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La Romantica

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Standard Bank Center, Somerset Mall, Somerset West, South Africa
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Rustenburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were the only people there on a monday evening in the school holiday. Menu is the shortest we have ever seen - could not find anything on it worth eating so we left. Poor wine list.

Thank Simmelman
Somerset West, South Africa
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This used to be one of my favourite restaurants, but I don't know what has happened! After one bad experience, I still decided to give them another chance in case they were just having an off day. Well, after the last visit I will never go back. The issues range from no longer serving the dishes that they are known... More 

1 Thank Tracy C
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217 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant dinner at La Romantica last night. The portions are very generous. The food is presented well. The management and staff are polite and professional. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank Clinton C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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247 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Not sure what is happening but what a awful experience. Almost no patrons on a sunny Friday afternoon and I know why. Non of the usual cosy and relaxed feel and interior. Menu down to 2!!! pages only and limited wine menu. Staff tried hard enough so can't fault them. We had two descent enough pizza's but the 3rd was... More 

1 Thank Stefan-12345
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We had the eisbein and ribs, did not wait long, food was beyond excellent, staff friendly and going the extra mile. Thank for an pleasant evening

1 Thank JacoSchoeman
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a fillet steak with a monkey glad sauce - not a wise move. The steak was cold and overdone for medium rare ( was probably forgotten in the window ) Sauce was off I think. I'm not even going to mention the state of the salad. Staff are unfriendly and can't take criticism. Never seeing me again thank... More 

1 Thank Andre V
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible evening at La Romantica. Awesome new menu, great service and wonderful live entertainment. The staff really went the extra mile in attending to all of our needs. We will be coming back very soon!

1 Thank Samantha Z
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic everything! From the friendly manager and waitress to the live entertainment. BEST ribs I ever had! I have worked in 2 restaurants before and this restaurant is the topdog in the Helderberg in everything they do. Will DEFINITELY return :) 10/10

1 Thank Aiden L
Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We waited for over an hour for our meal. There were only 2 other tables when we arrived. We ordered from the limited menu, only to be told that that dish was not available. When the food came (our bottle of wine was now empty) I must say I was surprised. The food was good, and everyone enjoyed theirs. The... More 

1 Thank Annie1012015
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

What a surprise!!! Went to La Romantica for a meal before the movies and 3 of us were attracted by the same special- a T Bone with a glass of wine (I think for R89). When I took the first bite of that steak I had a taste sensation- that griller really knows what he is doing. I recommend this... More 

1 Thank Mike M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Standard Bank Center, Somerset Mall, Somerset West, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: 27218526813

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