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Magica Roma

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8 Central Square Shopping Centre, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
021 5311489
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
We got there at last

Every year our friends have raved about this restaurant but they close over the main Xmas/New Year holidays and we have never arrived before it closed or remained until it opened. This year we were still around when it opened and we weren't disappointed. a lovely family restaurant with the family... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Conrad S
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year our friends have raved about this restaurant but they close over the main Xmas/New Year holidays and we have never arrived before it closed or remained until it opened. This year we were still around when it opened and we weren't disappointed. a lovely family restaurant with the family very much in charge. Delightful Italian food and wine... More 

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Thank Conrad S
Island of Malta, Malta
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are very few restaurants in South Africa where the owners are there everyday and they make at the difference between very good and excellent. Whether you want a steak, pizza, pasta or calamari you can't go wrong here. Great atmosphere and easy parking right in front.

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Thank Thermopolye
London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night we finally made the drive to Pinelands to eat at Magica Roma. The welcome was fantastic and we had to weave our way through the packed tables all occupied by the many locals and tourists all already under the spell of Magica Roma. Our anti pasti with a most delicious tuna carpaccio, grilled peppers with anchovies and burratanwith... More 

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1 Thank 761Anonymous
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Magica Roma has a strong reputation for being an authentic Italian family restaurant amongst the locals - and we were not disappointed. From the plate of antipasti, linguine carbonara and tiramisu - all classic dishes - was simply superb!

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Thank Jerica A
Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful Italian restaurant. Plenty of choice on the menu, from pasta's to pizza's to veal to fish. Great vibe, great service, only downisde is it gets a bit cramped. Recommend everyone to visit though.

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Thank candrtaylor
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what can we say we have been going to Magica for years its like our second home and treated like family from Etzio Zezio and Marco and their amazing friendly staff. The food is outstanding and are never disappointed. You can never ever go wrong with Magica Roma its one of the finest Italian Restaurants in Cape Town.

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Thank V2551XYmichaelo
Switzerland
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Busy, welcoming, buzzing with energy, a family favourite, never disappoints. The menu is always the same serving the most known traditional italian foods without compromise. A must when in Capetown!

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Thank inner-beauty
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Food is very good and all the staff are friendly and efficient. I felt comfortable dining alone. One of the nicest restaurants I've ever been to!

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1 Thank Hayley B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

It's corny but it's true, Magica Roma still has the magic that made it a legendary Italian restaurant when I was a child. Another year-end gathering saw my supper club choose this suburban classic for the final meal of the year and it did not disappoint. The wait staff are slick, efficient and informed. The menu is traditional Italian food... More 

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Thank Donyale M
Radlett
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Very popular for good reason - good menu, excellent fish and great value.Recommend the 'musselcracker'line fish if available.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Central Square Shopping Centre, Pinelands 7405, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Pinelands
  • Phone Number: 021 5311489

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?