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La Trattoria - CLOSED

131 High Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
+27 46 622 3007
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
30 Sep 2014
“This restaurant has changed name and ownership many months ago and is now called Saints Bistro”
30 Jun 2014
“Bit of a disaster”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
131 High Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 30 September 2014

Please contact them for their new details. One of my favourites in our town. I'll rate once up to date

Thank Klappernous
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Under the previous management this restaurant was actually quite good but things have not worked well with the new owner. I have to give them full marks for trying but in all honesty everything was a disaster. We had to move tables twice as they...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Poor food, inefficient service. Waitress tried to charge more....and the same happened at a nearby table...quite a coincidence, ah?

1  Thank BetweenTides
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Good menu selection. Prices reasonable. Food excellent. Service was good and waitron attentive to table's needs and requests throughout the evening.

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 February 2014

the roasted beetroot and feta salad comes with unroasted beetroot[ looks grim , and i like beetroot], the grilled calamari salad had cold calamari. to their defense they did take all the food items off the bill , so clearly they are trying to build...More

Thank klaus b
Reviewed 5 February 2014 via mobile

Greated like family and spoken to like good friends. I loved every moment of my time here. The food was better than anything from home (Durban) and the wait staff enthusiastic to serve us. Very quaint space, made me feel like I jumped into a...More

Thank Jax S
Reviewed 10 July 2013

The town was full of a buzz because it was during the time of the arts festival. This restaurant was always fully booked and I could not get a seat for 2 consecutive nights. The 3rd night we managed to have a reservation the restaurant...More

Thank Jjaymoh
Reviewed 4 July 2013

Really enjoyed our meal here. The service was especially good...friendly, attentive and good with recommendations. If you're in the mood for Italian food, this is one of the best trattorias I've found in ZA.

Thank Drew W
Reviewed 4 July 2013

Locals were rather worried about the quality of the food but we were three diners and we each has a fantastic meal. Best lamb chops I have ever eaten.

Thank LeeKZN
Reviewed 1 July 2013

On hearing about the good remarks being made about this restaurant by others at the Festival we decided to give it a try. The remarks that we had overheard were spot -on and we had a very good meal there. So much so that we...More

Thank MervynGatcke
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 High Street, Grahamstown 6139, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Grahamstown
  • Phone Number: +27 46 622 3007
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