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Piazza Paradiso

83 Marine Drive | 4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 1153
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (79 reviews)
“paella” (6 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
83 Marine Drive | 4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the Panko ritz & pesto foccacia for starters, afterwards we asked the manager/owner Martin what he would recommend, because we were in the mood for some sea food and Fillet steak he recommended the Ocean's platter witch was very delicious it has everything...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most unpleasant experience with Martin the owner Steak over cooked sent back same steak given back Disrespectful ownerMore

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Martin L, Owner at Piazza Paradiso, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir We at Paradiso take a lot of pride in the quality of our food and drinks as well as ensuring a great customer experience, endorsed by so many customers the past few months. One of our key values is to treat all our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service with polite waiters, very good snail starter, excellent pizzas and a cosey atmosphere. Ideal for tourists who are planning to be in town or on the seafront during lunch time.

1  Thank patred2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paradiso is situated last one in a row of restaurants overlooking the bay. It's quite close to the very popular Pear Tree. Paradiso was much less crowded, but we decided to give it a go. The nice waiter assured that the food is great. And...More

1  Thank Lena F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This rustic Italian restaurant is located close to the water's edge and we frequently have dinner here. Particularly during the tourist summer season I recommend booking to reserve one of the few inside tables with sea view. On balmy evenings there is also plenty of...More

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chicken liver starter was excellent. Hake and chips very good. Excellent wines by the glass. Service was as good as it gets.

1  Thank steveclarke123
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent quality and service professional and friendly. Great choice from pizza to ocean basket to fillet steak.

1  Thank William G
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant. We made a short notice reservation due a slight change in our honeymoon itinerary due adverse weather as we went whale watching. Very efficient and prompt service. Teeang ( could be spelled wrong) was very polite and courteous and couldn't be...More

1  Thank Karl C
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Ate here on 15th sept early evening. Gary had hake and chips which he enjoyed very much. I ordered the breaded mushrooms with garlic dip, which to be honest were quite tasteless. But the pizza Margherita was lovely, thin and crisp and full of taste.......More

1  Thank shirley b
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The setting, atmosphere and food (plenty of different kinds of pizza) was all fantastic but the service was lacking. Plates where people were not finished yet were taken away on 3 occasions! This after we spoke to the waiter about it. The prices are also...More

1  Thank devilliers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Marine Drive | 4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Village Square, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 1153
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Situated in the picturesque seaside town of Hermanus, Paradiso is set aside from others by its welcoming feel. The restaurant is located in a fisherman's cottage overlooking the renowned whale-watching haven of Walker Bay. Complete with sandstone walls and wooden floors Paradiso oozes character around every corner. The restaurant boasts an outside seating area which provides for great al fresco dining on those balmy summer evenings. Paradiso offers a wide range of seafood, steak, lamb chops, pasta, salads and is famous for its thin-based pizzas fresh from the wood-fired pizza oven.
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