When I ask locals in Cape Town where can I have some good italian food mostly they say Il Leone. People in Cape Town love good wine, good food and good service. So they should know. My third visit at Il Leone will be my...More
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Have always had an excellent meal. The standard has remained the same over the years as has the quality. We shared a starter with bread. All had different pastas. All enjoyed. No wine just soft drinks. No space for dessert. Excellent and quick service. Recommend...More
I went there for dinner. Food was okay, service was good. The restaurant can be very busy so make sure you book in advance.
The Mastrantonio in Johannesburg, South Africa is an outstanding restaurant. I therefore assumed il Leone (part of the same stable) would be just as good. It is also highly rated on TripAdvisor. I will keep it brief. My gnocchi bolognese was plain and uninspiring. It...More
How this place got a reputation as one of the better Italian restaurants in Cape Town I do not know! Three of us for lunch. Calamari starters were ordinary. Pasta and fish main courses even more ordinary. No imagination, - sauces uninteresting. Really you could...More
The same gentlemen is always standing outside Il Leone. He is very friendly and welcoming. He always assists with finding us a parking. Il Leone is a cosy warm place. Always busy. We have been frequenting this restaurant for many many years. The staff are...More
Upon payment , waitress insisted we tip 10% of service charge as anything lower than 10% ; considered service was not standard. Here are my comments, even when service are at its most pack hours, restaurant managers or its service attendants should inform customers of...More