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Al Pescatore

14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
+27 32 946 3574
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“prawns” (40 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

Following on my previous review-- I know that it is ' cheating ' to comment on a special that the restaurant is offering but all eight of us had the specail fish and chips with a free Heinekin --and you get to keep the glass--...More

Thank Garth M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Trevor - what a wonderful host! Four of us shared a crepe starter filled with prawns and topped with banana - surprise surprise - we were each served with our own quarter - topped with a prawn as well! The curry dish (4 different dishes)...More

Thank TvHeerden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited first supper to this recommended restaurant...... owner was very attentive and service was excellent.... my wife had the special crepe starter which was thoroughly enjoyed whilst I sampled the chicken livers.....we both followed with the Dorado and prawn 5sils which was cooked perfectly. Go...More

Thank SteveH1953
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best experience I had in a resturant in a long time. Great value for money food quility extremly well very well informed waitrons service is excelent this place is a must!! I will higly recomend this place very satisfied thank you

Thank WernerF331
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks ! I was so pleased when you told me how impressed you where with our waitresses .There product knowledge is very good and they present the specialitys so well. Trevor

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trevor,the owner,is an absolute darling who goes out of his way to ensure that he's patrons leave his establishment satisfied.My husband was craving a surf n turf,which wasn't on the menu,however Trevor kindly obliged. The fillet was to die for! I had the Pesci's escargot,a...More

Thank Natassiak21
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A big thanks for your write up ! I was way chuffed with the result of the Peri Peri Calamari and Italian Fillet steak ! Your Prawns looked very good too. Great to have you with us Trevor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Ballito fairly often and have never been to Al Pescadore, we visited this establishment for dinner and boy were we surprised! What an incredible gastronomic experience, the food was truly spectacular! We eat out fairly often and tend to return to where the...More

Thank Mario M
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is such a great compliment to my establishment and staff ! Thank you and come back soon, Trevor.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful views overlooking the sea, we even saw a whale passing by. Great service and food is great, however, pizzas could be better

Thank VonVintlo
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Im glad you liked our food and service , but if ever you not totally happy with a dish , please inform me or my manager,so we can rectify it. Thanks Trevor.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent service and i really enjoyed the lighter lunch menu. we ladies had the seafood pasta salad which was made with fresh herbs and olive oil as apposed to a heavier creamy or tomatoe sauce. the men had steak which they also recommend. setting of...More

Thank Margaret J
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

A big thanks for your kind review.Web have so many kinds of meals to offer , that there should always be something that will excite your pallet. Trevor.

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Called in on spec with a family of four and had a super meal. Great fish, shellfish and meat. It’s Called Italian but definitely an Italian with a strong hint of Durbanite curry sauces and exotic ingredients. Loved it and the service was excellent too....More

Thank HTTcyclist
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great write up ! Yes I have metamorphosed from just an Italian restaurant .I love to create interesting , spicy , tropical meals to go with the view. Thanks Trevor.

Reviewed 9 September 2018

The food was great, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. They answered all our questions about things like peri peri and monkey gland sauce, and shared some interesting stories about Ballito.

Thank arayka2016
Trevor W, Owner at Al Pescatore, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We pride ourselves on knowing our products.We keep on working on our floor staffs skills.Hope you will be back in our country soon. Graeme and Trevor.

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renassa s
19 April 2018|
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Response from leD801 | Property representative |
No we don’t. Hops below us has Trevor
23 December 2017|
Response from leD801 | Property representative |
We close on the 25th. Trevor
31 December 2016|
Response from leD801 | Property representative |
We have had problems with our phone, please contact me on my private number. 0827757771
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Edward Place, Ballito 4399, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 3574
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Unique, creative flavour combinations in a beautiful restaurant with divine cocktails, excellent service and the most amazing view of the ocean in Ballito
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