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Paradiso Restaurant

83 Marine Drive | 4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 1153
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (86 reviews)
“paella” (6 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
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Pizza, European, Grill, Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
83 Marine Drive | 4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great and friendly service. Great look and style. And excellent food! Stopped there on our way back home after the long weekend and we were pleasantly surprised by this fantastic restaurant. We were greeted and served with a smile. Wonderful items on the menu and...More

1  Thank Herman d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the address on Marine Drive suggests the Paradiso overlooks the sea and not surprisingly serves seafood and good seafood too. We had a seafood platter, normally for one person but we shared and found it more than enough for two. We have now been...More

Thank larazet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had excellent service and excellent food. The atmosphere was perfect on this chilly evening with the heaters right next to us.

Thank Jaco S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely gin, lekker beer & delicious food. The bloedlemoen gin is a must for any gin lover. Excellent service! Would definitely recommend.

Thank Rozanne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch served by Monica - very friendly and efficient. Beautiful setting. Delicious pizza

Thank leighr8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had fantastic service, delicious food! The waiter, Sivu, had an awesome combination of charisma and experience.

Thank petervF6842BV
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Very good restaurant, near to the beach, nice atmosphere, nice music, good service (Sivy) as well!!! I recomend!

Thank MuneniMicheal M
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Our family enjoyed a wonderful dinner here over the Easter weekend. Our waiter was charming, informative and attentive and we loved the ambiance of this small and charming establishment.

Thank 661JanetG
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

If you are a foodie or have a culinary style of your own you will likely be disappointed it the lunch offering. It was average at best. The staff was professional and responsive. The food was average and not as inventive as it sounded on...More

Thank Whitney M
Martin L, Owner at Paradiso Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Hi Whitney Thank you for taking the time to review us. However I would've appreciated If you asked to speak to me regarding your camplaint, but we never received one nor did the waiter. We do realise that personal taste is not all the same....More

Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Great Pizzas with some specials, very good wine selection and craft beer. Very nice service and lovely setting.

Thank Mathias J
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Marine Drive | 4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Village Square, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa (Formerly Piazza Paradiso)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Overstrand  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 1153
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Situated in the picturesque seaside town of Hermanus, Paradiso is set aside from others by its welcoming feel. The restaurant is located in a fisherman's cottage overlooking the renowned whale-watching haven of Walker Bay. Complete with sandstone walls and wooden floors Paradiso oozes character around every corner. The restaurant boasts an outside seating area which provides for great al fresco dining on those balmy summer evenings. Paradiso offers a wide range of seafood, steak, lamb chops, pasta, salads and is famous for its thin-based pizzas fresh from the wood-fired pizza oven.
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