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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“chicken pie” (25 reviews)
“carrot cake” (23 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 22:00All hours
French, Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
11A Dixon Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cozy corner cafe on a colourful section of Cape Town with traditional, brightly colored Malay houses around it serves up all day breakfasts, lunches and dinners. They have fresh juices (made up in the morning and kept for no more than 3 days) and...More

Thank poleinahole1
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your lovely review is much appreciated ,always such a good feeling to receive a positive message . All the best Juhan and la Petite employees

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious French breakfast and enjoyed every bite. We also enjoyed getting to know the owner. Great place. Highly recommended!

Thank Cherylb1228
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today I was jonesing for cheesecake and couldn't find any at my usual coffee spots, so I wandered over to La petite Tarte. Oh. My. Goodness. Firstly, they had cheesecake. Baked Cheesecake, Creamy, crumbly and light, baked cheesecake. In fact, they had the daddy of...More

Thank Carla G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 7 weary travelers grabbed breakfast here before heading to the airport. The service was very attentive and fun! And the farmhouse breakfast was huge and delicious!More

Thank kat b
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

When reading this I the owner knows that I have achieved excellency by receiving a positive review . We send our good wishes and prosperity to you wherever your group may travel in the wide world . We wait upon your return to serve you...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

A cute little cafe tastefully decorated and in an area containing beautiful bougainvilleas which serve to enhance the the outing.The food was great,service good and the variety of sweets,puddings, tarts or whatever you would like to call them unreal.More

Thank alandesireed
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

We kindly thank you ,yes la Petite Tarte takes on different faces during the day ,We can be a coffee shoppe , a cocktail bar in the afternoon and a full restaurant at night 6 days a week including Sundays for a cake with the...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Best steak I have had in a while. First review ever on trip advisor. Back for the 3rd night in a row

Thank Martin P
A11lapetitetarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

This is what the head chef and I aim for and is absolutely grateful to hear . Thank you sincerely from the nigh team at la Petite Tarte

Reviewed 1 May 2017

A small but pretty bistro in the heart of de Waterkant. Great food, great service. Open kitchen with regular chef. Probably the best steak I've ever had - Wagyu. My wife is still raving about the cheese stuffed jalapeño peppers and beef bruschetta she had.

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The place had great reviews and looks very cosy. The food was disappointing. The croissants are moist and all the food was way too fat. Stay away from all the cheese and bacon. Service unfortunately didn't make up for it.

Thank NielsvdL
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

That's our Little corner of Paris again,so proud to be there.We arrived as a Family and got Joshie still there as our most concern smiley,loyal and heartedly that gives us joy.Realised that he is now standing at his right position most wonderful as one of...More

Thank capetravel2016
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Went for dinner with family here on our recent trip. Service was great, nice to go to a different restaurant. Loved the babotie but the carrot cake............AMAZING. We had to go back for more! Best meal of the holiday for me!

Thank 7172emg
Antonio_Tomazini, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

We thank you from our hearts,please visit us again soon !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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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