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Piazza Paradiso

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4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Marine Drive | Old Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
+27 28 313 1153
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11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I felt like a lazy outing on a Sunday. We went to Paradiso for lunch. We sat outside the restaurant and enjoyed the gorgeous view and the relaxed atmosphere. My husband had the fried hake and I had the calamari. Amazing! Fresh and very generous portions for the price. The service was friendly and efficient. We will... More 

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Thank KarleBrie
London, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not booked on a Saturday night but happily there was a table available. Our waiter was helpful with our wine choice which turned out to be perfect. We shared calamari for straters which was ok. Both had steaks for mains. Juicy, tender and perfectly cooked. If you fancy a steak, go here.

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Thank david s
Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second dinner here with my partner. Augustine served us again and this time we came for the steaks. We both had fillets and they were mouth watering! Proper melt in your mouth fillets cooked perfectly. We are so happy we found this gem and thank you to the staff for giving us two great nights of food. If ever in... More 

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Thank shua89
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you havent made a reservation in Hermanus for dinner you are kind of on your own. We didn't book but the owner was so kind to allow us in an rearranged some tables. We had a wonderful pasta and pizzza together with some lovely wine. Really nice place to go to and very reasonably priced.

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Thank Rob d
Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great from Augustine, the paella was the best we've ever had in our whole lives and I've been to mainland Spain. Amazing. Great views of The sea also. Highly recommended.

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Thank likestoreview
London, England, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great platter for 2. Very fresh and nicely cooked fish, calamari and prawns. And very nice bottle of wine recommended by Brandon!

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Thank KiranM1000
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a good menu with plenty of choice and very reasonably priced wine. We both ordered a pizza. They were freshly made with a wonderfully thin crust and a good layer of topping. I must admit to looking enviously at some of the food delivered to other tables that loked even better than my choice that night.

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Thank CathyGri
Cape Town
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176 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is preferred regular spot in Hermanus for pasta. Service is always knowledgeable, friendly and quick. Food is great, and the setting is perfect. Nothing complicated or pretentious here, just simple generous creamy portions of carbs, and the desserts are a hit with the kids too.

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Thank Thunderboltz
Hermanus
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Paradiso, go there at least twice a week. Good food, good service. Paul loves the Belgian style mussels, and I go for the chicken snitsel or a nice salad. And yes the wine is also well pricedx

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Thank Mulligans275
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for dinner and were slightly concerned as it wasn't high on the rankings. Don't know why as food was great. I had the lamb chops and my wife had the kingklip. Both were fantastic. Food was very reasonable and wine was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Grill, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 -5 Godfrey Cottages, Marine Drive | Old Harbour, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Overberg District  >  Hermanus
  • Phone Number: +27 28 313 1153
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?