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La Sosta Restaurant

145 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 1470
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (16 reviews)
“pasta” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
145 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had ate here along with the guest house. Gianni picked us up for most wonderful dinner. Thank well Christiana for her very well cuisine!

Thank Marie B
Reviewed March 20, 2013

We went there again after a not so good experience last year and we were really surprised by the warm atmosphere and ambiance; The italian owner welcomed us most cordially and made us feel at home right away. His wife seems to be the cook...More

Thank Ryannl8
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Visited this restaurant for the 7th time during our holidays in several years, whenever in the neighbourhood of Swellendam. It is really the best restaurant we have been dining in. Small, cosy, 22 seats only, but fantastic Italian food. We can only recommend this to...More

Thank Brave315
Reviewed March 10, 2013

Lovely food in an attractive comfortable setting. A small menu but all made by the host, fresh and tasty Italian cooking

Thank 135Wendy
Reviewed March 1, 2013

This was a great food experience...and very different ,and not expected to find in this special Dorf. We were lucky to get one of the few tables because of a cancellation,and this brought us to this tasty journey. This place express well the difference between...More

Thank Karl_Berg
Reviewed February 26, 2013

First up, this is a genuine Italian restaurant and should not in any way be confused with a pasta and pizza place. It is also home to some of the best Italian food I have had the privilege to taste! The restaurant is run by...More

1  Thank grahamee
Reviewed February 18, 2013

Dinner for two. Table booked by our B & B to help we newcomers. Beautiful restaurant. Very atmospheric. Great staff and an owner fully involved in ensuring diners were content. Trouble is, we had major problems finding a choice on the menu of food we...More

Thank SussexFogey
Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is one of the best italian restaurants I have been too. Service was fantasic, being picked up and dropped off to our hotel a brilliant touch given that there are few taxi options, which allowed us both to drink. Every question we had about...More

Thank Natalie W
Reviewed January 30, 2013

We felt very lucky to secure the last table at this lovely small family run restaurant. Giannj and Christina really have something special here. The atmosphere is chilled and the menu is straightforward. I had the lobster spaghetti and it was the best I've ever...More

1  Thank Habana22
Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

Located in a modern extension to a thatched Cape Dutch guest house and run by a couple from Milan, La Sosta offers delicious, carefully prepared and beautifully presented dishes accompanied by well chosen reasonably priced wines. Probably the best meal during three weeks in South...More

Thank Montepegotim
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Response from Christopher M | Property representative |
Good afternoon, we use to work with "a la carte menu" that changes every 2/3 weeks. a sample of our menu is visible on our website. For the next season we are thinking to use 2 tasting menu, one will be vegetarian, made of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$34 - $39
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Voortrek Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Swellendam
  • Phone Number: +27 28 514 1470
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La Sosta is a FINE DINING Restaurant. A modern and contemporary Italian Restaurant wOrking with 3 Different Tasting Menu . EatOut Award 2014 BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN SOUTH AFRICA Reservations are recommended.
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