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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, South Africa
+27218500616
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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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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
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Absolutely wonderful experience. Good service, amazing food very friendly place! Is a definite must go!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Absolutely wonderful experience. Good service, amazing food very friendly place! Is a definite must go!

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Somerset West, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We pop in to Giovanni's every now and then for lunch. Always a pleasant experience, with attentive waiters, and a varied menu.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Me and my wife went to the restaurant last week, and was confronted with load shedding. A long story short, ..to serve pizzas of this outstanding quality, in a restaurant with no electricity , don’t come around every day. With a full restaurant, in semi darkness, the service was as usual, the best you can get, from very friendly staff.... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

This is our Friday night dinner place with friends and family. Always a lovely experience. Pizzas the best but have also had the calamari and drooled over friends fillet! Peter u remain the best! We will be back again and again!

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Cape Town, South Africa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Had a fantastic meal after a kids sport day , excellent service , great desserts and coffee - highly recommended !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

We know everytime we go, excellent food, excellent portions, excellent service, excellent hosts- Peter and Dino. The gem of somerset west! :-)

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Cape Town, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Love the atmosphere, they been around forever. Great Deli, great food to take home and enjoy, always full outside on the deck. You can also have a sit down meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

We are regulars at Giovanni's and go for the Giovanni veal and lemone sauce every time, no where beats there veal. Last night we visited and we were spoiled with the most divine tapas and mezzo to start- Crispy eisbein, seared salmon, teriyaki beef and an avo salad! It was amazing! Then to top it off the best grappa in... More 

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Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very good Italian food with a nice wine list. We've been to South Africa two years in a row and found Giovanni's during our first trip. It's on our 'must do' list now (pretty much twice in the course of a week in the area). Reasonable prices, attentive staff, generous portions, authentic Italian preparation and presentation.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We made our booking and as they were fully booked we were seated outside (undercover - in the mall). This was actually quite pleasant as it was less stuffy than inside the restaurant. We were a party of six. The night we went the electricity was down - a common occurrence (welcome to the New South Africa). After some initial... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Description

No matter how infrequently you visit, you will always be greeted like a regular.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?