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Giovanni's

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
+27218500616
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: No matter how infrequently you visit, you will always be greeted like a...
No matter how infrequently you visit, you will always be greeted like a regular.
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  • 443
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  • 140
    Very good
  • 31
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  • 9
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Italian

We were actually at the sister restaurant Giovanni's on Eikedal winery. My word - what a grand treat we had. Food is absolutely heavenly. Service was excellent. All the best ingredients for happy patrons that will keep coming back for more.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

We were actually at the sister restaurant Giovanni's on Eikedal winery. My word - what a grand treat we had. Food is absolutely heavenly. Service was excellent. All the best ingredients for happy patrons that will keep coming back for more.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It was mid-winter so we sat outside so that the youngsters in the family could play on the lawns. The sun was shining and at 14C was comfortable. The food was superb, I had grilled liver and my wife had grilled calamari. The young ones had pizza. I would recommend Giovanni’s as an excellent family lunch venue. The deep fried... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

its a nice relaxing place having pizza and pasta in the waterstone village shopping mall. their menu has a great variety of Italian food

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Bot River, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We as a young family enjoy this great Italian restaurant on a regular basis. We have never been let down. Great food, wine list and fantastic staff!!!

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Kloof, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

good food. nice ambience. good service. Very busy. you need to book in advance. nice Italian dishes. They do take aways if you would rather pick up and go home. ...add I do very often.

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Grabouw, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Giovanni's... our families favourite.. they cater for the whole family... great great great food. Make sure you book your table even midweek. I can recommend the Veal Giovanni's and Mushroom Risotto..

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Sir Lowry's Pass, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The food was highly rated by friends, however, although our Veal was very well cooked and the starters excellent (Foccacia & Insalata Caprese), overall the chef went mad with the salt and the flavour was spoiled, why can't chefs realise that salt can always be added to food (which most South Africans do anyway), it cannot be taken away. What... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We are yet to eat a meal there that isn't OUTSTANDING ! Tonight again we had the greatest fillet, lamb shanks & pizza's. The food , service & staff are par excellance ! I am yet to go to Giovanni's and have a bad Meal! I need to share this as we've been going for a few years and hell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Peter and his team are 100% service orientated. There's a reason it's been our family favourite for almost a decade. It says something when you still have most of your watering team more than 5 years at a stretch. From pasta, pizzas, steaks and fish... All fantastic. It's a family place and Peter and team make everyone that arrives feel... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Consistently good and always a great atmosphere.The Pizzas are fabulous and Mike's Special ( seafood pasta) is a must! Booking advisableGreat service with nice waiting staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
  • Phone Number: +27218500616

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 13
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Description

No matter how infrequently you visit, you will always be greeted like a regular.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?