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La Romantica

Standard Bank Center, Somerset Mall, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 852 6813
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
17 Dec 2016
“Was good years ago but took too long to close their doors”
5 Oct 2016
“Don't waste your time going”
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$$ - $$$
Standard Bank Center, Somerset Mall, Somerset West, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 December 2016

Thank god this place finally shut, it was like watching a fish dying and gasping it's last breath. It was once my favorite go to restaurant for well priced food and a last minute choice. Actually a pity to see how far it fell

Thank Shane m
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We were the only people there on a monday evening in the school holiday. Menu is the shortest we have ever seen - could not find anything on it worth eating so we left. Poor wine list.

Thank Simmelman
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This used to be one of my favourite restaurants, but I don't know what has happened! After one bad experience, I still decided to give them another chance in case they were just having an off day. Well, after the last visit I will never...More

1  Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant dinner at La Romantica last night. The portions are very generous. The food is presented well. The management and staff are polite and professional. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Not sure what is happening but what a awful experience. Almost no patrons on a sunny Friday afternoon and I know why. Non of the usual cosy and relaxed feel and interior. Menu down to 2!!! pages only and limited wine menu. Staff tried hard...More

1  Thank Stefan-12345
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We had the eisbein and ribs, did not wait long, food was beyond excellent, staff friendly and going the extra mile. Thank for an pleasant evening

1  Thank JacoSchoeman
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered a fillet steak with a monkey glad sauce - not a wise move. The steak was cold and overdone for medium rare ( was probably forgotten in the window ) Sauce was off I think. I'm not even going to mention the state...More

1  Thank Andre V
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible evening at La Romantica. Awesome new menu, great service and wonderful live entertainment. The staff really went the extra mile in attending to all of our needs. We will be coming back very soon!

1  Thank Samantha Z
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic everything! From the friendly manager and waitress to the live entertainment. BEST ribs I ever had! I have worked in 2 restaurants before and this restaurant is the topdog in the Helderberg in everything they do. Will DEFINITELY return :) 10/10

1  Thank Aiden L
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We waited for over an hour for our meal. There were only 2 other tables when we arrived. We ordered from the limited menu, only to be told that that dish was not available. When the food came (our bottle of wine was now empty)...More

1  Thank Annie1012015
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Average prices
USD 43
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Standard Bank Center, Somerset Mall, Somerset West, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27 21 852 6813
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