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Basilico Restaurant

32 Kildare Road | Newlands, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
021 683 5989
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Western Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

For a casual night out or for a night with good friends... This resturant offers it all. Fantastic food with a good choice on the menu, good wines and excellent service. The atmosphere is great and always a great vibe.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Busy place, with friendly efficient service. Pizza's were good, would return to try other items on the menu as other peoples orders looked really good.

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Franschhoek, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I visited Basilico on 27 September 2014 prior to the SA vs Aus rugby test, and had an excellent meal with friends. I was not aware that our waiter, Lenny overcharged us due to giving us the bill for another table. Lenny called me the next week aplogising for his error and refunded me the overcharge. Seldom does one see... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Good pizzas, really good service, Peroni on tap. Great for an early evening dinner with the kids. Parking can be problematic.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Don't trust their website prices (out by R10-R15 per pizza) or their estimated pickup times (waited an extra half an hour!)

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Durban, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I eat in this restaurant often. The food is consistently good, there's a wide variety of options on offer, portions are a decent size, service is slick and friendly, prices are reasonable and the atmosphere is warm. I'd recommend reserving a table as it is popular.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A real gem - nothing fancy just simple pizzas and Italian food, often there is lunch special - gets busy with locals so you may have to book. Pretty much faultless.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Great food, great management, and always a winner, salads and pizzas great. Interesting mix of taste and foods. Anthony owner keeps his hand on the quality and has been owner since it opened years ago. Well done good value and interesting wine list.

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Washington, DC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife and I live in Newlands and this is our go to restaurant for a night out in the neighborhood. Very good pizza. Very nice staff.

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Alexandria, VA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We've been coming to Basilico Café Italiano for a number of years and have found it consistently good. The service is attentive, menu is diverse with a number of daily specials, and the wine list is good. Favorites of ours: Springbok carpaccio, pizzas, lamb shank, line fish. Can get crowded so book on Saturday night especially. Kid-friendly!

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Additional Information about Basilico Restaurant

Address: 32 Kildare Road | Newlands, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 683 5989
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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