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Papa's Real Food

Duncan Yard, C/o Prospect and Jan Shoba St | Hatfield, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
+27 12 362 2224
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (11 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Duncan Yard, C/o Prospect and Jan Shoba St | Hatfield, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ordered the lamb shanks that are so highly recommended and they were delicious and came really quickly. There's quite a list of beers to choose from, too. Good, friendly service.

Thank Mark R
Louis M, Owner at Papa's Real Food, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mark R, We are glad you enjoyed our food and friendly service. We hope to see you here again, soon! Regards from the Papa's team.

Reviewed April 4, 2017

Enjoyed a leisurely lunch at Papa's with friends. Lovely ambience sitting in the leafy courtyard listening to live music being played in the background. The food was amazing and the service was fantastic. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to friends and family.

Thank lizboath
Louis M, Owner at Papa's Real Food, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2017

Thank you for your great review! Hope to see you back soon! The Papa's team.

Reviewed March 29, 2017

Cool in both senses of the word! Duncan Yard itself is an intriguing little collection of businesses most of which are concerned with creativity from a music studio to high quality glass products. It occupies a small assembly of buildings that seem left over from...More

Thank Emarbee
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We went there for lunch on a sunday. The Blues Man entertained us with the music on a level that we could easily talk. The waiter (very helpful) twisted our arms and we had the recommended lamb shanks and the oxtail, very nice but not...More

Thank hanns b
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

This place is a must go if you are in Pretoria. Food is great with lots of choices from wraps, pizza, pasta and meat dishes. Decor is amazing and one can sit outside and have drinks. Great place to go for a quick bite to...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

I was staying in Hatfield for business and visited this restaurant after a very hot day out. The outdoor tables under leafy green trees, and gentle water fountains made it seem like the coolest, most peaceful restaurant ever! A couple of things I asked for...More

Thank Nicci D
Reviewed November 14, 2016

What a stunning little place! The outside vibe with all the cool tables with local loved brands on them make the place super quirky. We had our colleagues farewell dinner here and it really did not disappoint. Our waiter was super helpful and the lighting...More

Thank Hlengiwe Z
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Really authentic and quaint in appearance. We arrived for a quick drink in the small comfortable sidewalk pub. After a drink or two we realised they had live music in the outside restaurant so we moved there and ended up having dinner. Food was fantastic...More

Thank Jana Marco v
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We were pleasantly surprised with the quality of food. We also enjoyed the atmosphere with a guy playing live music in the back ground.Perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon lunch.

Thank 514neillh
Louis M, Owner at Papa's Real Food, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2016

Dear 514neillh, We are delighted that you enjoyed your Sunday at Papa's. We also do laid-back live music on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturday lunches. We hope to see you again soon. Please visit our website for more info.

Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is absolutely a gem in the city! The restaurant is in Duncan Yard and really worth paying a visit. The food is delicious and the vibe is great with incredible music being played. You wouldn't think that you are in Duncan street because you...More

Thank SvdMerwe
Louis M, Owner at Papa's Real Food, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2016

Beste SvdMerwe, Baie dankie vir jou positiewe terugvoer! Ons probeer ons bes, en hoop om julle spoedig weer te sien. Groete Louis Minnaar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Duncan Yard, C/o Prospect and Jan Shoba St | Hatfield, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 362 2224
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