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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 135
    Very good
  • 29
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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
"Italian Buzz"

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.

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

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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Somerset West, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has to be one of the best there is in Somerset West. Warm and welcoming. Great staff and outstanding food.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

When a restaurant calls itself "Italian" it is rather perturbing to see items such as 'spring rolls' and 'paella' on the menu. Spring rolls aren't even of European origin, let alone Italian. And paella is Spanish. But the four of us had booked a table so we made our choices. For starters, we shared some thin garlic focaccia, which was... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A great dinner experience. Great food and service. Remember to book as it is very popular. Lamb shank is the best in town.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Usually, Monday nights are risky dining out, if you could find a restaurant open. This was simply surprisingly wonderful, fantastic no-fuss food, very good house red (pinotage was our choice) - overall good service and excellent value for money for a really special 3 - course business meal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is the perfect place to go on a winter’s evening with your favourite girls! To say I was impressed is an understatement. We were greeted by our very friendly waiter, Simba, who promptly brought us our goblet-sized glasses of the most delicious Merlot. We had an excellent basket of garlic focaccia that was served with sides of grated parmesan... More 

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Einsiedeln, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The restaurant in located inside the Waterstone Mall. The atmosphere is nothing special, but the food is fantastic and the service always friendly and courteous.

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

What an awesome restaurant. We come here often and are always keen to return. My last visit was also, once again, just fantastic. Wonderful friendly service, delicious food and wonderful ambience. Thanks again to everyone envolved

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Usually have a very good pizza here, but very disappointed with the pasta - not great value for money! Pity!! Atmosphere on the inside and cosy, but out in the mall is very chilly!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A massive thanks for fine hospitality on an awesome Sunday afternoon. The Paella was a wonderful dish but the company even better. Great service from Ishmael "THE MAN" Keep the Spirit man. Life's great! Thanks for the coffees good man. - Tim Astallapasta for now till the next time.

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Additional Information about Giovanni's

Address: Corner R44 & Main Road | Waterstone Village, Somerset West 7129, South Africa
Phone Number: +27218500616
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Somerset West
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 13
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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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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