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La Pentola

$$ - $$$International, ,
5 Riviera Galleries | Corner of Soutpansberg & Well Street, Pretoria 0084, South Africa
+27 12 329 4028
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
International, Grill, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
5 Riviera Galleries | Corner of Soutpansberg & Well Street, Pretoria 0084, South Africa
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great atmosphere, great food
"Great atmosphere and even better food."
TomdeLange
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2. Great meal with winepairing
"ost deff be back for more of the great food and welcoming atmosphere"
willie_kruger
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3. Deliciously Different
"Our waiter, Pierre was just excellent, anticipating our needs. He "
Ravesh
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41 - 50 of 191 reviews

Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

What a great supprise! Looks small a from the outside but what a nice and warm setting. Food was a plesant supprise! Has a lot to choose from, crocodile to whorthog if you feel adventures. Had the pasta and a starter. Great comination of flavours!...More

1  Thank wian p
Reviewed September 27, 2016

From arrival all the way through to our departure, we felt like V.I.P celebrities! Three waiters greeted us at the door and swiftly took us through to our table, pulling the seat out for the lady and producing a wine list seemingly from thin air!...More

1  Thank StevenC4987
Reviewed September 21, 2016

You can never, ever, EVER go wrong visiting La Pentola. The most extraordinary dishes made with care, professionalism and a taste of exquisiteness. NOT to be missed - what are you waiting for???

1  Thank Iccin
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Good food at very reasonable price.1995 price menu excellent.Was thete for lunch and will return for romantic evening

2  Thank 7pieterg
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a nice place and the head seems to be a very nice person but salmon slices are too thick for a carpacvio and my rumsteack was overcook .. I didnt want to write a review the waiter beside he doesnt know the...More

1  Thank Nabil B
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Food is prepared to order, menu notes that the starters will take up to 25 mins to arrive and the mains up to 1 hour. In addition to the menu which had a range of dishes, the waiter brought round a board which had a...More

1  Thank Dapsyd
Reviewed August 21, 2016

La Pentola lists with the old favourite Restaurants like Caponero,La Provence and the basic good Pretoria Restaurants of yesteryear. Hubby and I had a leisure saturday afternoon and drove passed La Pentola.We agreed to have a laid back lunch at the gourmet Bistro. It was...More

1  Thank Xania
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

For so long I have been looking forward to experience the food at La Pentola. Friday this event happened. Arriving at the restaurant was welcoming and pleasant. Sitting down at the table with fabric table cloths was good, but then the rest was just such...More

1  Thank Charmain T
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We booked on the website for dinner to celebrate our anniversary in early July and traveled there by Uber to ensure we could enjoy our drinks. A romantic table for 2 was reserved for us and the aperitif on offer was just great. The food...More

1  Thank Mostert585
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

When visiting a restaurant surely the food and company must be top of list as far as priorities go. Here you'll get a range fantastic fine dining options and, though somewhat dated, the ambiance definatly allows you to fully enjoy the company of your friend....More

1  Thank Henno_B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Riviera Galleries | Corner of Soutpansberg & Well Street, Pretoria 0084, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 329 4028
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Description
La Pentola established in 1995 is the perfect venue for executive chef/owner Shane Sauvage's authentic fusion cuisine. After 23 years in business the restaurant has just been fully renovated to create an open light free flowing space during the day softened by romantic candle light at night. The very best quality ingredients, real butter, fresh cream and fresh herbs.No MSG! The menu by comprises of a large variety of fresh seafood (Mozambique Style Prawns, free range cuts of beef (KWV Fillet, hand made pasta, exotic game dishes, a great selection of vegetarian fare (Aztec Mushrooms) and a decadent selection of in-house deserts (Chocolate Terrine). La Pentola offers a Platinum award wine list with a large variety of local wines ,beers & fully licensed bar. We are an A la Carte restaurant that also caters for corporate functions, intimate weddings and special occasions. Open Monday to Sunday Lunch & Dinner & in between. Fully airconditioned for hot summer days.Outside area for smokers.
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