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Papino's Restaurant

14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
+27 21 790 4077
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good52%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (23 reviews)
“ostrich steak” (3 reviews)
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14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I love the cosy, warm and inviting atmosphere you feel on entering this lovely little restaurant. It makes a huge difference when the owner is always present and personally stops at your table to check that you are satisfied with everything. This is a family...More

1  Thank LaurenOel
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit Papino's, I always get amazing service and the food is always delicious. Not once have I had a complaint. Five star care from both owners and staff.

Thank Emmpag
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

What an incredible environment to enjoy amazing food and amazing company! The service was impeccable and the explosion of taste in all the courses including the wine left nothing to be desired! Cannot wait to enjoy the experience again! (Kid friendly!!!!)

1  Thank KaylaGP1993
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is one place that NEVER disappoints. Being family-run they genuinely care about their customers and love them. We love the food whether we take away or eat in....the food is always excellent! Great value for money, beautiful atmosphere (fire in winter), great service and...More

1  Thank Michele B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It's cozy with a roaring fire - except the night we were there it was full of smoke and they had to open the windows so it was freezing - My husband had a pizza which he said was great that's what they are known...More

1  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We stumbled across this small restaurant tucked off the main road in Hout Bay and we are so glad we did. We opened the doors to a warm, cozy area with a wood stove pumping out glorious heat. The smells from the kitchen had us...More

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Friendly cosy place with a great pizza oven providing a nice warm atmosphere. Steaks are exceptional, as good as I've ever had anywhere. Springbok shanks are to die for. Drinks are expensive but overall well worth a visit. Having said that don't go on Fridays...More

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Each time we visit Hout Bay we know that we can rely on Papino's to deliver good food. The restaurant is clean, the food is always good and plenty of it ... Quality is always rel

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Good Italian Food, Served well and enjoyed by all, No pretentious prices. Real Italian chef helps a lot

Thank George T
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Eaten here again on my latest visit. The pizza is still great, reasonable value and service acceptable. Calamari starters still some of the best in Hout Bay.

Thank DKCO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 12
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Earl Street | Hout Bay, Hout Bay 7806, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Hout Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 790 4077
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"Where traditional Italian cuisine meets a contemporary twist"
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