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La Romantica

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Standard Bank Center, Somerset Mall, Somerset West, South Africa
+27 21 852 6813
10:00 - 23:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Went there on Sunday 4th of May for a family lunch, what a disappointment. Poor service, poor food, whole restaurant, bar area and toilets area dirty, cutlery dirty, not at all La Romantica standards. Sorry to say but we wil not be back.

4 Thank elke857
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We went there for our one year Anniversary, was greeted at the door by a gentlemen who showed us to a table. We sat there waiting for over 15mins, where two other table who came after us were served first. After standing up walking out, the waiter a young lady had the cheek to ask us if we enjoyed our... More 

1 Thank Angelique L
Strand, South Africa
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

I always experience a relaxed atmosphere at La Romantica. The staff is friendly and helpful and let you feel special. The food is stunningly fresh and nicely presented. I will recommend La Romantica always!!!!

1 Thank Suzette L
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Very friendly, helpfull and good value for money. Would recommend La Romantica. I like the idea of being able to take your own wine and pay corkage.

2 Thank Winelovers2014
Strand, South Africa
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2 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2014

When we turned up with our baby, they made us as comfortable as possible, the service is excellent and friendly and the food always superbly tasty. The view over the parking lot is maybe not the best in the world, but gaze a little further and the view includes the magnificent Helderberg.

Thank GitaClaassen
Wheaton, Illinois
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127 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2014

outdoor seating in the Stellenboch wine district main highway. Lovely and friendly atmosphere and plain old good food at a reasonable price . its always on my list of restaurants to visit in ZA now they have another in somerset west mall which i have yetto go to .

Thank lawchicago2850
Somerset West, South Africa
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Here is all ok. The food, the atmosphere and the prices. The ribs are some of the best in town. Only the approach is not that nice since so many shops around have closed.

Thank Gero T
Somerset West, South Africa
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2013

After mopping up for hours after the flood for 2 days, all we wanted was a plate of good food and lots of sleep - we arrived at La Romantica - the restaurant was only about a third full and the wait started - close to an HOUR before a very basic order arrived - minus one item, the waiter... More 

1 Thank MyGeld
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83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2013

The location just by the Somerset West Mall is fine ...when you walk into the restaurant you think ...fine...the decor is inviting. Then things start to go down hill. The menu is so far ranging across Italian , French ...not to mention South African cuisine. This should have been a warning signal. The reality is that we such a wide... More 

1 Thank robert092
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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60 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2013

My wife had chicken schnitzel (of which I ate half while I waited for my pizza) which was pretty bland. My daughter enjoyed her hamburger a lot. My pizza was so terrible that I only ate three pieces of it. The base was premade and/or just did not taste like a pizza. The service was very slow even though the... More 

1 Thank EduardMarais

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?