeable.The cuisine is authentic and varies according to the availability of fresh produce.

Thank cozzie50
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious Italian meal. The starter was large enough to share, the main course pastas were exceptional and our dessert was out of this world. The service was prompt and friendly. And it wasn't very expensive at all. All in all it was...More

Thank schizofitscho
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

I dined here 3 times during my stay in Cape Town and enjoyed consistently good service and food! Interesting for an Italian restaurant not to offer pizzas however there was enough choice.

Thank Adrienne E
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Best pasta in Cape Town, and among the best I've ever had. We had delicious wine from their extensive offerings, as well.

Thank blweis
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Once again a superb evening! Thank you for the great service, good ambience and of course the delicious food. Always a winner!

Thank 14Gail01
Reviewed June 27, 2017

amazing food. I love Italian, and hate that so many Italian restaurants here focus on pizzas and/or over cheesing everything. A Tavola is brilliant. The food is really good and the waiters very knowledgeable and friendly. Try... just about anything that takes your fancy. It...More

Thank zahra m
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

I've been wanting to go to A Tavola for ages and finally had the opportunity yesterday. The service is prompt, friendly and efficient. The restaurant had a lovely airy yet warm ambiance. And the food...Wow! Having travelled and c western in Italy, I can safely...More

Thank kalgran
mbh66, Manager at A Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Thank you so much for your rating and kind words, Kalgran - it was a delight to host you. You had me in stitches when I read that we serve wines by the "garage." I presume it was your auto-correct that didn't quite guess the...More

Reviewed June 1, 2017

Our office calls A Tavola "the canteen", as at least one of us is there every week often more than once a week. A perfect excuse is that it is in walking distance but there is the fact that the staff is welcoming, making you...More

Thank Dionne d
mbh66, Manager at A Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

We always love having you guys around, Dionne, and thank you so much for your kind words! Dolce della Nonna is my fave too ;) Look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$8 - $12
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop #1 Library Square | Wilderness Road, Claremont 7708, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 1763
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Authentic Italian Food We specialize in fresh, home-style Italian fare & seasonal ingredients, with an emphasis on simplicity and flavour. A Tavola brings the real taste of Italy to the leafy suburbs of Claremont. Our open piazza-style dining and relaxed tables buzz with passion, while hearty aromas waft from the open plan kitchen. With an emphasis on freshness, seasonal ingredients and key ingredients imported from Italy, we serve authentic Italian fare freshly made to secret recipes passed down from generation to generation. Come and enjoy a truly authentic Italian experience or browse the deli for fresh assortments of Italian cheeses, cold meats and pasta sauces. A Tavola is easily located on Library Square just off Wilderness Road.
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