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“Great view & food”
Review of La Pentola

La Pentola
Ranked #7 of 113 Restaurants in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $16
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: La Pentola established in 1995 has a breath taking panoramic view of Walker Bay, the birthing ground of Southern Right Whales. The perfect venue for executive chef/owner Shane Sauvage's authentic fusion cuisine. All food is prepared to order, using only the very best quality ingredients, real butter, fresh cream and fresh herbs.Yes absolutely no MSG! The menu by internationally renowned executive Chef/ Patron & award winning author Shane Sauvage,comprises of a large variety of fresh seafood & Abalone, free range cuts of beef (KWV Fillet, Tender T-Bone, exotic game dishes, a great selection of vegetarian fare (Aztec Mushrooms) and a decadent selection of in-house deserts (Chocolate Terrine). La Pentola offers a Diamond award wine list with a large variety of local and international wines. We are an A la Carte restaurant that also caters for corporate functions, intimate weddings and special occasions. Open Monday to Sunday Lunch & Dinner.
Teaticket, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
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“Great view & food”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

Must request a table with a view looking across Walker Bay. Service was prompt and although the food took a while getting to the table, the view makes up for the wait. Snails were delicious, as was the crayfish thermador which was rich and decadent.

  • Visited February 2013
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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“Don't Miss This”
Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful basic food cooked beautifully. Subtle flavours on old faithfuls.

Crayfish grilled in lemon butter - succulent

Rump Steak accompanied with tasty carrots, green beans and croquette potatoes plus a delicate pepper sauce

Shane opened his doors 8 months ago and it's flying. He still has his restaurant in Pretoria.

The staff are really friendly and it's very fair value.

Super recommendation, thanks TripAdvisor.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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17 reviews
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“BEST VIEWS OVER WALKER BAY”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

In an area blessed with many fine restaurants, this has to be the best food and the best view over Walker bay. Don't be put off by the entry up a staircase - the effore is worth it!! Do try the Courgette Carpaccio!!

  • Visited January 2013
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Hermanus, South Africa
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“Simply Amazing :) ♥”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

I have no idea where to start... from the very first visit La Pentola i have never been disapointed! By far one of the best places to have a good lunch or dinner in Hermanus. Run by an amazing family!!! :-) The menu is so versatile from meat dishes to vegetarian options and all the food is made with love. The staff are all very friendly which makes having lunch there a lot more pleasant :-) La Pentola is a MUST!!!!!!! ♡♥

  • Visited November 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“Nouvelle cuisine”
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Great and popular cook. You'd better make a reservation, because usually they're fully booked. Great great food from meat over Seafood to fish and specialities like crocodile and ostrich. Very nice place!

Visited January 2013
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