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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Stefan-12345
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Andre V
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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
2 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Annie1012015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Our family took my dad out for dinner and we chose La Romantica as we have had really good experiences at other branches. Thanks to Somerset Mall's La Romantica we will never be seen in a La Romantica again. The staff had no manners and was rude, food was passed over our food and laps to the person next to... More 

Thank love4food2016
Hermanus, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We had to wait to be assisted. The food was not only cold and had to be warmed up, but there was hair in my wife's vegies. Service was really shocking and we had to help ourselves in more than one way

Thank Wynand V
Michaele L, Front Office Manager at La Romantica, responded to this review

Good day I would like apologize sincerely on behalf of the La Romantica Team, please can you forward me your email address, as i would like to give you a voucher and possible correspond regarding your experience with la romantica somerset west as to avoid future mishaps Thank you Michaele Longland 0764376085 laromanticasw@gmail.com More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
Steakhouse, Pizza
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget
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?