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Al Pescatore

14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 32 946 3574
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (60 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“prawns” (42 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff, child-friendly, high chair. The seafood was decent. The spicy prawns are really spicy (a bit too much for my taste) but the regular prawns were really good.

Thank 11falkr
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I have eaten here many times now, and we are never disappointed. I have also brought family here who have visited from the US and they were asking to go back again. The prawns are consistently delicious, servers are on the ball,...More

Thank Mary_Kassam
Reviewed 1 week ago

The host always makes your visit special and the chef thinks it's a sin to prepare anything less than pukka food. The staff are well trained, friendly and have good knowledge about the food and wines to serve. You could only blame yourself if you...More

Thank wapretorius57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a special experience, Trevor is an amazing host, explained the menu and specials, also has a great knowledge of South African wines, the Tin Man red we had was excellent. The food was delicious we all had different fish dishes and they were superb,...More

Thank Anne F
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for my 10 out of 10 review ! Im sorry your friend got sick.Glad we could Assist. Regards Trevor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following on my previous review-- I know that it is ' cheating ' to comment on a special that the restaurant is offering but all eight of us had the specail fish and chips with a free Heinekin --and you get to keep the glass--...More

Thank Garth M
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This new October Special is very Good ! Been a great success for only R79 ! Please spread the word ! Trevor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trevor - what a wonderful host! Four of us shared a crepe starter filled with prawns and topped with banana - surprise surprise - we were each served with our own quarter - topped with a prawn as well! The curry dish (4 different dishes)...More

Thank TvHeerden
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks ! In my restaurant , the customer is King ! We love to bend the rules and create memorable times on the beach. See you soon Trevor.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited first supper to this recommended restaurant...... owner was very attentive and service was excellent.... my wife had the special crepe starter which was thoroughly enjoyed whilst I sampled the chicken livers.....we both followed with the Dorado and prawn 5sils which was cooked perfectly. Go...More

Thank SteveH1953
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you from this lovely write up.Fish is our business and we often get fresh fish in. We also do not do minimalistic portions. Thanks Trevor.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Best experience I had in a resturant in a long time. Great value for money food quility extremly well very well informed waitrons service is excelent this place is a must!! I will higly recomend this place very satisfied thank you

Thank WernerF331
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks ! I was so pleased when you told me how impressed you where with our waitresses .There product knowledge is very good and they present the specialitys so well. Trevor

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Trevor,the owner,is an absolute darling who goes out of his way to ensure that he's patrons leave his establishment satisfied.My husband was craving a surf n turf,which wasn't on the menu,however Trevor kindly obliged. The fillet was to die for! I had the Pesci's escargot,a...More

Thank Natassiak21
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

A big thanks for your write up ! I was way chuffed with the result of the Peri Peri Calamari and Italian Fillet steak ! Your Prawns looked very good too. Great to have you with us Trevor.

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We visit Ballito fairly often and have never been to Al Pescadore, we visited this establishment for dinner and boy were we surprised! What an incredible gastronomic experience, the food was truly spectacular! We eat out fairly often and tend to return to where the...More

Thank mariomS2340GN
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

This is such a great compliment to my establishment and staff ! Thank you and come back soon, 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
24 December 2017|
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Response from leD801 | Property representative |
We close on the 25th. Trevor
31 December 2016|
Response from leD801 | Property representative |
We have had problems with our phone, please contact me on my private number. 0827757771
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 am
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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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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