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La Pentola is a fusion cuisine restaurant. Established in 1995, La Pentola’s culinary roots are drawn from French, Italian and rich Mediterranean flavours, fused with the best local produce available. No compromise is taken when using olive oil, real butter, fresh herbs and cream. All dishes are freshly prepared - no MSG or artificial flavouring is used in any of our cooking.


We have dedicated our lives to the dining experience and do our utmost to accommodate your needs. Especially when it comes to food preparation, everything is prepared from scratch, even if everyone arrives for dinner at the same time, we never compromise our standards.

La Pentola Hermanus with a panoramic view of the Walker Bay area, specializes in international cuisine with South African flavours.

Diners are treated to South African executive chef Shane Sauvage’s own brand of fusion cuisine with spectacular view of the world heritage site Walker Bay, the birthing ground of the Southern Right whales.


Since 1995, La Pentola has been a leader on the South African culinary frontier. Now in Hermanus the kitchen offers fresh seafood caught daily, mature prime cuts of beef, exotic game dishes for the adventurous, exciting vegetarian dishes, light menu options and salads for lunch time and a decadent range of in house desserts.

Daily specialities reflect the constant flow of culinary innovations, incorporating a large variety of seasonal ingredients available in the Overberg region.

The cuisine is to be enjoyed with an extensive range of highly acclaimed South African wines many from Hermanus and the Hemel and Aarde Vallery.

So for local and international guests an ocean inspired culinary adventure awaits you at La Pentola Hermanus on the Village Square.




Travelling on the N2 from Cape Town towards Hermanus, travel through Somerset West and continue for 58.6kms. Take a slight left towards the R43 and continue straight onto the R43 for about 28.4kms. As you get into Hermanus, the R43 will turn into Main Road. At the circle, take the 2nd exit to continue on Main Road. Turn right towards Marine Drive and then left onto Marine Drive. The destination will be on your left.


-34° 25' 8.5''


19° 14' 38.08''
Shop 4, Ocean View
87 Marine Drive


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Food Served
Average Price$$
Payment accepted
Trading Hours
Tuesday - Sunday:
Lunch: 11:00 - 15:00
Dinner: 17:30 - 22:00
Take Out
Secure Parking
Child Friendly
Outside Catering
Load Shedding
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