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La Petite Tarte

11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 9077
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here before and was impressed a few months ago. However, today, the owner was rude, shouting at me when I complained about the poor, late service. Will not be coming here in the future.

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the name there seems to be little here that is French. Busy little restaurant close to the Cape Quarter centre. Some of the mains were not available at time of ordering. The dessert menu is the most interesting. Huge cakes, cheesecakes, and tarts sit...More

1  Thank swigle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this as we were looking for a dinner place. The children were accommodated graciously and the food was outstanding. The service was also attentive and speedy.

Thank Nicky M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks great, so me and a friend just popped in and had dinner. Dinner was good even if they forgot to bring my wine, I ended up having water, and my friends fries was only brought to the table when she already finished...More

Thank izzymohh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Beautiful touristic place with great service and able to serve from breakfast till supper. They truly care about their customers.

Thank Conciergecapetown
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for late lunch. Great atmosphere and food and service was great. Hiccup on availability of some food but great communication and we were relaxed enjoying our wine it wasn’t a problem

Thank chipsnbeans
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We just had salads but the host was so genuine friendly that we felt super welcome. And the salads were all made with fresh ingredients and very tasty.

Thank Marion R
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Found this place by chance after wondering around Cape Quarter. Very friendly service by the owner and staff. Lovely omelettes and I was delighted they had some Mint tea as I had asked elsewhere and they don’t offer it!

Thank Ilkleygirl
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Discovered this place walking around Bo Kaap to the Waterfront. Quaint, lovely place full of character and charm. Delicious food and fun staff. The decor is awesome... very bohemian gay chic. Loved it

Thank negroni68
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This place is fantastic. Scrambled eggs were cooked exactly how I like it. Bacon was crispy and an abundance of it came with my meal. Iced coffee was refreshing with just enough caffeine. My server was thoughtful. I sat on the patio countertop where I...More

Thank Chieka C
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

On a day like today a kind positive review bring tears to my eyes . I sincerely thank you and welcome you back anytime in the near future

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9077
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French style day-time coffee shop/restaurant serving good quality home-style cooking. Evening south African and International cuisine inclusive of full bar service
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