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Il Leone Mastrantonio

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22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
27 21 421 0071
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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were greeted a the door. Did not have reservations but we were seated immediately. We were waited on promptly. Very good variety of Italian food. The food was delicious. The place has a nice atmosphere and prices are good. My only complaint was we had to ask for our check after waiting for about 20 minutes after we completed... More 

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London
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A last minute visit, but made very welcome on the door. Great atmosphere and very nice food - I would happily return........

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Cape Town
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pasta to die for !!! The four cheese sauce is amazing ! Service , dinner , beautiful art on the walls and the glass of bubbles to say happy birthday was such a lovely gesture !!! I would be back once a week if I could 🍝

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Vancouver
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful room, excellent service, outstanding food, great wine list and very reasonable prices if you're from elsewhere. We went three times in eight nights.

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cape town
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After dining several times (to many to count) with every time perfect food and authentic flavours with service to match, owner operated with pasta freshly made on site in a historical building the food is beyond great, my only regret is that my review will reduce my chances of getting a table to eat due to popularity. The best Italian... More 

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Thank shimansky
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot speak highly enough about this restaurant! Staying in Camps Bay for 7 days the food all starts tasting the same.. the waterfront overpriced and done, we looked for something that local would recommend!! What a find! From booking with a friendly voice on the line, first impressions always count, arriving to a warm welcome, drinks quick to the... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quaint little restaurant with great pasta dishes, and lovely art for sale on the walls. staff are very nice and welcoming

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Cape Town, South Africa
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this restaurant for our wedding anniversary on a Thusday evening, some 2 or 3 weeks beforehand. Despite this, when we arrived at 19h45, we were told the table reserved for us was up a very long, steep flight of wooden stairs, on the first floor. We had always had a table on the ground floor before, so we... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our monthly dinner club visited here last week. The food was good and well priced....but obviously they use their liquor to make up their profit margins. The wine lovers complained about the wine prices, and we felt totally ripped off when the bill arrived and we where charged R70 each for a Dom Pedro, Irish coffee and kahlua coffees. (A... More 

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Canggu, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Il Leone is a proper restaurant: unpretentious yet with all the bells and whistles. Proper white table cloths and cloth napkins, good service, excellent food. Tables are spaced so that one can have a private conversation and the upstairs is airy and light. Good art on the walls make for visual interest. We sat outside on a lovely sunny winters... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27 21 421 0071
Description
During our recent visit to Cape Town, we ate at this restaurant on the strong recommendation from the owner of our hotel. He was right! Very good good, BYOB nad great staff and a very friendly efficnet waitress. great food...highly recommended

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