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Miguel's Al Forno

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35 Beach Road | Monarch Centre, Gordon's Bay, South Africa
021-8564021
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Pizza!

We just did take out but pizza was really good! tasty and crispy. Perfect for freezing evening with nice view!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Tejashreephadke
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Paarl
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Nice location opposite the beach and food reasonable. Outside area is spoilt by presence of numerous vagrants/"car-guards"

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Amazing food, very cosy and friendly staff!!!!!! Pizza's are the best under the sun, fireplace an awesome touch for cold days.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We just did take out but pizza was really good! tasty and crispy. Perfect for freezing evening with nice view!

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Cape Town
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

WE go there regularly on a Friday evening as we can share a large pizza ( enough for two ) and although not the cheapest in town, all their food is way above average and the service is to match.

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South Africa
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Al Forno is an authentic Italian restaurant, with wonderful food, and a lovely view across the bay. Their pizza's are really good, with lovely wood fired crispy base. It is lways nice to sit on their terrace on a sunny afternoon with a glass of wine, and enjoy a good meal with friends.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Italian food at it's best to be sure with all the traditional dishes one would want. The portions were large and good value.

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The service is poor, the decor is outdated and the food, well, it's definitely not worth the money. Which is expensive. I can make a better dish at home which i recommend you do instead of frequenting this restaurant. And my beer was warm. Need i say any more.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Serving times long, average meals. This restaurant is situated on beach road of Gondons Bay. Very convenient, staff very friendly.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Ate here twice. Staff are very attentive and efficient. Pizzas are very tasty. Can get quite busy. There is also a covered outdoor area overlooking the bay if you prefer to sit outside.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Beautiful view in the bay of Gordons Bay. Had a pizza and salad that was very tasty .Only complain is tat smokers have the best indoor seating and non smokers are pushed into an awful little corner on a cold evening. prices of dishes on the high side for Italian food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Beach Road | Monarch Centre, Gordon's Bay, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Gordon's Bay
  • Phone Number: 021-8564021

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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