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Al Pescatore

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14 Edward Place, Ballito 4420, South Africa
+27 32 946 3574
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South Africa
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the few places where the owner visits your table to make sure all is in order. One of the best views in the world. Nice pizza, pasta and seafood on menu. Pricing is reasonable considering the great quality. Waiters are well trained.

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Thank chicane85
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I thank you for this great write up . My waiters on the floor are my pride and joy ! As for the views ...Well some things are priceless :) Im also pleased you found our prices reasonable. Thanks Trevor. More 

Driebergen-Rijsenburg
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a pleasure to have a night out and get a restaurant with an excellent menu, outstanding food, top wines at an agordable price and to top it all, service like it should be! The owner is very involved with the managing of the restaurant, open contact with the clients and ensuring all is running as it should be! We... More 

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Thank Kevinoost
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

What a great compliment from a customer with over 100 reviews on Trip Advisor ! I always love interacting with my guests and I pick up a lot of new ideas and trends by just speaking to them all. Im also glad your table loved my creative dishes. Thanks Trevor. More 

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very freindly and cosy. The owner makes a special effort with the diners and is very attentive. a beachfront location with lovely views.

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Thank Elouise90
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Well Im glad Im still notice :) I love meeting my customers and getting to know them.Ill have to write a book one day on all my experiences. Trevor. More 

Ballito, South Africa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a wet evening in Ballito we decided to dine at Al Pescatore. This did not damppen the atmosphere as from the moment we walked through the doors untill we walked out again we were treated as good and personal friends. We were spoilt and loved every minute of it. The food was amazing. The snail starters were a... More 

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Thank Earnie59
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Thanks , Yes , I feel the same , Hate bones ! The three curry's have been a great hit for most of the winter. As for the snails , everyone loves the litchi snails, has been a big hit with us. Thanks again Trevor. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our last evening in Ballito we decided to try our Al Pescatore. From the moment we walked through the doors untill we walked out again we were treated as good and personal friends. We were spoilt and loved every minute of it. The food was amazing espesially the tuna steak! Amazing experience!

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Thank Noenst
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

A big thanks !Its all about the experience ! We want you to leave , going WOW ! Im glad you loved the Tuna steak .No substitute for fresh fish. Thanks Trevor. More 

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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We try go a few times a year. It's always wonderful, with excellent service, a fantastic atmosphere and incredibly yummy food. Definite favourite!

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Thank Yadah K
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Thanks for such a nice review ! Its always great to have repeat business and make our customers constantly happy. Hope to maintain the high standards . Trevor. More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great sea view with amazing food and even greater cocktails. A must visit if you're in Ballito. You are taken care of with very professional waiters and a great manager.

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Thank Dewald S
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Im so glad you mention my very special team. If I may not be at work , its good to know that the restaurant runs very well. With summer on the way , its Cocktail time ! Lots of fun to be had . Trevor. More 

Hong Kong, China
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a meal here with my best friend. The food was delicious and we were more than satisfied with our choice. The service was great and it has the 'old-school' charm of family owned restaurants in the 80s.

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Thank Tamarin F
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

I've been called Old School before :) Yes we run this business with those old school values where the customer is king ! We go out of our way to get to know our guests and build relationships with them. Thanks for the review Trevor. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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263 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant run by an italian gentlemen is on the beachfront with the resulting good sea views to accompany the meals. The food is wonderful, especially the prawns and prawn dishes. Ask the owner about his collection of mother of pearl dinning sets. The one disadvantage is that it has steep steps to the restaurant which are a problem for... More 

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Thank kdgarlipp
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Its great that you enjoyed yourself.I love our old cutlery on our walls. It gives the restaurant a bit of style. Prawns are a big seller in our eatery and go so well with the sea views. See you soon, Trevor. More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Excellent food and service, friendly staff, Al Pescatory has a great food selection, the lasagne is out of this world, a recipe handed down from mother to son. The owner, Trevor is always on hand with a friendly greeting and some suggestions as to whats the specialities of the day.

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Thank Stuart L
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this review

Thanks Stuart, My mom would be very proud that her legacy lives on .The portion is quite big , but thats how we ate at home.The plates where always empty in the end ,no matter how big the portion :) Trevor. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 09:00
Monday
11:00 - 09:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 09:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 09:00
Thursday
11:00 - 09:00
Friday
11:00 - 09:00
Saturday
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito 4420, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 3574
Description
Unique, creative flavour combinations in a beautiful restaurant with divine cocktails, excellent service and the most amazing view of the ocean in Ballito

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