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“Best pizza & ice cream in South Africa”
Review of Ice Dream Land

Ice Dream Land
Ranked #29 of 105 Restaurants in Plettenberg Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Coming from the southern part of Switzerland, geographically very close to Italy, we are very spoiled with excellent food. I also know the owner of this establishment but honestly I am not biased on this review.

Yesterday with 3 Italian friends we went to ice dream land to have a pizza, with very high expectations. They were matched! The pizza was absolutely stunning. Crispy, light, fluffy and the taste of each ingredient maintained its individual flavor. The ice creams are fantastic as well and so his takeaway mozzarella, ricotta and cheeses.

Now I do not say you need to drive from Capetown or Johannesburg to have a pizza, but any detour of several km is absolutely worth this food! DO NOT MISS IT!!!

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in on Sunday morning not knowing what to expect! A quiet venue under the shade of vines heavy with grapes ... a couple items not available on the menu but substitutes were eagerly offered. The Panini Ortelano was delicious washed down with the best iced coffee (albeit a little small) ... we will be back :)

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We found this hidden gem that, not only serves delicious homemade ice cream, but too started serving pizza this season. This small restaurant is entirely run by Marco's Italian family (who does absolutely everything from waiting the tables to making the pizza) and the food certainly takes you right back the authenticity of a Roman pizza. It may be a little (understandably) slow during busy periods due to four or five people running the whole show- but it is sure worth it.

They also allow you to bring your own drinks/wine to enjoy with the food.

Thank nicolestry
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Everything about ice dream land is special. The fact the milk is fetched at the local dairy. The ice cream, cheese, meat, and new addition Pizza is made on sight. Thanks all of you for this Italian heaven in plett

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

After making a booking for 6 adults and 2 children the day before, we arrived for what we hoped would be an enjoyable family outing whilst in Plett on holiday. We should have noticed the warning bells as soon as we arrived. When we arrived we noted sticky notes stuck to tables with names written onto the sticky notes. These marked reserved tables. We were unable to found our reservation, and assumed that it had been lost. Regardless, we sat at the first unmarked table and waited to be served. After waiting 15 minutes we grew impatient and went looking for a waitress. After finding a waitress we were told that she could not take our drinks order, and that we should wait for the other waitress. We waited another 5 minutes before the manageress arrived and asked us if we could move, as the table we were sitting at was reserved for a large party. We in turn asked if we could please be seated at the table we had reserved. After asking whose name the reservation was made under, it was confirmed that our reservation had been lost. The manageress left and the waitress would wasn't allowed to take orders took our drinks order, along with part of our food order. The manageress returned and asked us to move to another table, that they had cleared, so that the table we were at could be used by the large party. After moving to the other table our drinks arrived. The manageress confirmed our food order, to which we added a few extra items. Later the manageress returned to inform us that they had sold out of pizza. It was at this point that we had-had enough. Clearly they had not planned to accommodate the large party along with their other confirmed reservations and walk in trade. As our lunch plans were ruined, we ended up eating take away hamburgers from Steers, rather than authentic home made Italian pizza, from a quaint little family run homestead. A very disappointed ending to our family outing.

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