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La Petite Tarte

11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 9077
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“carrot cake” (31 reviews)
“chicken pie” (27 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
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French, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a gem !! Had a great lunch followed by a delicious carrot cake!! Warm and funny service ! Nom nom nom A bit of Paris !

Thank Ria M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little place reminding us of a Paris street café Beeakfast was fantastic. Great taste and good portion But i have to recommend the carrot cake. Its is out off this world! Almost picked up the plate to lick it clean

Thank Cornelius J
Reviewed 12 April 2018

What used to be excellent restaurant has downgraded to average, the pricing is however better suited to fine dining

Thank Ophelia334
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Next to the Manhattan bar you can sit there outside for breakfast. The food is very good. It was a little loud since they very busy with changing some stuff in the restaurant. But overall it was nice.

Thank Zwillingsseele
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great bobotie, fast service, good variety of beers. The only think I would add I in bobotie is raisins. Will come back.

Thank Irina T
Reviewed 20 March 2018

My wife and I had dinner here a week or so ago. We took advantage of a "special" and we were not sorry. We sat outside on the verandah. I was surprised to read about the bad service and the rude manager - our waitron...More

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 11 March 2018

La Petite Tarte is a place to go back to time after time. Great breakfasts, lunch and dinner. Eggs cooked just the way you want and delivered by helpful and friendly staff. I make a good bobotie but LPT makes an even better one -...More

Thank Nigel k
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We went to La Petite Tarte for dinner last night and were incredibly disappointed. It is about 2kms/1.5 m from the centre of Cape Town, in Green Point. We had 2 different pasta dishes, a salad, a lamb breyani and another dish. Both pasta dishes...More

Thank Clive V
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I have been here before and was impressed a few months ago. However, today, the owner was rude, shouting at me when I complained about the poor, late service. Will not be coming here in the future.

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Despite the name there seems to be little here that is French. Busy little restaurant close to the Cape Quarter centre. Some of the mains were not available at time of ordering. The dessert menu is the most interesting. Huge cakes, cheesecakes, and tarts sit...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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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