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Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
11:00 - 23:00
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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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97 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Talbingo Australia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over cooked vegetables and very basic food quality and presentation. Choose ravioli rather than fish or chicken. Don't ask for vegetable side dish - over cooked.

Thank Almarahau
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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179 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first restaurant in Sea Point - a busy vibe & holiday atmosphere - staff welcoming & efficient - tasty food from an extensive menu - good wine selections ...

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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to stop here spontaneously for a late lunch. I was very happy with the food, from the excellent wasabi tuna carpaccio to the surprisingly fantastic saffron mussels. They also provided a mean margarita. They were also very nice about me asking to move tables around their terrace depending on the position of the sun. Friendly and happy service. The... More 

Thank Russ A
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Perla is an old favourite, on the beach-side road at Sea Point, Cape Town. It could have been transplanted from Nice or St Tropez. It's a stylish place, with large glass sliding windows opening onto a terrace well above pavement level so guests are not bothered by hawkers. It's family owned with an Italian emphasis - good fish and... More 

Thank Petrus136
Tokyo, Japan
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315 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a short walk along the beach I saw this nice looking place and thought that will do, it's high end but reasonably price and the staff are great I had a glass of wine bruschetta and the minestrone soup

Thank Mark W
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84 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked to this restaurant and was pleasantly surprised. Very nice atmosphere. Veal dishes were superb but only Complaint was that the angel hair pasta offered with all veal dishes was very overlooked and had been prepared and had spaghetti had stuck together.

Thank joolles
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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118 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

If I would have read the reviews before I went to this place, I probably would not have gone. I am shocked actually. The food was good, great service and the ambiance outside at night was gorgeous. The menu has a great selection. I would recommend this place with no issues. Enjoy!

Thank John C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The setting is fresh and open.Have wonderful childhood memories of La Perla Tonight the food was so very disappointing. I ordered a sole and was brought two minute soles with a few roasted veges plus a side of cold broccoli. A tourist rip off with high prices and poor service. Sadly never to return.

Thank Trish S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?