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La Cuccina

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Victoria Mall | Cnr Victoria & Empire Roads, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 8008
07:30 - 17:00
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Sun 07:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 17:00
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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local Eatery in Hout Bay. Great friendly service and wonderful food. Buffet for lunch is a hit. Granadilla Tart for afternoon Tea. Ask for the Earl Grey Leaf Tea - Killer. Loads of regulrs and WiFi make it a handy "office".

1 Thank Thomas B
Bonnac, France
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our first day in SA we were driving by and noticed the "Food made with love sign." We are so pleased we turned around and parked. The staff, Sandra, Benson and team, were very friendly, helpful and the food, the lunch buffet was delicious! We are vegetarians and it was a shear delight to find such creative tasty options.... More 

Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast in Hout Bay Passed by en route to Fish Hoek. Yummy breakfast. Sat outside in morning sunshine. Service was good.

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Castricum, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Needed wifi because of a failed booking for accomodation and were tipped this cute place. Perfect coffee, fast wifi and great food. The healthy bowl with quinoa was boring thats the only critic!

1 Thank Ilse K
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We came here 6 years ago and revisited a few days to see if it is still a favourite - and it definitely is! Amazing and delicious selection of salads and buffet treats which you choose and pay by weight, as well as an interesting menu. Great service and would highly recommend, although the location does not entice you in.

1 Thank Rosannagh D
Camberley, United Kingdom
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894 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were leaving Hout Bay, noticed this busy restaurant on the the outskirts of town and decided it try it for late lunch. There is car parking along the parade of shops but there weren't many spaces vacant. The restaurant has inside and outside veranda seating and we were quickly shown to a table - although it was busy with... More 

Thank nnmercman
Hamburg, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Must give a shout-out my pals from Pret in London who are now owners here! La Cuccina will steal your heart. Ian and Steve did good. Thanks to everyone!

Thank cherylmalyoi
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Had lunch here and the food is excellent. Superb choice of buffet, well priced and staff very attentive. Parking outside sometimes difficult.

Thank DKCO
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55 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

La Cuccina is one of those restaurants that are always good - whether for the quality of the food, the variety available or the general atmosphere - always slick and impressive, you get what you see and a lot more!

Thank Ohjaygeen
Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Having been away from Hout Bay for the past 8 months, my husband and I arrived on Tues 17 Jan 17 for a 2 months holiday and the next day we were back at La Cuccina for lunch. The food is as always delicious, beautifully prepared by Chef Tam, the staff super friendly and efficient and the owner Ian is... More 

Thank AnneMoity

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Mall | Cnr Victoria & Empire Roads, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 8008
We take our food extreme seriously.We make everything from scratch.We do not buy anything other than raw ingredients and free range meats.We produce things that we want to eat ourselves.We cook to feed and to share,applying the same instincts as a home cooked meal,made with lots of love.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?