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Papino's Restaurant

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14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 4077
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17:00 - 21:30
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time we visit Hout Bay we know that we can rely on Papino's to deliver good food. The restaurant is clean, the food is always good and plenty of it ... Quality is always rel

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1 Thank Sarah B
Paris
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Good Italian Food, Served well and enjoyed by all, No pretentious prices. Real Italian chef helps a lot

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Thank George T
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Eaten here again on my latest visit. The pizza is still great, reasonable value and service acceptable. Calamari starters still some of the best in Hout Bay.

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Thank DKCO
Naples, Florida
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very nice atmosphere and very good dinner. Staff very friendly and we enjoyed our dinner. Ostrich steak excellent. Three of us had springbok which was delicious. If we had a small negative I would say the veg were not very interesting. However overall we enjoyed.

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Thank Diana W
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our group of three chose 2 pizzas and the penne aribiata. Took about 20 minutes to arrive and the food was delicious. Pizza base firm, not undercooked, and the pasta was served with the extra chili as requested. Corkage was R 20 per bottle which was reasonable. A good night out, and value for money

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Thank geoffkiwi
Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Prompt, obliging and friendly service. Very tasty well cooked food - the ostrich steaks were out of this world. Friendly atmosphere. Nothing not to like! Opens at 5, so no breakfast or brunch possible

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Thank rentnerinruth
london
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

an excellent local restaurant, pizzas, steaks, People are friendly, the quality excellent. Good for families

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1 Thank ladymilverton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a very lovely, comfortable restaurant with great service and awesome pizza. I highly recommend the Roquefort pizza, and I highly recommend the restaurant in general!

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1 Thank Marc d
Manchester
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172 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Ate here a couple of weeks ago. The pizzas were great, lovely thin bases and they do a cauliflower one which is great if you need gluten free. My favourite was the parma pizza and it's fun that there are such a huge number of extra toppings on offer - you could have a different pizza every day of the... More 

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1 Thank TimManchester
Hout Bay, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Papinos is an old Hout Bay favorite. However after a recent change of hands the food it not quite up to scratch and the service can sometimes be terrible!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$12
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 4077
Description
"Where traditional Italian cuisine meets a contemporary twist"

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