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Shop 259, Upper level | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 (0)21 419 5558
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Meloncino – Ristorante, Bar, Pizzeria ItalianoExperience authentic Italian...
Meloncino – Ristorante, Bar, Pizzeria ItalianoExperience authentic Italian cuisine in Cape TownMeloncino restaurant opened at the V&A Waterfront, bringing a genuine Italian flavour to our shores. The modern and stylish décor create an eclectic European vibe where one can sip cocktails and snack on canapés, nuts and olives. As someone suggested, “Close your eyes and you could be in Rome.” Open your eyes and you face the magnificent Table Mountain, as seen from the comfort of one of Meloncino’s white sofas. Expect home-made pasta with authentic Italian sauces, steaks and seafood from their charcoal grill, traditional wood-fired pizza and an extensive menu to choose from. In order to stay faithful to the original, various ingredients like cheese, coffee and wine are imported from Italy. Buon appetito!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best Dessert

I'm not a person for sweet things but i have to say i met with some interesting desserts. I liked the vibe and the waiters are on the ball

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Bertram8701
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I'm not a person for sweet things but i have to say i met with some interesting desserts. I liked the vibe and the waiters are on the ball

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Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Fantastic Italian restaurant on the V & A waterfront. My kids are pizza experts and they loved the pizza's here... That's the best accolade i can give

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We went here for the view and Italian food. What we got was perfectly cooked food, which not only tasted great but also looked the part. Ow, and yes, the view is very nice too. Especially from just before sunset into night. It was refreshing to have a meal _not_ served with chips or rice, but with great-tasting grilled vegetables... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Awesome view, delicious food, friendly staff with excellent service! Never disappoints! Go back time and time again.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The V&A Waterfront is a very busy recreational area with lots of restaurants and attractions. The Manager here, Avin, took particular care to give us good vegetarian options through mixing and matching menu items to find something to please us. As ever in SA the quality and value of food and (particularly) wine (Forget the airfare you were going anyway)... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Very enjoyable dinner out. A large group of us and service was excellent. Food was very good. Professional and friendly staff.

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sheffield
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71 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Ate here on impulse because we wanted italian. This felt like an upmarket italian. The welcome was warm enough. However despite the restaurant being quite empty we were given a table at the back and because of lack of diners it felt chilly. We both had proscuitto salad which was nice and the ham and the tomatoes were very fresh... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were looking for a a light and quick meal and the pasta bolognese was perfect! Service was excellent as well

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I celebrated my 50th with 14 of us here on Saturday. I booked the package deal which included a champayne sunset cruise and a 3 course meal . It was fabulous... all my friends were blown away with the cruise and said their steaks were delicious and cooked perfectly. I love my meal... it was so tasty and all in... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I'll start by saying I'm a stickler for perfection ..... We were given a table right at the back of the restaurant as we didn't book, I was glad they could accommodate us at short notice (there was 12 of us). Waiter service was a tad slow for food and drinks however the food was good. I would go back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 259, Upper level | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 (0)21 419 5558

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Meloncino – Ristorante, Bar, Pizzeria ItalianoExperience authentic Italian cuisine in Cape TownMeloncino restaurant opened at the V&A Waterfront, bringing a genuine Italian flavour to our shores. The modern and stylish décor create an eclectic European vibe where one can sip cocktails and snack on canapés, nuts and olives. As someone suggested, “Close your eyes and you could be in Rome.” Open your eyes and you face the magnificent Table Mountain, as seen from the comfort of one of Meloncino’s white sofas. Expect home-made pasta with authentic Italian sauces, steaks and seafood from their charcoal grill, traditional wood-fired pizza and an extensive menu to choose from. In order to stay faithful to the original, various ingredients like cheese, coffee and wine are imported from Italy. Buon appetito!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?