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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, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop #1 Library Square | Wilderness Road, Claremont 7708, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t originally going this establishment but our first choice for Italian was closed for the holidays. I am so glad we did though. What a great little spot. Before I even touch on the food, I must comment on our waitron. What a star -...More

Thank Brent M
Reviewed December 8, 2017

We came here a casual family meal. Service was welcoming and attentive, and the space is very nicely laid out. I particularly liked the open kitchen. The menu is authentically Italian ( based on my comparison with trips to Italy) and a good wine list...More

Thank SAinExeter
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

The service and food are always great, one cannot fault anything, chef happy to provide special requests not on the menu. Menu is innovative and food is high quality. Just wish restaurants would stop serving soft drinks with plastic straws. Reusable or bamboo swizzle sticks?

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Very convenient for The Quadrant apartment, just round the corner. Staff friendly and service very good. Gets very busy so best to book Good menu, pleasant atmosphere

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed October 11, 2017 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 October 2, 2017 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 September 21, 2017

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
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Dominique P
July 8, 2017|
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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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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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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