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The Village Convenience Centre, 1220 Wekker Street | Moreletta Park, Pretoria 0044, South Africa
+27 12 997 0323
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not quite what it used to be

I loved going to this restaurant when it was still in Hatfield. But the new location just does not measure up to the old one. It's like having your meal in a Wharehouse. Went and had lunch on Saturday and arrived to a live musician which I thought was a nice touch, however I walked away not very... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Richard R
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Pretoria, South Africa
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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English first
Pretoria, South Africa
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Ciao! is real good value for money. The Staff are very friendly and combined with impeccable service. The large shop boast a great atmosphere and they have play areas for kids and toddlers. There is an amazing wine lounge with a wide variety of wines and also craft beers. Parking is easy and freely available. No parking tickets, booms etc.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I loved going to this restaurant when it was still in Hatfield. But the new location just does not measure up to the old one. It's like having your meal in a Wharehouse. Went and had lunch on Saturday and arrived to a live musician which I thought was a nice touch, however I walked away not very impressed by... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Nothing extraordinary but they have good service and friendly staff. They try to make you happy and do as you ask.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I absolute love this restaurant. When I used to stay in Hatfield, Ciao! would always be my restaurant of choice. We would normally visit the restaurant before or after a movie, and would always walk away satisfied. The food itself is amazing, not to mention some interesting pizza combinations to choose from. Since I am a pizza-lover this was definitely... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

They are consistant the few times I have been there. Not expensive. Good qaulity food. Srrvice is ok.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Wonderful food, friendly staff and an Italian bistro atmosphere. Always a great experience! The lunch express is also a great value for Money, which is available on a Sarurday- quite unusual (but fantastic!)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good budget option for somewhere to eat. Decent menu selection, reasonable prices. Food is good, service was ok, nothing special though

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Ciao is a very good restaurant with an excellent menu to suit all tastes. Situated in the Brooklyn area. Well worth a visit.

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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Quite a good menu. We found the food tasteful, good helpings Great Italian vibe. The service was great although it was very busy. As there is always specials we had great choices. The prices are quite good.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Since Ciao has been taken over by new management the standard of food and service has gone to the dogs. The food served in this restaurant is disgusting and cannot in any way be called Italian.

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Address: The Village Convenience Centre, 1220 Wekker Street | Moreletta Park, Pretoria 0044, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 997 0323
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pasta

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Village Convenience Centre, 1220 Wekker Street | Moreletta Park, Pretoria 0044, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 997 0323

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children

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