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Al Pescatore

14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 32 946 3574
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“prawns” (39 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 607 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great seafood overlooking the beach. Platter has great flavors of prawns with jalapeño in a phyllo basket, seafood skewer, prawns and line fish. One of the best you can have! Great atmosphere and great service.

Thank Duncan H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the owners of the guesthouse we were staying at, we were not disappointed. Our waitress was friendly and helpful (not sure how she managed to remember all the details of the specials!). Food excellent, well cooked and tasty....More

Thank Keren W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That's a good restaurant for sea food in particular. I went there with wife and kids. Waiters very kindly and the owner is a gentleman. Food was delicious Price reasonable

Thank vidolin
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind write up.Looks like we liked all the boxes ? Hope we can look after you soon again. Trevor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a quality evening. The owner stood out as he was friendly yet professional & was great at recommending special meals, thanks Trevor. We'll be back!

Thank 33_Boulder_Bay
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was my pleasure to guide you through the specialitys .Hope to see you soon. Trevor,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pizza and pasta - excellently prepared. They have this wonderful home-made chilli-paste-mix - fresh bread+garlic butter to nibble whilst food is prepared. Friendly waiters. The highlight was the manager's or owner - walking around making sure the patrons were treated like guests - he actively...More

Thank nishp9999
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I remember your table well,As for price, we are about to launch a lighter lunch menu , geared at reasonable priced meals.I also often suggest sharing some meals as my portions are large and will feed two quite easily. Thanks for your input, Trevor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulious place to eat out, service excellant staff well trained and food is outstanding,can recommend it to anyone.

Thank christinekloppers
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A lovely simple write up . Thank you, Trevor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine my surprise after visiting this restaurant twenty years later and still seeing the same owner behind the desk. Still welcoming and passionate about the food he makes. The restaurant has moved to a location overlooking the sea. Tastefully done with nothing left wanting there...More

Thank DazzaB777
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow ! Twenty years is a life time ! :) Well we will be celebrating our 30th Restaurant Birthday next year.Crazy !! Hope we see you sooner next time, Trevor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we last reviewed some 2 years ago we gave a 5 star rating. This time around a disappointing visit. Had a business luncheon for 4. We found we had to consonantly get the waitrons attention to order starters , then main and dessert. #...More

Thank Rodney M
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Im really disappointed to hear that your time with us was not to standard.There is no excuse for bad service and I constantly train my waiters on service excellence.Sadly we dropped the ball. My apologies, Trevor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding venue Exceptional service And the best food I have experienced in a very long time. My second visit in two days. A wonderful recommendation.

Thank TyroneBull
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I so enjoyed serving you twice on your visit.A special thanks for sharing your birthday with us and I hope you enjoyed your Birthday Honey Irish ! Thanks Trevor.

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Food and service were excellent! We will definitely be back when we visit Ballito. Prawns in black chilli sauce were some of the best we have ever eaten!

Thank Staceynez
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow ! What a great compliment ! The Prawns we serve are of such a good quality.They large and very tasty. Thank you for the write up Trevor.

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renassa s
20 April 2018|
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Response from leD801 | Property representative |
No we don’t. Hops below us has Trevor
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Jan-Bekker F
24 December 2017|
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Response from leD801 | Property representative |
We close on the 25th. Trevor
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792thandekam
31 December 2016|
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We have had problems with our phone, please contact me on my private number. 0827757771
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 3574
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Description
Unique, creative flavour combinations in a beautiful restaurant with divine cocktails, excellent service and the most amazing view of the ocean in Ballito
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