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11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 9077
08:30 - 22:00
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Durban, South Africa
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A cute little cafe tastefully decorated and in an area containing beautiful bougainvilleas which serve to enhance the the outing.The food was great,service good and the variety of sweets,puddings, tarts or whatever you would like to call them unreal.

Thank alandesireed
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

We kindly thank you ,yes la Petite Tarte takes on different faces during the day ,We can be a coffee shoppe , a cocktail bar in the afternoon and a full restaurant at night 6 days a week including Sundays for a cake with the family and Sunday evenings dinner. We love and care for our amazing customers . More 

1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best steak I have had in a while. First review ever on trip advisor. Back for the 3rd night in a row

Thank Martin P
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

This is what the head chef and I aim for and is absolutely grateful to hear . Thank you sincerely from the nigh team at la Petite Tarte More 

Billericay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small but pretty bistro in the heart of de Waterkant. Great food, great service. Open kitchen with regular chef. Probably the best steak I've ever had - Wagyu. My wife is still raving about the cheese stuffed jalapeño peppers and beef bruschetta she had.

Thank Ian W
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place had great reviews and looks very cosy. The food was disappointing. The croissants are moist and all the food was way too fat. Stay away from all the cheese and bacon. Service unfortunately didn't make up for it.

Thank NielsvdL
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

That's our Little corner of Paris again,so proud to be there.We arrived as a Family and got Joshie still there as our most concern smiley,loyal and heartedly that gives us joy.Realised that he is now standing at his right position most wonderful as one of the most wonderful managers,so exciting. If you wanna get best service please I guarantee you,La... More 

Thank capetravel2016
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went for dinner with family here on our recent trip. Service was great, nice to go to a different restaurant. Loved the babotie but the carrot cake............AMAZING. We had to go back for more! Best meal of the holiday for me!

Thank 7172emg
Antonio_Tomazini, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

We thank you from our hearts,please visit us again soon ! More 

Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We went there while wandering around De Waterkant. The area is really nice to explore. We saw this cute place and gave it a try. Such a good idea :) Croissant was yummy, coffee tasty and service very good. The owner was very friendly as well and we had an amazing time there. Felt like home. Will definitely go back!

Thank gozoslash
Antonio_Tomazini, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

We can only thank you greatly for this beautiful review ,a positive review makes everyones at LPT day . Kindest regards More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

A cute french cafe with warm people, this is how i will describe this cafe. Though every service takes definitely around 15 mins to arrive but the food is good. The decor is also nice. The cafe sells some souvenirs which are really good and unique.

Thank Judhajit26
Antonio_Tomazini, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

It is so good to see that our customers notice our efforts ,thank you very very much ,Please visit us soon! More 

Accra, Ghana
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Nice decoration. Friendly staff. Yummy food. Nice for travellers stopping by for a meal. Food is prepared in an open kitchen close to the tables

Thank ZiadOrfali
Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My friend and I tried to go to this restaurant which looked nice, with a nice terrace for dinner a few days ago... There were a lot of people but there were still a few tables available. When we arrived and asked if they had a table for two, the man who greeted us and who seemed to be the... More 

1 Thank tilodeparis
Antonio_Tomazini, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this review

As the owner I can only reply that i am shocked in my shoes, I am frequenting as many CT restaurants as I can and mostly be prepared on a busy time wait from 30 min to 45 min for starters to come out when the food is prepared by a chef and not a cook . I have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9077
French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality home-style cooking. Evening south African and International cuisine inclusive of full bar service

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?