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La Perla

Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“pasta” (60 reviews)
“tagliata” (7 reviews)
“carpaccio” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We love it here, great food, location and service. Been here On 4 occasions - always good. Get a Table outside n enjoy the view😎

Thank JesperFRB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressed with all on offer at La perla being food, wine , service (impeccable) atmosphere. Kind of takes you back to the "good ol' days" Well done La perla! Will definitely revisit

1  Thank Christine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its not easy to rate La Perla! If one had to be brutally objective and honest, it has remarkably bad service and overprices mediocre food, although I do rate the veal and the calamari highly. However, it has the best terrace for sunsets and lunches...More

Thank stevebenade
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Still worth your while visiting specially on a nice sunny day. What impressed me the most is the fantastic wine selection . The food and wine not cheap but still value for money . If you would like to impress somebody ,La Perla is the...More

Thank leonjfourie
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

An institution in The Cape Town Restaurant scene. The seafood is fresh and prepared well. Really a place to lounge and not plan anything for some hours. Nice energy and great staff.

Thank ArneHFrandsen
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delightful meal at the La Perla whilst viewing the water at Sea Point The meals were well priced and the service was first class Recommend this restaurant for a relaxing night out

Thank Ken2720
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Over cooked vegetables and very basic food quality and presentation. Choose ravioli rather than fish or chicken. Don't ask for vegetable side dish - over cooked.

Thank Almarahau
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Our first restaurant in Sea Point - a busy vibe & holiday atmosphere - staff welcoming & efficient - tasty food from an extensive menu - good wine selections ...

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Decided to stop here spontaneously for a late lunch. I was very happy with the food, from the excellent wasabi tuna carpaccio to the surprisingly fantastic saffron mussels. They also provided a mean margarita. They were also very nice about me asking to move tables...More

Thank Russ A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

La Perla is an old favourite, on the beach-side road at Sea Point, Cape Town. It could have been transplanted from Nice or St Tropez. It's a stylish place, with large glass sliding windows opening onto a terrace well above pavement level so guests are...More

Thank Petrus136
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road, Sea Point, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
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