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A Tavola

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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
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

We had a midweek dinner and the place was packed!!! Lovely vibe, and great service. The menu - something for everyone, and the wine list - many good wines can be had by the glass.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 371dianeh
Reviewed May 15, 2019

I took some overseas visitors to A Tavola as it was recommended to me. The place was busy and there was a lovely vibe. We all had different meals and everyone was very satisfied, however, I do think the prices are expensive for the amount...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Linda C
Reviewed April 30, 2019

I enjoyed the simply Italian vibe here, we enjoyed some good wine with some nice pasta. Friendly staff and indoor seating.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jamesgetsmarried
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

As usual, excellent service by a smooth functioning crew, delicious timeously served food with a superb pinotage carafe. Thank you

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank gastronomie2015
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

We had our first visit to A Tavola last night - will definitely be the first of many more to come! Lovely ambience and always a good sign to see a full space with so many happy looking people. We were a table of four....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 146susannev
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Bad service - undisciplined waiters (standing around, eating food in kitchen?), uninspiring, mediocre food, overpriced, small portions, I cannot say anything good - Honest opinion - Claremont? - I thought you could do better?

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on a whim, the guy doing our telephone booking was very friendly and efficient. However, that's where the good service ended. Arriving there the restaurant was packed, so we thought that this was the place to be. Wrong! The food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Danelle V
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Excellent, friendly and efficient service. Clean and comfortable setting. Very tasty meals.... prices slightly high.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SharonB4738
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Excellent choice at this lovely Italian restaurant. Food was very tasty too and the service was super friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JMBFDublin
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Interesting menu, all dishes ordered were good well prepared and generous, prices on the high side , particularly the wine. Overall would return and also recommend it. Only real issue with the restaurant is that it poor acoustics, almost impossible to hold a conversation with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from mbh66 | Property representative |
Yes, you can bring your own wine to A Tavola. As at this writing (Dec 2017), the corkage fee is R60 per bottle. However, the extensive wine list is reasonably priced - some of the wines are half what you would pay in other... More
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