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Cucina Labia

192 Main Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
+27 21 788 6062
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“art gallery” (8 reviews)
“false bay” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
192 Main Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2017

What a treat this beautiful Italian house/museum and the setting is too gorgeous. All the rooms and furniture are authentic and grand. The gardens are immaculate and the view of the sea fantastic. Went there for a friends birthday and we sat on the terrace...More

Thank jajasa
OscarFoulkes, Owner at Cucina Labia, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are, in fact, open for dinner on Friday nights.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

Outstanding location with far reaching sea views. Originally the residence of the Italian Ambassador this property retains much of its original features and art. Beautiful formal garden. We first discovered this for lunch when spending a few nights in Simons Town and quickly arranged a...More

1  Thank SAtraveller61
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We had dinner with friends on one of the first evenings the restaurant was open for dinner. And we were thrilled: DECOR: you literally sit in an opulent historic Venetian palace of the 18th century! Exquisite and authentic. Beautiful kept gardens and magnificent sea views....More

1  Thank BeatandByron
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The restaurant cum art gallery is located along the Muizenberg Kalk bay coastal road. The meal, the service and the elegant ambiance is excellent. Be sure to book before going. Make sure that you also visit the art gallery one floor above the restaurant. I...More

1  Thank Frank R
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect location for a wonderful extravaganza when you are used to a palette of exceptional flavours. Al fresco will never be the same again. Cucina Labia you're the best! Viva la good food and pure St James ambience. You cannot get it closer to the...More

1  Thank japoti
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Beautifully presented, delicious food and a gorgeous long table in a spectacular setting is what awaited my cousin and her guests for a recent birthday celebration. I chose the tuna starter, which was exceptional, the beef dish and Eton mess. All really good. The table...More

Thank Daisylu2005
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Have just had a wonderful special luncheon at this venue the staff are friendly and the meal wonderful a real spoil venue for your loved one and/or your next corporate event Can't wait to come back in our next trip.

1  Thank bandbhappy
Reviewed 22 August 2016

What a wonderful spot for my birthday tea. Beautiful setting ... old world charm. Friendly staff, delicious scones with jam and cream. Wonderful walk around the gardens. Just lovely.

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Our regular weekend lunch delight, out on the terrace with JP tinkling the ivory on the Grand This remains a special place - Italian grandeur combined with good food and service

1  Thank HumptyDumptie4321
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We visited the restaurant for Sunday lunch. What a fantastic experience. The building itself is a national monument & has been beautifully restored in its original style with art deco ceilings etc. The restaurant has fantastic views over False Bay. The food was as good...More

Thank seajay44
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JenniRed
Hi there!! Do you serve afternoon tea, and what would the cost for that be?..Also - what is the best time of day to book to be able to tour the house as well as enjoy a substantial tea?...
12 July 2015|
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Response from tshetlo | Property representative |
Hola, We serve tea all day, from 10 to 4, Tuesday to Sundays. We do a range of Dilmah teas, a selection of Expresso machine based coffees and our coffee is supplied by Tribe. Our in-house baker does a wonderful scone and a... More
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kcin0101
Do you serve lunch?
24 June 2015|
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Response from tshetlo | Property representative |
Hello, Please excuse my tardiness in getting back to you. Yes we are open for lunch every day except Monday's from about 12.00. Its a good idea to book as we are closed for events on occasion.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cuisine
Contemporary, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Main Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Muizenberg
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 6062
  • E-mail
Description
Built in 1929 to reflect the spirit of 18th century Venice, Casa Labia is the former Muizenberg residence of Count and Countess Natale Labia. Cucina Labia occupies the ground floor and outside areas of Casa Labia. Many parts of the restaurant have views of False Bay. In keeping with the heritage of the Labia family, our menu is influenced by Italian cuisine. The venue is also used for weddings and other events.