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Borussos

Pizza, Pizza & Pasta
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Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good local

Not easy to find as it's tucked away off the main road. But once inside, it's a classic Italian local, with some great looking pizzas and pastas served in enormous portions - if you go for the larger size. The atmosphere and service were excellent, we all left well satisfied.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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South Africa
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South Africa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We arrived hungry and tired after a 6 hour trip and our guest house recommended them for the "best pizza's in town". Well, they were not wrong. We arrived just after 5.30pm on the Friday evening and were seated promptly. Menu is extensive, even offering banting alternative crust which is a great selling point for those that do bant. Lovely... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This restaurant is an absolute gem. It never disappoints. They don't take bookings and are generally always busy so get there early. They have gotta do the best pizzas in town. A little more expensive perhaps than the franchised chain pizzerias but if that's what you wanted perhaps a frozen pizza in a box would be better. Some truly wonderful... More 

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South Africa
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17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Not easy to find as it's tucked away off the main road. But once inside, it's a classic Italian local, with some great looking pizzas and pastas served in enormous portions - if you go for the larger size. The atmosphere and service were excellent, we all left well satisfied.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Great food, great service, great prices, trendy and comfies at the same time ...need I say more...Definately worth an evening with family and friends. Wish it was dog friendly outside, but wont stop me from planning an italian night out again.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

What a pleasure - used to go regularly and it was ok - but not amazing. Now - maybe new management as I think the owner is still the same- but what a difference. Pizzas as amazing as ever but now service is really good and attentive. Food is well priced as are the beers and wines- good selection as... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I used to love it. I discovered them 8 years ago and been a regular ever since, but lately I noticed they are becoming rather expensive. And then I had their lasagna, which landed me in hospital for 2 days with severe food poisoning. I've been back since, less often than I used to. They need to bring the value... More 

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great atmosphere and the pizzas are good - the pasta less remarkable. Waiters cheerful and the whole evening left me content. Delirious? No. Prices were a little higher than I expected but not enough to send me home with a frown. Good spot when you want to eat a fresh pizza in a cozy spot. Booking recommended.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We have been going for years and will continue to do so. Their pizza's are great and we love that we can do half and half. Prices have increased lately but if you take your own wine and its a wine they don't stock there is no corkage which I think is great! We love it for our girlie get... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Ordered takeaway pizzas and pasta from this local restaurant. Order took a long time (they said it would). Pasta was unspectacular but ok. Pizzas nice, but really small - even my 5 year old daughter was still hungry afterwards. Bit disappointing.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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74 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were a party of 4 to start with, then 2 more guests arrived, and just over an hour after the second lot of arrivals, the last 2 members of the eight-some arrived. We hadn't booked so the restaurant was very full and we were lucky to get a nice warm table for 8 inside after a chilly wait at... More 

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Address: Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Cuisine: Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

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  • Address: Corner of Mains Ave and Main Road | Kenilworth, Cape Town Central 7708, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pizza & Pasta

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