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Il Leone Mastrantonio

22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 0071
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (134 reviews)
“vitello” (6 reviews)
“tiramisu” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Service is very efficient and friendly. Menu doesn't change, year in, year out but always really good. Same with wine list.

Thank 104Guinness1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service was awsome . The lady went out of her way to make sure we are satisfied . We had seafood pasta with white wine

Thank Pieter g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a wow - prawn linguine at its best - so flavoursome!! Wines are are pricey, but well chosen. A real treat!!

Thank rjay2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Il Leone was recommended to us by a good friend of mine and we were not disappointed. The first courses were delicious-especially the melanzane and caprese salad. The main courses were also very good. We had the spinach ravioli with four cheese sauce, the fillet...More

Thank albert m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been there with my boyfriend in our first dinner in Cape Town. We were wonderfully recevied and treated by the hostess and the waitress. The food was amazing. I strongly reccomend the gnocchi and 4 cheese sauce. Me and my boyfriend shared a...More

Thank larivillanova
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great neighborhood choice--didn't seem too touristy and was very laid back. The portions were very large. In all the food was solid, and the location was comfortable, but the food want anything special. This is where we wound up eating after three attempts to...More

Thank Alexandra G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our last night in Cape Town we decided to try out this restaurant without a booking as it was close to our hotel. The restaurant was full but the wonderful manager Claudia found us a spot at the bar. The quality of the food...More

Thank CT15_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very good Italian restaurant with a decent wine list. The paintings for sale "gallery style" make it interesting to dine there. The food was good and honest.

Thank ArneHFrandsen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favourites in Cape Town. Food is always tasty, no matter what you order! Have not had a disappointing meal as yet. A little more expensive that most restaurants, but overall not ridiculous prices for what you get. Still good value...More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, the menu varied, & the online service before hand was good; but on the night the service was mediocre at best! My friends waited 45 min for them to take our drinks order, & we had to call them for it...More

Thank C1tten5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Cobern Street | corner of Prestwich, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 0071
During our recent visit to Cape Town, we ate at this restaurant on the strong recommendation from the owner of our hotel. He was right! Very good good, BYOB nad great staff and a very friendly efficnet waitress. great food...highly recommended
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