food from Italy and beyond

reservations and take-away orders

phone 039 316 6162

regrettably no take-aways in high season

no children under the age of 10

opening hours


open public holidays

monday to saturday

lunch 12h00 – 15h30 dinner 17h30 – 21h00

SUNDAY (high season)

lunch 12h00 – 15h30 and closed for dinner service

SUNDAY (low season)

lunch 12h30 – 15h30 and closed for dinner service

charmingly unpretentious

offering world class cuisine and consistent service, “the Tratt”, as it is fondly known, is a favourite amongst those who appreciate the laidback coastal feel, delicious food and the quality wines that are on offer

a landmark destination on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal

the restaurant on the river

established 1991

our wine list

a selection of top south african wines and MCC’s, prosecco, champagne and other Italian cultivars

a taste of the mediterranean

Interestingly varied, our food is contemporary Italian fusionĀ 

homemade endings

lastly a selection of delectable house desserts and Italian coffee

weddings and functions

the venue

the interior is decorated in a colonial style with loads of character this intimate space seats 50 people comfortably.

The covered all weather loggia with screeded floors and ceiling fans seats 90 people and has hosted many memorable functions including weddings, birthdays and corporate events. The lower deck with its fabulous views out to sea perched above the Umkobi Estuary seats 40 people and is the ideal place for long lazy liquid lunches!

Trattoria La Terazza