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La Petite Tarte

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Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 9077
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8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Moorreesburg, South Africa
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We opted for a meat free dinner and ordered the spinach & feta pie. What a joy! Will go back - for more good food & to taste some of the delectable cakes on display. Service was friendly and excellent.

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Thank Amanda C
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a quaint setting - and after reading such great reviews - took a family group of 8 there this morning for a special breakfast. The service was incredibly slow and after an hour when our breakfast finally arrived it was minus one meal. The eggs Benedict weren't cooked to order and the Hollandaise sauce was minimal. Realized why later... More 

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Thank bridgetsouthgate
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

Dear Bridget, I was so disappointed to read your review and really apologise for your experience with us. This is certainly not what we want our customers to face. No excuses, we obviously let you and your family down, for this I take responsibility. We do make our eggs to order but clearly your order was not made with love.... More 

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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This delightful restaurant offers a gorgeous atmosphere with absolutely delicious food. The quaint furnishings are fun to look at. Service is stellar. Menu is diverse, interesting and just the right size. Food portions are sufficient and well presented. Food is fresh and very tasty. They made my bday a treat

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1 Thank judithb7
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

Dear Judith, Thank you very much for your kind words. We look forward for your return at us. More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice dinner, friendly service and a nice menu with some a bit different dishes from everywhere else. Would probably also be great for lunch or coffee.

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Thank KristiinaLahde
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

Dear Kristiina, Thank you for visiting us and your kind words. We look forward to see you for lunch or breakfast one day. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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94 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fantastic. Nothing dramatic. Nothing is bad but nothing is extraordinary. The name is nice. The place is summer is cute under the trees in that charming little street. For the rest food is average. Service as well. Nothing spectacular.

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Thank CTandyou
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

Dear CTandyou, Thanks for visiting us and I'm sorry to hear you didn't have a great time. Please come back and let me make a special day and food with lots of love for you. More 

George, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt very welcome, the whole experience was perfect. Good food, outstanding friendly service and most importantly, the coffee was superb. I would recommend this quaint restaurant to anyone.

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Thank IvorVR
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

Dear Ivor, Thanks for your kind words and hope to see you back again soon. Would be our pleasure! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We ate here 4 times, lunch and dinner, and we always had a really good time. The staff was very friendly and the food was perfect, every time. I would absolutely recomend it to every one. And try the home made pies and the dessert tarts. Finger licking good. Enjoy!!

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Thank wijnand k
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

Dear Wijnand, Thanks for your beautiful words. Very happy to know our staff treated you well! Looking forward for your next visit. More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

We are so glad we found this place on day one of our stay in De Waterkant, Cape Town. We absolutely fell in love the quaint decor, and excellent friendly staff. Needless to say we visited several times. The food is of exceptional quality throughout the day, although we loved it for breakfast. I can highly recommend this outstanding place... More 

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Thank Henster79
Durban, South Africa
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

outstanding cakes and breakfast. the best carrot cake! great service. easy walk from die waterkant. great omlette

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Thank dunstan2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Delightful little bistro which we visited for breakfast. Sit outside on a nice day and you think you're in Paris. It is situated in the Waterkant Village known for its trendy little houses and designer shops. Just up from the Cape Quarter shopping complex. Classics like Eggs Benedict followed by a little sweet tart will keep you smiling for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Gluten Free, French
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9077
Description
French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality home-style cooking. Evening south African and International cuisine inclusive of full bar service

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