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La Perla

Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (62 reviews)
“fish” (35 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The only reason I eat at La Perla these days is because other people want to go there - it is never my first choice. So, I tag along, hoping not to be too disappointed but each time I go, something is a let down....More

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read many good reviews about La Perla but i thought that the food was nothing special.... the pasta was good, but pasta is a basic dish at an Italian restaurant. Once i sat down the room was very noise , i almost feel uncomfortable....More

Thank Vivi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Laperla is really something special, the food is exceptional , I started with mussels in garlic white wine followed by signature dish sirloin talliatta (bliss)what a pleasure being served by Nicholas impressed much

Thank Adina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of seafood.An ever popular place more for its view.I have noticed the waiters uniforms are sometimes scruffy and the cutlery can be too.Seriously it needs better management.The place is outdated.Still worth the view.Service drops as you proceed towards coffee and dessert.

Thank posco2
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We love it here, great food, location and service. Been here On 4 occasions - always good. Get a Table outside n enjoy the view😎

Thank JesperFRB
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Really impressed with all on offer at La perla being food, wine , service (impeccable) atmosphere. Kind of takes you back to the "good ol' days" Well done La perla! Will definitely revisit

1  Thank Christine L
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Its not easy to rate La Perla! If one had to be brutally objective and honest, it has remarkably bad service and overprices mediocre food, although I do rate the veal and the calamari highly. However, it has the best terrace for sunsets and lunches...More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Still worth your while visiting specially on a nice sunny day. What impressed me the most is the fantastic wine selection . The food and wine not cheap but still value for money . If you would like to impress somebody ,La Perla is the...More

Thank leonjfourie
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

An institution in The Cape Town Restaurant scene. The seafood is fresh and prepared well. Really a place to lounge and not plan anything for some hours. Nice energy and great staff.

Thank ArneHFrandsen
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delightful meal at the La Perla whilst viewing the water at Sea Point The meals were well priced and the service was first class Recommend this restaurant for a relaxing night out

Thank Ken2720
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
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