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“Wonderful culinary surprise ! Great knowledgeable staff”
Review of La Pentola

La Pentola
Ranked #7 of 114 Restaurants in Hermanus
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $16
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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.
Reviewed December 29, 2013

Despite the amazing views over the bay... this little gem doesn't look like fine dining from it's first surface impression - but it certainly is!
The very personal, knowledgeable and friendly staff like Cameron doesn't make your decision easier to pick from the Chefs fantastic menu. Everything we ordered, tried and shared was exceptional ! A reason to come back soon. A must is the Crayfish, the snails & the mussels...

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Thank Martin214
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is the second time we'd eaten at this restaurant in one week so you can probably tell how much we like the food!

This time round we had chicken livers, houllimi and calamari steak for starters and then kingklip and houllimi for mains. The food was superb and the flavours we're just amazing together.

Shane and his staff are so enthusiastic about the food that they produce and the service is always great so I wouldn't hesitate to visit La Pentola again and again.

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Reviewed December 28, 2013

An awesome overall experience , the staff were friendly , knowledgable re menu but not over the top. The food was fantastic, best Springbok (venison) I have had ever ! Prices are extremely affordable and very good value for money

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Reviewed December 28, 2013

Among the best meals we've had anywhere in the world and nowhere near as expensive as many of them ! Lovely ambiance, decor send lighting, and certainly busy enough to make us glad that we had booked. A miserable stormy November night turned into one of great joy. An obviously well-trained waiter handled our Orders with great professionalism. My wife found the Kingclip to be the best she'd had, ever, and my Marinated Springbok Steak was as tender as butter, and bursting with flavour. Just wish we could have spent another evening here, but we very rarely eat twice in the same establishment if we can avoid doing so. Full marks. We'll be back !

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Reviewed December 27, 2013

A very good find with a great view. Slick service and a good kids menu.Affable chef too. Overall a lovely evening.

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