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Papino's Restaurant

14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 4077
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first experience of Papinos goes back 25 years! Good local friends told us of their recent amazing experience at Papinos: an eaterie we frequented often but had not visited for seriously the past 10 years! A long time ago. So we had out-of-town friends...More

1  Thank Rick T
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We have now eaten quite a few times here when staying in Hout Bay. We went on a Sunday but they were closed. Its not necessary to book a table. We usually arrive about 6pm and park on the main street. There is quite a...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed February 2, 2018

I have been a fan of Papinos for the past 25 years. Through a number of ownership changes they have stayed true to their standards of quality and the menu has remained essentially unchanged. However recently I have found it has just become less for...More

Thank 494mylesl
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Awesome food! Awesome staff ! The also accommodate to vegans with their pizzas 🍕 . You can exchange the cheese for another topping at no extra cost. You can also bring your own vegan cheese and they will cook it on the pizza for you...More

Thank courtneyrands
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Cute venue, great promise, but utterly average and memorbale for all the wrong reasons. Pizza was dry & over-cooked, "salmon" pasta was swimming in gloopy creamy sauce with absolutely no flavour at all and avo caprese salad was a big bowl of lettuce for R85...More

Thank Tripping823
Karen H, Owner at Papino's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

We pride ourselves on good family meals, these unusual short comings will be addressed.

Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been going to Papino’s for years. It’s always been nice, that’s why I kept going back. The last experience was somehow disappointing. The menu has changed. About half of the selection from the menu was not available. (No starters, no soup, no pasta) Seafood...More

Thank BalintRichter
Reviewed September 7, 2017

I love the cosy, warm and inviting atmosphere you feel on entering this lovely little restaurant. It makes a huge difference when the owner is always present and personally stops at your table to check that you are satisfied with everything. This is a family...More

2  Thank LaurenOel
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit Papino's, I always get amazing service and the food is always delicious. Not once have I had a complaint. Five star care from both owners and staff.

Thank Emmpag
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

What an incredible environment to enjoy amazing food and amazing company! The service was impeccable and the explosion of taste in all the courses including the wine left nothing to be desired! Cannot wait to enjoy the experience again! (Kid friendly!!!!)

1  Thank KaylaGP1993
Reviewed August 4, 2017

This is one place that NEVER disappoints. Being family-run they genuinely care about their customers and love them. We love the food whether we take away or eat in....the food is always excellent! Great value for money, beautiful atmosphere (fire in winter), great service and...More

1  Thank Michele B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$12
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
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Description
"Where traditional Italian cuisine meets a contemporary twist"
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