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Papino's Restaurant

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14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Dracut, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Great pizza that can be made with a gluten free crust made from cauliflower. The avocado and bacon pizza is delicious but the crust was amazing. Cute, cozy atmosphere! Well done

1 Thank baxtersmom46
hout bay
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143 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

we have been going to Papinos since we arrived in Hout Bay 26 years ago. And it hasn't changed, Friday evenings is kids time and might be a bit noisy. But great atmosphere. And the food is well prepared and reasonably priced.

Thank hanns b
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Pizza is best and have a variety They make a nice fresh salad They also serve meat and fish dishes and specials

1 Thank LanceAron
Durban, South Africa
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We have been eating here on and off during our visits to the Cape over many many years and are never disappointed.

1 Thank Juliette R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

This is one my kids' favourite spots which says it all. They get to watch the pizza being made, and knead their own dough which gets cooked, taken home and eaten at breakfast the next morning. completely relaxing spot with your kids

1 Thank DougrRed
n. ireland
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

glad to see its still open. we were there 9 years ago and went a lot as the steaks etc were lovely. the kAHULA coctail with ice cream was to die for. i bought a bottle to take home to make one but it just wasnt the same.

2 Thank gquinn
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

You can bring your own wine, there is an authentic wood-fire pizza oven. The service is good, and food better. The pizzas are really tasty, although there are other items for those that don't like. I recommend the bacon & avocado pizza - a flavour combo I've never seen outside South Africa.

Thank JoHudson84
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Good pizza, excellent salads but the venue is tired the service is good but it is not exceptional. Would profit from a decent draft beer.

Thank JamayLeson
Cape Town, South Africa
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

This is a small place mostly used by local people...we have been here every time we come to Hout Bay and have never once been disappointed. You can watch the pizzas being made and there are of course the usual pasta options. In addition they do a good steak and baked potato and have daily specials as well. This is... More 

1 Thank olive c
Worcester, Western Cape
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful cosy atmosphere. Amazing Italian food. Friendly waiters and great service. Managers are helpful and friendly. Everyone knows the menu very well. We love this restaurant.

1 Thank Chutty_10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: 021-790-4077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?