Scarpetta is the pride and joy of owner and chef Ricky Turilli. Here guests can enjoy seasonal homemade Italian food made with flavour and love.
Bring your own alcohol. There is no corckage.
What a disaster.
After hearing rave reviews we were so excited to try out Scarpetta’s.
The restaurant is lovely and the welcome we received boded well for an awesome evening.
We were a party of 10 and the two guests had dietary requirements. We were told that we couldn’t do the sharing menu with just 8 and two ordering separately off the menu so we went ahead and all had the sharing menu. It was awful.
There was hardly any variety so no real opportunity to try different menu items.
The pasta dish was more of the same. Just two big bowls of the same flavour pasta. Again in would have been nice to have two different variations to try. There was no effort to even ask as what we might like.
Secondi dish was more of the same. Oxtail that was basically just cooked in tomato and not seasoned, undercooked veg and a whole fish that wasn’t cooked. So, so disappointing. We sent the fish back three times and it just kept coming back to the table in a worse state than before.
Dessert was ok. Fresh fruit and cannolis and tiramisu. It catered for all palates and I think was the best course.
For the price of R350 I honestly did not see the value.
I would not recommend it at all.
Fantastic experience, Ricky is a great host and we felt like guests at his family's dinner.
The food is authentic and everything on the menu is meant to be shared. We'll definitely be back.
Delicious and wholesome food and relaxed atmosphere. Feels like home!
Hans de Ridder
The experience at Scarpetta is fantastic from start to finish, from being welcomed at the door, the great service and amazing Italian food experience. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a fantastic food experience out!