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Al Pescatore

14 Edward Place, Ballito 4420, South Africa
+27 32 946 3574
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (54 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“prawns” (35 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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14 Edward Place, Ballito 4420, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great location, especially for a daytime visit. Vegetarian options which can be customized to Vegan. Good service and good food! Really enjoyable

Thank ShyvW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited 20 mins for a coffee when it arrived it was like water. We didn't even hang around to order dinner.

Thank Victor Da S
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I find it so sad that with two managers and myself on duty , nothing was brought to our attention ? We here to make your experience memorable , sadly you never experienced our amazing food. Trevor

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just spent a wonderful 4 weeks holiday in Ballito South Africa , Ballito has many Restaurants now but one Restaurant I do rate is Al Pescatore , The food is excellent with a full menu from Seafood , Steaks, Pasta and Pizza's, they...More

Thank Pauline L
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Pauline ! It was wonderful to share time with you and a share few old story's. A few laughs too :) I love the fact that you never tire of my food.I cant wait to see you again soon. Love Trevor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently visited South Africa after 3 years and again spent most of my time eating at my favourite restaurant -Al Pescatore. As soon as I walked through the front door I knew I was home- same friendly and efficient staff, same delicious aromas wafting...More

Thank echuta08
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow ! What a great write up ! It was so great to have had you back in S.A. and catch up on old times. I also so appreciate your love for our food and restaurant. Makes me want to go another 10 years :)...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered fillet with marsala sauce medium came raw when they brought it back was still not medium and was stringy chips and veg were Cold did not enjoy

Thank mqry52
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

My apologizes for your bad experience. There is no excuse for cold food. Please contact me on 0827757771 so I can invite you back for a hot meal on me. Trevor.

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I ordered rump steak, grilled medium. Received a piece of meat that looked like it was boiled and placed on a griddle for a minute. Pub below under construction with drilling noise so loud couldn't talk at the table. Never again!More

Thank Johan V
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I was told about your table of four of witch you complained about your rump so we made you a new steak.On receiving it you said "I dont feel like this any more "and sent it back. We bend over backwards for our guests to...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit this place for my birthday dinner. Upon arrival we were treated by the owner of the restaurant. They made us feel very welcomed and pleasant. Corkage was R40...alway good as I love my fine wine. The complimentary sweetbread is perfect with...More

Thank ShilohNaiken
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Im sad to see you liked my service more than my food.' Hope we can impress you next time.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, I was disappointed. Limited kiddies menu. Food was tasty but service wasn't great. Had to ask for things more than once. We literally ate and left. Don't think it is value for money.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great service, tasty food and an awesome host! Thank you very much! We will be back again. Your seafood platers are the best!

Thank Anjazel D
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I thank you for such a nice review !Our Med.Grills have been a great success . thanks Trevor

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly and fast service. Big portions and delicious! The fish was very well prepared and the vegetable stirfry was very very nice.

Thank Helana2014
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are getting great line fish at the moment , including Tuna and Swordfish. Fast service is so good to hear ! Please come back soon, Trevor.

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30 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito 4420, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 3574
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Unique, creative flavour combinations in a beautiful restaurant with divine cocktails, excellent service and the most amazing view of the ocean in Ballito
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