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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” (24 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 22:00All hours
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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Reviews (313)
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1 - 10 of 260 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband, daughter and I visited South Africa for the first time in early July 2017. Cape Town was our last stop. We found La Petite Tarte by chance, while wandering about town searching for our hotel. We stayed for 1 week in Capetown and...More

Thank Z2896YIfranciscoa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A colleague and myself had finished meeting in Cape Town and decided on this restaurant after checking on TA. We arrived and were greeted by friendly staff. The place is very quirky. We sat a table by the counter and it was very dusty and...More

Thank SanC65
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am absolutely shocked by this review but also have to understand that staff take shortcuts, I can assure you that this will be investigated and culprit putting a quiche in a microwave will be dismissed after proper hearing is done.. This is an absolute...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While walking in De water Kant in Cape Town, we came across a cute small unpretentious restaurant. What caught our attention was the homey ambiance and an advertisement about homemade carrot cake. The owner was very friendly; the service was quick and also very friendly....More

Thank MaxReh
LaPetiteTarte, Owner at La Petite Tarte, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Only my pleasure serving amazing people all day long . Please visit us anytime soon .

Reviewed 13 June 2017 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 5 weeks 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 5 June 2017 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 30 May 2017

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 26 May 2017 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 28 May 2017

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
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, 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
  • E-mail
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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