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8 Central Square Shopping Centre, Pinelands, Cape Town Central 7405, South Africa
021 5311489
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

If you are looking for a restaurant with true Italian cuisine this is the place to go. Magica Roma has numerous Italian style dishes to choose from including a wide range of pizza's and pastas. I ended up ordering a pizza which was great, but had a taste of one of the pasta dishes and I would definitely try a... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

I am ITalian..I felt at home! parma ham..freshly slices and authentic. Pasta outstanding. Service...perfect All the waiters very knowledgeable and polite. The boss on top of it and helping the staff to make sure all was runnibg smood. Loved it

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Nice, France
Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A wonderful cosy Italian feel as you walk in. Welcoming and buzzy. You must book. Lunch or dinner they are always practically full! And no wonder, here you get the true Italian experience. Wonderful friendly welcome, attentive service AND great food. Love the calamari starters, mine was with chilli & garlic, his was deep fried, think he won as they... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Love this place to bits! Feels like you walk into a tratoria somewhere in Italy, the food is is always good. I love the Calamari starter served on slivers of aubergine and butternet. Buffalo Mozzarella is always the freshest and served with plump red tomatoes. They have a good selection of Italian wines on the menu and we also some... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I am sure that the owners are very proud of the food they serve as it seems to be their homemade specialty. Probably one of the better pizza I have had. My friend had the Ravioli and was extremely happy

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Cape Town
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Love the fact that the best meat one will eat in this city is served by an Italian. Simply the best sirloin steak in town. A homely restaurant that is almost always fully booked one can understand why people in the burbs and from afar flock.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This restaurant is well known throughout the Western Cape, so you have to make a reservation as it always appears to be fully booked. Food is outstanding. Really good vibe. Attentive service and excellent food.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My third time to Magica and definitely not the last. The service was excellent, Michelle was polite well informed and above all efficient. The food was good as always- the thing I like the most is the consistency. I am a creature of habit and every time I have come in and ordered the Ravioli I have always received exactly... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Will never step foot back in this outdated and rude establishment. The arrogance of the owner, when being seated at Lunch was nothing short of a disgrace! My sympathy to the staff who where attempting to accommodate us and were obviously ashamed by the behaviour. A restaurant is about hospitality, not aggression. And having chosen not to name drop as... More 

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

Until I retired I went to Magica Roma at least 250 times over 25 years. Simply brilliant, always. I will go again this year even if 60 km away.

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Additional Information about Magica Roma

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

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